Edward Leon Duhamel Scholarship Year 2021 Scholarship Application The Edward Leon Duhamel Scholarship provides tuition support for post-secondary education to descendants of members of the Franklin Lodge of Freemasons in Westerly, Rhode Island. Applicants must be descendants of a member of Franklin Lodge or descendants of other freemasons in Rhode Island. Up to four scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 will be given annually with awards renewable up to four years if the student maintains good academic standing. Preference is given to prior year’s recipients. Graduate students are ineligible.
QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In order to qualify as an applicant, you must meet the following criteria: • Able to demonstrate that you are a descendant of a member of Franklin Lodge in Westerly, Rhode Island, or a descendant of another RI Freemason. • Able to demonstrate scholastic achievement and good citizenship. • Able to demonstrate enrollment status (full-time/part-time). • Able to demonstrate that you have been accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution.
A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES: A completed application form One essay as an attachment Notarized copies of your financial aid award letter and an enrollment status document from your school as an attachment A notarized copy of your final Student Aid Report Summary Page as an attachment A notarized copy of your most recent official transcript or an official sealed (unopened) transcript as an attachment Notarized proof of the relationship between the applicant and the member of the Masonic Lodge as an attachment
DEADLINE: Your application must be legibly postmarked by July 31, 2021. All applicants are evaluated using the same essential information. Please answer all requested items completely. Incomplete applications will not be considered; if signatures are missing, the application is considered incomplete.