The Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M. is pleased to announce that two scholarships are now available for 2013 graduating seniors from Iowa's Public High Schools.
Information is available from School Guidance Counselors as well as on the Grand Lodge of Iowa's website at www.grandlodgeofiowa.com.
Scholarships are awarded based on a student's academic performance, community activities, leadership and financial need, from endowment funds which have been established to recognize the accomplishments of young Iowans and to promote the education of our young future leaders.
One scholarship is for graduating seniors who plan to study in an academic field, and 60 of these scholarships of $2,000 each wlll be awarded.
Since the program's inception in 1970, the Grand Lodge of Iowa has awarded more than $2.6 million in scholarships to 1,985 graduating seniors from Iowa public High Schools all across the state.
The deadline for applying is February 1, 2013.
The second scholarship program is the "Mark Earl and Esther Ruth Spencer Technical Scholarship," or MCEC Technical Scholarship, which is awarded to graduating seniors who are planning to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College. Twenty of these scholarships, at $1,250 each, will be awarded.
This is the fourth year for this scholarship, and the deadline for applications is March 1, 2013.