Messalonskee Lodge #113

College Assistance Program

Oakland, Maine


Messalonskee Masonic Lodge of Oakland Maine is pleased to announce we will be awarding one College Assistance scholarship of $500 to a student who is planning to pursue an education at a two or four year degree-granting institution; payable at the start of the second semester, provided a 2.75 or higher GPA is earned for the first semester.  The student must complete an application and submit it to the address below, post marked no later than the first of May, of the given year.


About the sponsor

Messalonskee Masonic Lodge of Oakland Maine is part of the family of Freemasonry Organizations. Freemasonry teaches brotherly love, relief, truth, temperance, fortitude, prudence and justice. Freemasons are responsible members of communities throughout Maine, committed to honoring our domestic, social, vocational and civic organizations. Freemasons are recognized nationally as well as in Maine for their generous support of education, health services and other philanthropic activities.


Eligibility Criteria

Be Graduating Senior from High School in the given year

Academic Excellence (2.75 or higher GPA)

Contribution to the community

Commitment to remain chemical free

Demonstrate financial need

Masonic Relationship (Rainbow or DeMolay, must be Graduating from Messalonskee High School, otherwise the Father, Brother, or

 Grandfather must be a Freemason in good standing, at Messalonskee Lodge #113, now or when they were deceased)

Complete a 2 to 3 page essay describing either:

1) What Masonry means to you and how Masonic influences have directed you through your life;

2) What community service or charity you are involved with has influenced you as person and/or community member.



Application Deadline

        The application must be submitted with the supplemental documents to the following address:

Messalonskee Lodge
C/O Dana Wrigley
453 Fairfield Street
Oakland, Maine 04963

postmarked no later than the first of May, of the given year. Application and/or materials received after the deadline will not be considered.

Scholarship Program Application

Essay Rubric

Scholarship Winners
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updated: 5/23/2013

Scholarship logo courtesy of:
St. John's Lodge No. 51
215 1/2 Kentucky St.
McKinney, TX 75069