Leon M. Abbott Scottish Rite

Scholarship Program and Valley Scholarship Awards

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Scottish Rite has long been committed to fostering the value of education. The Abbott Scholarships began with a portion of the legacy of the late Leon M. Abbott, 33°, Sovereign Grand Commander from 1921-1932. Each year nearly 400 scholarships are awarded to eligible and deserving students attending accredited colleges, universities, and specialty schools.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be children of Scottish Rite Masons or members of youth organizations sponsored by the Masonic fraternity. Such Valleys and youth groups must be located in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Applicants must be graduates of a public or private secondary/preparatory school.

Application forms are available by contacting the Canton Valley Secretary writing to the following address:

A.A.S.R., Valley of Canton
836 Market Ave. North
Canton, Ohio 44702-1021
Phone: (330) 455-2321

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Amount of Scholarship Aid
Numbers and actual amounts of grants vary each year depending on available funds. It is hoped that individual grants will range from $500 to $1,000 or more. The Valley determines the size of individual grants, years of aid and some eligibility requirements. Grants are paid directly to the educational institution designated by the student. Completed applications must be returned to the Valley Secretary no later than April 1st.