Scottish Rite Scholarships

The Valley of Erie accepts completed scholarship applications between January and March each year for the Leon M. Abbott Scholarship Program and for the Valley of Erie Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship Program.  Paperwork requirements are quite different for each program. 

Valley of Erie Scottish Rite Scholarships

Members of the Erie Scottish Rite may sponsor up to three residents of Erie and Crawford Counties who wish to apply for college scholarships each year.  Applications are awarded based upon financial need, academic criteria, essay, extra-curricular activities, and career objective.

Applications and further requirements for the Scholarship Foundation Awards are available January through March by calling the Scottish Rite Office at (814) 835-0432.  An awards program is held the first Tuesday in June each year.  71 scholarships were awarded in 2015.  Checks are made payable to the student’s college or university.


2017 Scholarship Winners

The Valley of Erie, Pennsylvania held its 37th Annual Scholarship Foundation Awards Night on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at the Erie Scottish Rite Building. Foundation trustees and Scottish Rite presiding officers presented 61 college scholarships and 1 Abbott Scholarship to deserving young men and women from Erie and Crawford Counties. The total amount awarded this year was $64,485.00.