Freeport, Illinois — This past Tuesday in Freeport the annual Scholarship Dinner was held where the Scottish Rite Valley of Freeport and the Grand Lodge of Illinois masons awarded 45 scholarships totaling over $73,000 to deserving applicants.
Scholarship applications are due in March, awarded in August and are open to both masonic and non-masonic families.
The Valley of Freeport is one of nine Valleys serving the state of Illinois which together this year awarded over $500,000 in scholarships. The scholarships are renewable annually.
Congratulations to all the winners this year.