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Scholarships and College Access

The Masons of California believe that a person who strives to improve himself can also improve his community and the world at large. To help future generations achieve this goal, the California Masonic Foundation and other Masonic-affiliated organizations award more than $1 million in scholarships to students every year. Scholarships awarded by the California Masonic Foundation have enabled thousands of students to attend college.

Masonic scholarships

The online Masonic Scholarship Finder helps students determine their eligibility for various scholarships offered by Masonic-related organizations in California and throughout the U.S.

Investment in Success

The Investment in Success scholarship program igives high school seniors who demonstrate an active pursuit of education in spite of hardships an opportunity to attain a higher education.

Although these students may not fit the traditional profile of a high academic performer, they have overcome significant obstacles to achieve their goals, demonstrating extraordinary potential and strength of character. To be eligible for an Investment in Success scholarship, students must be nominated through one of the California Masonic Foundation's educational partnerships; no direct applications are accepted.

Learn how Investment in Success scholarships have given hard-working students a chance:

Dreaming of a Brighter Future - Ramon Ortiz
Making Dreams Possible - Jazmine Fernandez
Opening the Door - José Juárez
Setting an Example - Brenda Navarrete
Defining Herself - Cristal Mota
Fighting for an Education - Guadalupe Esquivel

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Financial aid assistance

Through partnerships with higher education institutions, the Masons of California have launched College Gold Rush - a new online resource to help students, parents, and counselors access financial aid for college. Get started at

Support Public Education Initiatives

From scholarships to elementary school literacy, California Masons are making a profound difference for public schools and students in need. Your gift to the Annual Fund supports public schools statewide.

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