DeMolay Foundation Scholarships

sponsored by the demolay foundation

DeMolay is a service, leadership, and character building organization. Therefore DeMolay makes sure that we not only have a great experience in DeMolay with access to great mentors, but we are always looking for programs that will assist our membership gain an education experience.

Annually, the DeMolay Foundation awards scholarships to Active and Senior DeMolays who excel in academics, DeMolay involvement, community/campus activities and show financial need. To qualify, brothers must submit an application and provide the required documentation.

Application Requirements:

  • The 2022 Applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2022 and sent to the DeMolay International Service and Leadership Center in Kansas City, MO. Anything received after that date will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • One letter of reference, signed and dated after April 1 of previous year from a DeMolay advisor including their Advisor ID number. Signature should not just be a typed name and ID number to be acceptable.
  • Include a current copy high school or college transcript. This document must be your most recent transcript.
  • Completed and signed application

Click here to download the application.

Other Scholarships

even more opportunities for our members

In addition to the scholarships of DeMolay International, we are proud to present the following scholarships provided by those in the Masonic fraternity that support us. Their donation will generously provide DeMolay members with opportunities to further their education in an age where it is so crucial to do so.

There are many more scholarships available in each individual Jurisdiction, so check with your local DeMolay Organizers to discover what opportunities exist.

Leon M. Abbott DeMolay Scholarship
Named for Leon M. Abbott, Sovereign Grand Commander from 1921 to 1932 of the Scottish Rite Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, the Scholarship Program provides financial support for the continuing education of young men and women from Scottish Rite families and Masonic-related youth groups such as DeMolay. Since 1951, more than $3 million has been awarded to students from each state of the Northern Jurisdiction.

Qualifications include: DeMolay membership in good standing

Scholar Receive: Scholarship money is distributed by different Scottish Rite “Valleys” and the amount is decided by the individual Valleys.

For more information and this year’s topics and deadlines, click here.

Scottish Rite Southern Jurisdiction Scholarship Opportunities

Knights Templar Educational Scholarship Opportunities


gain experience with a global non-profit organization

The purpose of the program is to give the recipients, who must be Active DeMolays, real-world experience at an International non-profit youth-serving association that allows the individuals to gain a better understanding of a professional work environment and the inner-workings of DeMolay.

The first week of the internship will consist of vital on-the-job training relating to the business functions of the organization. The individuals selected will also learn the intricacies of DeMolay and develop a complete plan for the summer training.

Throughout the internship, the Interns will spend time shadowing each of the vital business units at the DeMolay International Service and Leadership Center where they will learn about Finance, Administration, IT, Chapter Procedures, Store Operations, and Executive Management.

Each Intern will receive hands-on-training, leadership experience, and exposure, which will help the Intern prepare presentations on DeMolay International initiatives and on DeMolay recruitment and retention.

Interns will participate in the planning and execution of the DeMolay Supreme Council and Congress Sessions, performing various tasks prior to, during, and after the conferences.

Interns will also have the opportunity to create and participate in custom projects based on their professional interests.

Internship Requirements

FLSA Status
Interns are invited by DeMolay International to participate in an unpaid program for a defined period of time in a training environment. As such, Interns are not eligible for benefits normally provided to DeMolay’s regular employees.

The duties of the internship shall begin on or about May 16, 2022 (or shortly after school ends for the participating individual) and conclude about mid August. These dates are flexible due to school schedules. Interns are encouraged to attend their home Jurisdiction Conclave or Convention, at their own cost, depending on scheduling.

Normal business hours for this internship are Monday-Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST.  Some nights and weekends may be required.

The individuals selected will be given fully furnished housing for the duration of the internship and a weekly living stipend.

Additionally, the individuals selected will receive an all-expenses paid trip to DeMolay International Supreme Council and Congress Sessions in Orlando, FL, where they will be expected to actively participate in behind the scenes work.

Must be 18 years of age or older and an Active DeMolay on the first day of the internship. Must be a member of DeMolay International.

Applicant must be seeking or about to seek a degree from a two or four-year college, university, or trade school. A high school diploma is required. Proof required before first day of internship.

Applicant must have a car to provide reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, active vehicle registration, and vehicle insurance. Proof required before first day of internship.

Applicants from outside the United States must provide proof of any required VISA or other documentation allowing them to travel to the United States and remain for a period of approximately 90 consecutive days. Applicant and his family are responsible for the costs of travel to and from Kansas City for the internship. The vehicle requirement listed above will be waived for an Applicant residing outside the United States.

Applicant must be covered by their own health insurance for the duration of the internship. Proof required before first day of internship.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the intern is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The intern must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written information, financial reports, and important documents in English.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or members.  Ability to effectively orally present information to public groups. Must also possess strong written communication skills.

Advanced ability to work in a computerized environment with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). A working knowledge of Adobe Suite products (Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Premiere) a plus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an intern encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The DeMolay International Service & Leadership Center is a professional environment and all team members are expected to dress accordingly. The standard dress code  is “business casual.” This usually means slacks or nice jeans and a collared shirt. A suit and/or tuxedo will be required for some events.  A polo or button-down shirt with the DeMolay logo is required when traveling on DeMolay business, including days working at the Annual Meeting.

Application Process

Application deadline: January 15, 2022
Electronic submission is mandatory.
Email complete application package to

Please submit the following – all within one email, with attachment, clearly labeled:
1. Cover letter
2. Professional resume
3. Minimum 300-word statement on why you feel you would be specifically suited for this internship, what you hope to accomplish, and how DeMolay could contribute to your professional advancement.
4. Contact information (including name, address, email, and phone) for three professional references who can speak to your skills and character.

Questions may be submitted to Christian Moore, Executive Director, at or by calling 1-816-891-8333.


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