Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?

$6,000 - one per Division.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 1 February 2024

Closed 1st February 2020. Reopening 1st October 2020

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered

Three scholarships

Purpose of award

These scholarships are to assist children or grandchildren of Freemasons, who are able students, and active in their communities.

Selection criteria

Applicants for the scholarships must be a child or grandchild of a Freemason and must:
1. Have a good academic record and be attending or just completed study at a secondary school or college: years 11 to 14
2. Be a New Zealand citizen or hold a Permanent New Zealand Residency; and
3. Demonstrate good citizenship and be involved in some form of community activity.
4. Submit a 100 word essay on 'how this award will assist me in achieving my academic goals'.
5. If successful utilise funds in furthering individual education
6. Be able to attend a Divisional presentation and associated promotional activities.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Freemasons reserve the right to use the names, photographs and details of successful scholars for promotional purposes. In addition, all scholars will be required to attend an award presentation on May.

How do students apply?

Family association with Freemason is a requirement for the award of this scholarship.
Scholarship Details on Freemasons website

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Presentations are usually made at each Divisional Conference.


Decision makers

A Selection Committee is appointed in each university district.

History or background of award

The Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships are provided annually by Heartland Bank and are administered by The Freemasons Charity.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office
PO Box 6439, Wellington 6141


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in March 2022.