High school seniors who are Modern Woodmen members can apply for one of 39 scholarships and 100 additional awards presented annually. These include:
Each year national scholarships of $16,000 will be awarded to three winners chosen from all qualifying applicants. Scholarship funds are distributed equally over four years of $4,000 per year for undergraduate study at the accredited college or university of the student’s choice.
2012 National Scholarship Winners >>>
Thirty-six regional scholarships are also awarded annually to six winners selected in each of six geographic regions of the United States. Regional scholarship winners receive awards of $12,000, $11,000, $10,000, $9,000, $8,000 or $7,000, distributed equally over four years.
2012 Regional Scholarship Winners >>>
Onetime, $500 awards are presented to 100 students, selected randomly from remaining qualified applicants.
2012 Grant Winners >>>
A student eligible to apply for a college scholarship must be:
- A secondary school senior. (A senior is defined as any student who will graduate between Jan. 1 and Aug. 31 in the year in which the scholarship is initially awarded.)
- A beneficial member of Modern Woodmen for at least two years as of Sept. 30 of his or her graduating year of high school. (The benefit certificate held by the student must be on a premium-paying basis or must be paid up according to the terms of the certificate other than through use of the non-forfeiture option.)
- In the upper half of his or her graduating class.
Applications for 2013 are due Jan. 1, 2013. Already a Member?
Learn more about the college scholarship online.
Applications for seniors graduating in 2013 are available online