Scholarships

Below are just some of the great opportunities available to Rainbow Girls pursuing a secondary education.  Just like filling out college applications, YOU are responsible for obtaining, completing, and gathering all the information necessary for each application as well as following up to make sure that it was received.  Remember, these are only a few of many fraternal scholarships available to you, so do your research and check other appendant bodies for any they may have to offer.  GOOD LUCK!

Virginia Rainbow Scholarship

Deadline:  March 15, 2017

All eligible Rainbow Girls must apply to receive the consideration of the Virginia Rainbow Scholarship! A completed application includes the VA Rainbow Scholarship Application, official academic transcript of grades for the two previous academic years, two current letters of recommendation (excluding family members), and the Mother Advisor’s Recommendation Form.   It is your responsibility to make sure that all documents and letters are completed and submitted by the due date.  Virginia Rainbow Scholarship MA 2017Virginia Rainbow Scholarship 2017

If there are any questions, you may call or e-mail the Chairperson, Mrs. Nancy Martin.

Grand Chapter of Virginia, Order of the Eastern Star – Dodge Powell Scholarship

Deadline:  TBA

The 2017 Dodge Powell Scholarship forms have not been released. Keep checking back.

2017 Outstanding Youth Award – Grand Lodge of Virginia

Deadline: TBA

The Grand Master and the Masons in Virginia affirm their support of and commitment to our youth; particularly the DeMolay, Job’s Daughters and Rainbow.  Accordingly, they invite you to participate in this recognition program for outstanding members of the three youth groups.  One individual will be selected from each of the three youth groups.  You are encouraged to apply each year; however, previous award recipients are not eligible to re-apply.  To apply, please complete the following application and send it to Richard McCoy Young, 209 Millwood Avenue, Chesapeake, Virginia 23322-5423.

Grand Court of Virginia Order of the Amaranth

Deadline: TBA

The Grand Court Order of the Amaranth of Virginia is pleased to offer a scholarship for a deserving Rainbow Girl in 2017. Applicants for this award must be graduating seniors in High School or already received a High School Diploma or equivalent accepted by an institution of higher learning, who have not reached the age of 22 years at the time of applying for this award, and be a member in good standing in the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls in Virginia.