Charities

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Scottish Rite Charities comprise:

Learning Centers – Dyslexia afflicts some 15% of the population – and the 32º Masonic Learning Centers are the nation’s only free dyslexia-remediation program. The 32º Masonic Learning Centers provide one-to-one tutoring during convenient after-school hours at no cost to student, family, school or insurance carrier. There are two Masonic Learning Centers in Wisconsin – Milwaukee and Madison.

Abbott Scholarships – For decades, Scottish Rite Charities (SRC) Abbott Scholarships have provided financial support for the continuing education of young men and women from Scottish Rite families and Masonic-related youth groups. Each year, SRC enables nearly 400 eligible and deserving students to pursue a quality education at accredited colleges, universities, and specialty schools.

National Heritage Museum – The National Heritage Museum was established by the Scottish Rite Masons of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction as a gift to the nation. The Museum is a national attraction, widely reputed as a center of learning of Revolutionary studies and other areas of American culture and history. Admission is always free, seven days a week.

To find out how you can help the Scottish Rite Charities visit: http://www.scottishritecharities.org/

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Learning Centers

learning_centerMillions of school children with dyslexia endure frustration and demoralization on a daily basis as they struggle to acquire skills that many of us take for granted. If your child is struggling with reading and writing, how do you know if dyslexia is the cause? Where can you go for help?

Since 1994 Scottish Rite Masons of the Northern Jurisdiction, have been national leaders in the effort to help children and their families overcome the painful obstacles of dyslexia. At 59 Learning Centers in 15 states, the Children’s Learning Centers tackle the challenge of dyslexia head-on, both by providing free tutoring for children with dyslexia and by training a growing cadre of highly skilled and dedicated tutors.

There are two 32° Masonic Learning Centers for Children in Wisconsin. One is located in Milwaukee on the 3rd floor of the Humphrey Masonic Center, and the other in the Masonic Center in Madison.

For more information visit: http://www.childrenslearningcenters.org/

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Leon M. Abbott Scholarships

abbottLeon M. Abbott Scholarships provide financial support for the continuing education of young men and women from Scottish Rite families and Masonic-related youth groups. Since 1951, more than $3 million has been awarded to students from each state of the Northern Jurisdiction.

Eligibility: The following criteria are used to determine the eligibility of applicants for the program:

● a currently enrolled sophomore, junior or senior at an accredited college or university.

● a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

● a child or grandchild of a Scottish Rite Mason in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.

● a member of a youth organization sponsored by the Masonic fraternity in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.

● a graduate of one of the 32nd degree Masonic Learning Centers for Children in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.

For more information visit: http://www.childrenslearningcenters.org/SCHOLARNEW.pdf

Applicants should print the form, complete it, and mail it to the appropriate Valley secretary. Applicants should submit their application to the Valley providing for their eligibility.

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National Heritage Museum

national_heritageThe National Heritage Museum is an American history museum founded and supported by 32° Scottish Rite Freemasons in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America.
A visit to the National Heritage Museum is truly an experience in the American spirit. The exhibitions tell thrilling stories of patriotism, adventure, invention, community and dissent – all aspects of how we as a people have worked and played, struggled and achieved. And because the exhibitions change regularly, you always experience something new.

With free admission and parking seven days a week, you can make the Museum your first stop on a tour of the historic Lexington and Concord area. From July through October, you can board an hour and a half bus tour of the historic Battle Road right at our doorstep.

For more information visit:
http://www.nationalheritagemuseum.org/