Skjold Lodge Scholarships
LODGE FUNDS 2 DIFFERENT "BOOK" SCHOLARSHIPS:
- *One directly from the lodge.
- *One, funded by Skjold Lodge, is available from District 5.
- **In addition to the 2 scholarships, one or more grants may be available to reduce the cost of attending District 5 Masse Moro Summer Heritage Camp. If approved, Skjold Lodge will award a Heritage Camp grant, and that grant may be matched by District 5, with the possibility of reducing the cost of the camp by 50%.
SKJOLD LODGE BOOK SCHOLARSHIP:
An up to $1,000 (effective February 2017),
education scholarship, intended to help a deserving
student pay for their books.
*Skjold Lodge 5-100 Sons of Norway, may award an annual scholarship for study at a college or technical school. The scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000.00 unless otherwise decided by Skjold Lodge officers. (We have awarded larger scholarships in the past, and even awarded 3 scholarships in the same year).
*The recipient of this scholarship must be a member of Skjold Lodge or be related to a member, such as a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, who has been a member for at least six months.
*Only one scholarship will be awarded to any one applicant in the same family in a calendar year.
*Applicants must have a grade point (GPA) of 2.5 or above.
*The deadline for applying for the scholarship is May 1st.
*Awarded scholarship checks will be issued directly to the school where the student has been accepted.
*Print a copy of the Skjold Lodge Scholarship Application Form directly from your browser, and then click "back" on the browser to return to this page. *The form is for funds directly from Skjold Lodge and includes instructions on where to send the completed form.
SONS OF NORWAY DISTRICT 5
*District 5 offers the Cyrus K. Wittrock book scholarship funded by Skjold lodge.
2022 Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship
Skjold Lodge, 5-100 is pleased to
announce that Mathea Diedrich, Deforest, Wisconsin,
sponsored by Central Lodge of District 5 received the
$800 Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship for 2022. She is
majoring in Nordic Studies and Allied Health Sciences at
Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
SONS OF NORWAY INTERNATIONAL
Sons of Norway, through its Foundation, offers several different scholarships. One award is for 50% of the tuition of one semester for up to three years. The scholarships, generally ranging up to $2,000 help worthy students persue their educational dreams. There are several different types each with a different focus of how the money can be used. You may wish to support students who: are military veterans, have high educational achievement in the sciences, or are attending school in Norway for example. Members of Skjold Lodge have received them.
NORWEGIAN NATIONAL LEAGUE
Multiple scholarships are offered. One objective of
the Norwegian National League is to encourage children
to investigate and learn about our rich cultural
heritage. Scholarships and cash prizes are available to
children of Norwegian descent residing in the counties
of Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, McHenry and Will for award
winning essays and drawings.
MASSE MORO - DISTRICT 5 HERITAGE CAMP: Financial
assistance may be available from several different
sources. Learn more at the Masse Moro web site.
MASSE MORO SKJOLD LODGE/DISTRICT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
*HOW IT WORKS: 1). Campers must be children or grandchildren of Skjold Lodge members. 2). If Skjold Lodge is able to provide funds to assist the camper, District V will match that amount up to $150.
DISTRICT FIVE MATCHING FUNDS
Award: A typical lodge endorsement is $150.00 (SKJOLD LODGE GRANT IS $250), then there is a possible District Five Match of an additional $150.00.
Details and deadlines are on our Masse Moro Page.
2022 MASSE MORO SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:
THIS HAS BEEN QUITE A YEAR WHERE
THE LODGE WAS ABLE TO SPONSOR FIVE CAMPERS:
2022 winners were
- Valentine Peters (Katie Hartmann’s niece, and
- 4 of Joy DeBolt’s grandchildren:
- Aksel Mueller (Washington, DC)
- Autumn DeBolt (Iowa)
- Grayson DeBolt (Chicago)
- Dylan Geary (California)