Skjold Lodge Scholarship
Skjold Lodge funds 2 different "book" scholarships:
*One directly from the lodge.
*One, funded by Skjold Lodge, is available from District 5.
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 $500.00 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 includes instructions on where to send the
SONS OF NORWAY DISTRICT 5
*District 5 offers the Cyrus K. Wittrock book
scholarship funded by Skjold lodge.
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 $200), then there is a possible District Five Match of an additional $150.00.
Details and deadlines are on our Masse Moro Page.
2021 MASSE MORO SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:
THIS HAS BEEN QUITE A YEAR WHERE
THE LODGE WAS ABLE TO SPONSOR FIVE CAMPERS:
**Axel Ranvik (He and his mother Christina Ranvik
are lodge members.)
**Valentine Peters, niece of member Katie Hartmann
Grandchildren of member Joy C. DeBolt
**Aksel Mueller, age 13, Washington DC
**Grayson DeBolt, 11, Chicago
**Autumn DeBolt, 9, Iowa