Education Grant Partnership

EDUCATION GRANT PARTNERSHIP

A scholarship matching program for Lodges to use to bolster the amount of scholarships they provided to young adults.

About Education Grant Partnership (EGP):

  1. Can be used for young adults enrolled in accredited college, vocational school or certification programs.

  2. Dollar per dollar match, up to $1000 of matching grants per academic year (August through July).

  3. May request the grant to be divided among several recipients or only 1.

  4. May select an alternative recipient other than the lodge’s scholarship recipient to receive the matching grant by completing the EGP application(s) for the lodge’s scholarship recipient(s) and the alternate recipient. Explain in comment section.

  5. Not automatically renewed.

Student Eligibility Requirements:     

  1. Must be 25 years old or under.

  2. Admitted to or enrolled in an accredited college, vocational school, or certification programs.

  3. U.S. citizen or legal resident.

  4. Lodge may request to give the matching grant to another recipient(s) instead of the Lodge’s Scholarship recipient(s).

Lodge’s Role in the Application Process:

  1. Select potential EGP recipient(s) and ensure the eligibility requirements are meet.

  2. Lodge’s Secretary must complete an application for each recipient(s) and send to IMCAP.

  3. Attach copy of the Lodge’s check(s) to their scholarship recipient(s) to the Education Grant Partnership application(s).

  4. Present the EGP recipient(s) with the EGP Certificate(s), preferably at a lodge meeting or function.

What to Expect After Applying:

  1. The IMCAP Director (Director) will review the Educational Grant Partnership application.

  2. If potential EGP recipient is not eligible, the Director will inform the Lodge’s Secretary.

  3. The application will be presented to the Board of Managers during monthly meeting.

  4. The BOM will review the application and determine if match will be provided.

  5. A letter documenting the BOM decision regarding EGP match will be sent to the requesting Lodge Secretary.

  6. The EGP Certificate will be sent to the Secretary within 30 days of approval.

  7. IMCAP will send their check directly to the educational institution on behalf of the recipient and the Lodge.