TO QUALIFY, THE APPLICANT NEEDS TO:
Be a senior in high school or under.
Have an Illinois Master Mason relative who is, or was at the time of his death, a member in good standing.
Be able to show evidence of financial need if requested.
How to Apply:
A parent or legal guardian must complete an application for each child requesting assistance.
Complete the Engagement Applicant Information and Masonic Affiliation sections.
Attach equipment or sports gear details or registration with payment instructions.
Contact a Secretary from an Illinois Lodge of your choice and request a Lodge Endorsement signature.
Send the Engagement application to Lodge Secretary for endorsement Signature.
If need help with finding Lodge Secretary’s contact information, call or email IMCAP for assistance.
What to Expect After Applying:
Your application will be reviewed by the IMCAP Director
The Director will call or email the parent/guardian for more details if needed.
May be provided referrals to relevant services related to needs.
Your application will be presented to the Board of Managers to determine assistance plan during the monthly meeting.
The decision about providing assistance will be communicate to via phone or email.
Allow 6-8 weeks for the approval process to allow for registration deadlines.
Lodge’s Role in the Application Process:
The parent/guardian will request and send the Engagement application for a Lodge Endorsement signature.
The Secretary will sign and date the Lodge Endorsement section and then send application to IMCAP.
If the Lodge Secretary is not able to fulfill this role, the Worshipful Master may handle.
The decision about providing assistance will be communicated to the Secretary via email.