Charities and Philanthropy

Children’s Dyslexia Center of Southeast Michigan

For over ten years, the Scottish Rite Masons, Northern Jurisdiction, have been national leaders in the effort to help children and their families overcome the painful obstacles of dyslexia. With 58 Learning Centers in 15 states, (and another coming online in the near future) 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.

For more information, call: 313.277.4970  E-Mail:


Grand Almoner’s Fund

“We will strive to be a fraternity that fulfills our Masonic obligation to care for our members.”

The Scottish Rite Grand Almoner’s Fund is fulfilling the mission to care for members and their families. Every dollar donated goes towards helping those who have faced incredible hardships. Whether it be a natural disaster or personal tragedy, this fund exists to make certain that a helping hand is there in the toughest of times. As we look to the future, the fraternity must be prepared to fulfill this vision to care for our members and to meet the challenges that they face.

For more information, contact the Valley Office: 313-724-1907



Leon N. Abbott Scholarships

“Helping those who most need it strive for greater heights”

The Supreme Council  is pleased to announce an expansion of the eligibility criteria for Abbott Scholarship awards. Named for Leon M. Abbott, Sovereign Grand Commander from 1921 to 1932, the Abbott Scholarship Program provides financial support for the continuing undergraduate and graduate education of Scottish Rite Masons, young men and women from Scottish Rite families, and Masonic-related youth groups.

Eligibility: Those meeting any of the following criteria are eligible to apply for the 2018 Abbott Scholarship program for undergraduate studies:
– A Scottish Rite Mason of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction

– A student directly related (bloodline or by legal means) to a Scottish Rite Mason in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction


A Scottish Rite Mason, or a member of a youth organization sponsored by the Masonic fraternity in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction who is:

– A high school senior, a currently accepted at an accredited trade school who has attained a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

– A high school senior, or undergraduate, or graduate student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.


Click HERE to apply.

To apply, applicants should print the form, complete it, and mail it to the Valley of Detroit, 907 Monroe St., Dearborn, MI 48124. There are other scholarships available through the Valley of Detroit. Contact the office at 313-724-1907 for more information and due dates.

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