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2024 Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarship

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarship

Complete this application form in full and upload the requested documents. 

Once submitted you will be contacted to upload your Year 13 exam results. NOTE: you can submit the application form without your final exam results.  You will be contacted to provide these in early 2024.

Please note that applications will not be accepted under any circumstances after 2 February 2024.


The Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships are provided annually by Heartland Bank under the auspices of Freemasons New Zealand and are administered by The Freemasons Charity. These scholarships are to assist family members of Freemasons, who are current Year 13 students and are active in their communities. This year, three Scholarships of $6,000.00 each will be available, one per Division of Freemasons New Zealand. 

The Divisions are geographical - Northern, Central, and Southern.



Applicants for the scholarships must be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild, niece or nephew of a Freemason (or have some connection to Freemasons) and must:

1. Have a good academic record having just completed study at secondary school and progressing to first year tertiary education.

2. Be a New Zealand citizen or hold  permanent New Zealand residency; and

3. Demonstrate good citizenship and be involved in some form of community activity.

4. Submit a 100-word essay on “How this award will assist me in achieving my academic goals.”

5. If successful utilise funds in furthering individual education.

6. Be able to attend a scholarship presentation event and associated promotional activities. (Future events may be impacted by Covid-19 Alert Levels)


Freemasons have a tradition of caring for their community and will assist those who contribute back to the community. The scholarships will be awarded without regard to gender, ethnic background, creed or age. 

Family association with Freemasonry is a requirement for the award of this scholarship. 



A Selection Committee is appointed in each Division consisting of one or more persons. All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application by the end of April 2024.

Presentations of the scholarships to successful candidates may be made at a National event held in June 2024, however this will be subject to Covid-19 Alert Levels and other requirements at the time. 

The Committee will have regard not only to the academic ability of the candidates and to referees’ reports, but also to their character and citizenship, and will look for evidence of involvement in the cultural and/or sporting life of the community or campus.



The application form must be lodged by the applicant with Freemasons New Zealand by 2 February 2024.  You can submit this application form ahead of that date and you will be contacted to upload your Year 13 exam results.