Applications are now available for high school juniors to enter the R. Robert Dale Scholarship drawings. Approximately 45 winners of the $1,000 scholarships will be selected at Moose Association Conventions across the United States and Canada from July through October 2014.Any student in the Class of 2015 whose mother, father or guardian hold a Moose membership and whose Grade Point Average (GPA) is 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or a C+ average or higher, is eligible to be in a Dale Scholarship Drawing (one eligible application per student). Applications can be mailed, emailed or faxed to Moose International but mailed entries must be postmarked by June 30.
The scholarship may be used for tuition, books and fees at any accredited vocational or academic institution the winners choose to attend. Moose International has awarded $1,100,000 to sons and daughters of Moose members since the first R. Robert Dale Scholarship winners were selected in 1987. Applications are now available online at http://www.mooseintl.org/portal/Activities/pdf/2015-RRobertDale.pdf or in the Plymouth Moose Lodge - see Administrator Fran Kuhn for an application.
Deadline for entry is June 30, 2014. Winners are randomly drawn and will be notified by November 14, 2014.
Since 1986, the Moose fraternity has awarded 1,472 scholarships in excess of $1.4 million to qualifying students associated with Moose lodges and chapters across North America.
Moose International, headquartered at Mooseheart, Illinois, is a fraternal and service organization founded in 1888 and comprising nearly 1.1 million members throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Bermuda.
The Moose organization founded and continues to support Mooseheart Child City & School, a 1,000-acre community and school for children and teens in need, located 40 miles west of Chicago, and the Moosehaven retirement community, a 70-acre campus for qualified retired members and their spouses, located in Orange Park, Florida. Additionally, the Moose organization annually conducts more than $75 million in community service throughout North America.