The Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows Lodge #143 is offering scholarships for students graduating in 2020.

To be eligible for consideration, you must be:

  1. a resident of the Coastside Community (Montara to Pescadero);
  2. a student planning to attend an accredited college or university for the 2019 – 2020 academic year, or;
  3. a student planning to enroll in a certified program at an accredited trade school for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

Educational scholarships, when approved, will be at least $750 per year, based upon merit including scholastic achievements and financial need. Students may re-apply for a subsequent year, up to four years in total. All decisions by the Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows Lodge #143 are made at our sole discretion.

Application: Application form is available to download.

Application Package: The application package consists of the following:

  1. Application Form: Application form must be complete and signed.
  2. Academic Record: Official transcripts of high school or college are required.
  3. Applicant's Essay (100 – 300 words): Tell us why you deserve this scholarship. Discuss your interests, goals, background, and your reason for choosing the particular course of study that you will pursue or in which you are presently enrolled.

Application Submission: Your application can be submitted two ways:

  1. Via email: with all appropriate attachments, to Completed application must be received no later than midnight, April 12, 2019.
  2. Via Post: Application package must be postmarked no later than April 12, 2019 and must include all appropriate documents.

Application Deadline: April 12, 2020

Send the completed package to:

Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows Lodge #143
Scholarship Committee Chair
PO Box 712
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Disbursement of Scholarship: Funds will be disbursed after receiving proof of enrollment. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, books, or other school related expenses. If the scholarship funds are not used by December 31, 2019, the full amount must be returned to the Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows Lodge #143.

If you have any questions please contact Evelyn de Souza at


2020 Scholarship Application Form

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