Our bursaries enable talented young school-leavers to make the most of their gifts at a tertiary level. There is a range of bursaries for children and grandchildren of Queensland Freemasons. 


Applications for 2022 bursaries are now closed. Applications for 2023 bursaries will reopen again towards the end of this year.

Some bursaries are for particular areas of study and others are available to certain lodges or regions. 

They include: 

UGLQ General Bursary
Queensland Masonic Club Bursary

J R Kelly Memorial Bursary
Open to children, grandchildren and wards of any financial member (or financial at the time of passing) of the following lodges:

Kennedy Lodge No 11
Providence Lodge No 144
Prince of Wales RAC No 1
St George Mark Lodge No 1

John & Ann Clements Music Bursary
Awarded to students pursuing studies in music; open to children, grandchildren and wards of any financial member (or financial at the time of passing) of the following lodges:

Douglas No 36
Springsure No 41
Mt Morgan No 57
Rockhampton No 106
Alexandra 131
Providence No 144
Capricornia No 222
Berserker No 407
Archer No 467

Howard & Lorrie Lucas Bursary
Preference will be given to students pursuing studies in the fields of:

Commerce and Industry
Veterinary Science
Rural Science
Science and Technology

The Goombungee Masonic Lodge Apprenticeship Bursary
Awarded to students pursuing an apprenticeship at an approved institution. Preference will be given to applicants from lodges in the following towns:

Crows Nest

If you are interested in finding out more about bursaries, please contact membership@uglq.org.au 


Stepping stone to a healthy future

Brodie Edwards was awarded a Pascoe Bursary to support her nursing studies - the first step towards her ambition to study medicine and become a pediatrician who will provide better children’s health services to rural and remote regions.


Towards tomorrow’s environmental solutions

Tony Stanford’s Pascoe Bursary will help support his dual mechanical engineering and chemistry degree, which he hopes will lead to the opportunity to help address world problems like global warming and shortage of fossil fuels.

An ambassador to the world

A 2014 Freemasons Queensland bursary is helping support Sophie Ryan in her ambition to have a diplomatic career. Sophie is studying a dual degree (majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies) and a Diploma in Languages. She has already been able to address UNESCO in Paris on youth leadership and was part of University of Queensland’s delegation to South Korea for the Harvard World Model United Nations.

First steps to law

Lucy Hannell is currently completing a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University. The 2016 United Grand Lodge of Queensland bursary allowed her to purchase the textbooks she required for her studies. Lucy stated: “I am very thankful for the United Grand Lodge and their acknowledgement of my past achievements. I aim to further prove the worth and importance of the bursary in my future endeavours.”