The Grand Chapter of Texas offers scholarships for qualifying individuals seeking to further their education. There are two categories of scholarships.

EDUCATIONAL – For General Education

ESTARL – Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership (For those entering their 3rd year of college or Seminary)

Each category has its own applications, guidelines, and procedures that are specific for the category to which you may be applying.

Please make sure that you read each of them carefully to determine which one is appropriate for you.


Educational General Chairman Contact Information:

Danna Fertsch
6223 S. Braeswood Blvd
Houston, TX, 77096
(281) 513-1451

EDUCATIONAL District Chairman’s Contact Information:

Dist. 1
John Denson
15208 FM 852
Glimer, TX, 75664
(903) 424-9899

Dist. 2
Tina O’Shields
13643 CR 114
Abilene, TX, 79601
(325) 665-0834

Marshanna Hayes
7898 Little Mexico Rd.
Temple, TX, 76504
(245) 541-4600

Dist. 5
Jeanne May
2300 Pinehurst Cove Austin, TX, 78747-1224
(H) (512) 985-6553
(C) (813) 995-4934

Educational Scholarship Guidelines and Application – Click Here

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ESTARL General Chairman Contact Information:

Jean James
1601 Royal Arch West Ct #B
Arlington, TX, 76012
(917) 975-2325

ESTARL District Chairman’s Contact Information:

Dist. 1
Lilma Godsey
P.O. Box 85
Pittsburg, TX, 75686
(H) (903) 856-5396
(C) (903) 767-1474

Dist. 2
Nadine Wilson
4002 16th St.
Lubbock, TX, 79416
(432) 209-0617

Dist. 3
Robert E. (Bob) Livingston 207 E. 20th Ave.
Belton, TX, 76513 

Dist. 4
Judith Caldwell
3035 CR 2100
Woodville, TX, 75979
(409) 718-1646 

Dist. 5
Cynthia Bausell
739 Steeple Park
San Antonio, TX 78256
(H) (210) 698-6111
(C) (210) 218-4901

ESTARL Guidelines and ApplicationClick Here
ESTARL Chapter GuidelinesClick Here
ESTARL Scholarship ApplicationClick Here
ESTARL Minister Reference Form – Click Here
ESTARL Chapter Committee ReportClick Here

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