Scottish Rite ROTC & JROTC Programs

Scottish Rite JROTC Program for High Schools

Commencing in 1998 and approved by the Assistant Secretary of Defense, the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, initiated a program of recognition for outstanding Junior ROTC students. This initiative recognizes high school youth enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) unit for their scholastic excellence and patriotic Americanism efforts. The award consists of a medal, ribbon and a certificate suitable for framing.

Scottish Rite ROTC Program for Colleges/Universities

Commencing in 2002, and approved by the Assistant Secretary of Defense, the Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction, instituted a similar award for ROTC cadets. Like the JROTC Award Program, the recipient receives three recognitions: a certificate suitable for framing, a medal, and a ribbon.

Ordering Information:

The Supreme Council is divided between two Jurisdictions, the Southern Jurisdiction and Northern Masonic Jurisdiction:

Southern Jurisdiction

Requests for the award should be sent to the nearest Scottish Rite Valley of the Southern Jurisdiction. For locations, visit the Find a Scottish Rite Chapter (Valley) page and click on the desired state or contact the National Headquarters, Grand Executive Director, telephone: 202–232–3579, or email

Northern Masonic Jurisdiction (NMJ)

Web site:

Inquiries should be directed to William Holland, Director of Operations, telephone 800–814–1432, Ext. 3133, or email at

Presentation and Publicity

With 30 days prior notice of the presentation ceremony, whenever possible the Scottish Rite Valley which provided the award will select and provide a presenter.