Grand Chapter of Missouri

Order of the Eastern Star  


Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership

ESTARL or EASTERN STAR TRAINING AWARDS for RELIGIOUS LEADERSHIP, purpose is to provide scholarships for those who are preparing to enter various fields of Religious service: namely, ministerial, missions, directorship of church music, religious education, and youth leadership. 

The Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership Committee was created at the 1952 Triennial Assembly.  The Resolution to make it a standing committee was passed at the 1955 Assembly.

Aplicants must have dedicated his or her life to full-time religious leadership and must be recommend by a member of the Order of the Eastern Star or a Chapter.  The student is free to select the accredited school of his or her choice.  Applications must be received by June 15 for Fall Semester and by November 15th for the Spring Semester. 

In Missouri, Eastern Star Membership is not required, but all things being equal, members will take presidence.

TOTAL donated for the 2009 - 2012 Triennium printed was $1,301,335.87 for the ESTARL Program.

Missouri awarded $45,000.00 in Scholarships during the 2009-2012 Triennium.

Click here for ESTARL Eligibility Requirements

Click here for ESTARL Application