Money for grants and other charitable programs comes from the Major General William H. Harrison, Jr. Permanent Charity Fund, which is supported by dues and contributions of our members.

The Foresters have been offering financial assistance since the Society was founded in 1879.

Fraternal Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Deadline:  April 15

Details:  High school students who are insured members in good standing for the past two years of the Catholic Association of Foresters and are entering college during the upcoming academic year.

Endowed Scholarships

Amount:  NOT full scholarships.  Varies based on accrued interest of our endowment with the college


  •        College of the Holy Cross
  •        Emmanuel College
  •        College of Our Lady of the Elms
  •        St. John’s Seminary

Details:  Available through the college’s financial aid process.  If eligible, the college will include the sum on the financial aid report to the student and family.

  • Click here to download the Catholic Association of Foresters Fraternal Scholarship application.
  • New England Fraternal Alliance Scholarship Application is available by calling our Headquarters at 781-848-8221.