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 (Chapter) of the Southern Jurisdiction.

For Valley locations or questions, please visit and select “Find a Scottish Rite Valley (Chapter)” under the “About Us” tab on the main menu or contact the National Headquarters, Grand Executive Director Office, by telephone at 202–232–3579, or by emailing

Northern Masonic Jurisdiction (NMJ)

For the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction please refer to:, look under “About” then “Medals & Awards” and select “Americanism ROTC Award.” Inquiries should be directed to Kiara Veras, telephone: 1–800–814–1432, ext. 3133, or email:

Presentation and Publicity

With 30 days prior notice of the presentation ceremony, the Scottish Rite Valley that provided the award will send a presenter whenever possible.