John D. Prater Award for Masonic Research
To participate in the John D. Prater Award Program, click on the image below:
The award was first developed as a certificate, and later modified by Most Worshipful Brother Robert Chapman during 2011 as a plaque. The award is named in honor of John D. Prater, a scientist / inventor, who worked for Kennecott Copper Corporation and was a member of Kaibab Lodge No. 25. A recipient of the Hiram Award in 1997. He worked on a number of historical research projects for the Grand Lodge of Utah.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- A member in good standing of any Lodge in this jurisdiction or of any Lodge of a jurisdiction recognized by the Grand Lodge of Utah.
- Publish a book, research paper, educational feature or short talk on any subject related to Freemasonry.
- The project must be well written, contain original material, relevant footnotes, endnotes or references.
- It is hoped that the author will allow for the project to be published through the Grand Lodge of Utah, or the Utah Masonic research Society. Though this is not a requirement for consideration.
- Project should be submitted to the current Grand Historian for consideration.