The 33° is conferred upon individuals people from the 32° who've been outstanding within their contributions to Freemasonry, the Scottish Rite, or who've proven within their towns the leadership which marks them as males who exemplify within their lives the real concept of the Brotherhood of guy underneath the Fatherhood of God.
It can't be searched for by application, but should be this type of guy as referred to above that has been selected through the Deputy of his condition. He or she must be not under 33 years old, and might be chosen in an Annual Meeting from the Supreme Council a Sovereign Grand Inspector General from the Thirty-third and Last Degree, Honorary Person in the final Council. Such election will be by unanimous election from the Active People present taken by secret ballot. The amount is conferred in the Annual Meeting from the Supreme Council next succeeding the election of the candidate.
MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD
There's an award referred to as “Meritorious Service Award” which might be conferred upon people from the Rite within this Jurisdiction who've achieved the Thirty-second degree and who, by reason of meritorious service of the Masonic character, are considered worth such recognition. This distinction is granted by state-wide Scottish Rite organizations referred to as Local authorities of Deliberation.