It’s time again to remind high school seniors to apply for Elks scholarships.
The Most Valuable Student Scholarships are available to any high school senior, pursuing a four year degree, on a full-time basis. Applicant will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Awards range from $4000 to $50,000. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. There are 500 four-year scholarships available. The application period runs from September 1, 2017 thru November 27, 2017.
Legacy Awards are $4000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Legacy award winners are required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years receiving the scholarship. There are 250 awards available. This application period runs from September 1, 2017 thru February 2, 2018.
Applications are to be submitted online only. For more detail and how to file, log on to elks.org/scholars/.
In addition, there are Vocational Grants available to students residing within the jurisdiction of the California-Hawaii Elks Association who plan to purse vocation/technical school, beyond high school. Applicants must be US citizens. Awards range from $500 – $4000 and applications are accepted throughout out the year. Log on to chea-elks.org/your-activities/scholarships for more information.
Finally, college scholarships are available for students with disabilities. The application period opens November 1, 2017. More information to follow.by