You don’t have to be a member of the Elks or even have a relative who is a member to be eligible to win this $50,000 scholarship. The top 20 scholars will interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.
Maximum Award: $55,000
The Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of nearly 3,000 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni.
Maximum Award: $100,000
The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. Eligible applicants must: be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; be a resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.
Maximum Award: $10,000
In partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Colgate Palmolive has created “Haz La U” (Make the U), a college grant program for Hispanic high school seniors. Have you focused on academic excellence, dedicated service to your community, and demonstrated leadership? Your effort could be rewarded by winning one of 31 educational grants with a total support of $100,000. Applicants must be of Hispanic or Latino descent and be a rising High School Senior.