Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Grade Level > High School Scholarships > Nebraska Elks Association Vocational Scholarship Grants

Nebraska Elks Association Vocational Scholarship Grants

  • Website Address
  • http://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • January 1, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • 2
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • The vocational scholarship grants are open to high school seniors who plan to attend a trade school, technical school or community college. These grants are for seniors who plan to attend a two-year (or less) vocational-technical program for an associate degree, diploma or certificate. It is not intended for students who will be attending a four-year college. You cannot submit applications to both the Vocational Scholarship and the Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship. One boy and one girl applicant will be submitted from each Nebraska Elks Lodge to the state association. The application is to be returned to the applicants local Elks Lodge.

    Submission materials:
    -A 200-word statement summarizing personal activities, accomplishments, needs and objectives which the applicant thinks qualifies him or her for a grant, and outlines career goals and course planned
    -A letter of not over 150 words from a parent or other person having knowledge of the facts, presenting a picture of the family situation, and showing the applicant's family background (such as number of children in family, number of children still at home, and any information to establish factors to be judged under judging standards)
    -A brief letter of endorsement from a responsible person, not related to the applicant, other than an educator, who has had an opportunity to personally observe the applicant and who can give a worthwhile opinion of the character, industry, disposition, and general worthiness of the applicant. Additional letters may be written if desired. No more than two additional letters may be written
    -No more than two letters from educators
    -School transcript and standardized test scores

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!


High School Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

“Just Do(nate) It”: Nike Co-Founder Gifts $500M to University of Oregon

October 18, 2016

by Susan Dutca

The generous $500 million gift from Phil and Penny Knight to the University of Oregon is the "largest ever for a public flagship institution" and is intended to support and strengthen interdisciplinary scientific research. With the donation, the university plans to extend its current science campus by 210,000 square feet, with three new research facilities. The initiative is expected to create [...]

A Second Chance for Former Prisoners, Gang Members

October 11, 2016

by Susan Dutca

One nonprofit is heavily recruiting reformed delinquents from disadvantaged communities and funneling them into college. The troubled youth - many of whom have committed crimes and have been in jail, are given personal advisers, free college-prep courses, childcare, bus passes and other forms of support to keep off the streets. College Bound Dorchester has enrolled about 130 students over the [...]

10 Not-So-Basic Fall Scholarships

October 6, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Frolicking at fall festivals and pumpkin patches, apple picking at orchards, baking pumpkin-everything goodies, playing hide-and-seek in corn mazes and getting spooked with friends at haunted houses are just a few of some favorite fall activities. It also happens to be a time where students are seriously applying for scholarships to secure free college money. So while you're sipping a [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed