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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.

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