The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in this year's competition. Ranging from $1,000 per year to $15,000 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. American college or university.
- Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
- Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
- College students are not eligible to apply.
- Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; resident alien status does not qualify.
- Male and female students compete separately.
Applications for the contest are available at Elks Lodges or online. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. For more information on this award and other scholarship opportunities, conduct a free scholarship search today!
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