ELKS NATIONAL “MOST VALUABLE STUDENT” SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Region: Lake County, National
High School: No High School Affiliation
Deadline: 2018 Deadline is TBD/Application opens September 1, 2017
Amount: varies

Description

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2016 competition. The 2016 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.


Qualifications

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; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Male and female students compete separately.

Applications must be submitted to the Elks Lodge closest to the student's permanent U.S. address. Applications must advance through local, district and state competitions to reach national judging. At each level of judging, the Elks National Foundation Scholarship Office will send email notifications to applicants informing them if they advanced in the contest or not. The first round of email notifications will be sent in mid-January, after Lodge judging is completed. District judging will be completed in late January, and State judging will be completed in mid-February.

Applicant must live within the jurisdiction of Elks Lodge #1924 in Lake County. One award will go to a male, one to a female. Winners of the local award advance to the district and national competitions. The geographic area of residency is Willoughby/Mentor area. Contact your guidance counselor to find out if your are within this area.