Elks Clubs Offer College Scholarships, Application Deadline Approaches
SAN ANGELO, TX — The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships. You have just over five weeks left to complete the scholarship application. Please visit the Elks website to review the application and required information for the scholarship application. The application may be accessed at http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm. The deadline for the scholarship application is November 27.
Through this scholarship program, the ENF will award 20 top scholarships ranging from $20,000 to $50,000. The remaining 480 runners-up will receive $4,000 scholarships.
The MVS scholarship is available to high school seniors who are Unites States citizens. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Males and females participate separately, and are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. The application is completed online and must be submitted by the November 27 deadline. The 500 national winners will be announced in late April 2018, after the top 20 finalists participate in the Leadership Weekend in Chicago, April 26-29, 2018.
Another Elks Scholarship is the 2017-2018 Texas Elks State Association Scholarship. Six scholarships will be awarded to three male and three female high school graduates from the 2018 graduating classes of Texas high schools. Each award will be in the amount of $1,250 per year for the 2018-2022 academic years, for a total of $5,000 per award.
Additional Elks State Scholarships are as follows: Teenager of the Year Scholarship; TESA Vocational Grant Award; Eagle Scout Scholarship; & Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship.
More information on each scholarship is available on the Texas Elks State Association website, http//www.texaselks.org/2017-2018-scholarships.html. For additional information contact the San Angelo Elks lodge at 325-227-6920 or the Lodge Scholarship Chair, Jim Stansbury at 325-374-4541.