The Elks National Foundation provides $3.74 million in college scholarships each year through its three scholarship programs.
Most Valuable Student Scholarship
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2016 competition.
- 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.
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. Applications for the 2016 contest are available to download after September 1, 2015. The application must be submitted to the Elks Lodge nearest to the applicant’s home by December 4, 2015.
Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of up to 250 awards in the 2016 contest.
The 2016 ENF Legacy Awards contest kicked off on September 1, 2015. Applications for the 2016 contest are available ONLINE ONLY.
Visit elks.org/enf/scholars/ to find out more about these scholarships and other scholarships offered by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.