ELKs National Scholarship

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2022 competition.

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TYPE
Contest
REWARD
$1k-$12.5k
DEADLINE
November 15, 2021

The 2022 MVS application will open on August 2, 2021.

The 2022 application deadline will be November 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time

2021 MVS winners have been announced! Click here to see the full list of winners.

Awards:

  • The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2022 competition.
  • Male and female students compete separately.
  • Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 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. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 500 national winners in late April, 2022. (Many local Lodges, districts and state Elks associations award their own scholarships through this program. These scholarships are not to be confused with the 500 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships.)

The 20 Top Finalists traditionally* participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 Finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.

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ELKs National Scholarship
ELKs National Foundation

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2022 competition.

Apply Now