2019 Elks Most Valuable Student Contest
Since 1931, the Elks National Foundation (ENF) has helped thousands of students who need financial assistance fulfill their dreams of attending college. Most Valuable Student (MVS) scholars are outstanding students who are at or near the top of their classes, active in their schools and communities, and recognized as leaders by their peers.
The ENF awards 2.44 million annually in MVS scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide. The first- and second-place awards are among the largest scholarships provided by any major fraternal or service organization.
Eligibility: Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for an MVS scholarship.
Applications will be judged on: *Scholarship, *Leadership and *Financial Need
Selection: The selection of winners begins at the local Lodge level (Jackson #466) and continues through District, State and National judging. The top 20 finalists are invited to attend the Leadership Weekend in Chicago, April 26-29, 2018, to interview for top awards.
How to Apply: Apply online at enf.elks.org/mvs
Please note: Indicate Jackson Lodge #466 when asked on the application.
Deadline: Applications must be submitted online on or before November 15, 2018.