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2019 Elks Most Valuable Student Competition

Scholarship Deadline: November 15, 2018
Scholarship Value: $50,000
Number of Scholarships - 500

To be eligible for the 2019 Elks Most Valuable Student Competition:

1) Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

2) Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

3) High school graduates are not eligible to apply.

4) Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.


1) The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2019 competition.

2) Male and female students compete separately.

3) 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.