The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the annual competition. The contest opens September 1st and all applications must be received on or before December 4, 2015.
- 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.