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General Information

Name Most Valuable Student Competition
Number of Awards 500
Award Value $1,000 - $15,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until November 2
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Contact Information

Contact Elks National Foundation
2750 N. Lakeview Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60614-2256
Phone (773)755-4732

Scholarship Description

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants. 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. American college or university.

* 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; resident alien status does not qualify.
* Male and female students compete separately.
* Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Applications must advance through local, district and state competition to reach the national competition. The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 500 national winners.