- Current high school seniors, or the equivalent who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
- Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
- High school graduates 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 top 20 finalists will participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago where they will interview with 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 fo $20,000. There will be 480 runners up and will receive a fifth place scholarship of $4,000.
Applications are currently open. Deadline to apply is November 27, 2017.
Click here to apply now! https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm