Most Valuable Student (MVS) Contest:
The 2020 MVS application is now open. Applications can be found online at MVS Application. The application deadline is November 5th.
The Elks National Foundation (ENF) awards 500 four-year scholarships based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. National awards range from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year. Four of these national award winners will be from Kentucky. The national awards are announced in April 2020.
In addition, the Kentucky Elks Association will award scholarships totaling $18,000 to 16 Kentucky students in the class of 2020. To apply, students should simply fill out the MVS application and the students will be judged concurrently with the national contest.
MVS scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), at a U.S. college or university. Eligible applicants include:
« Current high school seniors (or equivalent) who are citizens of the United States.
« Applicants do not have to be related to a member of the Elks, nor do they have to have an affiliation with Frankfort Lodge, #530.
« Male and female students compete separately.
Applicants select from a list of the Lodges closest to their home address zip code. We hope your students choose Frankfor Lodge, #530 as their sponsoring Lodge. Complete details can be found at on the Elks' Website.
Legacy Awards – The Legacy Awards program begins on September 1st. Legacy Awards provide $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. The ENF offers a total of 300 national awards. Like the MVS contest, the Legacy Awards application is entirely online. The application deadline is January 31, 2020 at 11:59 a.m., Central Time. Please visit Legacy Application for more details and the application link.
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