Elks Lodge Scholarship Opportunities

posted Nov 6, 2017, 8:35 AM by Keri Miles   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 8:37 AM ]

Elks Lodge Student of the Month (local competition/scholarship) - 

The Elks Lodge Student of the Month Scholarship contest is now open.  Each month a $1000 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding senior boy and senior girl who demonstrate exemplary standards. They should be well rounded with leadership, citizenship, service, and scholarship qualities. These students will be competing with applicants from high schools in the Caddo-Bossier area.  

The scholarships will be awarded for the months of September through April. Once an application is submitted, it will remain in the applicant pool for the year.  A copy of the application can be found below (you must access this announcement via Mrs. Miles' website to see the attachment).  Completed applications should be received at the lodge by the 10th of each month. Send completed applications to the Shreveport Elks Lodge, 310 East Preston Street, Shreveport, LA 71105, Attention: Scholarship Committee Chairman. Applications can also be submitted by email to kameeder@comcast.net.

The Elks National Foundation also offers several other scholarships for students to compete at the national level. The scholarships are:

1.      Most Valuable Student Scholarship- Open to all senior students who are a citizen of the United States. Applications are available online at http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/mvs.cfm. The completed application must be submitted online no later than November 27, 2017.

2.      The Eagle Scout Scholarship- Open to all high school senior registered Eagle Scouts.  For more information contact the Scout Service Center.

3.      Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship- Open to all high school senior Girl Scouts. For more information contact the local Girl Scout council.

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Keri Miles,
Nov 6, 2017, 8:35 AM
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