Clearfield Elks Announce Scholarship Availability
The Most Valuable Student Scholarship provides scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 per year for students who are pursuing a four-year degree at a U.S. college or university on a full-time basis. Male and female students compete separately.
The applications are due Dec.7 at the Clearfield Elks Lodge and will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. They may be obtained from your high school counselor or online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars.
Nationally, $2.3 million dollars will be allocated for 500 recipients this year. This scholarship is only available to high school seniorswhohave taken an ACT and or SAT by Nov.15.
The Legacy Awards Scholarship will provide a $1,000 scholarship annually for four years to 250 students nationally for the children or grandchildren (or step-children, step-grandchildren or legal wards) of Elks that have been members in good standing for at least two years. The applicants will be judged on the core values of the Elks National Foundation, which are: Knowledge, Charity, Community and Integrity without consideration of financial need.
Legacy Award applications are available online only at www.elks.org/enf/scholars. The applicants must take their SAT or ACT by Dec.31 and applications must be submitted online by Feb.1, 2013.This scholarship is only available to high school seniors.
Emergency Educational Grants are also available to provide financial assistance to children, from families where an Elk parent is deceased or totally disabled, who wish to obtain or further their college education. The applicant must be unmarried, under the age of 23 and attending an accredited U.S. college or university. Financial need must be demonstrated for this renewable one-year grant, which can total up to $4,000 per year. These applications are due Dec. 31 and may be obtained from Duane Berry by calling 814-765-9804, or Dennis Webster at 814-765-1291.
Locally, the Clearfield Elks will provide information for applying for their annual Nurses Scholarship Program early next year.