The Elks National Foundation will award a total of $2.44 million to this year’s 500 finalists. Twenty top awards range from $20,000 to $50,000 over four years. Four hundred and eighty runners-up receive $4,000 scholarships.
The top winners are listed in the table below. Use the drop-down menus to view all of this year’s recipients.
The 2017 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest, open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen, will kick off September 1, 2016. Applications are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Applications will be available, after September 1, 2016, online at www.elks.org. Click here for details and deadlines.
To search a database of all past ENF Scholarship recipients, Click here.
|Place||Scholarship Winner||Lodge Sponsor||Annual Award||Award Year|
|1st Place||Jaquaious Little||Lodge #458, MS||$12,500.00||2016|
|Nadya Okamoto||Lodge #1989, OR||$12,500.00||2016|
|2nd Place||Jessica Nguyen||Lodge #409, MO||$10,000.00||2016|
|Shivraj Sandhu||Lodge #840, NC||$10,000.00||2016|
|3rd Place||Alexa Anderson||Lodge #2230, CA||$7,500.00||2016|
|Kade McCorvy||Lodge #311, TX||$7,500.00||2016|
|4th Place||Ashay Athalye||Lodge #243, MA||$5,000.00||2016|
|Katie Curran||Lodge #73, MA||$5,000.00||2016|
|Roshni Dugar||Lodge #2477, CA||$5,000.00||2016|
|Joseph Fairbanks||Lodge #2656, AZ||$5,000.00||2016|
|Sean Hackett||Lodge #1939, CT||$5,000.00||2016|
|Preeti Iyer||Lodge #78, GA||$5,000.00||2016|
|David Linn||Lodge #2543, CA||$5,000.00||2016|
|Isabel Olson||Lodge #2221, MN||$5,000.00||2016|
|Alexandra Prendergast||Lodge #120, CT||$5,000.00||2016|
|Grace Roebuck||Lodge #1899, RI||$5,000.00||2016|
|Ian Saum||Lodge #260, ND||$5,000.00||2016|
|Amy Xiong||Lodge #2107, NY||$5,000.00||2016|
|David Yang||Lodge #2475, NJ||$5,000.00||2016|
|Kevin Yang||Lodge #2708, NJ||$5,000.00||2016|
In addition, 480 students received four-year, $4,000 scholarships. Select from the drop-down menu below to view the winners from your state.
More information about the Most Valuable Student contest? Click here.
Generous donors can name the scholarship of a runner up winner and correspond with him or her over the next four years! See a list of Named Scholarships and learn more about the MVS Named Scholarship program here.
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