Did you have a Most Valuable Student scholarship, Legacy Award or Emergency Educational Grant supporting you as an undergraduate student? Are you pursuing a post-graduate degree while serving your community? Do you work to motivate youth to follow their dreams? Were you recently elected mayor of your hometown? Do you use your entrepreneurial spirit to strengthen communities? Do you run your own nonprofit? If you answered yes, you could join the ranks of Rachel Russo, Meagan Fuller, Kelly Murphy, Jesse LeBeau, Zach Vruwink, Jimmy Tomczak, Katie Chambers, and Christina Vuocolo, as the next Elks Alum of the Year.
We know that after graduation Elks scholars continue to serve their communities and inspire others through their service. That is why we offer the Elks Alum of the Year Award, designed to recognize one outstanding Elks scholar alumnus who has made a difference through volunteering or commitment to community.
The recipient of this award will receive formal recognition during the 2017 Elks National Convention in Reno, Nev., and a $500 grant to support the charity of the alumnus’ choice. He or she will also serve as a member of the Elks Scholar Advisory Board for one year.
To be eligible for the Elks Alum of the Year award, you must have graduated from your undergraduate university by December 31, 2016. In order to receive the award, you should be available to travel to Reno, Nev., (all expenses paid) for the 2016 Elks National Convention from Friday, July 14, through Monday, July 17, 2017.
The 2017 Elks Scholar Alum of the Year application deadline was April 15, 2017. Please note, the Elks Alum of the Year award is only open to alumni who had a Most Valuable Student scholarship, Legacy Award, or Emergency Educational Grant during their undergraduate career.
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