MVS Scholarship Recipients
Contest Winners
The Elks National Foundation is proud to present its 2016 class of Most Valuable Student Scholarship Recipients.

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 Click here for details and deadlines.

To search a database of all past ENF Scholarship recipients, Click here.

Four-Year Scholarship Winners
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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