District No. 0760

Students With Disabilities


For the academic year 2009-2010 the California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. Board of Trustees will offer over $40,000 in undergraduate educational scholarships.

During the years in which this annual scholarship assistance competition has been in existence, the California – Hawaii Elks Major Project Incorporated Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities has increased from five scholarships of $1,000 each to twenty to thirty scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 each. Scholarship recipients can reapply each year. If qualified, they can receive up to a total of four years of assistance.

This scholarship is a financial needs-based and academic use scholarship. It is intended for undergraduate work at a licensed vocational school, accredited community college, or four year college. The funds are to cover academic expenses, which include tuition, books, lab fees, and on-campus room and board only.

Individuals applying must be a United States citizen and a resident of California or Hawaii; have a physical impairment, neurological impairment, visual impairment, hearing impairments, and/or speech-language disorder; and be a senior in high school, a high school graduate, or have passed the general education development quotation (GED) examination or California High School proficiency examination (CHSPE).

The Scholarship Committee of the California – Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. will review applications. All persons involved will be notified of the results.

Applications for the2009-2010 academic year will be available after November 15, 2008 from the ELKS web site at Please obtain an application packet that is designated for the approaching academic year. The applicant is responsible for properly executing and forwarding the completed application to the California – Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc.

Applications must be postmarked on or before March 15, 2009 and received in the Office of the California -Hawaii ELKS Major Project in Fresno.

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