CA INLAND
District No. 0760

Students With Disabilities

CALIFORNIA HAWAII ELKS MAJOR PROJECT, INC.
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR 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 www.chea-ELKS.org. 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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