The Elks National Foundation will award a total of $2.44 million to this year’s finalists. Top awards range from $20,000 to $50,000 over four years. These top awards will be announced at the end of April. Four hundred and eighty runners-up receive $4,000 scholarships.
To search a database of all past ENF Scholarship recipients, click here.
The 2023 Top 20 are listed in the table below. Use the drop-down menus to view all list of recipients by year and state.
|Place||Scholarship Winner||Lodge Sponsor||Annual Award||Award Year|
|1st Place||Agam Igwe||Lodge #469, MD||$12,500.00||2023|
|Diya Jha||Lodge #684, MD||$12,500.00||2023|
|2nd Place||William Jones||Lodge #683, TX||$10,000.00||2023|
|Becca Mizrachy||Lodge #2166, FL||$10,000.00||2023|
|3rd Place||Sophie Kloppenburg||Lodge #277, IN||$7,500.00||2023|
|Aaron Tran||Lodge #1436, CA||$7,500.00||2023|
|4th Place||Ashley Adams||Lodge #2707, KY||$5,000.00||2023|
|Rashmi Admala||Lodge #2406, VA||$5,000.00||2023|
|Joseph Balto||Lodge #1564, MD||$5,000.00||2023|
|Karen Dorantes||Lodge #614, CA||$5,000.00||2023|
|Daniel Hadi||Lodge #1862, OR||$5,000.00||2023|
|Drew Hilton||Lodge #1229, TX||$5,000.00||2023|
|Nicholas Knezic||Lodge #248, WI||$5,000.00||2023|
|Abigail Lee||Lodge #2790, CA||$5,000.00||2023|
|Lauren Lusk||Lodge #1206, SC||$5,000.00||2023|
|Marissa Schirmer||Lodge #635, IN||$5,000.00||2023|
|Andrew Shelton||Lodge #2800, MO||$5,000.00||2023|
|Nathan Snizik||Lodge #422, OH||$5,000.00||2023|
|Jason Starr||Lodge #1486, NY||$5,000.00||2023|
|Alisa Zhou||Lodge #1108, CA||$5,000.00||2023|
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.