MVS Scholarship Recipients
Contest Winners
The Elks National Foundation is proud to present its 2018 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 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest, open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen, will kick off September 1, 2018. Applications are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Applications will be available 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 Shiv Patel Lodge #2005, NC $12,500.00 2018
Maitland Thull Lodge #108, AL $12,500.00 2018
2nd Place Aleah Hahn Lodge #1315, MI $10,000.00 2018
David Ma Lodge #530, KY $10,000.00 2018
3rd Place Eric Donohue Lodge #2533, NY $7,500.00 2018
Elizabeth Gex Lodge #2628, TX $7,500.00 2018
4th Place Seth Filo Lodge #2686, AZ $5,000.00 2018
Timothy Ho Lodge #2492, CA $5,000.00 2018
Moya Ly Lodge #5, OH $5,000.00 2018
Natalie MacEwan Lodge #2190, CA $5,000.00 2018
Josephine Nwankwo Lodge #417, OK $5,000.00 2018
Mitchell Porter Lodge #1894, NE $5,000.00 2018
Bryan Romanow Lodge #2151, NJ $5,000.00 2018
Robert Schofner Lodge #2383, FL $5,000.00 2018
Brandon Staple Lodge #1055, CO $5,000.00 2018
Mercedes Thompson Lodge #469, MD $5,000.00 2018
Jessica Xiao Lodge #1989, OR $5,000.00 2018
Richard Yang Lodge #2169, MI $5,000.00 2018
Pearl Zhang Lodge #2025, CA $5,000.00 2018
Jillian Fields Lodge #273, KY $2,500.00 2018

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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