MVS Scholarship Recipients
Contest Winners
The Elks National Foundation is proud to present its 2017 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 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest, open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen, will kick off September 1, 2017. 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 Colin Norick Lodge #725, MT $12,500.00 2017
Zoi Urban Lodge #1538, CA $12,500.00 2017
2nd Place Jacob Mosley Lodge #286, FL $10,000.00 2017
Ameena Razzaque Lodge #216, TX $10,000.00 2017
3rd Place Jacob Fritchie Lodge #1188, IL $7,500.00 2017
Lucia Zheng Lodge #1989, OR $7,500.00 2017
4th Place Alenette Ballesteros Lodge #2616, HI $5,000.00 2017
Leul Dadi Lodge #71, TX $5,000.00 2017
Steven Daley Lodge #2065, AZ $5,000.00 2017
Alla Issa Lodge #366, VA $5,000.00 2017
Samantha Johnson Lodge #724, IL $5,000.00 2017
Byungjun Kim Lodge #859, TX $5,000.00 2017
Cynthia Lu Lodge #1996, CA $5,000.00 2017
Michael Medaugh Lodge #319, PA $5,000.00 2017
Jackson Nichols Lodge #330, AZ $5,000.00 2017
Tatum Ogata Lodge #1565, NY $5,000.00 2017
Branden Pearson Lodge #2874, FL $5,000.00 2017
Laura Perrault Lodge #2226, NH $5,000.00 2017
Odysseus Pyrinis Lodge #2477, CA $5,000.00 2017
Rebecca Reuning Lodge #948, FL $5,000.00 2017

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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