Point Pleasant Lodge Scholarship Programs

New Jersey Elks Family Scholarship  These scholarships are available to children and grandchildren (step children and step grandchildren) of New Jersey Elks. They are available to high school seniors as well as college freshman, sophomores, and juniors it runs from April 15th to June 30th each year Here is the 2017 NJ Elks Family Scholarship application. Completed applications need to be turned into the Scholarship Committee by Sunday, June 25th, 2017, as the Lodge Secretary needs to add information to each application.

Most Valuable Student The 2017 Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student scholarship program completed Lodge level application assessment at the begining of this year.  Of the 21 applicants, 6 students representing the Point Pleasant Elks Lodge who are moving up to District/State judging which will be completed by February 21, 2017.  Final winners at the national level will be announced in late April 2017.  Here are this year's Lodge winners:

Boys Name & School Girls Name & School
Dawson Brown* M.A.T.E.S. Isabelle Carannante Point Pleasant Beach High School
Philip Jamison* Point Pleasant Beach High School Georgia Garrow M.A.T.E.S.
Justin Rafi* Point Pleasant Borough High School Devin Moeller* Point Pleasant Borough High School
* indicates applicant forwarded from Southeast District for State evaluation.

Thanks go to Scott Conklin, Barbara Romano & Liz Smith for assisting with the evaluation of this year's MVS applications.

Emergency Educational Grants Since 1944, the ENF has been helping the children of deceased or totally disalbled Elks go to college through the Emergency Educational Grant program.  Children of deceased or totally disabled Elks members are eligible to apply.  The Elk member must have been a member of good standing for at least one year at the time of death or disability.  The applicant must be unmarried, under the age of 23 and attending an accredited U.S. institution of higher education as a full time student.  Applications are available starting May 1 and must be submitted to the ENF by October 31.

NJ Elks Scholarships Here is a link to the NJ Elks Scholarship Opportunities page which describes the various programs being sponsored by the NJ Elks.

For more information on local and national Elks Scholarship programs contact Terry La Du, Elks Scholarship Committe Chair, (732) 899-4635 or tladu@pointpleasantelks.org.

2016 Elks Scholarship News