Point Pleasant Lodge Scholarship Programs

2018 Most Valuable Student The 2018 Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student scholarship program completed Lodge level application assessment at the begining of this year.  Of the 8 applicants, 4 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 are to be announced in late April 2017.  Here are this year's Lodge winners:

Boys Name & School Girls Name & School
Aidan Picadio* Christian Brothers Academy Peyton Grant* Point Pleasant Beach High School
Morgan Mulvey Point Pleasant Borough High School
Sabrina Costa* Point Pleasant Beach High School
* indicates applicant forwarded from Southeast District for State evaluation.

2019 ENF Scholarship Programs
The Elks National Foundation (ENF) 2018-2019 Scholarship Year begins on-line September 1, 2018. All graduating 2019 High School Seniors may apply for the Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship and if you are an Elk child or grandchild, you may also apply for the Legacy Scholarship at Elks.org. Point Boro and Point Beach Seniors may ask their Guidance Counselors for assistance. They are quite knowledgable about these scholarships and the application requirements. Scholarship grants range: $4,000-$50,000 over 4 years.  Here is the MVS url: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm.

The Legacy Scholarship application is available on line beginning September 1, 2018 at this url: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm and is due February 2, 2019.
New Jersey Elks Vocational Scholarship - The winners of the New Jersey Elks Vocational Scholarship Competition will each receive a one-time $1000.00 award. There will be two (one male – one female) $1000.00 Vocational Scholarships awarded in each of the twelve Elks’ Districts in New Jersey for a total of $24,000.00 in Scholarship Awards.

This scholarship is available to graduating high school students or within one year of earning a high school diploma or a G.E.D. Applicant must be a resident of New Jersey and must also be a citizen of the United States on the date that the application is submitted.

All applications must be sent to your local New Jersey Elks Lodge and postmarked between March 1, 2018 & May 15, 2018 for the 2018-19 academic year.  For the application Click Here.

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.

If you are a resident of Point Pleasant, Point Pleasant Beach, Bay Head, and Lavallette and are enrolled at CBA, St. Rose, Red Bank Catholic, MATES or another high school, please join us and apply. The Point Pleasant Elks is ready to sponsor you in your quest for college financial assistance.

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.

2017 Elks Scholarship News