• These are only a few of the scholarships available.  Please go to your Naviance account to view the entire list of available scholarships or visit the websites listed below. Or visit the College & Career Center.

    Scholarships

    SCHOLARSHIPS


    The Elks National Foundation (ENF) has kicked off the 2020 scholarship year. Here are the details!

    Most Valuable Student (MVS) Contest:

    The 2020 MVS application is now open. Applications can be found online at enf.elks.org/MVS. The application deadline is November 5th

     The Elks National Foundation (ENF) awards 500 four-year scholarships based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. National awards range from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year. The national awards are announced in April 2020. Roseville Lodge #2248 will award the top six local finalists a one-year scholarship of $1000. Finalists are also eligible for additional monies at district and state judging.

     MVS scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), at a U.S. college or university. Eligible applicants include:

    «  Current high school seniors (or equivalent) who are citizens of the United States.

    «  Applicants do not have to be related to a member of the Elks, nor do they have to have an affiliation with Roseville Elks Lodge #2248.

    «  Male and female students compete separately. 

    Applicants select from a list of the Lodges closest to their home address zip code. We hope your students choose Roseville Elks Lodge #224e as their sponsoring Lodge. Complete details can be found at enf.elks.org/MVS.

     Legacy Awards – The Legacy Awards program begins on September 1st.  Legacy Awards provide $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. The ENF offers a total of 300 national awards. Like the MVS contest, the Legacy Awards application is entirely online. The application deadline is January 31, 2020 at 11:59 a.m., Central Time.  Please visit enf.elks.org/Leg for more details and the application link.

    Two additional awards are also available from the California-Hawaii Elks Association.  They are a Vocational Grant and Students with Disabilities scholarship.  Applications and details are available from the Elks website www.chea-elks.org/youthactivities/scholarships

    For any questions, please contact me at heathersherk@gmail.com.

    Vocation Grant - Grants from $500 to $2,000 per year with an option to renew for a second year to qualified applicants.  Applicants must be planning to pursue a full-time vocational or technical course above high school level.

    Requirements: 

    • Open to any student who requires training or retraining to compete in the workplace 
    • Open to any prospective student residing in California who is a citizen of the United States 
    • Applicants need not be related to or a member of the Elks 
    • Open to male and female applicants 
    • Open to high school seniors but not limited to high school students 
    • A high school diploma or GED is not required 
    • A course must be a minimum of 60 days of continuous full-time study 
    • Applicants must plan to carry at least 12 semester credit hours 
    • Applicants pursuing a four year Bachelor’s degree are not eligible 

    An eligible program shall be defined as a two year or less vocational/technical program culminating in an associate degree, diploma, certificate, or other evidence of completion. Examples of recently approved courses: 

    • Police or Fire Science Academy 
    • Cosmetology 
    • Electrical Lineman 
    • Veterinary Technology 

    Applications and details regarding the Vocational Grant are available at: www.chea-elks.org/youthactivities/scholarships The application must be printed out and turned in to the Elks Lodge closest to the applicant’s residence. The Roseville Elks Lodge #2248 is located at 3000 Brady Lane, Roseville, CA and is open Monday-Friday 9:00am-1:00pm. 

    Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities 2019-2020 

    The California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. offers up to 30 scholarships per year to students with disabilities. This is a financial needs-based and academic use scholarship intended for undergraduate work at a licensed vocational school, accredited community college, or four-year college/university. The funds are to cover academic expenses which include tuition, books, lab fees and/or on-campus room and board. 

    The scholarship awards are normally $1,000 for community colleges or vocational schools and $3,000 for four-year colleges or universities per year. After the initial award, reapplication for a maximum of three renewals is possible for a total of four years or until an undergraduate degree is achieved, whichever comes first. Renewal applications will be judged yearly. 

    Eligibility Requirements: 

    • Applicant must be a United States citizen 
    • Must be a resident of California or Hawaii 
    • Have a physical, neurological, visual, or hearing impairment and/or speech/language disorder 
    • Be a senior in high school, a high school graduate or have passed the GED 
    • Demonstrate a financial need 

    Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available from the Elks website at www.chea-elks.org/youth-activities/scholarships. The applicant is responsible for obtaining an application packet that is designated for the approaching academic year and must request a Lodge officer to sign and complete the Lodge information section on the application. You may contact a Lodge officer by calling the Roseville Lodge at 916-783-4515. 

    The application must be postmarked on or before March 15, 2020. 

     

     


    College Board Opportunity Scholarships

    Seniors who sign up at Opportunity.collegeboard.org and complete one or more steps can qualify for #OpportunityScholarships this month!

    Go to opportunity.collegeboard.org for details and to check out the steps that qualify you to win scholarships


    Are you a high school student who is making a difference through volunteering?

    Apply for a 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C!!!!
    Go to the following website for application and details:
    spirit.prudential.com
    or
    nassp.org/spirit
    Deadline to complete application: November 15, 2020


    Where do I find Scholarships?

    • Naviance
    • In the College & Career Center and on the College & Career Center Website
    • RJUHSD Local Scholarship Program Feb. 1-28
    • Organizations your family is connected to – Local businesses, clubs, unions, banks, churches, parents place of employment.
    • Check your intended college’s website under financial aid/scholarships.
    • Online searches – be sure they are FREE. Here a few…
    1. Financial Aid on the Web: finaid.org
    2. Salle Mae Scholarships: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/
    3. College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-scholarships
    4. College Board Opportunity Scholarships: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
    5. Going Merry: https://www.goingmerry.com/
    6. Wired Scholar: wiredscholar.com
    7. com: www.gocollege.com
    8. Search for Scholarships: scholarships360.org
    9. Fast Web:  Fastweb.com

    Scholarships360.org - various scholarships and deadlines

    FastWeb Scholarship Search - various deadlines

    Collegexpress Scholarship Search Collegexpress.com - Various scholarships and deadlines

    Native American Scholarship Opportunities - Various Deadlines

    Navy - NROTC 

    Going Merry - Scholarship Match website - Various Deadlines

    Salle Mae Scholarships: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/

    College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-scholarships

    College Board Opportunity Scholarships: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/