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.
- The Golden Door scholarship for students with DACA status (Fifty $40,000 awards, Due Sept 16)
- The Papenheim Memorial Scholarship for students planning to major in Psychology and work on mental health issues (One $10,000 award, Due Sept 30)
- The Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship for anyone who plans to use their further education for good (One $500 award, Due Sept 30)
- The Habit Burger Grill Scholarship for students who most creatively answer their short application questions (Ten $2,500 awards, Due Oct 31)
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/
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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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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:
Deadline to complete application: November 15, 2020
Where do I find Scholarships?
- 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…
- Financial Aid on the Web: finaid.org
- 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/
- Going Merry: https://www.goingmerry.com/
- Wired Scholar: wiredscholar.com
- com: www.gocollege.com
- Search for Scholarships: scholarships360.org
- Fast Web: Fastweb.com
- Unusual scholarships
- Prestigious scholarships and fellowships
- Full tuition academic scholarships
- Scholarships for average students
- Community service scholarships
- Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students
- Cancer scholarships
- Athletic scholarships
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
Going Merry - Scholarship Match website - Various Deadlines
Salle Mae Scholarships: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/
College Board Opportunity Scholarships: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/