Scholarship Opportunities

Read each scholarship opportunity that is posted. If you meet the criteria, download the forms from the included website links. Stop by the counseling office if you have any questions about all that is posted here. Above all....MEET THE DEADLINES!

Elks

5 LOCAL, STATE & NATIONAL ELKS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS

For Applications & Information to the following 5 scholarships, go to: https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php

         (1) ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION MOST VALUABLE STUDENT (MVS) SCHOLARSHIP

Must plan to pursue an education at a 4 Year College. You do NOT have to be related to an Elk Member

Based on scholarship, leadership & financial need.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Online applications:  https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php

DEADLINE: One site says: Online Submission deadline date November 15

 

(2) ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION LEGACY AWARD

Any senior son, daughter, stepson or stepdaughter of an Elk who has been a member in good standing for at least two years may apply. This can only be completed online  https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php

DEADLINE: Online Submission: FEBRUARY 7

 

(3) ELKS-NEBRASKA PAST EXALTED RULER’S SCHOLARSHIP

Application can be found at this site: https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php

1. Open to any high school senior.

2. The application blank must be filled out completely with all blanks filled in. All other information must be attached to the application.

3. BASIC EMPHASIS WILL BE ON NEED.

4. Be certain that the Exalted Ruler has signed and dated the application.

5. No restrictions on the type of school you will attend; I.e., may be Beauty School, Community College, Trade School, 2 or 4 year college.

6. Limited to one boy and one girl application from each lodge. In other words, each lodge may receive several entries, but must select one each to be submitted to State PER Scholarship Committee for pre-judging.

7. The enclosed application blanks will be the only ones judged. All previous forms are null and void.

8. ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED IN THIS APPLICATION IS SOLELY FOR THE USE OF THE NEBRASKA ELKS ASSOCIATION.

9. Students may apply to only ONE Elks Lodge.

10. All applications should be returned to the local Lodge by January 1st for judging.

DEADLINE: Your completed application must be turned in to your local Elks Lodge member, Roger Lampe, by JANUARY 15

 

(4) ELKS-NEBRASKA J.B. FERGUSON GOLF SCHOLARSHIP 

1. Complete the application blank in full. Must be signed and dated.

2. Must be a participant in high school golf and plan to participate in a college golf program.

3. May attend either a two or four year college.

4. Be certain that the Exalted Ruler has signed the application.

5. Limited to one applicant from each lodge. Each Lodge may receive several applications, but must select the best one to be submitted. All applications must be submitted to the Lodge or Roger Lampe by February 1 for judging.

Application can be found at this site: https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php

 DEADLINE: Your completed application must be turned in to your local Elks Lodge no later than February 1

 OR take it to Roger Lampe by February 1

         

(5) ELKS-NEBRASKA VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

You must be a senior planning to attend a Nebraska vocational-technical program for an associate degree, diploma or certificate. 

Application can be found at this site: https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php

Be sure your application is in the hands of the sponsoring Elks Lodge Chairman by February 1. 

Applications received after this date cannot be accepted.

DEADLINE: This application is due at your local Elks Lodge no later than February 1 or take it to Roger Lampe

Horatio Alger

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships:

4 types of scholarships

State Scholarships, Career & Technical Scholarships, Targeted Scholarships & National Scholarships

 As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

Hagan

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Purpose of the Scholarship

The Purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt-free. The Free Workshops, Schwab Brokerage Accounts and Study Abroad provide recipients with a practical understanding of important life skills not typically covered in the school curriculum.

 2021-2022 Eligibility Requirements

1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
2. Must attend an Eligible Public High School.
3. Must have achieved a 3.75 Cumulative Grade Point Average.
4. Must enroll at an Eligible Four-Year College or University the first semester following high school graduation.
5. Must maintain a four year or less graduation schedule in college.
6. Must work 240 hours during the twelve months prior to fall semester college enrollment. Preferred employment is regularly scheduled work performed under supervision for compensation.
7. Must provide the FAFSA SAR showing the EFC. Must be Pell Grant eligible. The family EFC does not have to be paid, it is used only to determine disbursement amounts.
8. Must apply for Federal and State grants if eligible.
9. Must not have a felony conviction.

The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high-achieving student having clear goals in need of financial assistance to attend college.

If you meet the eligibility requirements you should apply for a scholarship. The award of a Hagan Scholarship has been life-changing for many recipients.

Application Deadline December 1, 2021.