Emergency Educational Grant (Elks Lodge) – up to $4,000 – Deadline: Dec. 31st, 2013

The Emergency Educational Grant program provides financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks,  who wish to obtain or further their college education.

Grant amounts are based on the information submitted in the  application and can range up to $4,000. The grant is for  one year only; however, the student may submit up to three annual  renewal applications for succeeding years as long as he or she meets all other eligibility requirements. The applicant cannot  accept more than one ENF scholarship/grant in any one academic year.

Before applying, please be sure that the applicant meets the following eligibility guidelines.

    • The Elk parent or stepparent must have been a member in  good standing for at least one year at the time of his or her death.

or

  • The Elk parent or stepparent must have been a member  in good standing for at least one year before he or she became totally disabled  and must continue to be an Elk in good standing when application  for assistance is made.
  •   All circumstances surrounding the death or disability of the Elk parent or stepparent  are subject to the review of the Elks National Foundation. The outcome of the review may effect  grant approval.
  • The applicant must demonstrate financial need to qualify for a grant under this program.
  • The applicant must be unmarried, under the age of  23 as of Dec. 31 in the year of application, and attending an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning as a full-time (12 semester hours) student.

Click the following link for more information about the  grant: Emergency Educational Grants (See Mrs. DeVicq for application paperwork or contact scholarship@elks.org ).

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