Scholarship listings: Updated September 17, 2015
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship applications will be judged on Scholarship, Leadership and Financial need. The applications will be available on September 1, 2015 on line @ www.elks.org/enf/scholars. Students are to submit their application to closest Elk Lodge to their home. A list of Elk lodges is available on line at www.elks.org . The deadline for submission to the Staunton Elk Lodge #351 or any other Elk Lodge is December 5, 2014. The applications must be submitted on or before the December 4, 2015 deadline at the Staunton Elk Lodge at 29 Tams Street in Staunton. They may be mailed to the Staunton Elk Lodge at P.O. Box 2681 Staunton, VA 24401 but they must arrive by the December 4, 2015 deadline. Once the scholarship applications are received they will be judged by a panel of Staunton Elk members. Once judged, the three top scoring male and female applications will be forwarded to state/district competition where they will compete for additional scholarship funding. In the spring of 2015 the results of the state/district competition will be announced along with the scholarships amounts that were awarded at both the local and state/district level.
The Elks Legacy Scholarship competition is open to any high school senior that will be attending college who are children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks. Applicants compete separately against other children and grandchildren from Virginia. They are judged on the core values of the Elks National Foundation: Knowledge, Charity, Community Service, and Integrity The applications are submitted on-line only and the deadline is January 29, 2016. Information about eligibility and to obtain an application is available @ www.elks.org/enf/scholars.
Dupont Community Credit Union Scholarship—DuPont Community Credit Union is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the area high schools. Each school in the area has one recipient. Applicants must be planning to attend a two or four year accredited educational institution. Applicants must apply online at mydccu.com . DEADLINE: March 1,2016
Waynesboro Woman’s Club Scholarship- offers a $1500 renewable scholarship based on scholastic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities and good character. Applicants must be seniors at Wilson Memorial, Stuarts Draft or Waynesboro High School. There will be no discrimination based upon race, color, creed, or gender. The complete application form is available in the guidance office. DEADLINE: Application and all documentation must be received by March 1, 2016