Most Valuable Student College Scholarship Applications will be available beginning September 1st.For more information and to download the scholarship application, go to the national website Elks.org, and then click on programs/scholarships. Completed applications must be received by December 5th, 2014, and must be turned in at 2121 South Chadbourne, the local Elks lodge.

Applicants must be a high school senior, and must be a citizen of the United States. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Local winners will advance to the district level, and those winners will advance to the state level. State winners will advance to the national level, where the winner will receive a $50,000 scholarship to pursue a 4 year degree. Other finalists will receive lessor amounts of scholarship monies. The total scholarships awarded will be more than $2.4 million.