Many Scholarship & Grant Opportunities

The following are Scholarships and Grants - currently open or soon to open for application. Do you know someone who qualifies and might be interested? Please pass this information on to them. 

Questions? Contact Marcella -  scholarship@elks1108.org - undefined or call (773) 755-4728. or (773) 755-4732

SAN RAFAEL LODGE also awards scholarships to graduating Seniors. $500 -$4,000 locally in Marin County.

You must be a resident of Marin, or attend high school in Marin. APPLY to the Most Valuable Student and you might qualify for a San Rafael Scholarship.

ENF 2020 Most Valuable Student Scholarships ~ $2.44 M 

500 four-year Scholarships, ranging from $4,000 to $50,000, awarded to the highest-rated applicants in the competition. This is offered through the Elks National Foundation (ENF)

  • Male and female students compete separately

More information:  Elks MVS Scholarship 

Emergency Educational Grants for Children of Deceased or Totally Disabled Elks $4,000

New or renewal applications should be filed between May 1st and October 31st. 

300 grants up to $4,000 for each year, for up to four years, for children of deceased or
totally disabled Elks who wish to obtain or further their college education.
The grant is offered through the Elks National Foundation and it is for one
year; however, the student may submit up to three annual renewal applications
for a total of four years of assistance.

Follow this link for more information on the Emergency Educational Grants:


CHEA Vocational Grant Award -$500 - $2,000

Apply 3 to 6 months prior to the commencement of course.

$500 to $2,000
Vocational Grant Award is for one academic year, with an option to renew for one additional academic year. This Grant is for a two-year or less vocational/technical program culminating in a terminal Associate degree, diploma or certificate, but less than a baccalaureate program (Bachelor’s Degree).

Examples of courses are: 6 month Police Academy, 13 month Cosmetology, 3 month Electrical Lineman, 13 month Veterinary Technology, and 2 year Fire Science 

To apply:  https://chea-elks.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/VocationalApplication1.pdf

ENF Legacy Awards – 300 up to $4,000 each

300 college scholarships of up to $4,000 each to a child, grandchild or ward of an Elks member is offered through the Elks National Foundation.

Do you know a high school senior who is the child or grandchild of a current Elk member?
Please pass this information on to them.

Elks Legacy Scholarship

CHEA Scholarships for Students with Disabilities $1,000 - $3,000

20-30 Undergraduate Scholarships of $1,000 to $3,000 each for Students with Disabilities offered through California-Hawaii Major Project, Inc.  Scholarship amount offered is normally $1,000 for community colleges or vocational grants and $3,000 for four-year colleges.
Scholarship recipients may reapply each year. If qualified, students can receive up to a total of four years assistance.

The Gunther & Lee Weigle Medical School Scholarships: $20,000

Opens early - 2019 Five (5) available
$20,000 Medical School Scholarships just for Elks Scholars pursuing a medical degree or Osteopathic Medicine Degree.