MHS Available Scholarships

ELKS - Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Jessica Harrold - 9/24/2020 11:10:00 AM

The 2020 Most Valuable Student Contest application period is now open.  Applications can be found online at 

The Elks National Foundation awards $2.9 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student contest. Judging is based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. 

The "Most Valuable Student Scholarship" contest will award:

  • Two $50,000 first place scholarships
  • Two $40,000 second place scholarships
  • Two $30,000 third place scholarships
  • Fourteen $20,000 fourth place scholarships
  • 480 $4,000 Runners-up Awards

MVS scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours) at a U.S. college or university.  Eligibility details include:

  • Open to current high school seniors (or equivalent) who are citizens of the united States
  • Applicants do no have to be related to a member of the Elks
  • Male and female students compete separately
  • Applicants select from a list of the Lodges closest to their home address zip code.  We hope MHS students choose Bay City Elks Lodge #88 as their sponsoring Lodge.  Complete details can be found at

For any questions: Email or call 773/755-4732.

Deadline:  November 15, 2020