Elks lodges throughout the country will award over 3.75 Million dollars in scholarships this year!!!!
Reno Elks Lodge Awards
2019 Scholarships to
14 Local Students
Do you know a high school senior looking for college scholarships? 2019 Most Valuable Student and Legacy Awards applications will be available soon! Also, the Reno Elks Lodge #597 and the Nevada State Elks Association offer these opportunities.
Elks National Foundation MVS Applications, available to all high school seniors who are U.S. Citizens, are due by November 5, 2019, to the Lodge nearest the applicants home. For more details and to download an application visit http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm to find out more!
Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards applications, available only online, are due by January 31, 2020, at 11:59 AM (noon) Central Time. If you are a child or grandchild of an active Elk member, visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy.cfm to find out more!
Nevada State Elks Association Vocational Grant. This grant is available to any prospective student (male or female) resident within the jurisdiction of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in the State of Nevada, who plans to pursue an eligible vocational/technical course, above and supplemental to high school or preparatory school level, may file an application. All applicants must be citizens of the United States of America on the date the application is filed. All applications must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2020, for consideration. Visit http://www.nsea-elks.org/Vocational%202017OnLineApp.pdf to find out more!
Nevada State Elks Association, Past Exalted Rulers Nursing Scholarship. This scholarship is to assist individuals attending a Nevada School of Nursing with a one-time award of $1,000 to be used toward tuition in a nursing field of study at a NEVADA Institution of Higher Education. For more information and the application, visit http://www.nsea-elks.org/Nursing_Scholarship_Form.pdf . All applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2020, to be considered.
Reno Elks Lodge Scholarships
The Reno Elks Lodge #597 awards three (3) $1,500 scholarships, along with awarding scholarships from the David J. Tacchino (DJT) fund. Please download the DJT application and deliver the completed application to the Reno Elks Lodge, 597 Kumle Lane, Reno, NV 89509, for the DJT and Reno Lodge Scholarships.
Application Due Date: No later than 5:00 pm on March 19, 2020.
The David J. Tacchino Scholarship and Education Grant
Contact Laura Novick at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
L to R: Loyal Knight Curtis Bickford, Rebekka Holmes, Breanna Roukey, Megan Pecson, Cashlyn English, Erin Schwalbe, Morgan Crofoot, Rey Keene-Gutierrez, Exalted Ruler Kirt Warren, Riette Heinze, America Rios Saldana, Taylor Crofoot, Michelle Cao, Melissa Kiley, Beau Oster, Lecturing Knight Laura Novick
On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Fourteen Local High School Students were awarded Elks Scholarships at a recognition dinner held at the Reno Elks Lodge. These scholarships were made possible through the contributions of the Elks National Foundation, Nevada State Elks Association, Reno Elks Lodge #597 and the David J. Tacchino Endowment. Scolarships totaling $22,000 were given out to the following students:
Rebekka Holmes - Edward C. Reed HS - $1,500
Breanna Roukey - Spanish Springs HS - $1,000
Megan Pecson - Wooster HS - $4,000 (ENF Scholarship)
Cashlyn English - Wooster HS - $1,500
Erin Schwalbe - Wooster HS - $1,500
Morgan Crofoot - Galena HS - $1,000
Rey Keene-Gutierrez - Galena HS - $1,500
Riette Heinze - Truckee Meadows CCHS - $1,500
America Rios Saldana - Hug HS - $1,500
Taylor Crofoot - Galena HS - $1,000
Michelle Cao - Robert McQueen HS - $1,500
Melissa Kiley - Galena HS - $1,500
Beau Oster - Reno HS - $1,500
Kai Pruyn - Wooster HS - $1,500 (not pictured)