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Elks lodges throughout the country will award over 3.75 Million dollars in scholarships this year!!!!

Scholarship Information

Do you know a high school senior looking for college scholarships? 2022 Most Valuable Student and Legacy Awards applications are available now!  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. Applications are due by November 15, 2021, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. For more details and to download an application visit to find out more!

Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards applications, available only online, are
due by February 7, 2022. If you are a child or grandchild of an active Elk member, visit 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, 2022, for consideration.  Online Applications coming soon!

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, Online Application coming soon.
All applications must be postmarked by Februyary 15, 2022, 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. Also available from the Reno Lodge are Vocational Grants. Please download the DJT application and/or the Vocational Grant Application below and deliver the completed application to the Reno Elks Lodge, 597 Kumle Lane, Reno, NV 89509.

Application Due Date: No later than 5:00pm on March 18, 2022.


Click below for a printable application:
Vocational Grant Program

The David J. Tacchino Scholarship and Education Grant

Contact Frank Picone at for information.