Scholarships Available

Our Absent Members Memorial Scholarship





The Brewster Elks will be awarding a $1,000 grant to a graduating high school student that is a child or grandchild (step-child or step-grandchild) of a Brewster Elks #2101 Elk member in good standing. To be eligible, following graduation, the applicant must be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education. This grant will be awarded to a student enrolled in Bachelor or Associates Degree program, technical, vocational, or other certification awarding curriculums. The Elks Scholarship Committee will consider the applicant's school and community involvement, employment, school attendance, essay, high school transcript, and possibly a personal interview. Grade point average will not be used in the review and award of this scholarship. The winner will be notified by phone, letter or email. He or she will be invited to attend our ceremony on Flag Day. 

2018 Application Closed

Students must complete and mail the application by April 15, 2019 to: 

Brewster Elks Lodge, P.O. Box 376, Brewster, NY 10509

For application information, email:

Legacy Awards


Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation awarded a total of 300 awards in the 2018 contest.

The deadline for applications for the 2018 contest has passed.  More information will be posted when the 2019 scholarships applications are open. 

Most Valuable Student Scholarship

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition. 


The 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. The 2018 MVS application deadline has passed.

The 20 top finalists will participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.