Scholarships offered by the Washington State Elks Association to members of our community and high school seniors who demonstrate scholarship, leadership and financial need.
WSEA Vocational Grant
The Washington State Elks Association Vocational Grant is designed to help graduating high school seniors pursue their vocational education. This grant may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies at a Community College or Technical School. It may be used only for usual and required costs of applicant’s planned course of study and must be paid directly to the school they will be attending.
Who May Apply: Any graduating Senior High School student and/or General Education student, who is a U.S. Citizen is eligible, receiving a diploma or certificate during the current program year and planning to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical Course, above and supplemental to High School or Preparatory School, may apply.
Joseph Darimont Vocational Award
This $1,000.00 scholarship is designed to help any individual 18 yrs–50 years of age at the time of the application, who is a U.S. Citizen and is preparing to enter or return to the workforce. High School Seniors (and others currently in High School) do not qualify for this scholarship. Please see our general Vocational Scholarship for High School age applicants.
The Joseph Darimont Vocational Award may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. It may be used only for usual and required costs of applicant’s planned course of study and must be paid directly to the school they will be attending by the Washington State Elks Association.
Second Chances Scholarship, in memory of Dorothy M. Yothers
This scholarship is designed to help deserving mature women offset some of the costs of achieving their financial goals. Recipients can receive up to $1,000 per quarter based on their specific financial need. This scholarship is renewable up to completion of the course based on a GPA of 3.O.
Although Dorothy, the wife of Bob Yothers, Past Grand Exalted Ruler of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, has flown off to a brighter dawn, her legacy lives on today
To be eligible for the Dorothy M. Yothers Second Chances Scholarship you must be a woman over 25 years of age, who is a U.S. Citizen, who plans to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical course in the state of Washington, above and supplemental to high school or preparatory school level.
Most Valuable Student Program
If you are looking for the Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student (MVS) scholarship program, please follow this link for their website and full scholarship information.