There are two scholarships that are still available for New Jersey Elks. The first is the New Jersey Elks Family Scholarship; this is a one-year, $750 scholarship that is available to children, step-children, grandchildren, great-grand children of New Jersey Elks. Applicants can be graduating high school or are in their first three years of college. Applications are due June 30.
The next scholarship is the New Jersey Elks Vocational Scholarship which is a one-time award of $1,000. This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a certificate or credential in a vocational or technical program. Applicants must be United States citizens and New Jersey residents who have earned a high school diploma or GED within the last year. Applications are due on June 15.
Additional information and applications can be found on the lodge website at http://www.jamesburgelks2180.org/scholarship. Questions should be directed to Scholarship committee chairperson Joe DeBonis.