Skilled Trade Scholarships from Elks

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Are your kids undecided about their future? Not planning to go to a four year college? Are they maybe interested in picking up a trade? How about becoming a chef. licensed practical nurse, mechanic, plumber, electrician, beautician or learning some other technical career? The Elks may be able to help fund his or her education. The Elks in Delaware, Maryland and Washington DC are funding $12,000 in scholarships for skilled trade training.

Applicants must be a high school graduates and have graduated between 2016 and 2020. They must be planning to earn a certificate, diploma, or associate degree for a technical or skill-based career, and be a US citizen.

Individuals that meet the criteria have the ability to be awarded one of the following scholarships. All scholarships are awarded for a total of two years.

One – $2,000 award for a male applicant
One – $2,000 award for a female applicant
Four – $1,000 awards for male applicants
Four – $1,000 awards for female applicants

Awards will be given directly to the school or program the applicant plans to attend and the monies can be used for tuition, books, fees, and room and board if planning to stay on campus.

Applications are available online at: www.mddedcelks.org/scholarship Scroll to the bottom of the page. Applications are due: April 15, 2020.

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