Florida State Elks Association

Van Duren Memorial Scholarships

Deadline: 1/15/21


Award: $5,000

Number of Awards: Varies

Renewable: Yes

Type: Merit-based

Minimum GPA: 3.0 / SAT 950, ACT 19

Scholarship Location: Local


This scholarship fund is a program of the Florida Elks Youth Camp and the Florida State Elks Association.
To be eligible you must have served as an employee of the Florida Elks Youth Camp Summer Camp program for at least one season prior to submitting an application. If awarded the scholarship, you will only receive that award the fall semester AFTER your second summer of work.


1. Be a student in the graduating class of a high school or its related equivalent, or a student currently enrolled in an accredited American college, university, or community college.
2. Be a resident of the state of Florida.
3. Have served as an employee of the Florida Elks Youth Camp summer camp program for one
season and been hired for a second season. These two seasons do not need to be consecutive, but applicant cannot apply unless they have been hired for a second season.
4. On a grading scale of 1.0 to 4.0, applicant must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better. If the applicant does not have a 3.0 GPA, but feels that they will have prior to the awarding of funds in February they should still apply in a timely fashion and include a written explanation as to how they plan on achieving the 3.0 GPA.