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Fall Scholarships





Up to $4,000 in cash prizes

Scholastic Publishing Student Poetry Contest

Each student may submit only one original poem on any subject, of no less than 2 lines and no more than 20 lines, Offensively graphic poems or those containing profanity will not be accepted.  Complete rules and restrictions are posted online at 


Up to $30,000 in tuition and mandatory fees

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Open to high school seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.  Must be a U.S. citizen, eligible to be granted security clearance, 3.0 gpa.

Apply online at and indicate “Direct Mail” as the Referral Source when applying online.



Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship (MVSS) award. The deadline is November 15

All students must apply online and through our organization. On top of these nationally awards, we, as the local organization (Garden Grove Elks Lodge) give away cash scholarships in the amounts of 2 - $1,000; 2 - $500; and 2 - $250 in one time monies as we have done for years.



Edison Scholars Program

  • Must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university and show financial need.
  • Eligible STEM majors include computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation and physical sciences.


Up to $15,000

Discovery Education's Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

Create a 60-90 second original video either by yourself or up to three friends.  For more detailed information and registration please go to