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Scholarship set for Elk City student; Essay, letters of reference required

The Elk City Veteran of Foreign Wars, Wilderness Post 8311, Auxiliary Annual Scholarship Application Packet is now available from the Counselors at the Grangeville or Clearwater Valley high schools or from the auxiliary representative.

To apply:

For information or questions, contact: Marlene George, chairman, 842-2804 or 827-0755, or e-mail

Qualification requirements include the following:

Be a high school graduate or have completed GED requirements and have proof of such; be a current or former Elk City student; attendance at Elk City Elementary School or home schooled as a resident of Elk City for a minimum of one year; be registered as a full time student for continuing education credits in a university or similar institution such as technical or trade school and provide proof of such; applicant must provide a minimum of two letters of reference from people other than family members; and submit a 1,000 word essay on the 2017 topic: “As a citizen, what is our responsibility to show honor to our country?”

The scholarship amount varies by the number of applicants and funds available but the minimum will never be lower than $1,000.


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