High school seniors who want to apply for the Elks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student" scholarships for the 2011-12 school year must submit their applications by 5 p.m. Dec. 2, according to Jack Holt, exalter ruler at the Hesperia Elks Lodge 2646.


Every student applying should pay attention to the deadline and check carefully the completeness of each application, Holt said.


The "Most Valuable Student Contest" is for students going on to college. Applications may be obtained online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars or from high school counselors.


Any student with questions may contact Scholarship Chairman


Bill Alves at (760) 244-0910 or the lodge at (760) 949-2646.