In 2020, the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation is sponsoring a College Scholarship program for three juniors, three seniors and three graduate level students studying in the field of Special Education. Applications may be found online starting December 1, 2019 at

The Scholarships will be awarded at a $2500 level for juniors, $3,000 level for seniors and $3,000 level for graduate students. The graduate student program will be available only one time for each graduate recipient.

The basic qualifications are:

  • The student must be a resident of the State of Illinois and must be attending school in Illinois
  • The student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a B average and enrolled as a full time student
  • The student must have financial need

Any questions regarding this scholarship may be directed to 1-800-272-0074 or