Scholarships for Elementary School Students

Elementary school children may not know where they want to go to college or what they want to study, but thinking about paying for college can be intimidating for their parents. Below are scholarships and contests for students in elementary school.

Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest
Sponsor: Sons of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 3-5. Contestant must create a poster on a given topic related to the Revolutionary War. Student must submit entry to local chapter.

Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to young people through grade 12 in the United States and Canada, to CEGEP in Quebec and grade 13 in the Caribbean, who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. Applicant must be deaf or hard of hearing. Closing date is the national closing date. Applicant should contact local Optimist Club for specific date.

Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $350
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards
Sponsor: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to people of all ages. Contestants must submit a poem or poems that explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. There is no entry fee for youth 12 years of age or under.

George Watt Prize
Sponsor: Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Contestant must submit a written piece of work about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in the 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the Americans who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 and 1938. See website for specific requirements for age level.

Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest
Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: July 20, 2019
Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo on the subjects of fruit, flowers, roots or any vegetative plant parts.

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