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.

Dear George Washington Contest
Sponsor: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: March 25, 2019
Description: Contest is open to U.S. students in grades 2-5. Student must write a letter (250 – 300 words) to President George Washington telling the President what to focus on during his first term.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Texas OR Great Britain who are enrolled in full-time education and are aged between 11 and 21 years of age. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in 1st grade through college. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme of “Happiness.”

Folds of Honor Scholarship
Sponsor: Folds of Honor
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to dependents of service members enrolled in grades Kindergarten – 12 and students enrolled in college. Funds may be used for approved/accredited private school tuition, IRS approved educational tutoring from an approved tutoring company, approved/accredited home school curriculum, required books, and required school uniforms.

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to poets of all ages and from all nations. Contestant must submit one English poem only with a maximum of 250 lines.

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