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.

Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The World Dances
Amount: $250
Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Description: Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada. There is no restriction to enter the contest. Applicant must submit a dance video.

Make Your Mark Contest
Sponsor: Utah Educational Savings Plan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Description: Contest is open to Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Contestant must submit a bookmark design.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to all enrolled students from first grade to college. Applicant must write an essay on what nature’s role is in their life.

Save the Frogs! Art Contest
Sponsor: Save the Frogs!
Amount: $100
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Contest is open to anyone, regardless of age, with a talent for art. Applicant must submit a cool frog piece of art.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 2, 2017extended to October 16, 2017
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2017-2018 academic year. This is the first deadline. Deadline II is January 8, 2018, and Deadline III is March 5, 2018.

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 1-12, including home-schooled students. Student must submit a piece of art on a given topic related to North American game birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.

Congressional App Challenge
Sponsor: Internet Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Challenge is open to U.S. students in elementary school, middle school, or high school who live in a Congressional district that is participating (check website for details). Applicant must create any type of app they like on any platform they like.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Sponsor: Prudential Financial, Inc.
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: November 7, 2017
Description: Award is open to all young people in grades 5-12 who live in the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., and have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year.

Design Scholarship
Sponsor: BestReview
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying at or can show proof they are enrolled with an accredited school program who are between the ages of 5 and 100 years of age. International students are welcome to apply. Applicant must submit an essay on how product design impacts the world in a positive way.

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