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: November 30, 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.

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.

Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
Sponsor: ASCAP
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Award is open to young composers who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or enrolled students with valid student visas who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 31, 2017.

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Sponsor: Sodexo Stop Hunder Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students in kindergarten through graduate school (ages 5-25) who have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.

Letters About Literature Competition
Sponsor: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 9, 2017
Description: Competition is open to students in grades four through 12. Applicant must select a fiction or nonfiction book, poem or play and write a personal letter to the author on how the author’s work changed the applicant or their view of the world.

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