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.

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Club Z! Annual Achievement Award
Sponsor: Club Z!
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 20, 2018
Description: Award is open to students in grades 5-12 who have overcome obstacles, shown leadership in the classroom or on the field, or who simply demonstrated improvement and a positive attitude this year.

Twiddy & Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Twiddy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s or master’s program in a hospitality-related discipline such as business, statistics, hospitality or spa management, and pursuing a hospitality management, leadership hospitality entrepreneurial-related career.

Paradigm Challenge
Sponsor: Project Paradigm
Amount: Up to $100,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Challenge is open to students aged 4 to 18 years of age (as of May 1, 2018) worldwide. Applicants may work in a team or alone to develop new ideas to improve personal health.

Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest
Sponsor: Sons of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in 1st grade through graduate school. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme of “Change.”

Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards
Sponsor: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
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.

Research & Education Division (RED) Video Contest
Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

Women Leaders Council (WLC) Video Contest
Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Applicant must submit a video promoting U.S. transportation design and construction industry and why young people should pursue a career in the transportation design and construction industry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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