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: April 28, 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.

Paradigm Challenge
Sponsor: Project Paradigm
Amount: Up to $100,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Challenge is open to students aged 4 to 18 years of age (as of May 1, 2017). Applicants may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to generate new ideas to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and around the world.

Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest
Sponsor: Sons of the American Revolution
Amount: UP to $150
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 3-5. Contestant must create a poster on a given topic related to the Revolutionary War.

Design Scholarship
Sponsor: BestReviews
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 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.

Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2017
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 $300
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in 1st grade through graduate school. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme of “Technology.”

Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards
Sponsor: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
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.

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