Scholarships for Middle School Students

Middle School students 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 middle school.

Fifth Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must “write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important.”

NOPE Life Choices Award and Scholarship
Sponsor: Narcotics Overdose Prevention & Education (NOPE) Task Force
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to middle school and high school students who have seen a NOPE assembly. Applicant must do a creative project on the value of maintaining a drug free life.

Think the Vote Current Events Debate Scholarship
Sponsor: Bill of Rights Institute
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are in school and are 18 years of age or older or are 13 years or older and have received permission in writing from their parent/guardian to participate. Between August 27, 2018 and June 6, 2019 participate in the current debate (yes or no and why – new debate every two weeks). Every two weeks two $25 Amazon gift cards will be awarded (one to the person providing the best defense on each side of the debate). Each bi-weekly winner will be entered for a chance to win the scholarship.

Breakthrough Junior Challenge
Sponsor: Breakthrough Prize Foundation
Amount: Up to $250,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
Description: Competition is open to students between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age. Applicant must explain a big scientific idea in fundamental physics, life sciences or mathematics with a short video (three minutes maximum).

Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
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.

Ocean Awareness Student Contest
Sponsor: From the Bow Seat
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: June 17, 2019
Description: Contest is open to middle and high school students from around the world between the ages of 11 and 18 years of age. Applicant must focus on this year theme of “Presence of Future” and submit a piece of art, poetry, prose, film or music on this year’s theme. In addition to the general contest, there is a hometown award open to students from Boston, Massachusetts.

Do-Over Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must share what they would do “if they could turn back time.”

Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $350
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

George Watt Prize
Sponsor: Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Contestant must submit a written piece of work about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in the 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the Americans who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 and 1938. See website for specific requirements for age level.

Teen Travel Writing Scholarship
Sponsor: Family Travel Forum
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: July 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12 in the United States or Canada, or an American international school abroad, or be enrolled in a U.S. homeschool program. Applicant must share a travel story.

Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest
Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: July 20, 2019
Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo on the subjects of fruit, flowers, roots or any vegetative plant parts.

Express to De-Stress Video Contest
Sponsor: SouthPost Youth Foundation
Amount: Up to $300
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Program is open to teens (12-18) who live in the California Bay Area and are in 7th-12th grades. Applicant must submit a video expressing their ways to de-stress or an inspiring story.

Flavor of the Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Make Me Laugh Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must share an incident in their life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction) that will make us laugh.

Shout It Out Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Education Matters Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2019.

Top Ten List Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Unigo $10K Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Applicant must be at least 13 years of age, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

Superpower Scholarships
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. In a short written response, student must explain which superhero or villain they would want to changes places with for a day and why.

All About Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Shop Back to School on Zazzle

Advertisements

One Comment on “Scholarships for Middle School Students

  1. Pingback: Scholarships for Middle School Students

%d bloggers like this: