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.

Angela Award
Sponsor: National Science Teachers Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2018
Description: Award is open to female students in grades 5-8 who are residents of the United States, US Territories, or Canada. Applicant must have a strong passion for STEM.

National WWII Museum Essay Contest
Sponsor: The National World War II Museum
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 28, 2018
Description: Contest is open to middle school and high school students in the United States, U.S. territories, and military bases. Student must submit an essay sharing their thoughts on the duty of art and the artists should be during times of war and conflict. Only the first 500 essays will be considered.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
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 2018.

G2 Overachievers Student Grant
Sponsor: Pilot Pen
Amount: $12,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Grant is designed to reward and celebrate one exceptional young scholar (aged 13 to 19, in middle school or high school) who is making a difference in others’ lives outside of the classroom.

Grab the Mic: Anonymously Share Your Thoughts on Politics!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: In November, young people voted at historic rates. In fact, there was a 47% increase in youth voter turnout from the last midterm election. You can win the easy scholarship just by anonymously answering one opinion question about politics. Every response counts as an entry. One entry per person.

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest
Sponsor: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high or high school during the 2018-2019 academic year, including homeschooled students in an equivalent grade level. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Does the Second Amendment Mean to You?”

Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $350
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

Top Ten List Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
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 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Your Gift to the World Scholarship
Sponsor: Cirkled In
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must create a free Circkled in account and submit an essay on what one gift they would give to the rest of the world.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
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 2018-2019 academic year. This is the second deadline. Deadline III is March 4, 2019.

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