Best Scholarships for Middle School Students

You don’t have to wait to start applying for a scholarship to finance your education as middle school students. There are a number of opportunities available to help you. Here we have compiled a list of the ‘Best Scholarships for Middle School Students’ so that you can check opportunities right now.

These scholarships offer younger students the chance to start building their education fund well before they leave home for college. Below, we have put together a list of unique scholarships that are not only helpful for paying tuition – they are actually fun to do!

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21. To eligible, the applicants must be pursuing a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or an accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2018.

Provided By: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Award: 
$1,750
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
31 December
Apply Now: 
http://www.wildernessproject.org/volunteer_apprentice_ecologist.php

KSCPP’s 12th National Essay Contest

Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP) is pleased to offer the KSCPP 12th National Essay Contest. The contest is open to students who are enrolled in home school or a public/private middle school within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to King Sejong.

Provided By: Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project
Award: 
Varies
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
March 3, 2019
Apply Now: 
http://kscpp.net/default/02/02.php?top=2&sub=1

Best Scholarships for Middle School Students

Rubincam Youth Award

National Genealogical Society is pleased to announce the Rubincam Youth Award. It is open for Middle school students who are in grades 7–9 or between the ages of 13–15 years. The award winner receives a $250 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print).

Provided By: National Genealogical Society
Award: 
$250 cash prize
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
15 December, annually
Apply Now: 
https://www.ngsgenealogy.org/competitions/rubincam-youth-award/

Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award

NSTA National Conference on Science Education and committees are glad to offer the Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award. Classroom science teachers at the elementary, middle or high school level who are part of underrepresented ethnic groups are eligible. The award consists of $1800 to be used to attend the annual NSTA National Conference on Science Education.

Provided By: NSTA National Conference on Science Education and committees
Award: 
$1800
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
December 17, 2018
Apply Now: 
http://static.nsta.org/pdfs/awards/ShellUrban.pdf

Best Scholarships for Middle School Students

G2 Overachievers Student Grant

Pilot Pen is now offering the G2 Overachievers Student Grant. This 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. One student grant winner will earn $12,500 to further their education and/or continue their good works. The winner’s school will also be awarded $2,500 to help enhance their efforts to foster student overachievement.

Provided By: Pilot Pen
Award: 
$2,500
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
December 31st, 2018
Apply Now:
https://g2overachievers.com/enter/

Vernier Technology Awards

The NSTA National Conference on Science Education is proud to offer the Vernier Technology Awards. Seven awards will be presented in the following categories: one elementary (grades K–5) award, two middle level (grades 6–8) awards, three high schools (grades 9–12) awards, and one college award. The award consists of a $1,000 cash prize, $3,000 in Vernier products, and up to $1,500 towards expenses to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education.

Provided By: NSTA National Conference on Science Education and committees
Award: 
Varies
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
December 17, 2018
Apply Now: 
http://static.nsta.org/pdfs/awards/Vernier.pdf

Best Scholarships for Middle School Students

2018 Middle School Student Essay Contest

The NSTA National Conference on Science Education is glad to announce the 2018 Middle School Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all middle school students (grades 5-8) in the United States, Unites States Territories, and U.S. military bases. Winners will receive a $250 prize. Winning essays will be posted on The National WWII Museum website, along with honorable mentions.

Provided By: The NSTA National Conference on Science Education
Award: 
$250 prize
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
December 28, 2018
Apply Now: 
https://www.nationalww2museum.org/students-teachers/school-programs/essay-contest/middle-school

MATHCOUNTS National Math Competition

The MATHCOUNTS Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization offering the MATHCOUNTS Competition. MATHCOUNTS is a national math competition for middle school students (grades 6-8). Award amount of this competition varies.

Provided By: The MATHCOUNTS Foundation
Award: 
Varies
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
Early December
Apply Now:
https://www.mathcounts.org/our-story

Best Scholarships for Middle School Students

Ocean Awareness Student Contest

The Fromthebowseat Organization invites middle and high school students from around the world to participate in the 2017 Ocean Awareness Student Contest. The contest is offering a chance to earn awards up to $1,500 in each of the four competition categories at both middle school and high school levels.

Provided by: The Fromthebowseat Organization
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Middle and high school students
Deadline: Varies
Apply Now: https://bowseat.org/programs/ocean-awareness-contest/overview/

Middle School Science and Technology Scholarship

The College of Human Sciences offers two (2) $2500 Expanding Human Potential Scholarships. The program is open to middle school students whose exhibits at the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa are judged as demonstrating the best applications of Human Sciences related content.

Provided By: The College of Human Sciences
Award: 
$2500
Eligibility: 
Middle school students
Deadline: 
Varies
Apply Now: 
https://www.hs.iastate.edu/scholarships-and-financial-aid/middle-school-science-and-technology-scholarship/