Multimedia Entry Scholarships

You won’t find any essay limitations on this list of scholarships!

Elizabeth Hoyt

October 17, 2016

Multimedia Entry Scholarships

So essays aren’t your thing. Believe it or not, that’s okay in the scholarship world. There are still amazing scholarships out there that allow entries of all kinds – like videos, artwork, photography and more.

To help better organize your scholarship and internship search, please note that the following scholarships for writers are listed according to deadline, with the earliest deadline appearing at the top of the page. Deadlines that vary will appear at the bottom of each list.

You won’t find any essay limitations here! Check out this list of scholarships with all different types of entry methods, from videos and photographs to trivia and games.

$3,000 Easy Scholarship: Demand More Non-“Sexy” Costumes for the Women’s Section

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $3,000

You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship by demanding that retailers provide more Halloween costumes in the women’s section that aren’t provocative or “sexy”. (We’ll provide sample photos and captions to post on social media!) This will ensure that there are more inclusive (and less sexist) Halloween costumes for everyone. Plus, you’ll enter to win a $3,000 scholarship!

Learn more about the $3,000 Easy Scholarship: Demand More Non-“Sexy” Costumes for the Women’s Section.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a Vision Board to Inspire Young Students

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by making a vision board to inspire female and minority students to pursue science and math! Just make a poster featuring diverse role models (we’ll provide all the info!) and hang it where students will see. That’ll send a positive message to kids and automatically enter you to win a $5,000 scholarship. Win-win!

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a Vision Board to Inspire Young Students .

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Help One Friend Register to Vote!

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

Each time you share a unique registration link, you will receive one scholarship entry. Unlimited entries. No minimum GPA or essays required. Must be 13 to 25 years old to apply. This scholarship is only open to those residing in the U.S. and Canada or those who hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada.

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Help One Friend Register to Vote!

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Deadline: 11/01/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $30,000

The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is open to high school students. To enter, you must write and record a three- to five-minute broadcast script on the following theme: “My Responsibility to America.”

Learn more about the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition.

$1,000 Market Research Scholarship Drawing

Deadline: 12/31/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Massfinity will award $1,000 to one lucky user who joins our partner site, Harris Poll Online. By completing the one-page sign up form (basic information and it’s free!), you’ll enter in for a chance to win the $1,000 Market Research Scholarship automatically. It’s the easiest scholarship application you’ll ever fill out. AND we only use your information to email you unique survey opportunities, like what you think about student loans, or where you want to work after school ends. We need student opinions on world issues, and we’re looking for more students to join our site. Join Harris Poll Online today for free to enter in for a chance to win a $1,000 check, and start receiving awesome online surveys today.

Get more information on the $1,000 Market Research Scholarship Drawing.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Play a Game of “Would You Rather” On Your Phone

Deadline: 12/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

Teach your friends how to handle their money better by playing and sharing a fun, interactive game of “Would You Rather” on your phone! Sign up to play this text-message game and you’ll enter to win a $5,000 scholarship. It’s that easy!

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Play a Game of “Would You Rather” On Your Phone.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Ways to Keep Friends Safe

Deadline: 12/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

44% of people know someone who has been addicted to prescription pain medicine, but lots of times, people aren’t sure how to help. Good news is, we’ve created a text-message guide with easy ways to support friends who might be abusing or misusing pain meds. Share the guide, and you enter to win a $5,000 scholarship.

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Ways to Keep Friends Safe.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: 1/30/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a short message about technology addiction to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship.

CKSF Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,500

The CKSF Scholarships are available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S.

You must register to participate in scholarship quizzes that test your knowledge of topics ranging from general “common knowledge” to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies.

You will be scored based on a combination of time and accuracy.

Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win.

Learn more information about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available To: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: $2,500

The Optimist International Oratorical Contest is open to students under the age of 19.

To be considered for this award, you must prepare a 4 to 5 minute speech on the topic, “How My Passions Impact the World” to be presented at your local Optimist Club’s contest.

Get more information on the Optimist International Oratorical Contest.

FIDM National Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Scholarship Competition is open to all U.S high school seniors and graduates who would like to attend FIDM.

To be considered, you must submit a project in one of the following categories: Fashion Executive of Tomorrow, Interior, Designer of Tomorrow, Graphic Designer of Tomorrow, Fashion Designer of Tomorrow, Visual Designer of Tomorrow, and Digital Media Artist of Tomorrow.

Projects are judged on creativity, thoughtfulness and promise.

Get more information on the FIDM National Scholarship Competition.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest


Deadline: Varies
Amount: $18,000
Ages: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States.

You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government.

A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

Get more information on the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

Invite a Friend to Fastweb

Award: $500
Deadline: Last day of each month; Refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb Members

You and a friend could win $500! Simply invite a friend to join Fastweb. Once your friend completes the registration, you’re both entered to win $500.

Learn how you can Invite a Friend to Fastweb and qualify you and a friend for $500.

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