Quick and Easy Scholarships

There are certain spots on Fastweb where you can always find these simple scholarships; you just need to know where to look.

Elizabeth Hoyt

April 04, 2017

Quick and Easy Scholarships

Short on time? (Obviously, who isn’t?)

Or, perhaps, you just don’t want to fool around with long essays and scholarship applications. Who can blame you? After all, those can be extremely exhausting.

It’s an instant gratification culture, and you want to maximize your chances of winning scholarship money – and fast.

Moreover, you deserve it. You’re a hard-working student. You study and, as a result, get good grades for the most part.

You do apply for scholarships, but you need a break.

Take it. Take that break – while still qualifying to earn money to pay for school. How, you ask?

There are certain spots on Fastweb where you can always find these simple scholarships; you just need to know where to look. The sections are permanent, so be sure to check regularly for refreshed opportunities (usually monthly).

Check out where you can always find simple scholarship competitions to enter, which saves time and effort, while still qualifying you to get plenty of money to help pay for school:

Featured Scholarships

Trident Student Success Scholarship

Deadline: 4/10/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $750

Trident University is a WSCUC accredited 100% online university offering world-class bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in several growing fields. To recognize commitment to academic excellence, Trident is awarding qualified new students this $750 scholarship applied toward the fifth course taken in succession.

Get more information on the Trident Student Success Scholarship.

Spring Break Scholarship

Deadline: 4/15/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

Course Hero will post one question online each month and allow registered, eligible entrants up to 150 words to submit a response. Each month, Course Hero will select one winner with the best response from among all Contest entrants. This month’s Contest winner will receive a $5,000 Scholarship, depending on such winner’s eligibility category.

Get more information on the Spring Break Scholarship.

The Red Nose Challenge

Deadline: 4/17/17
Available to: Maximum Age 14 Years
Award Amount: 4 Awards from $2,500 – $5,000

Enter the Red Nose Challenge to help children living in poverty for a chance to win $5,000 to implement your plan and other exciting prizes. All you need to do (by yourself or with a team of up to 4 other students) is create a 1-2 minute video describing 1 fact about child poverty, why everyone should care and how you plan to make a difference. Prizes include: First Place: $5,000 to implement your plan of action, a video equipment package valued at $500 and a prize pack valued at $100 for each team member. 2nd Place: $2,500 to implement your plan of action and an ipad for the adult team leader. People’s Choice Award: $250 Excitations Gift Certificate for each team member and adult leader. Have an adult (parent, teacher, mentor, etc.) submit your video to https://www.rednosedayinschool.org/challenge by April 17, 2017.

Get more information on the The Red Nose Challenge.

$1,000 April Scholarship

Deadline: 4/20/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

Each new school year is an opportunity for a fresh start, so we’re giving away a $1,000 scholarship to help kickoff the new school year.

Get more information on the $1,000 April Scholarship.

$1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship

Deadline: 4/29/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The ‘You Deserve It!’ no-essay Scholarship from ScholarshipOwl awards $1,000 and takes only one minute to register. Without any further effort, you can apply to hundreds more scholarships automatically. Apply to scholarships without having to fill out repetitive application forms one application at a time. Why spend hours applying to one scholarship when you can apply to hundreds at the same time! On top of that, get automatically reapplied every time a scholarship renews. ScholarshipOwl is the only scholarship service helping you by automating the actual registration process for you. You can also get help from an account manager to help you with your applications, essays, and find more scholarships tailored for you. Don’t wait, sign up now and be part of the future of scholarship applications today!

Get more information on the $1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship .

April Scholarship

Deadline: 4/30/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

Get up to $5,000 in just 3-steps! Winners will be chosen based on a 150 word, short-answer response, so be creative!

Get more information on the April Scholarship.

VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 4/30/17
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

Think you can’t afford to pay for that college or university you’ve always wanted to go to? Let us help. Join VIP Voice today and enter for a chance to win our $5k Scholarship. You pick the school, we’ll help you pay. As the winner, you’ll be able to put this cash towards to the school of your choice. Enter your points today for a chance to win! Prize will be awarded in the form of a check.

Get more information on the VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship.

Niche $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

Deadline: 4/30/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,000

We know you are busy and we know that times are tough. That is why we decided to create the easiest possible scholarship to give something back to students. Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses. The scholarship is open to all high school and college students and those planning to enroll in the next 12 months.

Get more information on the Niche $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Create a Recycling Bin to Reduce Waste

Deadline: 4/30/17

Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years

Award Amount: $5,000

You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by creating a fun bathroom recycling bin that encourages people to recycle their empty beauty & personal care products! Use our tips to make an eye-catching bin and place it in a bathroom near you. That’ll significantly reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and automatically enter you to win a $5,000 scholarship. Win-win! No minimum GPA or essay required. No minimum GPA or essay required. This $5,000 easy scholarship is open to people ages 13 to 25. You must also live in the U.S. or have U.S citizenship.

Get more information on the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Create a Recycling Bin to Reduce Waste.

UMassOnline Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 5/01/17
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

The University of Massachusetts’ mission is to provide a high quality education that is affordable and accessible. With over 800M in financial aid available, the University is committed to its mission and keeping student debt manageable. Academic merit-based/other criteria & restrictions apply.

Get more information on the UMassOnline Scholarship Fund.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 6/15/17
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one lucky member during October.

All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It’s simple, fun, and completely free!

All you have to do to qualify is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in.

Get more information on the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Ages 15+
Award Amount: $10,000

Opinion Outpost has a $40,000 year-long cash give away! Every quarter a winner will receive $10,000! Each time you take a survey you receive an entry into that quarterly prize draw. The more you participate, the more likely you are to win! In addition to the quarterly prize draw, earning cash and rewards for taking surveys is one of the biggest perks of joining Opinion Outpost. You can redeem your points for Amazon.com Gift Card* Claim Codes, iTunes* Gift Cards, or if you believe cash is king, for money using our PayPal redemption method. It’s safe, secure, and a popular option for many Opinion Outpost members!

Get more information on the Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing.

$1,000 Current Events No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000

The Bill of Rights Institute will be awarding one $1,000 cash scholarship to a high school student who provides the best Constitutional defense to our debate topics on our website. Every two weeks we provide a new current event topic for students to comment on. The best defense on both sides of each argument will be awarded a $25 Amazon gift card, as well as considered for the overall grand prize of $1,000. On June 7th, 2017 the Bill of Rights Institute will award a grand prize to the the student who has provided the strongest constitutional defense of the year to one of our topics that was released. To become eligible, visit our Constitution Connection website, vote and provide your Constitutional defense as a comment on the current debate. It’s simple, fun, completely free, and doesn’t require an essay!

Get more information on the $1,000 Current Events No Essay Scholarship .

Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

Deadline: Last day of every month; refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb members (minimum age 13 years)
Award Amount: $500

The Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes is open to registered Fastweb members who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and who are at least thirteen (13) years of age.

You must log into your Fastweb account to obtain your personal referral link.

For each person who registers for Fastweb via your personal referral link during the Promotion Period, you and your referral will entered as a pair into the monthly drawing.

Get more information on the Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes.

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