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

February 08, 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

http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/quick-and-easy-scholarships

Course Hero Back to School 2017 Scholarship

Deadline: 2/15/17
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 Course Hero Back to School 2017 Scholarship.

$1,000 February Scholarship

Deadline: 2/20/17
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 February Scholarship.

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Deadline: 2/23/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 15 awards of $15,000

Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win $15,000, or one of 14 other prizes!

Get more information on the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge.

$1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship

Deadline: 2/28/17
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

$1,000 Cupid’s Arrow Scholarship

Deadline: 2/28/17
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Kiss your tuition bill woes goodbye with this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Cupid’s Arrow Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on February 28, 2017. The more points you spend on this drawing, the more chances you will have to win this $1,000 scholarship thanks to your membership in the ScholarshipPoints program. The winner of this scholarship will be announced on March 1, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Cupid’s Arrow Scholarship.

$5,000 Welcome to 2017 Scholarship

Deadline: 2/28/17
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 200 word, short-answer response, so be creative! Get more information on the $5,000 Welcome to 2017 Scholarship.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: 2/28/17

Available to: High School Seniors through College Juniors

Award Amount: 30 Awards of $5,000

Regions is proud to recognize and celebrate Black History Month and the contributions of African-Americans. Tell us about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you, and have the chance to secure a $3,500 or $5,000 scholarship. Your essay should, in 500 words or less: (a) address how an African-American individual has been an inspiration in your life, and (b) discuss the contributions of the African-American individual who has served to inspire and motivate you.

Get more information on the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest.

$3,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a Historical Bookmark for Black History Month!

Deadline: 2/28/17

Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years

Award Amount: $3,000

In 2015, a leading publisher’s geography textbook described slavery as African workers immigrating to the US “to work on agricultural plantations.” These kinds of errors (known as “erasure”) fuel distorted views, making it hard to understand systemic issues in the US. During Black History Month, make a bookmark telling the story of an often-forgotten figure or event. Simply make 1 bookmark, place in your textbook, and upload a pic of it. You’ll automatically enter to win $3,000. Yep, that easy.

Get more information on the $3,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a Historical Bookmark for Black History Month!.

VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 2/28/17
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: 2/28/16
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.

Hook Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship

Deadline: 3/06/17
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshman
Award Amount: 18 awards of $5,000

The Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship program rewards 18 deserving high school student athletes across New England with $5,000 toward furthering their education at a 2- or 4-year accredited college or university. To be eligible, high school seniors must have proven their ability to put the spirit of competition above winning while participating in a varsity sport. These students must have also earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher and performed volunteer work in the community. Applicants are asked to write a short essay explaining how they display sportsmanship and integrity on and off the field. Each student who meets these standards and completes the essay will then participate in an online voting competition.

The 10 applicants, from each New England state, who have received the most votes will be interviewed by a select panel of judges. The panel of judges will then select three students from each of the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) for a total of 18 scholarships. Winners will be honored at an awards ceremony and inducted into the Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship Hall of Fame at the TD Garden in Boston. Applicants must enter by 3 p.m. EST on March 6, 2017. Voting begins at 9 a.m. EDT on March 27, 2017, and ends at 3 p.m. EDT on April 10, 2017. Good luck!

Get more information on the Hook Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 3/15/17
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.

$2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing

Deadline: 3/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Juniors
Award Amount: $2,500

Request Christian college information and enter our $2,500 annual Christian college scholarship drawing. The winner may use the scholarship to attend any Christian college in the U.S. or Canada.

Get more information on the $2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Deadline: 4/28/17
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $20,000

The Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students. You must submit an essay of between 800 and 1600 words on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. The three topic choices are listed on the sponsor’s website and essays will be judged on style and content.

Get more information on the Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest.

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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