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

August 01, 2016

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

$5,000 Course Hero Summer Scholarship

Deadline: 8/15/16
Available to: College 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 120 words to submit a response. Each month, Course Hero will select one winner with the best response from among all Contest entrants. Each month’s Contest winner will receive either a $3,000, $4,000, or $5,000 Scholarship, depending on such winner’s eligibility category.

Get more information on the $5,000 Course Hero Monthly Scholarship.

$1,000 Summer Scholarship

Deadline: 8/20/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Summer break is a great time to save money for college and apply for scholarships. To celebrate summer, we’re giving away a $1,000 scholarship to help kickstart the summer scholarship search.

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

You Deserve It Scholarship

Deadline: 8/29/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 12 Awards of $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 You Deserve It Scholarship.

DeVry University Scholarship & Grant for Bachelor’s Degrees

Deadline: 8/29/16
Available to: College Freshman through College Junior
Award Amount: $25,000

Earning a college degree takes a lot of determination and effort. At DeVry University, we’re committed to recognizing your achievements and rewarding your hard work – from day one to graduation day. Introducing the DeVry University Scholarship and Grant, created on the belief that every DeVry student deserves help getting started and motivation to keep going strong. With this tiered award program, as your DeVry GPA grows, so does your scholarship. All new degree-seeking undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.0 or above are eligible. The higher the cumulative grade point average (CGPA), the larger the award amount may be. Per semester, a student with full time enrollment could earn $1,000 with a 2.0 GPA and up to $2,500 with a 3.25 GPA or higher. Not every university does this, but we aren’t every university. Be recognized for your performance and rewarded for your persistence with the DeVry University Scholarship and Grant.

Get more information on the DeVry University Scholarship & Grant for Bachelor’s Degrees.

$5,000 Course Hero Monthly Scholarship

Deadline: 8/31/16
Available to: College 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 Course Hero Monthly Scholarship.

Niche $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

Deadline: 8/31/16

Available to: High School Freshman 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.


VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 8/31/16
Available to: High School Freshman 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.

Dog Days of Summer $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 8/31/16
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

It would be pretty cool to win this scholarship that commemorates the hot summer month of August. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Dog Days of Summer Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on August 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on September 1, 2016.

Get more information on the Dog Days of Summer $1,000 Scholarship.

Perfect Day $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 8/31/16
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

August is the month of an awesome day for hard-working college students who could use a day off: National Lazy Day. Celebrate this day of mandatory relaxation with this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Perfect Day Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on August 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on September 1, 2016.

Get more information on the Perfect Day $1,000 Scholarship.

UMassOnline Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 9/01/16
Available to: College Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

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 if 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: 9/15/16
Available to: College Freshman 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.

$5,000 Scholarship: Collect Sports Gear for Kids in Underserved Communities

Deadline: 9/30/16
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $5,000

You could win a $5,000 scholarship just by collecting and donating gently-used sports gear to kids in underserved communities. Donate what you collect to a local shelter (we’ll give you the address of the closest one!). That’ll help more kids have access to sports and automatically enter you to win a $5,000 scholarship. Win-win!

Get more information on the $5,000 Scholarship: Collect Sports Gear for Kids in Underserved Communities.

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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