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Quick & Easy Scholarships

Quick & 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 31, 2015

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 the following spots that you can always find simple scholarship competitions to enter, which save time and effort, while still qualifying you to get plenty of money to help pay for school:

Featured Scholarships

Niche $2000 “No Essay” Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/15

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 $2000 “No Essay” Scholarship.


ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/15

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 September.

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.

Dr Pepper 2015 Tuition Giveaway

Deadline: 10/19/15

Available to: Ages 18-25

Award Amount: $100,000

Every student deserves a chance to realize their potential. That’s why Dr Pepper is awarding over $1,000,000 in tuition to help students across the country pursue their dreams.

The Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway has changed lives by awarding over $6 million dollars in tuition since 2008.

With the challenges of rising tuition costs and studying full-time, Dr Pepper takes pride in helping students achieve their goals.

If you’re a student between the ages of 18-24, you can tell your one of a kind goal to enter for the chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition.

You’ll be eligible to submit a video once you reach 50 votes. Dr Pepper will select finalists for a chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition at a college football championship game.

In addition, if you reach the top 5 of the $5,000 Leaderboard when voting ends, you could win $5,000 in tuition.

If you’re 25 and older, you won’t be eligible to compete to win $100,000 in tuition but you are eligible to compete for the leaderboard prize.

Collect as many votes as possible and if you’re in the top 5 of the Leaderboard when voting ends, you could win $5,000 in tuition.

If you know a student with a one of a kind story, you can nominate them by submitting a story on their behalf.

Get more information on the Dr Pepper 2015 Tuition Giveaway.

DeVry College Completer Scholarship

Deadline: 10/26/15

Available to: College Freshman through College Junior

Award Amount: $18,000

There are many reasons to complete your degree. Whatever your reason, DeVry University can help. We work with returning students and students transferring colleges every day, helping them finish their degrees quickly and affordably.

Whether you are currently enrolled in school or have been out for a while, DeVry will work with you to apply qualifying credits – up to 80 credit hours — toward your degree program. By maximizing these transfer credits, you can complete your degree sooner, saving you time and money.

DeVry also offers the College Completer Scholarship, a merit-based award designed specifically for those looking to finish a bachelor’s or associate degree. You could receive up to $18,000 to help you earn your bachelor’s or associate degree.

Whatever your reasons for completing your degree, DeVry University can help make it faster and more affordable. Learn more at devry.edu.

Get more information on the College Completer Scholarship.

$10,000 Solve the Mystery SMS Game Scholarship

Deadline: 11/07/15

Available to: Maximum Age 26 Years

Award Amount: $10,000

Solve a mystery on your phone by gathering clues with your friends!

Sign up at https://www.dosomething.org/campaigns/science-sleuth with your cell phone number and three of your friends’ cell phone numbers to play a SMS game about STEM.

By playing and sharing the game with 3 friends, you gain entry to win a $10,000 easy scholarship!

No essay or minimum GPA required.

Get more information on the $10,000 Solve the Mystery SMS Game Scholarship.

Sweepstakes & Promotions

The LifeLaunchr Summer No-Essay Sweepstakes

Deadline: 9/07/15

Available to: Ages 13-18

Award Amount: $1,000

Create a LifeLaunchr Account during July and August 2015, create a LifeLaunchr Storyboard, and post the Storyboard on the LifeLaunchr Storyboard Contest Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/llstoryboard/).

You will receive an entry for every “like” on your storyboard on the Facebook page, and one winner will be chosen at random from among all the entries after September 7th. Scholarship money may be used for any college-related costs incurred during 2015 (January 1 through December 31) including tutoring, test-preparation, application fees, tuition, or room & board.

LifeLaunchr may feature posted Storyboards on its website or blog or in communication with its users.

You must be in high school (or a graduating senior), be 13 and over, and a legal US resident to qualify.

Get more information on the The LifeLaunchr Summer No-Essay Sweepstakes.

VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/15

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.


Dell’s Back-to-School Free TV Deal

Deadline: 10/01/15

Available to: High School Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5

Free TV? Yes, please.

Now through October 1st, 2015, get a FREE LG TV with a PC purchase of $699.99 or more. Because who doesn’t love a free TV?

This is a limited time offer so act fast before this back-to-school deal expires.

Get more information on the Dell’s Back-to-School Free TV Deal.

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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