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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

February 18, 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

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: February 26, 2015
Available to: High School Senior through College Junior
Award Amount: $5,000

In honor of Black History Month, Regions presents the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest. The essay contest is open to high school seniors and college freshman, sophomores and juniors in states with Regions branches.

You must submit an essay of no more than 500 words about how an African-American has inspired or motivated you, be at least 16 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in order to qualify for this award.

No purchase or banking relationship required.

Learn more about the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest.

DeVry University College Completer Scholarship

Deadline: February 27, 2015
Available to: College Freshman through College Junior
Award Amount: Up to $18,000

ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one lucky member. All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It’s simple, fun, and completely free!

Learn more about the DeVry University College Completer Scholarship.

$1,000 CollegeWeekLive Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2015
Available to: High School Freshman through College Freshman
Award Amount: $1,000

CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online college fair events happening nearly every day.

Simply create a free account, login to CollegeWeekLive and visit three college pages of your choice on any day this month and you’re entered to win!

Learn more about the $1,000 CollegeWeekLive Scholarship.

CaptainU $2,000 Student-Athlete Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2015
Available to: High School Students
Award Amount: $2,000

CaptainU, the leading college sports recruiting platform, is awarding a $2,000 scholarship every quarter to a top student-athlete looking to play at the next level. This opportunity is offered to current high school athletes – graduate classes 2015-2018. Only athletes that want to play in college should apply!

Learn more about the CaptainU $2,000 Student-Athlete Scholarship.

$10,000 Old Impact Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2015
Available to: Maximum Age 26 Years
Award Amount: $10,000

Did you know? Health concerns, economic changes, and the rapidly changing world of technology are leaving some older adults disconnected.

DoSomething.org has 10 different ways you can use your skills to improve the lives of older adults. Rock each one to make the world suck less.

Submit a photo completing a campaign and you’ll be entered to win a $10,000 scholarship. And, every campaign you complete earns you another chance to win. Go to www.dosomething.org/volunteer/old-school-impact get started.

No essay or minimum GPA required.

Learn more about the $10,000 Old Impact Scholarship.

Jain Foundation Merit-Based Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2015
Available to: Ages 17-30
Award Amount: $1,000

The Jain Foundation Merit-Based Scholarship is available to students between the ages of 17 and 30. To be considered, you must teach ten to fifty people (friends and family 15 years of age or older) about dysferlinopathy using the provided LGMD2B / Miyoshi myopathy learning materials.

Two short essays about your experience are required.

Learn more about the Jain Foundation Merit-Based Scholarship.

Sweepstakes & Promotions

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2015
Available to: Minimum Age 18
Award Amount: $10,000

ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one lucky member. All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It’s simple, fun, and completely free!

Learn more about the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

Cappex $1,000 Easy College Money

Deadline: February 28, 2015
Available to: High School Freshman through College Senior
Award Amount: $1,000

The $1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write!

All you have to do is create a Cappex profile and tell us what you do in your free time.

Click apply and you may have just made $1000!

Learn more about the Cappex $1,000 Easy College Money.

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 quality you and a friend for $500.

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