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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

March 03, 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

DeVry University College Completer Scholarship

Deadline: 5/01/15
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.

A degree from DeVry University can prepare you for a lifetime of career success. In fact, in 2013, 90% of DeVry University grads actively seeking employment had careers in their field within 6 months of graduation or were already employed when they graduated.

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

Get more information on the College Completer Scholarship.

CaptainU $2,000 Student-Athlete Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/15
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 Comeback Clothes Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/15
Available to: Maximum Age 26 Years
Award Amount: $10,000

The vast majority of fabric can be recycled, yet 85% of textiles made each year ends up in landfills. That’s 11.1 million tons, or the equivalent of over 70 Billion t-shirts.

Sign up for Comeback Clothes to collect old and worn-out clothes in your school and communities and recycle them at your local H&M store to help save precious resources.

Not only will you be making the world suck less, participants can earn a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship for school for every 50 pieces collected.

Submit a photo of the clothes you collected to be entered to win a $10,000 Scholarship. Start here:

The more clothes you collect, the more entries you can earn. No essay or minimum GPA required.

Learn more about the $10,000 Comeback Clothes Scholarship.

Sweepstakes & Promotions

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/15
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.

Niche $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/15
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. Learn more about the Niche $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship.

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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