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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

June 30, 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 $2,000 No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/15
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.

Get more information on the Niche $2,000 No Essay Scholarship.

DeVry College Completer Scholarship

Deadline: 8/28/15
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 devry.edu.

Get more information on the College Completer Scholarship.

$10,000 Prevent Texting and Driving Scholarship

Deadline: 8/31/15
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $10,000

At least 59% of young people know texting and driving is dangerous (duh). But 46% drive distracted anyway. Who’s most likely to stop your friends from driving dangerously? Umm…YOU!

Wanna Do Something to remind your friends not to text and drive? Sign up at www.dosomething.org/campaigns/thumb-wars to receive two free pairs of thumb socks, one to keep for yourself and one to share with a friend.

When you receive the thumb socks: You’ll share a pair with your friend and discuss why texting and driving is dangerous and totally not cool.

Then, you’ll take a picture of you and your friend rocking the thumb socks and upload the picture to www.dosomething.org/campaigns/thumb-wars. Your photo constitutes as an entry to win $10,000 in scholarship money!

No essays or minimum GPA required for entry.

Get more information on the $10,000 Prevent Texting and Driving Scholarship.

Sweepstakes & Promotions

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/15
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 May. 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.

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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