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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

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

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

Get more information on the College Completer 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 (

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.

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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