Scholarships to Apply for NOW!

Elizabeth Hoyt

January 07, 2016

Scholarships to Apply for NOW!

Help ease the stresses of paying for school and apply for these college and graduate student eligible scholarships today!

Heading back to a new semester? While that means you’re going to encounter great new courses, classmates and experiences, you’re also going to start getting larger-than-life tuition bills.

It’s pretty difficult to handle those bills as a college or graduate student.

But, what if it were possible to alleviate the anxiety with a simple solution? Good news – there’s a simple and effective way.

Help ease the stresses of paying for school and apply for these scholarships today!

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship

Deadline: 2/26/16
Available to: High School Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

The Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest is open to currently enrolled high school and college students in the United States.

To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged.

Your photo, art, or graphics submitted must be your own original work and you must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship.

$5,000 Teens for Jeans Scholarship

Deadline: 2/29/16
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $5,000

Every year, over a million young people in the US experience homelessness. One item they request often? A pair of jeans.

DoSomething.org is launching the 9th annual Teens for Jeans campaign where participants help collect gently-used blue jeans in their schools and communities to be distributed to shelters throughout the country.

In addition to providing an important clothing item to others in need, participants also have the chance to win a $5,000 scholarship! Every two pairs of jeans count an entry. The more pairs you collect, the more chances you have at winning.

No essay or minimum GPA required. Get more information on the $5,000 Teens for Jeans Scholarship.

Lexington Law Scholarship

Deadline: 2/29/16
Available to: College Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 2 Awards of $10,000

The Lexington Law Scholarship Award is available to currently enrolled students. You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be eligible for this award.

To be considered, you must submit a minimum 800-word essay about how you repaired or established your good credit.

Get more information on the Lexington Law 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.

Need money to pay for college?

Every semester, Fastweb helps thousands of students pay for school by matching them to scholarships, grants and awards for which they actually qualify. Sign up today to get started. You'll find scholarships like the $2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship from Niche, a scholarship open to all U.S. students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months.


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