Social Media-Related Scholarships

The cool thing about these awards is that entries can vary from tweets and short-essays to creating and sharing videos and photos on your social media accounts.

Elizabeth Hoyt

April 04, 2017

Social Media-Related Scholarships

If you’re a social media savvy student, there are plenty of scholarships you can easily apply for!

Scholarship providers often add social media components to scholarships, which is right up your alley.

The cool thing about these awards is that entries can vary from tweets and short-essays to creating and sharing videos and photos on your social media accounts.

Whatever your preference, there’s probably a scholarship to suit your social media skills!

Check out the following scholarships, which all have social media-related components:

$3,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Stories to Increase Fairness in School

Deadline: 4/30/17
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $3,000

A 12-year-old girl was handcuffed and arrested for doodling on her desk. Arrested. For DOODLING ON HER DESK. This kind of unfair, harsh discipline happens in schools all over the country. You can do something about it by sharing these stories on social media. You’ll encourage schools to adopt fairer policies, and you’ll enter to win a $3,000 scholarship. No minimum GPA or essay required. This $3,000 easy scholarship is open to people ages 13 to 25. You must also live in the U.S. or have U.S citizenship.

Learn more about the $3,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Stories to Increase Fairness in School.

$2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing

Deadline: 5/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Juniors
Award Amount: $2,500

Request Christian college information and enter our $2,500 annual Christian college scholarship drawing. The winner may use the scholarship to attend any Christian college in the U.S. or Canada.

Get more information on the $2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing.

GLSEN Student Ambassador

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Students, Grades 8-12
Award Amount: Varies

Provided by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, the GLSEN Student Ambassador program is open to students in grades eight through 12 who are interested in sharing their stories in all kinds of media. Student ambassadors will have access to exclusive online training and workshops on telling your story, political advocacy, blogging, write op-eds for newspapers, create web videos, and more. You and your work will be featured on GLSEN’s website, blog, YouTube channel, and social media profiles.

Get more information on the GLSEN Student Ambassador.

CKSF Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,500

The CKSF Scholarships are available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S.

You must register to participate in scholarship quizzes that test your knowledge of topics ranging from general “common knowledge” to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies.

You will be scored based on a combination of time and accuracy.

Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win.

Learn more information about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

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 qualify you and a friend for $500.

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