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College Scholarships to Apply for in 2022

Make applying to scholarships one of your 2022 goals. Start with these scholarships.

Kathryn Knight Randolph

September 26, 2022

College Scholarships to Apply for in 2022
How is your 2022 scholarship search going?
How are you doing on your 2022 scholarship search goals? Perhaps you started the year strong, or maybe you've yet to give your scholarship search serious attention. Whatever the case, it's time to kick it into high gear. Whether you’re a high school junior or in your final year of grad school, there are scholarships that you qualify for out there, and there’s no better headquarters for your scholarship search than Fastweb. To maximize your scholarship matching experience on our site, be sure that your profile is updated frequently to best reflect the type of student, community contributor, and employee that you are currently.
We also recommend that you apply for scholarships frequently. Divide and conquer your scholarship matches by applying for 1 – 3 awards per week. Remember: the more scholarships that you apply to, the greater your chances of actually winning. If you want to revive your 2022 scholarship search, consider applying for any – or ALL – of the below scholarships. Best of luck!

Scholarship to Apply for in 2022

Goodwall #ScholarshipNow Challenge

Deadline: 9/30/22 Award Amount: $2,500 Participate in the #ScholarshipNow challenge for a chance to win $2,500! To participate, download the Goodwall app and simply share a video telling us how winning this scholarship would help you achieve your educational goals, on the hashtag #ScholarshipNow.

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/22 Award Amount: $1,000 The Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be considered, you must submit a 140 - character message about texting while driving.

Driver Education Initiative Award: In the Driver's Seat

Deadline: 11/30/22 Award Amount: $3,000 The Driver Education Initiative Award: In the Driver's Seat, is open to current high school and college students. You must submit an essay of no more than 500 words that answers the following questions: What is the importance of driver education in reducing the number deaths as a result of driving? What steps can be taken to reduce the number of deaths related to driving? Have you ever had an experience of being in car accident or have seen your friends or family members driving irresponsibly? What steps can you take to be a better and safer driver as well as help others become safer on the road?

Financial Goals Scholarship

Deadline: 12/31/22 Award Amount: $2,000 The Financial Goals Scholarship is available to students who are 18 years of age or older. To be considered, you must submit a 500 - word essay on the following topic: "Tell us about a financial goal that you have. Explain why you want to achieve this goal and how you plan to do so."

Elie Wiesel Prize In Ethics Essay Contest

Deadline: 12/31/22 Award Amount: $10,000 The Elie Wiesel Prize In Ethics Essay Contest is open to full - time college juniors and seniors. To be considered, you must articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered, and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. You may write about any topic you wish, as long as it explores the theme of ethics.

Union Plus Scholarship

Deadline: 1/31/23 Award Amount: $4,000 The Union Plus Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students. You must be a current or retired member of a participating union, or the spouse or dependent child of a member to be eligible for this award.

$2,000 Minecraft Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/23 Award Amount: $2,000 The $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship is open to high school and college students. You must be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit an essay of at least 500 words that details your opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence on education and career development in order to be considered for this award.

Future Educator Scholarship

Deadline: 8/17/23 Award Amount: $1,000 The Future Educator Scholarship is available to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students. You must be pursuing a degree in education to be eligible for this award.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies Award Amount: $1,500 - $25,000 The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. To be considered, you must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with emphasis on a citizen's duties and obligations to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion's Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives a $2,000 scholarship.

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