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College Scholarships You Should Apply for in 2021

Buh-bye 2020. Start next year with this list of college scholarships: 2021 Edition.

Shawna Newman

November 05, 2020

Updated regularly, this list features the BIG scholarships of 2021.
College Scholarships You Should Apply for in 2021
As the year 2020 closes, it’s safe to say we’ve all learned a thing or two. You may feel like your 2020 high school or college student planner was a joke... Continue to push forward in 2021 to make your college dream a reality (with as little student debt as possible)! This year YOU should be a priority. Establish weekly or monthly scholarship application goals and use the Fastweb platform to help you organize your search. Live more intentionally by placing your scholarship goals in your 2021 calendar. This is how you can best organize your day and get the most out of it! Use the lessons learned this year, like self-awareness, gratitude and routine to keep yourself on track to earning more scholarships to pay for college. The more scholarships you apply for, your odds of winning increase. No one wants tons of student loan debt to pay back after graduation. Don’t give up on your scholarship search and college graduation goals. Go ahead—get your 2021 calendar planner or download some free 2021 monthly calendars. 2021 will be THE Year of Scholarships for you! Start by applying for five (at least) of the below scholarships. This list is for high school students, undergraduate students and graduate students.

2021 College Scholarships

  1. Foot Locker’s A $20,000 Scholarship Could Be Yours!
  2. Deadline: 1/8/21
    Award Amount: $20,000

  3. Profile in Courage Essay Contest
  4. Deadline: 1/15/21
    Award Amount: $10,000

  5. The Christophers Video Contest for College Students
  6. Deadline: 1/17/21
    Award Amount: $2,000

  7. Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship
  8. Deadline: 1/23/21
    Award Amount: $25,000

  9. Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
  10. Deadline: 2/1/21
    Award Amount: $10,000

  11. Davidson Fellows Scholarship
  12. Deadline: 2/10/21
    Award Amount: $50,000

  13. AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
  14. Deadline: 2/15/21
    Award Amount: $5,000

  15. Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
  16. Deadline: 2/28/21
    Award Amount: $1,500

  17. Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest
  18. Deadline: 3/9/21
    Award Amount: $10,000

  19. Building Black Leaders Scholarship
  20. Deadline: 3/26/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  21. State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship Program
  22. Deadline: 3/31/21
    Award Amount: $8,000

  23. STEM Scholarship
  24. Deadline: 4/1/21
    Award Amount: $2,500

  25. "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest
  26. Deadline: 4/1/21
    Award Amount: $5,000

  27. Ivey Engineering $1,000 Scholarship
  28. Deadline: 5/1/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  29. Paradigm Challenge
  30. Deadline: 5/1/21
    Award Amount: $100,000

  31. Rover College Scholarship
  32. Deadline: 5/1/21
    Award Amount: $2,500

  33. Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
  34. Deadline: 6/1/21
    Award Amount: Varies

  35. Clubs of America Scholarship Award
  36. Deadline: 8/31/21
    Award Amount: Varies

  37. Doodle 4 Google Contest
  38. Deadline: 2021 deadline to come
    Award Amount: Awards from $5,000 - $30,000 The Doodle for Google 2020 contest has closed; however, Google will host another contest in 2021. We'll be sure to share an update as soon as we hear Doodle for Google 2021 details.

  39. Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
  40. Deadline: 2021 deadline to come
    Award Amount: $20,000 Currently closed for the 2020 season. Be sure to check back in the summer of 2021 to apply for this big-brand scholarship!

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