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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

June 09, 2021

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)!

$5,000 Discover® Student Loans Scholarship

No essay required. Students and parents are eligible to win.

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.

Course Hero $4k College Giveaway

Easy to Enter, No Essay Needed

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.

Niche No Essay Scholarship

Quick and Easy to Apply for a $2,000 Scholarship

2021 College Scholarships

  1. The $25,000 "Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship
  2. Deadline: 6/30/21
    Award Amount: $25,000

  3. June 2021 Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes
  4. Deadline: 6/30/21
    Award Amount: $500

  5. $2,000 Scholarship - No Essay
  6. Deadline: 6/30/21
    Award Amount: $2,000

  7. One Planet, Many People Scholarship Video Contest
  8. Deadline: 7/15/21
    Award Amount: 16 awards between $1,000 and $2,000

  9. CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
  10. Deadline: 7/18/21
    Award Amount: Variable awards between $31,771 and $42,230

  11. $1,000 Scholarship Success Sweepstakes
  12. Deadline: 7/26/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  13. Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
  14. Deadline: 6/1/21
    Award Amount: Varies

  15. Digital Privacy Scholarship
  16. Deadline: 6/30/21
    Award Amount: $1,500

  17. Express Medical Supply Scholarship
  18. Deadline: 6/30/21
    Award Amount: $500

  19. $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship
  20. Deadline: 7/31/21
    Award Amount: $2,000

  21. Driver Education Initiative Award: In the Driver’s Seat
  22. Deadline: 8/1/21
    Award Amount: 6 awards of $3,000

  23. Mrs. Prindables Future Educator Scholarship
  24. Deadline: 8/19/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  25. Clubs of America Scholarship Award
  26. Deadline: 8/31/21
    Award Amount: Varies

  27. Latinx44 ScholarshipDon’t Text and Drive Scholarship
  28. Deadline: 9/30/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  29. Love Your Career Scholarship
  30. Deadline: 9/10/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  31. Paliwal Club of 100 STEAM Scholars Grant
  32. Deadline: 10/15/21
    Award Amount: 5 awards between $750 and $1,500

  33. AES Engineers Scholarship
  34. Deadline: 10/8/21
    Award Amount: $500

  35. CARiD Scholarship
  36. Deadline: 10/31/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  37. American Red Cross: Leaders Save Lives Scholarship
  38. Deadline: Varies
    Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,500

  39. Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship
  40. Deadline: Varies
    Award Amount: Varies

  41. Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
  42. 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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    This list is a great start, but there are so many more scholarship opportunities waiting for YOU SPECIFICALLY! Be sure you’ve created your free Fastweb profile. Customize your profile to fit your activities, interests and more. From your profile, our algorithm finds and emails you scholarships unique to you.

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