Scholarships

College Scholarships You Should Apply for in 2021

Updated regularly, this list features the BIG scholarships of 2021.

Shawna Newman

December 01, 2021

College Scholarships You Should Apply for in 2021
Buh-bye 2020. Start next year with this list of college scholarships: 2021 Edition.
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. The $25,000 "Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship
  2. Deadline: 12/31/21
    Award Amount: $25,000

  3. December 2021 Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes
  4. Deadline: 12/31/21
    Award Amount: $500

  5. $5,000 Discover Student Loans No-Essay Scholarship
  6. Deadline: 12/31/21
    Award Amount: $5,000

  7. Sallie Mae $5,432 No-Essay Sweepstakes
  8. Deadline: 12/31/21
    Award Amount: $5,432

  9. $2,000 Scholarship – No Essay
  10. Deadline: 12/31/21
    Award Amount: $2,000

  11. FIRE’s $10,000 Free Speech Essay Contest
  12. Deadline: 12/31/21
    Award Amount: $10,000

  13. Love Your Career Scholarship
  14. Deadline: 1/10/22
    Award Amount: $1,000

  15. Leaders Save Lives Scholarship
  16. Deadline: 1/15/22 Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,500

  17. Driver Education Initiative Award: In the Driver’s Seat
  18. Deadline: 3/31/22
    Award Amount: 6 awards of $3,000

  19. $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship
  20. Deadline: 7/31/22
    Award Amount: $2,000

  21. Future Educator Scholarship
  22. Deadline: 8/18/22
    Award Amount: $1,000

  23. Clubs of America Scholarship Award
  24. Deadline: 8/31/22
    Award Amount: $1,000

  25. Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
  26. Deadline: 9/30/22
    Award Amount: $1,000

  27. Financial Goals Scholarship
  28. Deadline: 12/31/22
    Award Amount: $2,000

  29. Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship
  30. Deadline: Varies
    Award Amount: Varies

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