Private Student Loan Offers For Your School

Find additional ways to make ends meet while pursuing your degree.

More Options


College Scholarships You Should Apply for in 2021

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

Shawna Newman

March 15, 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)!

$1,000 April Scholarship

Easy to Apply

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.

Get Your Custom List of Scholarships to Help Pay for School. Sign Up Now!

Fastweb is your connection to scholarships, financial aid & more.

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: 3/31/21
    Award Amount: $25,000

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

  5. $2,000 Scholarship - No Essay
  6. Deadline: 3/31/21
    Award Amount: $2,000

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

  9. Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship
  10. Deadline: 4/1/21
    Award Amount: 2 Awards - $8,000

  11. Latinx44 Scholarship
  12. Deadline: 4/1/21
    Award Amount: Varies

  13. Crossword Hobbyist Scholarship
  14. Deadline: 4/30/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  15. Ivey Engineering $1,000 Scholarship
  16. Deadline: 5/1/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  17. Paradigm Challenge
  18. Deadline: 5/1/21
    Award Amount: $100,000

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

  21. Beans for Brains Scholarship
  22. Deadline: 5/14/21
    Award Amount: $2,500

  23. George Heller Memorial Scholarship Fund
  24. Deadline: 5/31/21
    Award Amount: Varies

  25. Triumph Over Adversity Scholarship
  26. Deadline: 5/31/21
    Award Amount: $1,000

  27. Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
  28. Deadline: 6/1/21
    Award Amount: Varies

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

  31. Express Medical Supply Scholarship
  32. Deadline: 6/30/21
    Award Amount: $500

  33. $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship
  34. Deadline: 7/31/21
    Award Amount: $2,000

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

  37. Clubs of America Scholarship Award
  38. Deadline: 8/31/21
    Award Amount: Varies

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

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

  43. Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship
  44. Deadline: Varies
    Award Amount: Varies

  45. Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
  46. 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!

    Find Scholarships that Fit YOU

    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.

Join the Discussion

Fastweb makes finding scholarships a breeze.

Become a member and gain exclusive access to our database of over 1.5 million scholarships.

By clicking, I agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.