Scholarship Boot Camp: Take On These Summer Challenges

Elizabeth Hoyt

June 24, 2018

Scholarship Boot Camp: Take On These Summer Challenges
Join our scholarship boot camp to rev up your scholarship search (and winning potential) this month.
We’re issuing out challenges every Monday and Wednesday for the next four weeks! Every Monday, we’ll give you a challenge that will help with your scholarship search via social media. On Wednesday, we’ll feature a new scholarship to apply for that week. If you ever miss one, don’t worry! We’ll list them right here for your reference. Best of luck with your search!
Remember, you can always refer to these best practices to boost your scholarship winning potential. Connect with Fastweb on your favorite social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Google+. That's where you can find the challenges in real time every Monday and Wednesday.

Monday, July 2: Update Your Fastweb Profile

Your first scholarship boot camp challenge: update your Fastweb profile. The more thorough your profile, the more accurate and attainable your scholarship matches.

Wednesday, July 4: $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Details: 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.

Monday, July 9: Apply for Summer Scholarship Opportunities

Here’s your second scholarship search action: Summer is the perfect time to apply for scholarships. Apply for exclusive summer opportunities in your down time.

Wednesday, July 11: $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Take a Quiz About Your Best Friend

Deadline: September 15, 2018
Details: You could win a $5,000 scholarship by taking a quiz to learn how well you know your best friend! Based on the answers, you will see what type of driver they are and be able to share tips with them to keep them safe in and around vehicles. You’ll automatically be entered to win a $5,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy! Remember to check back every Monday and Wednesday for new and exciting challenges!

Monday, July 16: Organize Your Scholarship Search

Your last scholarship search action item challenge: An organized scholarship search is a successful one. Organize yours wisely to qualify for the best scholarships – here’s how to get started today.

Wednesday, July 18: Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2018
Details: The $1,000 Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and complete a short statement on why you pledge not to text and drive in order to qualify for this award.

Monday, July 23: Boost Your Scholarship Applications

Your next scholarship search challenge is here! Do you know what judges look for in scholarship applications? Here are the top four things you need to stand out to scholarship committees.

Wednesday, July 25: "Hit the Books" Scholarship

Deadline: August 25, 2018
Details: The $500 "Hit The Books" Scholarship is available to students between the ages of 18 and 25. To be considered, you must submit a maximum 500-word essay on the importance of education in your life and how the scholarship money will assist you in achieving your goals. Bonus points will be awarded to students who find a creative way to include their passion for coffee within their essay without losing sight of the primary topic.

Monday, July 30: Tips for Winning Scholarships

Have you ever wondering if there are tricks to help you win scholarships? There are certainly ways to increase your odds. Follow Fastweb’s top tips to help you boost your scholarship potential.

Wednesday, August 1: Liaison’s Data Inspired Future Scholarship

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Details: Here's your last boot camp challenge: Liaison's Data-Inspired Future $5,000 Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students. You must submit a 30 to 60 second video that discusses, explains or demonstrates an important aspect of data in today's or tomorrow's society and also includes one interesting fact about yourself in order to be considered for this award.

BONUS Opportunity

Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

Deadline: Last day of every month; refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb members (minimum age 13 years)
Award Amount: $500 The Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes is open to registered Fastweb members who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and who are at least thirteen (13) years of age. You must log into your Fastweb account to obtain your personal referral link. For each person who registers for Fastweb via your personal referral link during the Promotion Period, you and your referral will entered as a pair into the monthly drawing. Get more information on the Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes.

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