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Scholarships to Apply for Before Summer Break

Make your summer SHINE: Applying for these scholarships should be a part of your summer plans.

Shawna Newman

May 10, 2021

Don't forget to apply for these scholarships before summer! This list totals more than $39,000 in scholarship opportunities.
Scholarships to Apply for Before Summer Break
Just because summer break is approaching doesn’t mean you should neglect your scholarship search. Apply for all of the below awards you qualify for before it’s too late!

$5,000 Discover® Student Loans Scholarship

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

$1,000 May Scholarship

Deadline: 5/20/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through Seniors Award Amount: $1,000
Each new school year is an opportunity for a fresh start, so we're giving away a $1,000 scholarship to help kickoff the new school year.

$2,222 No Essay ‘You Deserve It’ Scholarship

Deadline: 5/29/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,222 The 'You Deserve It!' no-essay Scholarship from ScholarshipOwl awards $2,222 and takes only one minute to register. Without any further effort, you can apply to hundreds more scholarships automatically. Apply to scholarships without having to fill out repetitive application forms one application at a time. Why spend hours applying to one scholarship when you can apply to hundreds at the same time! On top of that, get automatically reapplied every time a scholarship renews.

Course Hero $4k College Giveaway

Easy to Enter, No Essay Needed

$2,000 Favorite Color Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through Seniors
Award Amount: $2,000
Register on CollegeXpress and answer this question. What is your favorite color? You could win $2,000.

The $25,000 "Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $25,000 Build a profile at Bold.org to showcase your goals, achievements, and drive. The $25,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. To us, boldest does not mean “best”, or “most accomplished”. Being bold means being: Earnest, Determined and Moving. The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is the most bold, according to these characteristics.

May 2021 Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

Deadline: 5/31/21
Available to: Minimum Age 13
Award Amount: 2 Awards of $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.

$2,000 Niche No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,000 We know you are busy and we know that times are tough. That is why we decided to create the easiest possible scholarship to give something back to students. Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses. The scholarship is open to all high school and college students and those planning to enroll in the next 12 months.

ScholarshipPoints $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/21
Available to: High School Juniors through College Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000
ScholarshipPoints will award a $1,000 scholarship to one lucky member this quarter. All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It's simple, fun, and completely free!

Safe Driving Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000
The Safe Driving Scholarship is open to high school and college students. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit a 750 word essay that responds to the prompt: "Discuss the current texting and driving laws in your state and what could be improved to promote safety on the roads" in order to be considered for this award.

Feldco Scholarship

Deadline: 6/18/21
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000
The Feldco Scholarship is available to current and prospective college students. To be considered, you must submit a 700- to 1000-word essay on the following topic: "How has your family contributed to who you are today?"

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship

Deadline: 6/30/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 3 awards of $1,000
The Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be considered, you must submit a maximum 500 - word essay on one of the following topics: "Why is it important to work to delete cyberbullying?" or "How has cyberbullying personally affected you?" Selection is based on the written essay and focus on commitment to the cause of deleting cyberbullying.

$2,000 Minecraft Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/21
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,000
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.

Sugar Spun Scholarship

Deadline: 8/1/21
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $500
The Sugar Spun Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. You must submit an essay of no more than 1,000 words on one of the food related topics provided on the sponsor's website in order to be considered for this award.

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