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Scholarships We Love

Here’s a recap of the new and exciting scholarships and scholarship themes we love throughout the month of February!

Elizabeth Hoyt

January 31, 2018

Scholarships We Love

It’s no secret that Fastweb loves scholarships. You may even call us scholarship obsessed. That’s okay, we’ve got scholarship crushes and we’re willing to own it.

Here’s a recap of the new and exciting scholarships and scholarship themes we love throughout the month of February! You can find them on all of our social media accounts (links below) by searching the hashtag #scholarshipswelove on Fastweb’s Twitter account.

Or, as always, in real time on any of Fastweb’s social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Google+.

Plus, we’ve included additional bonus themes of the month and specific awards we love right here!

Favorite Themes of the Month:

Black History Month: Scholarships for African American Students

Valentine’s Day Scholarships

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month

The Best College Scholarships: 2018 Edition

The Best College Internships: 2018 Edition

Scholarships We Love:

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Deadline: 2/15/2018
Available to: High School Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

Love animals? The Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship is open to current high school seniors. You must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words with two to three photos of your volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed your lives or shaped your perceptions on the importance of animal welfare in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship .

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Deadline: 2/15/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: Awards from $500 to $5,000

The AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship is available to high school students who will be entering an accredited four – year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. You must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for this award. To apply, you must submit a short personal biography and a 1200 – to 1500 – word essay describing how Alzheimer’s disease has changed or impacted your life; and what you have learned about yourself, your family, and / or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer’s disease.

Learn more about the AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship.

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Deadline: 2/20/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 3 Awards from $5,000 to $10,000

The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors. You must have been active in promoting vegetarianism in your school and / or community; and have demonstrated compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet / lifestyle to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship.

$15,000 TeenDrive 365 Video Challenge

Deadline: 2/28/2018
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 15 Awards of $15,000

Inspire other teens to drive distraction-free and keep the roads safe. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe driving and you could win $15,000, or one of 14 other prizes!

Learn more about the $15,000 TeenDrive 365 Video Challenge .

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Share a Photo of a Food or Sustainability Issue

Deadline: 2/28/2018
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $5,000

You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by sharing a photo of a food-related issue near you. Use our helpful guide to spot a problem around food waste, hunger relief, or another issue. Take a photo of the problem and suggest a creative solution your home, school, or community could use. You’ll automatically enter to win a $5,000 scholarship. Yep — it’s that easy!

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Share a Photo of a Food or Sustainability Issue .

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship

Deadline: 3/01/18
Available to: Ages 14 and Older
Award Amount: $10,000

The Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest is open to currently enrolled high school and college students in the United States. To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged. Your photo, art, or graphics submitted must be your own original work and you must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship .

Project Yellow Light Billboard Design Contest Scholarship

Deadline: 3/01/2018
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 2 Awards of $2,000

The Project Yellow Light Billboard Design Contest Scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors and full – time undergraduate students. To be considered, you must design a billboard advertisement that discourages distracted driving, specifically texting while driving.

Learn more about the Project Yellow Light Billboard Design Contest Scholarship .

“Frame My Future” Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 3/01/2018
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 3 Awards from $500 – $5,000

The “Frame My Future” Scholarship Contest is open to full – time undergraduate and graduate students attending a U.S. college or university. To enter, you must submit an original creative image that expresses what you hope to achieve in your personal and professional life after college. Some example entry piece ideas are: photograph, short typed explanation, collage, drawing, graphic design piece, painting, or anything you can create within one image. Your entry must be your own work and must relate to the theme: “This is how I Frame My Future.”

Learn more about the “Frame My Future” Scholarship Contest.

Doodle 4 Google Contest

Deadline: 3/02/18
Available to: Maximum Age 18 years
Award Amount: 5 Awards from $5,000 to $30,000

The Doodle 4 Google Contest is open to students in grades K through 12. To enter, you must create a Google doodle that tells the world “What I see for the future.”

Get more information on the Doodle 4 Google Contest .

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 3/15/2018
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Student, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 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!

Learn more about the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

Live Más Scholarship

Deadline: 3/18/18
Available to: Ages 16-24
Award Amount: 100 Awards from $5,000 to $25,000

The Live Más Scholarship is available to innovators, creators, and dreamers between the ages of 16 and 24. To be considered, you must create and submit a video of up to two minutes in length that tells the story of your life’s passion.

Learn more about the Live Más Scholarship.

Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship

Deadline: 4/01/2018
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 6 Awards from $1,000 – $5,000

The Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors and full – time undergraduate students. To be considered, you must create a 25 or 55 second video that discourages distracted driving, specifically texting while driving.

Learn more about the Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship .

Stop Texting and Driving Video Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 4/02/2018
Available to: High School Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: 3 Awards of $1,000

The Stop Texting and Driving Video Scholarship Contest is available to high school juniors, seniors and full-time college students. You must submit a 30 to 60 second video on YouTube that will convince others not to text and drive in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Stop Texting and Driving Video Scholarship Contest .

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education

Deadline: 4/10/2018
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Awards from $5,000 – $15,000

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education provides interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and financial need. You must be a U.S. citizen, have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,500 or less, and attend school in the state in which you reside (some exceptions apply). You must also have an outstanding combination of standardized test scores and grades. Law students are not eligible to apply.

Learn more about the Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education.

Paradigm Challenge

Deadline: 5/01/2018
Available to: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: 100 Awards from $500 – $100,000

The Paradigm Challenge is open to students up to the age of 18. You may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and / or around the world. Entries may come in the form of posters, videos, inventions, messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help save lives. Additionally, you must submit a brief statement of your idea (140 characters or less) in order to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the Paradigm Challenge .

CKSF Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Awards from $250 to $2,500

The CKSF Scholarships are available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S. You must register to participate in scholarship quizzes that test your knowledge of topics ranging from general “common knowledge” to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies. You will be scored based on a combination of time and accuracy. Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win.

Learn more about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

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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