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Social Media-Related Scholarships

The cool thing about these awards is that entries can vary from tweets and short-essays to creating and sharing videos and photos on your social media accounts.

Elizabeth Hoyt

August 17, 2017

Social Media-Related Scholarships

If you’re a social media savvy student, there are plenty of scholarships you can easily apply for!

Scholarship providers often add social media components to scholarships, which is right up your alley.

The cool thing about these awards is that entries can vary from tweets and short-essays to creating and sharing videos and photos on your social media accounts.

Whatever your preference, there’s probably a scholarship to suit your social media skills!

Check out the following scholarships, which all have social media-related components:

$3,000 Scholarship: Encourage Friends to Fight Propaganda & Defend Science

Deadline: 10/31/17
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $5,000

97% of scientists agree that climate change is real and humans are a major cause of it. Despite this scientific consensus, a group is sending to science teachers a textbook that denies humans’ effect on climate change. You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship just by sharing a pledge on social media that encourages your friends to talk to their teachers about this propaganda-filled book. You’ll defend science, fight propaganda, and enter to win a $3,000 scholarship — no essay required!

Learn more about the $3,000 Scholarship: Encourage Friends to Fight Propaganda & Defend Science .

$2,000 Disaster Preparation Scholarship

Deadline: 11/01/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 3 Awards of $2,000

The $2,000 Disaster Preparation Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. You must create a video that shows how properly planning for a hurricane or other flood disaster can be a valuable tool and upload it to YouTube in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the $2,000 Disaster Preparation Scholarship.

Express Medical Supply Scholarship

Deadline: 1/03/18
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $500

The Express Medical Supply Scholarship is available to students enrolled at an accredited university or college. You must Tweet a picture that represents the “heart” of your hometown and explain your choice in 108 characters or less in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Express Medical Supply Scholarship.

GLSEN Student Ambassador

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Students, Grades 8-12
Award Amount: Varies

Provided by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, the GLSEN Student Ambassador program is open to students in grades eight through 12 who are interested in sharing their stories in all kinds of media. Student ambassadors will have access to exclusive online training and workshops on telling your story, political advocacy, blogging, write op-eds for newspapers, create web videos, and more. You and your work will be featured on GLSEN’s website, blog, YouTube channel, and social media profiles.

Get more information on the GLSEN Student Ambassador.

CKSF Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $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 information about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Minimum Age 15 Years
Award Amount: $10,000

Opinion Outpost has a $40,000 year-long cash give away! Every quarter a winner will receive $10,000! Each time you take a survey you receive an entry into that quarterly prize draw. The more you participate, the more likely you are to win! In addition to the quarterly prize draw, earning cash and rewards for taking surveys is one of the biggest perks of joining Opinion Outpost. You can redeem your points for Amazon.com Gift Card* Claim Codes, iTunes* Gift Cards, or if you believe cash is king, for money using our PayPal redemption method. It’s safe, secure, and a popular option for many Opinion Outpost members!

Get more information on the Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing.

Prom Pics Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Juniors through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $250

The Prom Pics Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a high resolution photo from your prom event. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: promposal, pre – prom, prom dance, and post – prom.

Get more information on the Prom Pics Contest.

Invite a Friend to Fastweb

Award: $500
Deadline: Last day of each month; Refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb Members

You and a friend could win $500! Simply invite a friend to join Fastweb. Once your friend completes the registration, you’re both entered to win $500.

Learn how you can Invite a Friend to Fastweb and qualify you and a friend for $500.

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