Scholarships

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.

The Fastweb Team

January 10, 2020

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:

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: 1/30/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 The Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a 140-character message that relates to technology addiction to qualify for this award. Learn more about the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship.

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest

Deadline: 01/31/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through Seniors
Award Amount: $3,000 The Courageous Persuaders Video Contest is available to high school students. To be considered, you must create a 30 - second television commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving. Learn more about the Courageous Persuaders Video Contest.

$5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship

Deadline: 1/31/20
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $5,000 Students and parents can enter to win a $5,000 scholarship from Discover Student Loans to help pay for college. No essay or lengthy application required. One winner will be randomly chosen every month. No purchase or loan necessary. Get more information on the $5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship.

$15,000 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Deadline: 2/26/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $15,000 The first year after a teen gets their license is one of the most dangerous years of their life. That's why Discovery Education and Toyota created the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, which encourages high school students across the country to send a powerful message to fellow teens about the dangers of driving distracted, by creating a 30-60 second video public service announcement. Videos will be judged and the top 10 entries will win cash prizes up to $15,000. This year, there are more chances than ever to win! In addition to the cash prizes, up to 51 state merit prize packs with items valued at up to $300 will be awarded. Get more information on the $15,000 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 03/15/20
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, 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! Get more information on the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship

Deadline: 04/01/20
Available to: Ages 15-21
Award Amount: $8,000 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 10 or 25 second video that discourages distracted driving, specifically texting while driving. Learn more about the Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship.

Paradigm Challenge

Deadline: 05/01/21
Available to: Students up to the age of 18
Award Amount: $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 help solve real-life problems 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. Get more information on the Paradigm Challenge.

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.