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National Scholarship Month Challenge: Apply for 10 Awards

Here's our challenge to you: find 10 awards you qualify for on this list, big or small, and apply for each during the month of November.

Elizabeth Hoyt

October 23, 2019

National Scholarship Month Challenge: Apply for 10 Awards
Okay – we get it. National Scholarship Month may not be the highlight of your year like it is for those of us at Fastweb. But, qualifying for money to pay for school is always something students can celebrate! It's important to make sure your scholarship search is on the right track this month, too. Here are scholarship best practices to help you improve your search strategies. In honor of National Scholarship Month, we’ve listed out scholarships you can apply for right now. Here's our challenge to you: find ten awards you qualify for below, big or small, and apply for each during the month of November. (Tip: Remember, small awards can really add up and often have less competition than larger awards.) Get started on conquering your National Scholarship Month Challenge now:

2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship

Deadline: 11/15/19
Available to: Ages 17-20
Award Amount: $3,000 Academy of Art University is pleased to announce the 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship, which offers a limited number of awards worth up to $3,000 each to assist aspiring artists and designers for Summer and Fall terms. Get more information on the 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship.

Fall 2019 Scholarship

Deadline: 11/15/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000 Course Hero will post one question online each month and allow registered, eligible entrants up to 150 words to submit a response. Each month, Course Hero will select one winner with the best response from among all Contest entrants. This month’s Contest winner will receive a $5,000 Scholarship, depending on such winner’s eligibility category. Get more information on the Fall 2019 Scholarship.

$1,000 November Scholarship

Deadline: 11/20/19
Available to: Ages 18+
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. Get more information on the $1,000 November Scholarship.

Thanksgiving Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/19
Available to: Ages 18+
Award Amount: $1,000 Gobble, gobble! We all know that turkey is the traditional meal at Thanksgiving, but not all families stick with the norm. Anything from lasagna to lime Jell-O, or even a bacon-wrapped gator turducken (Yup, that’s a thing!) might be on the menu. So, we are curious – what’s the weirdest thing you were served at a Thanksgiving dinner? Tell us about your gastric adventure for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for school or student loan payments. Delicious or disgusting, our taste buds are eagerly awaiting your response! Get more information on the Thanksgiving Scholarship.

$2,000 Niche No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through 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. Learn more about the $2,000 Niche No Essay Scholarship.

$2,500 Christian College Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/19
Available to: Maximum Age 17 Years
Award Amount: $2,500 Request Christian college information and enter our $2,500 annual Christian college scholarship drawing. The winner may use the scholarship to attend any Christian college in the U.S. or Canada. The drawing is open to high school freshman, sophomores and juniors (students graduating in 2019, 2020 or 2021). Learn more about the $2,500 Christian College Scholarship.

Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

Deadline: 11/30/19
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.

November 2019 Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000 Course Hero will post one question online each month and allow registered, eligible entrants up to 150 words to submit a response. Each month, Course Hero will select one winner with the best response from among all Contest entrants. This month’s Contest winner will receive a $5,000 Scholarship, depending on such winner’s eligibility category. Get more information on the November 2019 Scholarship.

Women in Science Environmental Scholarship

Deadline: 12/01/19
Available to: Female High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $500 The Women in Science Environmental Scholarship is available to female high school or college students, with preference given to those who are choosing to pursue a science degree. You must demonstrate financial need, and submit a one-page essay that demonstrates an idea you have for helping improve the environment, either global or locally using Drone Technology to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the Women in Science Environmental Scholarship.

Penny For A Free Ride Sweepstakes

Deadline: 12/03/19
Available to: Ages 15-21
Award Amount: $100,000 The Penny For A Free Ride Sweepstakes is open to students between the ages of 15 and 21. You must submit a photo of demonstrating a tire tread depth test with a penny or a tire pressure test using a pressure gauge and tag #pennyforafreeride and @MichelinUSA in order to be considered for this award. Photos can be posted on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Learn more about the Penny For A Free Ride Sweepstakes.

Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/19
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000
The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship is open to current college students. You must be a passionate Final Fantasy gamer and submit a short essay of five paragraphs or less on your relationship with Final Fantasy games in order to be considered for this award. Learn more about the Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship.

Course Hero $50k Sweepstakes

Deadline: 12/15/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $50,000 & Other Prizes Course Hero is giving away $85k worth of prizes to college students this fall! Enter now to win one of 10 free MacBook Pros and be eligible for the $50k cash grand prize to help you pay for school. Get more information on the Course Hero $50k Sweepstakes.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/19
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.

Gucci Changemakers Scholarship Program

Deadline: 12/31/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $20,000 The Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars By Design Program is open to diverse graduating high school seniors who plan to study fashion design at an accredited four-year undergraduate college or university. Learn more about the Gucci Changemakers Scholarship Program.

Earnest Scholarship

Deadline: 12/31/19
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000 The Earnest Scholarship is available to full-time students. To be eligible, you must submit an 800 - to 1000 - word essay on one of the following two topics: "How will your college education help you achieve your goals?" or "How has your education contributed to who you are today?" Learn more about the Earnest Scholarship.

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

Deadline: 1/17/20
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000 The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are currently enrolled in or who have completed an advanced placement computer science course or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test, be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program majoring in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in order to be considered for this award. Get more information on the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship.

$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.

Travel Is Education Scholarship

Deadline: 1/31/20
Available to: 18 & Under
Award Amount: 4 awards from $500-$1,000 The Travel Is Education Scholarship is open to U.S. students in grades 6 through 12. You must submit two-dimensional artwork, photos or a writing (maximum one page) on the theme of "Becoming a Global Citizen". Sample topics are available on the Web site provided. You must be traveling on an ACIS tour between October 15, 2019 through October 14, 2020, in order to qualify for this award. Learn more about the Travel Is Education Scholarship.

$1,500 The College Monk Short Essay Scholarship

Deadline: 1/31/20
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,500 The College Monk $1500 short essay scholarship is an essay-required scholarship with no GPA requirements. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to high school graduating students or college students who are going to attend an accredited institution in the US. The scholarship is awarded once each year and is available to all eligible students regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. The scholarship recipient will be selected based on the essay provided. Learn more about the $1,500 The College Monk Short Essay 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.

Ocean Awareness Contest

Deadline: 6/15/20
Available to: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: 8 awards from $100-$1,500 The Ocean Awareness Contest is open to students between the ages of 11 and 18. To be considered, students are invited to learn about the climate crisis and its impact on oceans; discover or imagine solutions at local, national, or global scales; and create work that explores hope in action. Submissions are accepted in visual art, film, music, poetry, prose, and interactive and multimedia. Learn more about the Ocean Awareness Contest.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $18,000 The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion's Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship. Get more information on the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 4 through Year 5
Award Amount: $75,000 The ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship is available to recent engineering PhD's who are pursuing an opportunity to conduct research in a corporate setting. Fellows must hold a PhD awarded in a S.T.E.M. field within the last seven years to be considered for this award. Get more information on the ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship.

Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Fund

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $6,000
The purpose of the Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Fund is to assist Jewish children and teens with a valuable educational, social, or psychological experience, or to assist them in attending undergraduate school. The fund provides a maximum amount of $6,000 for a grant, loan or both. You must reside in San Francisco, Marin, Peninsula or Sonoma counties if applying for a grant, and you must reside in the San Francisco Bay Area to be eligible for a loan. Deadlines for grants vary; therefore, it is encouraged that you apply early. Get more information on the Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Fund.

Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Ages 15 & Over
Award Amount: $10,000 The Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship is available to students who are studying at an accredited or nationally-recognized dance school or institution. You must be at least 15 years of age and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Only invited institutions may nominate students to apply for scholarships. Get more information on the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship.
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