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The 20 College Scholarships for the Class of 2020

Check out 20 of our favorite scholarships that students from the Class of 2020 can apply for right now.

The Fastweb Team

June 01, 2020

The 20 College Scholarships for the Class of 2020
You’re in the Class of 2020 and you’re wondering how you’re going to pay for college. Don’t worry – Fastweb has you covered with scholarships! We’ve highlighted just 20+ of the thousands of scholarships that you qualify for. You can also find more 2020 college scholarships on Fastweb. Check out our favorite scholarships below that students from the Class of 2020 can apply for right now:

"Stuck at Prom" Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 6/08/20
Available to: Students Ages 14 through 19
Award Amount: Up to $10,000 The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest is open to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck® Brand Duct Tape! You can document your journey to prom perfection in a short video or written essay. Students may enter the Contest as an individual only. Each individual must create and wear prom attire consisting of either a complete dress or a complete tuxedo and accessories made using Duck brand duct tape and/or Duck brand crafting tape. Other materials, in addition to Duck brand duct tape, may be used or incorporated into the design. You must also submit up to five high resolution photos showing you wearing your Duck Tape Prom Attire, and a written essay or video of under three minutes and no more than than 500MB in size, documenting your journey. Learn more about the "Stuck at Prom" Scholarship Contest.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 6/15/20
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.

$1,000 June Scholarship

Deadline: 6/20/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through College 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. Get more information on the $1,000 June Scholarship.

$1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship

Deadline: 6/29/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 The 'You Deserve It!' no-essay Scholarship from ScholarshipOwl awards $1,000 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. ScholarshipOwl is the only scholarship service helping you by automating the actual registration process for you. You can also get help from an account manager to help you with your applications, essays, and find more scholarships tailored for you. Don't wait, sign up now and be part of the future of scholarship applications today! Get more information on the $1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship.

$2,000 Niche No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: 6/30/20
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. Get more information on the $2,000 Niche No Essay Scholarship.

$5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship

Deadline: 6/30/20
Available to: Students Ages 16, Minimum
Award Amount: $5,000 Students and parents can enter for a chance to win a $5,000 scholarship at eligible colleges/universities. NO PURCHASE, LOAN OR ESSAY NECESSARY. Open to residents nationwide and US territories. Ends 1/31/21. Learn more about the $5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship.

June 2020 Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

Deadline: 6/30/20
Available to: Students Ages 16, Minimum
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 sixteen (16) 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 June 2020 Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes.

Because College is Expensive

Deadline: 6/30/20
Available to: High School Juniors through College Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $500 The $500 “Because College is Expensive” Scholarship is open to students in their junior or senior year in high school, current undergrads and grad students, as well as those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on the Scholarship Winners page. One entry per person is all that is necessary. Get more information on the Because College is Expensive.

$5,000 June Sweepstakes

Deadline: 6/30/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000 Ready to level up? Upload your best study docs for a chance to win $5,000 or a Nintendo Switch. Get more information on the $5,000 June Sweepstakes.

Spirit of Giving Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/20
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000 The Spirit of Giving Scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students. You must submit an essay of between 500 and 750 words on one of the following three topics in order to be considered for this award: How have you advanced the spirit of giving in your community or abroad either through service or in giving? How has the spirit of giving affected you personally? How will your college or post-secondary education allow you to be of service to others or give to others? Get more information on the Spirit of Giving Scholarship.

$2,000 Minecraft Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
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. Learn more about the $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship.

Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 The Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and complete a short statement on why you pledge not to text and drive in order to qualify for this award. Learn more about the Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship.

Rubincam Youth Award

Deadline: 12/15/20
Available to: Seventh Grader Students though High School Seniors
Award Amount: Two awards from $250 - $500
The Rubincam Youth Award is available to students in grades seven to 12 or between the ages of 13 and 18. To be considered, you must submit a single-line genealogy in a biographical format for five generations. Submissions should demonstrate understanding of various original and derivative source records. It should apply critical analysis and intellectual skills in compiling the family genealogy. Events should be placed in historical and genealogical context. Learn more about the Rubincam Youth Award.

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Deadline: 2/20/21
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 2 Awards at $5,000 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. Learn more information about the Vegetarian Resource.

Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio Award

Deadline:Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000 The Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio Award is open to graduating high school seniors whose works have received national recognition. You must submit a portfolio of eight distinct art or written works that exemplify originality, technical skill and personal voice in order to be considered for this award. Art portfolios must communicate a single cohesive idea or visual investigation and written portfolios must demonstrate versatility and diversity in writing technique and style. Learn more about the Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio Award .

George Parker Memorial Scholarship

Deadline:Varies
Available to: Students Maximum Age 18
Award Amount: $2,000 The George Parker Memorial Scholarship is available to full- time incoming freshmen at the University of California, San Diego. You must either have been orphaned or living in foster care for three years prior to the age of 18 and demonstrate financial need to qualify for this renewable award. Get more information on the George Parker Memorial Scholarship.

Young Women In Public Affairs Award

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Females Ages 16 through 19
Award Amount: $1,000 The Young Women In Public Affairs Award is available to female students who are between 16 and 19 years of age of April 1st of each year. You must reside in a Zonta district / region, or be a citizen of a Zonta country to be eligible for this award. You must also demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes. Learn more about Young Women In Public Affairs Award .

O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship

Available to: High School Seniors – College Freshmen
Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: 8 awards of $5,000 The O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship is available to female high school seniors who plan to enroll full - time in a four - year undergraduate program. You must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship.

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.

Gold Medal Portfolio Award

Available to: High School Seniors – College Freshmen
Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: 16 awards of $510,000 The Gold Medal Portfolio Award is open to graduating high school seniors. You must submit a portfolio of eight distinct art or written works that exemplify originality, technical skill and personal voice in order to be considered for this award. Art portfolios must communicate a single cohesive idea or visual investigation and written portfolios must demonstrate versatility and diversity in writing technique and style. Learn more about the Gold Medal Portfolio Award.

CMU Outstanding High School Student Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Students Ages 18, Maximum
Award Amount: $4,000 The CMU Outstanding High School Student Scholarship is automatically awarded to all high school seniors who rank first or second in their high school class and plan to attend Central Michigan University. This award is renewable for three consecutive years, provided you maintain a GPA of 3.25 or higher and continuous full-time enrollment. Get more information on the CMU Outstanding High School Student Scholarship.

American Legion National Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Rolling
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: From $14,000 - $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. Learn more about the American Legion National Oratorical Contest.

Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available To: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: $2,500
The Optimist International Oratorical Contest is open to students under the age of 19. To be considered for this award, you must prepare a 4 to 5 minute speech on the topic, "How My Passions Impact the World" to be presented at your local Optimist Club's contest. Get more information on the Optimist International Oratorical Contest.

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