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20 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.

Elizabeth Hoyt

July 24, 2019

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

Scholarships for the Class of 2020

$1,000 August Scholarship

Deadline: 8/20/19
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 August Scholarship.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Anonymously Report Social Media Bullies

Deadline: 8/30/19
Available to: Ages 25 & Under
Award Amount: $5,000 You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship by using our guide to anonymously flag and report trolls and bullies on Instagram and other social media platforms. By sharing a screenshot of your flag, you’ll encourage platforms to curb bullying *and* enter to win a $5,000 scholarship. Win-win! Get more information on the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Anonymously Report Social Media Bullies .

Mobility Disability Scholarship

Deadline: 9/01/19
Available to: Ages 16+
Award Amount: $10,000 The Mobility Disability Scholarship is available to students who have a mobility disability, and to those who have a regard for disability awareness in America. To be considered, you must submit a presentation of why disability awareness is important. Entries may include essays and poems. Get more information on the Mobility Disability Scholarship.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 9/15/19
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.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 4 Awards of $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 and Drive Scholarship.

Because College is Expensive Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/19
Available to: High School Juniors through 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. Learn more about the Because College is Expensive Scholarship.

Modern Myths Scholarship Slam

Deadline: 10/03/19
Available to: Ages 13-25
Award Amount: $1,000 While we're big fans of the classics, mythology didn't die out in 1000 BCE. In fact, we're surrounded by updated versions of classic tales every day (before Thor was saving the world with the Avengers, he was an important character in Norse mythology). Myths are living, breathing organisms that grow and change with our societies. Superheroes are our demigods and urban legends are our monsters. How would you update a classic myth, or create your own? We want to read your interpretations of myths and legends from around the world. Would Aphrodite be an Instagram queen? Who would Anansi the trickster hang out with in high school? Would Thor be any good at video games? Tell us in a poem your modern version of a traditional myth or urban legend, or go ahead and create your own for your chance to win. Learn more about the Modern Myths Scholarship Slam.

NPG 2019 Student Poster Contest

Deadline: 10/15/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Juniors
Award Amount: From $500-$1,500 The NPG 2019 Student Poster Contest is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors. You must submit an illustration poster focus on overpopulation in the United States. You must also be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this award. Learn more about the NPG 2019 Student Poster Contest.

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship

Deadline: 10/15/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000 The NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors. You must plan to enter a college to study in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship.

College JumpStart Scholarship

Deadline: 10/17/19
Available to: High School Sophomores through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000 The College JumpStart Scholarship is available to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and current college students. To be considered for this award, you must be committed to going to school and using your education to better your life and that of your family and/or community and be able express your goals for getting a higher education. Learn more about the College JumpStart Scholarship.

Scooter Inside Scholarship

Deadline: 10/30/19
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,200 The Scooter Inside Scholarship is open to students who are currently attending high school or college. You must submit an essay of between 700 and 1500 words that discusses the importance of social media marketing and how search engine optimization can help local business get more clients in order to be considered for this award. Learn more about the Scooter Inside Scholarship.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Deadline: 10/31/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $20,000 The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is open to high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree at an accredited post - secondary institution in the U.S. Home - schooled students may also apply. Get more information on the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Deadline: 10/31/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $30,000 The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is open to high school students. To enter, you must write and record a three - to five - minute broadcast script on the following theme: "What Makes America Great." Learn more about the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition.

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.

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.

“Celebrate the West” High School Art Competition

Deadline: 4/30/20
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: From $200-$1,200 The "Celebrate the West" High School Art Competition is open to students in Western Governors' Association member - states and three U.S. Territories in the Pacific served by the nonpartisan policy association. To be considered, you must create an original two - dimensional artwork that is inspired by your state or informed by living in the West. Get more information on the “Celebrate the West” High School Art Competition.

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.

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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