Easy Scholarships from Do Something with March 2016 deadlines

"Take action with DoSomething.org to make social change! By signing up for one of our featured campaigns, you'll not only be doing good, but you could even win a scholarship -- which means money to pay for school."

“Take action with DoSomething.org to make social change! By signing up for one of our featured campaigns, you’ll not only be doing good, but you could even win a scholarship — which means money to pay for school.”

Do you like making a difference in your school or community? If you do, DoSomething has a lot of campaigns to make a difference, and for participating, you will be entered to win a scholarship! Below are the campaigns with March 2016 deadlines.

Treat Yo Friends
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 28, 2016
Description: Depression is common among young people. According to sources, “social connections decreases feelings of isolation, reduces stress, and prevents suicide in people with depression.” Print out an IOU activity book (or make your own) with fun things to do and give it to a friend who has been feeling down. Take a photo while you and your friend are hanging out and doing the IOUs to be entered into the scholarship giveaway.

Dunk You Very Much
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Description: Much of the things we throw away can actually be recycled. Use a recycling bin as a hoop and dunk your recyclable over your friend. Make sure you take a photo and upload it to Instagram, Facebook, or Vine with the caption, “I dunked a recyclable to #PosterizePollution with @DoSomething. Let’s see your poster jam, @{name of friend}. Text DUNK to 38383.”

Elephant Tusk Force
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Description: According to sources, “Every day, 96 African elephants are killed by ivory poachers. If this continues, they could be extinct by 2025.” To be entered into the scholarship contest, search for ivory products for sale on Craigslist and flag any that you find. Make sure to take a screenshot of the ivory items you flag and submit to DoSomething to be entered.

Everyday Superheroes
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Description: Many of the efforts of the “superheroes” in our communities go unnoticed. Make a card for the superheroes in your community to show your appreciation. Have your photo taken as you are giving the card to your everyday superhero and post it to social media with #EverydaySuperheroes.

Pack That Ash Up
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Description: According to sources, “40% of current smokers try to quit, but only 4-6% are successful.” Provide your phone number and the numbers of three friends to receive research-backed anti-smoking tips.

Pregnancy Text
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Description: According to sources, “the teen birth rate in the U.S. is the highest of any developed country.” Provide your phone number and the number of three of your friends to play a game and receive facts on pregnancy planning and prevention.

Yo Teach!
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Description: Many teachers feel overworked and under-appreciated. Show your teacher you appreciate them by writing a short rap and sharing it with them. Take a photo of your lyrics, a screenshot of your video or a photo of your performance and submit it to DoSomething.

While there are no GPA, test score, or essay requirements, there are some eligibility requirements students must meet to enter any of the above scholarship opportunities.

  • U.S., U.S. Territories and Outlying Areas, Canadian citizens (excluding Quebec), regardless of residence.
    OR
  • Reside in the 50 United States or District of Columbia, regardless of citizenship
  • 13 to 25 years of age.

The above scholarship contests are easy to enter and you’ll be making a difference. Check them out and participate before the deadline.

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2 Comments on “Easy Scholarships from Do Something with March 2016 deadlines

  1. I have always wondered about these particular scholarships. Do you know anyone who has been awarded one?

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