November 2016 Scholarships from DoSomething

November 2016 scholarships from DoSomething | JLV College Counseling Blog

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

Help Your Friends Find Their Voting Location!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 8, 2016
About: Voting for the first time is super exciting, but finding your V-Spot (you know, your voting location) on November 8 can be tough.
How to enter: Help your friends find their V-spot for Election Day! DoSomething’s text-message guide will help you and your friends know exactly how, when and where to vote.

Post a Note to Brighten Someone’s Day!
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: November 30, 2016
About: By age 13, about 53% of American girls are unhappy with their bodies. By 17, it’s 78%.
How to enter: Post notes on bathroom mirrors and other places around your school. That’ll improve others’ self-esteem and you’ll automatically be entered for the scholarship. Unlimited entries.

Protect Elephants With One Simple Click!
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: November 30, 2016
About: Every day, 96 African elephants are killed by ivory poachers. If this continues, they could be extinct by 2025.
How to enter: Click a button to flag ivory products on Craigslist! Each ivory product you flag will constitute as one scholarship entry.

Unplug Electronics to Help the Planet!
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2016
About: Americans lose $5.8 billion and produce 8.7 billion pounds of carbon pollution annually just by leaving unused devices plugged in.
How to enter: Post a sticky note to remind people not to leave electronics plugged in. You can receive unlimited entries.

Use Your Phone to Unlock a Donation to a Classroom in Need!
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2016
About: The U.S. has fallen behind the world in terms of science and math. One big reason is that many of our classrooms don’t have the money for books and equipment.
How to enter: By playing and sharing the game on your phone, you’ll help fund a classroom by unlocking a real donation by The 3M Company. Plus, you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.


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