June 2017 DoSomething Scholarships

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 campaigns from DoSomething accepting entries in June.

Make a “Happy Ramadan” Card for Muslims in Your Community
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 10, 2017
About: Muslim Americans across the country are reflecting on community, compassion, and mercy during the 30 days of Ramadan this summer.
How to enter: Create a “Happy Ramadan” card for Muslim neighbors in your community. For each card, applicant can receive one entry for the scholarship. Students can earn unlimited entries.

Take a Personality Quiz to See If You’re Their Type
Scholarship Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2017
About: Someone’s got their eye on you – are you their type?
How to enter: Take a short personality quiz to find out and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Make a Card to Encourage Your Dad to Check His Blood Pressure
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
About: Heart disease is one of the biggest health problems for men in the U.S.
How to enter: Make a card to encourage your dad or grandpa to get his blood pressure checked. Make a personal card that lists experiences you want to share with your dad or grandpa in the future and encourage him to go to the doctor to get his blood pressure checked. That will motivate him to learn about heart disease risks and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

Recycle Cans to Help Protect the Environment
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
About: Americans throw away nearly $1 billion worth of aluminum cans every year.
How to enter: Collect five cans and recycle them in a proper bin. That’ll fight climate change and automatically enter you to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries.

Take Shorter Showers to Save Water!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017extended to July 31, 2017
About: Americans use more than a TRILLION gallons of water showering each year. That’s enough to supply all the water needs of New Jersey and the Empire State.
How to enter: Share a five minute playlist with a friend to remind them to keep their shower under five minutes. That’ll save up to 1,500 gallons of water this year and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Take a Personality Quiz to See If You’re Their Type
Scholarship Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2017
About: Someone’s got their eye on you – are you their type?
How to enter: Take a short personality quiz to find out and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Post a Note to Brighten Someone’s Day!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
About: 7 in 10 girls believe they don’t measure up in some way.
How to enter: Post notes with positive messages on bathroom mirrors and other places around your school. That’ll improve others’ self-esteem and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship!

Prevent Texting and Driving! – Thumb Socks
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
About: Texting and driving is dangerous, but unfortunately people still do it.
How to enter: Make and share thumb socks! Thumb socks are little coverings for your thumbs: when you wear them, you can’t text on a touchscreen phone! These socks take just five minutes to make, and DoSomething will show you how. Give Thumb Socks to friends to remind them not to text and drive. Unlimited entries!

Share Tips to Beat Bullying!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
About: Almost 1 in 4 students reports being bullied at school.
How to enter: Grab a pen and paper and make a sign that says, “I Beat Bullying By _______.” Fill in the blank to help others overcome difficult times and automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Eligibility Information

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

  • US or Canadian citizens, regardless of residence OR reside in the U.S. or Canada.
  • 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 closing dates.

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