July 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 July.

Treat Yo Friend – Do Something Fun With Your Friend!
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 12, 2017
How to enter: Find an activity your friends love to do and ask them to do it with you! DoSomething will give you easy instructions to make an IOU (“I owe you”) booklet with fun activities to do with a friend. You’ll celebrate what makes your friend bold and different, and you’ll 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.

Treat Yo Friends – Do Something Fun With Your Friend!
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 20, 2017 (opens July 13)
How to enter: Find an activity your friends love to do and ask them to do it with you! DoSomething will give you easy instructions to make an IOU (“I owe you”) booklet with fun activities to do with a friend. You’ll celebrate what makes your friend bold and different, and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Take Shorter Showers to Save Water!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: 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.

Treat Yo Friends – Do Something Fun With Your Friend!
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2017 (opens July 21)
How to enter: Find an activity your friends love to do and ask them to do it with you! DoSomething will give you easy instructions to make an IOU (“I owe you”) booklet with fun activities to do with a friend. You’ll celebrate what makes your friend bold and different, 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.

Tell Your Governor to Protect Your State and Our Planet!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
About: President Trump recently withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a global treaty to protect the planet.
How to enter: Use social media to tell your governor to protect health, the air and water, and the security of your state and our country. Tweet or post on Facebook asking your governor to sign a pledge that DoSomething provides. That’s ensure a safer, cleaner, better future for America and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Walk, Run, or Bike to Help Service Members Call Home!
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
About: U.S. military service members spend almost eight months of the year away from family and friends. During that time, it’s often hard to stay connected to the people and the comforts of home.
How to enter: Walk, run, or bike around your neighborhood to unlock donations that’ll enable military service members to call their loved ones! It doesn’t matter how far you go: even if you travel just 0.1 miles, you’ll help service members stay connect to their families and enter yourself for 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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