October 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 October.

#SuperStressFace: Help Your Friends Reduce Stress!
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
About: 97% of American teens report being stressed during back-to-school season. Yikes!
How to enter: Take a picture of what you look like when you’re stressed (your #SuperStressFace!) and share it with friends on social media with one of DoSomething’s tips proven to help de-stress. Unlimited Entries.

Uncover the Truth: Encourage Friends to Fight Propaganda and Defend Science
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
About: At this very moment, a think tank funded by Big Oil billionaires is sending a “science textbook” called “Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming” to every science teacher in the country.
How to enter: You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship just by sharing a pledge on social media that encourages your friends to talk to their teachers about this propaganda-filled book. You’ll defend science, fight propaganda, and be entered to win the scholarship.

Ride & Seek: Keep Friends and Family Safer in the Car
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
About: Seat belts save lives – everyone knows that. But warnings from parents and scare tactics from ad campaigns don’t make teenage drivers and passengers more likely to wear a seat belt.
How to enter: Student can win an easy scholarship just by printing and posting flyers. For every poster you share in your community, you’ll keep people safer on the road AND earn another chance at the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

Send 1 Tweet to Help Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
About: Menthol cigarettes are easier to start and harder to quit… And they’re the last flavored cigarette on the market. Do something about it!
How to enter: Send 1 tweet in support of the ban, and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Missing in History: Make a Bookmark Celebrating Diverse Figures in History!
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
About: School textbooks often leave out the contributions of black Americans and other figures from underrepresented groups.
How to enter: Use DoSomething’s easy guide to print a bookmark (or make your own) celebrating a forgotten figure in history. Put the bookmark in one of your school textbooks, and you can win the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

Take Shorter Showers to Save Water!
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 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.

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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