August 2018 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 that are accepting entries in August.

Grab the Mic: Make a Poster to Educate Others on Sexual Harassment
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
About: Nearly half of students (and over half of all girls) in grades seven to 12 report experiencing some form of sexual harassment.
How to enter: You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship by making a poster with important facts about sexual harassment. Your poster will educate your community on the issue and help them spot the signs of sexual harassment. DoSomething will give you a step-by-step guide to make your sign and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

Online Voter Registration Drive: Share a Link to Help Your Friends Register to Vote!
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
About: 62% of unregistered people say that they have never been asked to register to vote.
How to enter: Simply share a link DoSomething provides with a friend by text, email, or social media to help them register to vote. It only takes two minutes for them to register and you’ll be registered to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

Run a Voter Registration Drive!
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
About: 75% of young Americans say the government isn’t listening to them. It’s time to speak up at the polls and be so loud you can’t be ignored!
How to enter: Run a voter registration drive at your school! It only takes a couple of hours. DoSomething will walk you through the easy process and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship. One entry per person.

Voter Reg Text Reportback: Share Your Thoughts on the Midterm Elections!
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
About: DoSomething is collecting your generation’s opinion about the issues you care about the most.
How to enter: Answer one opinion question about the 2018 midterm election. The question is: “What issue do you think is most important to your generation in the 2018 election?” Share your opinion and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship. One entry per person.

Voter Registration Quiz: Share This Quiz with a Friend
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
About: Many people find the voting process confusing, which keeps them from showing up to the polls and making their voice heard.
How to enter: Share a quiz with a friend! When you share the “How Ready Are You For the Midterm Elections?” quiz you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship. And by taking it, your friend will learn how prepped they are for the November 6 election. One entry per person.

Brake It Down: Take a Quiz to See How Well You Know Your Best Friend
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2018
How to enter: Take a simple quiz to see how well you know your best friend. Based on your answers, you’ll find out what kind of driver, passenger, or pedestrian your best friend is. Then you’ll receive customized tips to help them stay safe on the road! Just for taking the quiz, you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship. Each time you share a unique registration link, you’ll receive one scholarship entry. Unlimited entries!

The Talk: Make a Card to Tell Your Parents You Want to Stay Cancer-Free
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: September 17, 2018
About: HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, but vaccination can help protect you against certain cancers and diseases. Thing is, having theTalk with your parent or guardian can feel suuuper awkward.
How to enter: Make a card (or print one DoSomething has created) to tell your parents you want to stay cancer-free. You can prevent many kinds of cancer with the simple, free HPV vaccination. Use the tips (and funny, clever simple cards!) to tell your parents that getting vaccinated against HPV and staying cancer free is important to you. Upload a photo of your card and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Pump It Up: Post a Flyer to Keep Your Friend Safe on  the Road
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
About: Only 19% of drivers have the right about of air in their tires.
How  to enter: Print a flyer (or make your own) about tiresafety and leaving it under your friend’s windshield wiper. They’ll learn how to save money on gas and stay safer on the road, 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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