January 2019 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 January.

Share a Helpful Tip with a Friend
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
How to enter: Help prevent impaired driving by giving a friend a (house, mailbox, etc.) key to start the conversation about how you can prevent impaired driving. Each action completed on the campaign page equals one entry. Each action counts as an entry. Unlimited entries!

Treat Yo Friends: Make a Friend an IOU Activity Book to Celebrate What Makes Them Unique
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
About: 1 in 5 students experience bullying, often because of the passions that makes them who they are.
How to enter: You can win an essay scholarship just by finding an activity your friend loves to do and asking them to do it with you! Every submission of a photo of your IOU booklet will count as an entry. Unlimited entries.

The Five Actions Challenge: Five Days and Five Ways to Make an Impact This Holiday Season
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
About: Only 14% of people feel a strong connection to their community.
How to enter: You can win the scholarship by doing five nice things in five days this holiday season. Sign up to receive daily actions, like make thank you cards for people in your school to collect cans for local food and homeless shelters. Snap a picture of you doing the daily action and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Give your Friend a Card
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 21, 2019
About: We all have a friend who’s awesome at something but needs a little boost of confidence to realize their true potential.
How to enter: This V-Day season, you could win the scholarship by making a card for your friend who needs a little boost of confidence to realize their true potential. Take a picture of you giving the card to your friend and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

Collect Items for a Homeless Shelter
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
About: On any given day there are 600,000 people experiencing homelessness in America. About one-quarter of them are teenagers or children.
How to enter: You can win the scholarship by providing daily essentials (like toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, and nonperishable foods) to a local homeless shelter. Snap a picture of you and the items you are donating and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries.

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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