April 2020 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 April.

$500 Easy Digital Action Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $500 scholarship by participating in one of the digital campaigns featured on our COVID-19 Collection Page. We know you might be home from school, looking for ways to fight social isolation and/or make a positive impact in your community even if you’re stuck inside. That’s why we’ve created a helpful page specifically for campaigns that can be done completely online! Every time you participate in one of the campaigns, you will be automatically entered to win a $500 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Take a Quiz to Prep for the Elections in Light of COVID-19
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020new campaign closes April 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking and sharing our online quiz to educate friends on how COVID-19 is affecting the upcoming elections. Don’t let coronavirus stop you and your friends from voting! Share the quiz to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Send Tips on How to Manage Stress to Help Us Create a Mental Health Guide
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Your classmates and friends could use some mental health support in 2020, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. While you’re social distancing, you could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by sending us tips on how you get through these particularly stressful times. We’ll use your advice to create New State of Mind, a first-of-its-kind mental health guide hat’s for students, by students. We’ll send this guide to students and educators to make an immediate difference for young people across the country. By sharing your tips, you’ll be automatically entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

$1,500 Easy Scholarship: Share a Link to Help Your Friends Register to Vote!
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,500 scholarship just by helping your friends register to vote! Simply share the link that we provide by text, email, or social media to help your friends register online to vote. It only takes 2 minutes for them to register! You’ll automatically enter to win a $1,500 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

$2,500 Easy Scholarship: Take a Quiz & Share a Personal Finance Guide Online During COVID-19
Scholarship Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $2,500 scholarship just by taking a Would You Rather-style quiz and sharing a personal finance guide with a friend. 72% of students say personal finance stresses them out, and COVID-19 is putting an added financial burden on many. Answer five easy (and outrageous!) questions about saving money, and we’ll give you an online financial literacy guide you can use and share, even while social distancing. You’ll automatically enter to win a $2,500 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy! (P.S. Every guide you share earns you another chance to win the scholarship. So 1 share = 1 chance to win, 10 shares = 10 chances to win, and so on! You can always share with more friends!)

$2,000 Easy Scholarship: Complete One Sports-Themed Challenge to Impact COVID-19
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
Description: In the wake of COVID-19, games and pep rallies might be cancelled, but you still use the power of sports to build community, promote school spirit, and make a difference for those affected by COVID-19. Join the One Team Challenge, powered by ESPN, with a new challenge every week until May 31. Complete just one (1) of the below challenges to enter for a $2,000 scholarship. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win! Week 1 – Share your favorite game-day pump-up song for our #oneteam playlist. Week 2 – Use our guide to make a DIY mask in your school colors for yourself and others to make sure their “uniform” is complete. Week 3 – Write your favorite pump-up song lyrics on stickies in your family bathroom to encourage them to pump the soap and wash their hands for 20 seconds. Complete just one (1) challenge to enter for the $2,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ask a Grandparent or Older Adult to Share a Story
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by swapping stories with an older adult to decrease isolation during COVID-19. Research shows that encouraging older adults to share their stories benefits the emotional, physical, and mental well-being of older adults, and leads to greater empathy and stronger connection with the listener (that’s you!). Call or video chat with an older adult in your life (a grandparent, family member, friend, any older person you admire) and ask them to share a story from their life with you. You’ll be automatically entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

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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