October 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 October.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a Plan to Vote!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship by making a plan for how you’re voting in the 2020 election! Whether you’re voting in person or by mail (aka absentee), fill out a commitment card with how you’ll vote this year, upload a photo with your card by October 15, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ready to Vote? Quiz
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our 4 question online quiz to learn more about how you can use your vote on November 3rd to have an impact on the issues that matter the most to you. All you have to do is take our easy online quiz. It takes less than two minutes! You’ll be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable to 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ready to Vote? Quiz (Florida)
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our online quiz to educate yourself on everything you need to know to vote in the upcoming elections. All you have to do is take our easy online quiz. It takes less than two minutes! You’ll be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Florida to be eligible. Only applicable to 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ready to Vote? Quiz (Pennsylvania)
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our online quiz to educate yourself on everything you need to know to vote in the upcoming elections. All you have to do is take our easy online quiz. It takes less than two minutes! You’ll be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Pennsylvania to be eligible. Only applicable to 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Share a Link to Help Your Friends Register to Vote!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship just by helping your friends register online to vote! By signing up for our campaign, you’ll get a personalized voter registration page. Then text, email, or share the link to your page on social media to help your friends quickly register to vote. It takes less than two minutes for them to register online! Every time you share your voter registration page before October 15, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote!
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by filling out our easy pledge to vote this November. All you have to do is share why you plan on voting this fall. It takes less than 2 minutes! Fill out the online pledge form to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote! (Florida)
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by filling out our easy pledge to vote this November. All you have to do is share why you plan on voting this fall. It takes less than 2 minutes! Fill out the online pledge form to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Florida to be eligible. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote! (Other States)
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020; October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by filling out our easy pledge to vote this November. All you have to do is share why you plan on voting this fall. It takes less than 2 minutes! Fill out the online pledge form to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Arizona, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Texas or Wisconsin to be eligible. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Scholarship/$1,000 Grant: Use Our Guide to Start a Conversation About Anti-Racism
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship by using our step-by-step guide to start a conversation about anti-racism with a friend or family member. (We’ll also donate an additional $1,000 to a Black-led racial justice org of your choosing.) There are so many ways to disrupt racism — for example, 75% of young people say voting is the most important thing we can do. Whether you identify as Black, non-Black POC, or white, we’ve got an easy-to-use guide to start the conversation and earn a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship plus unlock a $1,000 donation.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Message a Friend About their Voting Plan and Share Your Screenshot
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Young people (Gen Z + Millennials) make up the single largest voting bloc for the 2020 election. To use that power, young voters need to show up to the polls. You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by making sure your friends are ready to vote by checking in with them on how they plan to cast their ballot. Share a screenshot of a message to a friend (we’ll give you a suggestion on what to write and links to voting resources!) about how they’re voting and you will be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Take a Quiz and Learn Which Racial Justice Issue You Should Impact
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking a 2-minute quiz to see which racial justice issue you should take action on. Answer a few questions and we’ll give you ways to impact public health, education inequality, criminal justice, and other issues that intersect with racial justice. Take the quiz for the chance to win the $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a DIY Mask (No Sewing Required)
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by using our step-by-step guide to make a mask (no sewing required!) to keep yourself, your friends, and your family healthy during COVID. COVID-19 spreads mainly from person-to-person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice. Upload a photo of the mask you make by November 15th to be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. (Added bonus: after submitting your photo, you’ll be eligible for a volunteer credit certificate.)

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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