January 2021 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.

$1,500 Easy Scholarship: Use a Greener Way to Travel for a Day
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: You could win an easy $1,500 scholarship just by using an environmentally sustainable way to commute to school, work, or another place you commonly visit. Just answer 5 easy questions about how you normally get around and we’ll give you a greener way to travel (like cycling, walking, or carpooling), plus an easy way to calculate just how much carbon dioxide you’d save from being emitted into the atmosphere. Upload a photo of your greener commute. You’ll fight global climate change *and* enter to win a $1,500 scholarship!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a DIY Mask (No Sewing Required)
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship by using our easy step-by-step guide to make a mask (no sewing required!) to keep yourself, your friends, and your family healthy during the pandemic. We’ll even help you donate much-needed masks to homeless shelters and vulnerable communities. Upload a photo of your mask to earn verified volunteer hours and be entered for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Collect Food Items for Your Local Food Bank
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by collecting food and donating it to your local food bank. Over 18 million children in the US face food insecurity, a problem made worse by COVID-19. Use our easy guide to collect the most-needed food items and safely drop them at your local food bank. You’ll automatically earn verified volunteer hours, and you’ll be entered for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Recycle Cans to Help Protect the Environment 
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship just by recycling 5 aluminum cans to save energy and protect the environment! All you have to do is collect 5 cans and recycle them in a proper bin or take them to a local recycling center (we’ll help you find yours!) Don’t forget to snap a pic with your cans before you recycle them to prove your impact and inspire others to join in. You’ll automatically earn verified volunteer hours, and you’ll be entered for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Host a Virtual Book Club that Reads Texts By or About Underrepresented Groups
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by hosting a virtual book club that reads texts by or about underrepresented groups. Use DoSomething’s recommendation lists to host a virtual diversity Book Club. You’ll earn verified volunteer credits and a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Swap Stories with an Older Adult to Decrease Isolation During COVID-19
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by swapping stories with an older adult to decrease isolation during COVID-19. Ask an older adult to share a story with you. You’ll earn verified volunteer credits and the chance to win a $1,000 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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