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Easy Scholarships That You Can Apply to Right Now!

Last updated October 20, 2021

Here's our ultimate list of easy scholarships you can apply to now! (We selected these scholarships based on a few criteria: Do they require a long essay? Do they have a minimum GPA requirement? Do they have an extensively long application process?)

Missed the deadline for any of these? Be sure to bookmark this page so you can check back next year!

1. The #WeBelongInCollege Scholarship encourages students to share brief stories about belonging. From times when they’ve struggled to get to and through college, how they overcame these challenges, and any advice they have for other students. By sharing your stories of struggle and perseverance, you will be entered to win a $2,500 or $1,000 college scholarship.

Deadline: October 31st, 2021

2. Scholarships 360 No-Essay Scholarship 

Deadline: September 30th, 2022

Organization: Scholarships 360 

Scholarships 360 aims to help make paying for college easier. To be considered for a $1,000 scholarship, simply create an account on Scholarships 360 and sign up for email newsletters. Engagement in these newsletters will help boost your chances of winning as well as provide you with scholarships that you can enter into! It's a win-win situation!

3. Niche $2,000 No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly - October 31st Upcoming Deadline

Organization: Niche

Scholarships come in all shapes and forms. This scholarship by Niche is extremely easy. Create an account on Niche.com and interact with their website! This scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents.

4. Cappex College Money Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly - October 31st Upcoming Deadline

Organization: Cappex

Another easy scholarship that high school students can apply to is the Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship. All you have to do is create a Cappex profile and tell them what you like to do in your free time. Easy, right? That’s because Cappex is a website that focuses on student success.

5. Go College Lucky Draw Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly - Apply before the 5th of every month

Organization: Go College

Have you ever visited a website and thought to yourself, “this needs to be changed”? GoCollege.com is offering a $250 monthly scholarship to students for simply letting them know how they can improve their website. It’s a simple proposition, and you help them by giving them UX advice from the standpoint of a student (which makes up the bulk of their user base), and in exchange, you get entered to win $250. This is a scholarship that any student can apply for. Winners will be contacted on or before the 5th of each month.

6. CollegeXpress "Scaredy Cat" Scholarship Contest

Deadline: October 31st, 2021

Organization: CollgeXpress

This scholarship is really simple. All you have to do is create an account and answer, "What scares you the most about the college admissions process?" That's it! You'll be entered to win a $2,000 scholarship as well as a $10,000 scholarship.

7. $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly

Organization: Super College

The SuperCollege Scholarship is open to all students — high school students, college, grads or adults. You can use the scholarship to pay for tuition, books, laptops, or anything else related to school. It’s an easy scholarship that only requires you to fill out a simple form. There’s no minimum GPA requirement or essay that you would have to write.

8. Chegg Scholarship Tool

Deadline: Ongoing, Monthly Deadlines

Organization: Chegg

Chegg offers a multitude of scholarships on top of assisting students to prepare for school. Check out Chegg's scholarship search tool to find thousands of easy and big scholarships!

9. You Deserve It! Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly - 29th of each month

Organization: Scholarship Owl

Check out the Scholarship Owl website, and you only have to register for an account to enter. Plus, Scholarship Owl will help you find and apply to lots of other scholarships.


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10. Unigo $10k Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st, 2021

Organization: Unigo

There are a lot of easy scholarships out there, but for $10,000, this one doesn't get any easier. All you have to do is answer one short prompt (250 words or less). Unigo is asking the question, "Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it, and what's their favorite mobile app?" Answer this question and be entered in to win a $10,000 scholarship!

11. School Survey Scholarship

Deadline: Last Day of Each Month

Organization: Niche

A scholarship for taking a survey about your high school. The scholarship is open to current high school students and parents.

12. Ascent Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2021

Organization: Ascent

Every month, Ascent is giving away $1,000 to students who follow their Instagram and complete a small set of tasks. Pretty simple for a chance at $1,000!


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13. Top Ten List Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st, 2021

Organization: Unigo

Why do you deserve a scholarship? Tell Unigo the top ten reasons why you deserve this scholarship in 250 words or less and you'll be entered in to win a $1,500 scholarship!

14. Education Matters Scholarship

Deadline: November 30th, 2021

Organization: Unigo

Does your education matter? Yes, it does! Unigo is awarding one applicant $5,000 if they can answer the prompt, "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?"

15. Superpower Scholarship

Deadline: March 31st, 2022

Organization: Unigo

Having superpowers is cool, but which superhero or supervillain would you want to swap places with for one day? Tell Unigo your answer in 250 words or less to be considered for a $2,500 scholarship!

16. The Lending Tree Scholarship

Deadline: March 31st, 2022

Organization: The Lending Tree

The Lending Tree wants to help students pay for college. Each month, up until January 31st, 2022, they will be awarding $1,000 to one student. Just fill out the form and you'll be entered in to win!


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17. Tallo + Niche $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly

Organization: Tallo + Niche

Tallo and Niche are partnering to bring monthly scholarship awards of $1,000! All you have to do is create a profile with them, head to their opportunities, and search the keyword "Tallo".

18. $2,000 Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st , 2021

Organization: Nitro

This scholarship is super easy and has a big payoff. All you have to do is fill out their short application and you're entered in for a chance to win $2,000!


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19. Be Bold No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2021

Organization: Bold.org

Are you bold? Bold doesn't just mean "best" or "most accomplished". If you are earnest, determined, and moving, make an account with Bold.org and show them how bold you can be. Each month, the boldest account wins $10,000 to use for school!

20. Ascent's Community Champions Scholarship

Deadline: October 15th, 2021

Organization: Ascent

Entering into this scholarship is very easy. First, create an account, follow them on Instagram, leave a comment, and fill out their form. Once you're finished, you'll be entered in to win a $1,000 scholarship from Ascent!

21. DoSomething's "Complete What's Missing" Scholarship

Deadline: October 15th, 2021

Organization: DoSomething

Help educate your friends and family about meningococcal disease and why and how to get fully vaccinated and be fully informed about ways to spot medical misinformation. To enter, complete DoSomething's "Complete What's Missing" survey and share the guide with your friends and family. Once finished, you'll be entered in to win a $1,500 scholarship.


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22. Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2021

Organization: Unigo

Imagine that you were in school when a zombie apocalypse broke out. You're surrounded and need to come up with a plan to get out. Write a short essay that's 250-word or less about your plan to get out and the top 5 items you'd bring with you. One winner will receive $2,000.

23. #BecauseWeWill Scholarship 

Deadline: Opens October 14th, 2021

Organization: College Promise

The #BecauseWeWill Campaign aims to help students share personal stories and build a sense of community, support, and belonging with other learners across the country. Students can enter by sharing a 1-3 minute video or 600-word essay on social media and using the hashtag #BecauseWeWill. Winners will be awarded $1,000.

24. I Have A Dream Scholarship

Deadline: January 31st, 2022

Organization: Unigo

Unigo wants to know, what do you dream about? Write a short essay in 250 words or less about a bizarre dream you've had and you will be entered in to win $1,500!

25. Sweet and Simple Scholarship 

Deadline: February 28, 2022

Organization: Unigo

Getting gifts is always fun, but a gift doesn't always have to be extravagant to make you happy. Sometimes, it's just the sweet and simple things that work best. Share a sweet and simple gift you've received and why it meant so much to you, in about 250 words or less, and you'll be entered in to win $1,500 in scholarship dollars!


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