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Easy Scholarships That You Can Apply to Right Now!

Last updated October 20, 2020

The Ultimate List of Easy Scholarships


Don't worry! We have your back with our Ultimate List of Easy Scholarships! We select 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?

Top Scholarship: #WeBelongInCollege Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2020

Organization: Get Schooled

#WEBELONGINCOLLEGE encourages you to share a story about a time when you questioned whether you belonged in college either when you were applying to or while you were in college. Learn more here

1. Niche $2,000 No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly - Upcoming Deadline - October 31st, 2020

Organization: Niche

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

2. Cappex College Money Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly Deadline - October 31st, 2020

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.

3. 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”? is offering a $250 monthly scholarship to students for simply letting them know how they can improve their website. It’s a simple proposition, 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.

4. CollegeXpress One Sweet Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2020

Organization: CollgeXpress

This scholarship is really simple. All you have to do is create an account and answer, in one sentence, "What's the best Halloween candy?" That's it! You'll be entered in to win a $1,000 scholarship as well as a $10,000 scholarship.

5. I Have a Dream Scholarship

Deadline: January 31st, 2021

Organization: Unigo

Everyone has a dream - that’s a fact. This scholarship by Unigo will give you $1,500 for sharing yours. Whether it’s to become an Air Force pilot or to become a marine biologist, your dream is important. Share it with Unigo for a chance to win money toward making it become a reality. All you have to do is write a short 250 word paragraph that explains what your dream is and why.

6. Ready to Vote Quiz Scholarship

Deadline: October 15th, 2020


The voting process can be confusing and difficult to grasp. To help everyone, DoSomething has created a short quiz to educate people on the voting process. Enter to win this $1,000 scholarship by simply taking the quiz yourself and sharing it to your peers! 

7. 10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: November 20th, 2020


As far as easy scholarships go, this one beats every expectation. 250 words or less? How about 10 words? That’s right, if you can let Student Scholarships know why you deserve a scholarship in 10 words or less, you’re automatically entered to win $500. It’s that simple.

8. $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly - October 31st, 2020

Organization: Super College

The SuperCollege Scholarship is open to all students — high school students, college, grad or adults. You can use the scholarship to pay for tuitions, 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.

9. Chegg Scholarship Tool

Deadline: Ongoing

Organization: Chegg

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

10. You Deserve It! Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly -  October 29th, 2020

Organization: Scholarship Owl

Check out the Scholarship Owl website, 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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11. Ready, Set, Vote! Scholarship

Deadline: October 15th, 2020

Organization: DoSomething

Voting is a super important and it takes very little time to get registered. To be considered for this scholarship, all you have to do is register to vote and share your personalized registration page to also encourage your friends to get registered! 

12. Unigo $10k Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st, 2020

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?" Simply answer this question and be entered in to win a $10,000 scholarship! 

13. School Survey Scholarship

Deadline: Last Day of Each Month - October 31st, 2020

Organization: Niche

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

14. Ascent Summer Scholarship 

Deadline: November 2nd, 2020

Organization: Ascent

For each week day during the summer, 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!

15. Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2020

Organization: Unigo

Unigo is known for having fun and easy scholarships, and here's another! To qualify for this scholarship, simply answer a prompt in 250 words or less on how you would survive a zombie apocalypse at your own school.

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16. Top Ten List Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st, 2020

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! 

17. Education Matters Scholarship

Deadline: November 30th, 2020

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?"

18. Superpower Scholarship

Deadline: March 31st, 2021

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!

19. All About Education Scholarship

Deadline: April 30th, 2021

Organization: Unigo

Education is important and it opens up doors for many of us. To be considered for this $3,000 scholarship, tell Unigo how this $3,000 will make a difference in your life in 250 words or less!

20. Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Deadline: February 28th, 2021

Organization: Unigo

Sometimes, the simplest things are the sweetest. Unigo is awarding one participant a $1,500 scholarship if you can answer the prompt, "Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you."

21. 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".

22. $5,000 Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2020

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 $5,000!

Want more scholarships? Check out our Big Money Scholarships for College

23. Disrupt Racism Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st, 2020

Organization: DoSomething

The current situation in the US highlights a lot of the injustices, fear, and violence that black people face every day. Use DoSomething's step-by-step guide to initiate conversations with friends & family to help disrupt racism. Afterwards, apply for the scholarship and you'll be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship as well as donate $1,000 to a DoSomething approved black organization!

24. COVID Relief - Study in Isolation Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st, 2020

Organization: Future Minds

COVID has forced all of students to some form of remote learning, and that can be hard. Future Minds is here to help though! They're offering up to $1000 in scholarships for students to make themselves more comfortable at home. Maybe you can finally buy that new desk or chair you've been needing, all you need to do is submit proof that you're currently enrolled in a college or university!

25. Potential Magazine's Countdown to College Scholarship

Deadline: May 5th, 2021

Organization: Potential Magazine

This scholarship is open to all high school students who are intending to attend college. All you're required to do is subscribe your email to Potential Magazine's free weekly "Countdown to College" newsletter. Once you do this, you'll receive a ton of resources on how to get to college and be entered in to win a $1,000 scholarship!

26. WiseGeek Mental Health No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st, 2020

Organization: WiseGeek

During college, you'll begin your transition to adulthood but along with that comes a heavy workload. During these times, your mental health is extremely important, and WiseGeek wants to highlight that importance and assist those who need it.

27. ULoop Dorm Survey Scholarship

Deadline: December 30th, 2020

Organization: ULoop

ULoop is hoping to learn more about your college dorm experiences so they created this short survey. Simply fill out the survey and you'll be entered in to win a $1,000 scholarship!

28. Your Plan, Your Vote! Scholarship

Deadline: October 15th, 2020

Organization: DoSomething

Voting is an important privilege given to adults in America. Your vote matters and DoSomething is giving away a scholarship to those who pledge to vote this upcoming November!

29. Bold Moments No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: November 1st, 2020

Organization: Bold

Do you have a moment in mind where you did something extremely bold and you're really proud of it? Think about a time where you've done something challenging, achieved something amazing, or made a big impact on another person. If you caught it on camera, submit this photo along with a short description of what happened for a chance to win a $500 scholarship! 

30. ScholarCash Role Model Scholarship

Deadline: December 1st, 2020

Organization: ScholarCash

Having a role model is important to your growth. They help shape your life, guide you through life, and discover your passions. Who is your role model?

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