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College Scholarships to Apply for in 2022

Looking ahead to scholarships for the new year.

Kathryn Knight Randolph

January 04, 2022

Make applying to scholarships one of your 2022 goals. Start with these scholarships.
College Scholarships to Apply for in 2022
As 2021 draws to a quick close, you should be giving thought to your 2022 goals. Believe it or not, the New Year will be here before we know it. As a student, you may have financial goals outlined already, like get a job, pay down debt, or negotiate for more financial aid. However, there is one financial goal – or resolution – that every student should include on their list: Apply for more scholarships. Whether you’re a high school junior or in your final year of grad school, there are scholarships that you qualify for out there, and there’s no better headquarters for your scholarship search than Fastweb. To maximize your scholarship matching experience on our site, be sure that your profile is updated frequently to best reflect the type of student, community contributor, and employee that you are currently.
We also recommend that you apply for scholarships frequently. Divide and conquer your scholarship matches by applying for 1 – 3 awards per week. Remember: the more scholarships that you apply to, the greater your chances of actually winning. If you want to kickstart your 2022 scholarship search, consider applying for any – or ALL – of the below scholarships. Best of luck in 2022!

Scholarship to Apply for in 2022

Goodwall #ScholarshipNow Challenge

Deadline: 2/28/22 Award Amount: $2,500 Participate in the #ScholarshipNow challenge for a chance to win $2,500! To participate, download the Goodwall app and simply share a video telling us how winning this scholarship would help you achieve your educational goals, on the hashtag #ScholarshipNow.

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 3/2/22 Award Amount: $10,000 The Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest is open to currently enrolled high school and college students in the United States. To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, anniversary or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged. Your photo, art, or graphics submitted must be your own original work and you must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for this award.

Crossroads Empowering Women Scholarship

Deadline: 4/18/22 Award Amount: $1,000 The Crossroads Empowering Women Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in college/university. You must submit an essay of between 500 and 700 words on a time that you have overcome difficulties in your life in order to be considered for this award.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Deadline: 6/12/22 Award Amount: $1,000 The Abbott and Fenner Scholarship is available to high school junior and seniors and all students enrolled in post- secondary education. You must submit a required essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Digital Privacy Scholarship

Deadline: 6/30/22 Award Amount: $1,500 The Digital Privacy Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a brief message about digital privacy to qualify for this award.

$2,000 Minecraft Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/22 Award Amount: $2,000 The $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship is open to high school and college students. You must be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit an essay of at least 500 words that details your opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence on education and career development in order to be considered for this award.

Future Educator Scholarship

Deadline: 8/18/22 Award Amount: $1,000 The Future Educator Scholarship is available to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students. You must be pursuing a degree in education to be eligible for this award.

Clubs of America Scholarship Award

Deadline: 8/31/22 Award Amount: $1,000 The Clubs of America Scholarship Award is available to currently enrolled students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. You must submit an essay of at least 600 words about your career aspirations and how your current course load will help you achieve success. YouTube video submissions are also accepted and should be no longer than five minutes.

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/22 Award Amount: $1,000 The Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be considered, you must submit a 140 - character message about texting while driving.

Driver Education Initiative Award: In the Driver's Seat

Deadline: 11/30/22 Award Amount: $3,000 The Driver Education Initiative Award: In the Driver's Seat, is open to current high school and college students. You must submit an essay of no more than 500 words that answers the following questions: What is the importance of driver education in reducing the number deaths as a result of driving? What steps can be taken to reduce the number of deaths related to driving? Have you ever had an experience of being in car accident or have seen your friends or family members driving irresponsibly? What steps can you take to be a better and safer driver as well as help others become safer on the road?

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies Award Amount: $1,500 - $25,000 The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. To be considered, you must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with emphasis on a citizen's duties and obligations to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion's Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives a $2,000 scholarship.

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