Scholarship Name: Do-Over Scholarship
Description: The free online scholarship search engine is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the five best essay writers on the topic, “If you were given one ‘do-over,’ would you: (a) use it for yourself; (b) give it to another person; or (c) choose not to use it? Please explain your choice.” Essays must be submitted online and cannot exceed 250 words Competition will be stiff: Last year, the site received over 10,000 applications.
Awards per Year: 5
Award is Open to: To be eligible, you must be at least 13 years old and currently enrolled or planning to enroll no later than 2013 in an accredited college or university.
Major/Field of Study: Any
How to Apply/Contact: Apply online.
Scholarship Name: Do Something Mountain Dew Voltage Scholarships
Description: Mountain Dew has teamed up with Do Something in a nationwide search for leaders and change-makers. Six $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to people organizing to bring change to their communities. The winners will also be featured in the launch for Mountain Dew’s newest beverage, Voltage. Prize money must be applied to schooling and can be applied to future educational costs.
Awards per Year: 6
Award is Open to: Eligible candidates must be at least 13 years old.
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Visit the Do Something website to apply.
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