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CollegeXpress Mini Scholarship Winners 2022

CollegeXpress is back with more easy-to-enter, no-essay scholarship contests for you every month in 2022! Learn about new opportunities and see who's won here.

CollegeXpress is back with another year of mini scholarship contests for students! That’s right—we’re giving away more free scholarship money every month in 2022. They're super easy to enter—just create a free CollegeXpress account and answer our featured question in one word or sentence (we're talking stuff like “What’s your favorite color?” with no wrong answer!). After each month’s contest ends, one entry will be randomly selected to win—and any registered student can win, even if you're not a college-bound senior yet! If you’re the lucky recipient, we’ll email you and add your name to this blog. Keep up-to-date each month with the list below, and be sure to bookmark this page to see who won the latest contest.

January 2022

CX Fresh Start Scholarship Contest

$2,500 Fresh Start Scholarship Contest

Question: How do you plan to make a fresh start in the new year?
Winner: Kaylee T., Class of 2022

February 2022

Thank You for Being a Friend

$2,000 Thank You for Being a Friend Scholarship Contest

Question: In honor of Betty White's love of animals, what's your favorite thing to do with your animal friends?
Winner: Yamileth A., Class of 2022

March 2022

March Madness Giveaway

$1,500 March Madness Giveaway

Question: As an athlete, a fan, or just for school spirit, how do you plan to be involved in sports in college?
Winner: Victoria F., Class of 2022

April 2022

Favorite color scholarship contest

$2,000 Favorite Color Scholarship Contest

Question: What is your favorite color?
Winner: Joy Z., Class of 2022

May 2022

Smile Scholarship

$1,000 Smile Scholarship Contest

Question: What's one thing that makes you smile?
Winner: Britney N., Class of 2023

June 2022

Show Your Pride Scholarship

$1,500 Show Your Pride Scholarship Contest

Question: In honor of Pride Month, what is something about yourself that makes you proud?
Winner: Still looking—check your email!

July 2022

Disney Giveaway

$1,000 Disney Giveaway

Question: What's your favorite Disney movie?
Winner: Damon B., Class of 2023

August 2022

Back to School Scholarship Contest

$1,500 Back to School Scholarship Contest

Question: What is something you hope to learn in the upcoming school year?
Winner: Heaven J., Class of 2023

September 2022

Fall Flavor Scholarship

Fall Flavor Giveaway ($500 scholarship + $100 coffee shop gift card)

Question: What is your favorite fall flavor or treat? 
Winner: Janelle H., Class of 2025

October 2022

October Scary Stories Scholarship

$1,000 Scary Stories Scholarship 

Question: What’s your favorite scary movie, book, or legend?
Winner: Still looking—check your email!

November 2022

No-Essay Scholarship

$1,000 No-Essay Scholarship

Question: In honor of National Scholarship Month, how many scholarships have you applied for this year?
Still looking—check your email!

December 2022

Happy Holidays Scholarship

$1,500 Happy Holidays Scholarship

Question: What’s your favorite holiday tradition?
Still looking—check your email! 

I've already created an account—how do I enter?

If you're already part of the CollegeXpress community, you can find the application for each new monthly offering on the Featured Scholarships page when you’re logged in to CollegeXpress—there’s no need to register again. And if you’re not this month’s winner, there will be another chance to win next month! The deadline for each contest is the last day of the month, and we’ll pick and contact the winner soon after. This could be your year to win. Best of luck!

Looking for other quick, low-requirement scholarships to apply for? Check out our Ultimate List of Easy Scholarships.

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Elizabeth Stafford

Elizabeth Stafford

High School Class of 2021

As a UK student moving to California due to my dad's job in the military, when I first signed up for CollegeXpress a few months ago, the college process ahead seemed daunting and incredibly stressful. That all changed after I started to explore what this website had to offer. Not only was I helped by the vast array of resources available to me, but through being a CollegeXpress member, there have been so many more benefits. There have been emails with college tips—all of which I found incredibly helpful—as well as invitations to events and notifications of scholarships that'll make college possible for me. Overall, I'm very grateful to CollegeXpress for all of these things and more. Not only have they helped me grow my understanding of the college process, but they've also helped me to grow as a person, giving me new skills that I can take with me through life.

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Thank you so much for this valuable information about these opportunities. I truly appreciate the CollegeXpress communications and use them to keep my high school seniors informed about their opportunities!

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Damian Rangel

September 2021 Mini Scholarship Winner, High School Class of 2022

CollegeXpress has helped me tackle college expenses, which will allow me to put more of my time and effort into my studies without the need of worrying as much about finances.

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High School Class of 2022

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High School Class of 2022

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