Scholarship Saturday: January 30, 2021

Looking for free money to pay for college? Check out this month's round-up of featured awards for Scholarship Saturday!

Scholarships are an incredibly important part of being able to afford your college journey. Unlike student loans, you don’t need to pay scholarship money back, so you should apply to as many as possible! Each month, CollegeXpress highlights upcoming awards and contests as part of “Scholarship Saturday” to help make your search a little easier. Check out the featured awards below, and be sure to apply if you’re eligible. Good luck!

Upcoming Deadlines

$1,500 | Easy Scholarship: Use a Greener Way to Travel for a Day
Deadline: January 31
Info: Applicant must be between the ages of 13 and 25. You could win an easy $1,500 scholarship just by using an environmentally sustainable way to commute to school, work, or another place you commonly visit. Just answer 5 easy questions about how you normally get around and we'll give you a greener way to travel (like cycling, walking, or carpooling), plus an easy way to calculate just how much carbon dioxide you'd save from being emitted into the atmosphere. Upload a photo of your greener commute. You'll fight global climate change *and* enter to win a $1,500 scholarship!

$1,000 | You Deserve It Scholarship
Deadline: January 31
Info: Applicant must be a student who is at least 16 years old. Registration and complete profile with ScholarshipOwl required.

$2,021 | New Year, New Me Scholarship 
Deadline: January 31
Info: Fill out the registration form on CollegeXpress. Answer one question in just one sentence: What are your plans to make 2021 a better year? Then finish registration.

$1,000 | Ciccarelli Law Scholarship
Deadline: February 15
Info: Applicants must be enrolled at a college or university this winter. Essay on one of the following questions is required: What sacrifices are you prepared to make on behalf of your family in service to your community or country? (or) Is there virtue in being a workaholic overachiever in today's age?

$1,000 | Student Video Contest
Deadline: February 25
Info: Applicant must be a high school student who creates a short video about human population growth that highlights one of the following global challenges: feeding 10 billion, preventing pollution, and advancing women and girls. Video must include how population growth impacts the issue and at least one idea for a sustainable solution.

$30,000 | Doodle for Google
Deadline: February 26
Info: Applicant must be a high school student. Doodle based on the theme "I am strong because... " is required.

$1,000 | Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
Deadline: February 28
Info: Applicant must be a United States resident who is enrolled as a full-time high school junior or senior. A 500 to 1,000 word essay with two to three photos of the applicant's volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their life or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare.

$5,000 | Hunter Garner Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
Info: Applicant must be a graduating high school or college student who submits a video, billboard design or radio recording that encourages their peers to develop and embrace safe driving habits.

$1,000 | DNA Day Essay Contest
Deadline: March 3
Info: Applicant must be a high school student and submit an essay based on the given prompt reflecting on an important concept in genetics.

$10,000 | Live Nation US Concerts Scholarship
Deadline: April 1
Info: Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a career in live entertainment such as: music business management, customer service, hospitality or other related fields. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students will submit a 500-word essay on the role music has played in your life and how it has inspired you to pursue a career in the music industry.

Total: $53,521

Want to continue the scholarship search? Find even more awards using our Scholarship Search tool, and check in with CollegeXpress next month for another Scholarship Saturday.

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