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Scholarship contests and sweepstakes typically do not request your academic achievements, standardized test scores or financial needs, but are more competitive because or easy application and random winner selection. Your chances of winning in a contest or sweepstakes vary widely, based on the number of applicants who enter each drawing. Requirements may be as simple as sending off an email or completing an online form, and you will not be asked to come up with an essay on why you’re deserving of the free money.

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The more detailed you are in your search, the better your chances of landing scholarship money because of the smaller pool of applicants that accompanies particular, specific information. Someone has to win the scholarship contests and sweepstakes, so if it isn’t too time-consuming, you’re feeling lucky, and you find a legitimate website, consider applying for a chance to land one of these awards. Remember, however, to beware of scholarship scams. While many contests and sweepstakes will ask you to fill out online forms in order for you to be eligible for the awards, you should never have to pay a processing fee to win money. Check out our examples of scholarship contests and sweepstakes that we think may we worth a shot.

The Paradigm Challenge
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
We designed The Paradigm Challenge to inspire youth innovation to address important social issues and to enhance each person’s awareness of his or her ability and responsibility to affect positive change in the world. When it comes to service learning, we agree with Aristotle’s observation that “good habits formed at youth make all the difference.” The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition [...] More

Last Edited: August 2015

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