Not a Hemingway? Go for These Scholarships Without Essays

Mike Brown Updated on February 11, 2020

If you're drowning in scholarship essays, let us toss you a life raft: Here are five scholarships that don’t require you to pen any long prose.

Some do require you to submit some information about yourself and, in some instances, answer some questions or complete a few easy tasks. The key to success with these – and all scholarship applications – is to follow instructions and make the deadlines.

1. Nitro College Scholarship - $2,000

Next Deadline: End of the month, offered every month

The $2,000 Nitro College Scholarship is an opportunity for anyone enrolled in an accredited college or university for the upcoming school year. We know that college is a big step forward in achieving your goals and we want to help you get there using all the tools Nitro has to offer.

All you have to do is complete the online scholarship survey and participate in our social activity. Double your chances to win by having your parents or guardians apply, too!

2. All About Education Scholarship - $3,000

Deadline: April 30, 2020

The $3,000 All About Education Scholarship is open to students ages 13 or older who are enrolled in or who will be enrolled in an accredited university, college or trade school by 2026.

This one does require a bit of writing, but not much. Complete the short online application and in 250 words or fewer, answer the question: “How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?" (As a point of reference, there are around 290 words in this article so far.)

One application per person.

3. The $2,000 No-Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: End of every month.

This $2,000 award is given out every month. To apply, just submit an application with some basic identifying information, your GPA, and SAT/ACT scores. Winners are determined by random selection, and you can submit a new application every month. 

This scholarship is open to high schoolers, adults heading back to school, current college students, and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school within the next 12 months.  Click here to apply for the scholarship

4. The $1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

Deadline: End of the month, every month

The $1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship has no essay and no GPA requirements. To be eligible, you must be enrolled in high school or college, or plan to enroll in college within the next 12 months. Simply complete an online Cappex profile and answer a short survey. You can apply for the scholarship every month.

5. College Scholarship Sweepstakes — $4,000

Deadline: June 30, 2020

Huntington Learning Center is offering a $4,000 award to one lucky winner. Entering is super easy — just fill out the online entry form. Parents/guardians may also enter on behalf of their child, but note that there's only one entry per person.

Enter here

Remember, scholarship money does not have to be paid back, so it's worth your time to apply for as many scholarships as possible. Good luck!

 

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Mike Brown

Mike is responsible for the editorial and marketing direction of Nitro. He has a history of helping people thru his educational background—first as a teacher at the Pennsylvania State University and then thru 15 years of development and marketing of education programs. Read more by Mike Brown

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