This post was last updated on September 7th, 2016 at 01:32 am

Deadline: Check website for updated contest information.


  • org is one of the largest organizations in the United States for teens and social change. New national campaigns are launched almost every week. Website provides resources and project ideas.
  • Do Something Scholarships recognize and reward teens who are social action leaders in their communities. New scholarships are added throughout the year, each with different criteria and deadlines. Programs last year included Texting and Driving Awareness Scholarship ($10,000) and the Heart Health Scholarship ($4,000).
  • Do Something Awards honors an elite group of young world-changers. Four finalists receive $10,000 grants and one grand prize winner receives $100,000 for their community projects or organizations. Awards are paid directly to the nominee’s organization or the not-for-profit of the nominee’s choice. All winners have the option of receiving $5,000 of the total money awarded in the form of an educational scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents and age 25 or younger.

Award: Varies.

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