Scholarship Detail

Do Something Awards Program

Program Information

Deadline Month: Multiple
Application Deadline Dates: Multiple
Award Amount: $10,000-$100,000
Do Something has honored the nation’s best young world-changers. Do Something Award Winners represent the pivotal "do-ers" in their field, cause, or issue and are rewarded with a huge project grant, participation in a special award ceremony, media coverage, and continued support from Do Something. The Do Something Award is for individuals. Partnerships or larger groups should select an individual they believe would best represent the project for the application. Award winners will have identified a problem and have devised clear and measurable methods for addressing the problem; made a significant long-term commitment to improving the lives of others; cultivated long-term and respectful relationships within their community; demonstrated that they have directly and individually fueled the success of their work; extensively and tangibly improved the lives of others (the award is not for ideas); created great awareness about their issues or causes; serve as program founders and/or leading activist/advocates; have a clear growth plan for their work that ensures sustainability and continued impact.
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Restricted: Must be age 25 and under
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Other Requirements:
Canadian citizens are also eligible to apply

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Letters of Rec: Yes

Further Information

dsawards@DoSomething.org.