Scholarships and Contests
View the opportunities for college savings.
EVERFI and our network of K-12 Sponsors offer students more than $100,000 in college savings scholarships annually.
See scholarships and contests available to students and teachers, along with eligibility requirements for each:
Scholarships for K-12 Students
Fifth Third Bank
Students in grades 9-12 at schools sponsored by Fifth Third Bank (FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, NC, OH, TN, WV) who have completed at least one lesson of a Finance Academy course (EVERFI – Financial Literacy or Venture – Entrepreneurial Expedition) during the 2020-21 school year.
Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 15, 2021, and spring semester entries must be received by April 30, 2021.
Prize: $2,500 529 College Savings Scholarship
The MassMutual Foundation’s
The FutureSmart Scholarship Contest is open to any U.S. student in grades 6-8 who has completed at least three of the FutureSmart digital lessons. The contest will be open throughout the 2020-2021 academic year.
Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 29, 2021; Spring semester entries must be received by May 31, 2021.
Prize: $1,000 529 College Savings Scholarship
Vaping: Know the truth Art Challenge
March 15 - April 16
truth® and EVERFI are inviting students ages 13-19 to join the Vaping: Know the truth Art Challenge for the opportunity to win a college scholarship.
We suggest checking out EVERFI’s Vaping: Know the truth course to get all the info on how vaping/e-cigarettes impact the environment, and use it as inspiration to create your submission.
Prizes: One Grand Prize Winner will receive a $5,500 college tuition scholarship, a Supreme merchandise gift pack, AND their artwork will be featured on truth merchandise. Four Runner Up winners will each receive $1,125 college tuition scholarship and a Supreme merchandise gift pack.
Scholarships will be awarded in the form of a 529 saving plan gift card.
Beyond Lunch Sustainability Challenge
March 2 - April 13
Beyond Meat and EVERFI are launching the first-ever Beyond Lunch Sustainability Challenge!
To participate, have your students complete a lesson from the digital course, Sustainability Foundations: Plants, Animals, and Our World. Then as a class, create a presentation showing how you could make your school's lunchroom more sustainable.
Prize: The classroom submission with the most audacious, yet feasible, ideas for making the lunchroom more sustainable will be selected as the Grand Prize Winner and win $10,000 for their school to implement their vision.
General - Canada Student
Any student in Canada who earns certification in one of the following EVERFI courses: Vault, The Compassion Project, Ignition, Character Playbook, Endeavour, Future Goals - Hockey Scholar, AlcoholEdu for High School, EVERFI, Venture, 306, Summer Slugger, Mental Wellness Basics, Honour Code, Say Something, Healthier Me (Elementary or Middle), Marketplaces or Prescription Drug Safety, Diversity Foundations, Plants, Animals, and Our World, Sustainability Foundations.
Prize: $1000 RESP Contribution
General - U.S. Student
Any student in the United States who completes at least 3 digital lessons in any one of the following EVERFI courses: Vault, The Compassion Project, FutureSmart, Ignition, Character Playbook, Endeavor, Future Goals - Hockey Scholar, AlcoholEdu for High School, EVERFI, Venture, 306, Summer Slugger, Mental Wellness Basics, Honor Code, Say Something, Healthier Me (Elementary or Middle), Marketplaces or Prescription Drug Safety, Diversity Foundations, Plants, Animals, and Our World, BINAH: Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism & Hate, Sustainability Foundations, Money Moves Modern Banking & Identity ProtectionTM, Vaping: Know the truth, Pathways: Financing Higher Education.
Prize: $1,000 529 College Savings Scholarship
Subject Matter Experts
Dr. Larry Rosen, Ignition
Dr. Larry Rosen is Professor Emeritus and past chair of the psychology department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist with specialties in multitasking, social networking, and educational psychology, and is recognized as an international expert in the “Psychology of Technology.”
Dr. Rosen consulted with EVERFI to develop our relaunched digital citizenship curriculum, Ignition: Digital Wellness and Safety.
93% of teachers would recommend Ignition’s digital literacy program to their colleagues.
Dr. Clayborne Carson, 306
Dr. Clayborne Carson is the Professor of History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.
Dr. Carson supported content development in EVERFI’s 306 – African-American History program. 306’s curriculum informs and inspires today’s students by exploring history’s most important stories of African-American women and men overcoming obstacles through grit, strength, creativity, and intellect.