BigFuture Scholarships

Earn $500 and $40,000 Just by Planning for College

You could be our next winner! Class of 2023: Take the next step to qualify.

Shout-out to BigFuture's Winners!

Veronica from Florida

Veronica got surprised at home with $40,000 for building a college list.

Lin from New York

Lin was surprised in chemistry class with $40,000 for practicing for the SAT.

Class of 2023: Qualify Now

Earn entries in monthly drawings for $500 and $40,000 scholarships by completing steps to plan for college. The sooner you start and the more steps you complete, the more chances you’ll have to win. Every month, BigFuture selects two $40,000 winners and hundreds of $500 winners who complete one or more steps.

How to Qualify

Build a College List

Start Date: No longer available
Deadline: June 30, 2022

Build Your List

Practice for the SAT

Start Date: December 6, 2021
Deadline: October 31, 2022

Practice Now

Explore Scholarships

Start Date: July 1, 2022
Deadline: February 28, 2023

Explore Now

Strengthen Your College List

Start Date: July 1, 2022
Deadline: October 31, 2022

Strengthen Your College List

Complete the FAFSA

Start Date: October 1, 2022 
Deadline: 
February 28, 2023

Complete the FAFSA

Apply to Colleges

Start Date: October 1, 2022 
Deadline: 
February 28, 2023

Apply to Colleges

BigFuture Scholarships for the Class of 2023

There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements. It’s easy to enter scholarship drawings each month. Simply complete one of the steps before the deadline, and you’ll be automatically entered to win $500 and $40,000! Students whose families earn less than $60,000 a year have extra chances at scholarships because they’re eligible two entries each drawing.

Class of 2023 Winners

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Past Winners

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Opt-out

By completing one or more of these steps, all current juniors (class of 2023) with a College Board account who attend high school or are enrolled in a homeschool in the United States or U.S. territories (including Puerto Rico) will be automatically enrolled in drawings.U.S. citizens and residents attending Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools abroad may also participate. To remove yourself from drawings, you can select not to participate at bigfuturescholarships.org/opt-out.