BigFuture Scholarships

Earn Up To $40,000 Just by Planning for Your Future​

What if YOU were the next winner? Take a step to qualify! ​

Wait . . .What are BigFuture Scholarships? ​

BigFuture rewards you for doing what you already are doing: planning for life after high school. With no essay,  minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements, BigFuture makes it easy to enter drawings (yes, plural!) each month. Simply complete unlocked steps on your dashboard, and you'll be automatically entered to win. One step completed = one entry each month . . . the earlier and sooner you complete tasks, the bigger your chances to win. Students whose families earn less than $60,000 a year receive two entries each drawing. Don't wait, get started today!  ​  

Shout-out to BigFuture's Winners!

Veronica from Florida

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

Mia from California

Watch Mia win a scholarship for planning for her future.  

How to Qualify

Earn entries in monthly drawings for $500 and $40,000 scholarships by completing steps to plan for life after high school. Every month, BigFuture will award hundreds of $500 scholarships and two $40,000 scholarships until February of your senior year. The scholarships awarded by BigFuture can be used at two and four year institutions. ​

Steps to Qualify

Start Your Career List ​

Deadline: End of February During Your Senior Year​

Start Your List​

Build Your College List

Deadline: End of June During Your Junior Year​

Build Your List

Start Your Scholarship List​

Deadline: End of February During Your Senior Year​

Start Your List​​

Strengthen Your College List

Deadline: End of October During Your Senior Year​

Strengthen Your College List

Complete the FAFSA

Deadline: End of February During Your Senior Year​

Complete the FAFSA

Apply to Colleges

Deadline: End of February During Your Senior Year​

Apply to Colleges

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By completing one or more of these steps, all current sophomores, juniors, and seniors 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