Scholarships for bright students, good athletes or single moms are not the only options available to students looking to fund their education. Here are some unusual scholarships on offer.
Tall Clubs International Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to males over 6’2″ and females above 5’8″. The money that you can win is $1,000. More information about it is available at: tall.org.
Billy Barty Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to students of ‘short stature.’ Similarly, the Little People of America offers scholarships to students and their families, who have a height of 4’10” and shorter. The amount available with this scholarship ranges from $250 to $1000. You can visit lpaonline.org for more details about this program.
The Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship
This program provides four different scholarships. List yourself in this program and you can either win a $5,000 scholarship for college or a $1,000 award. The big award is given to one student and the smaller to three students. You will need to have grade point average of at least 2.5/4.0, be a graduating senior, and a US citizen. Skateboardscholarship.org has more information.
The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Scholarship
USBC provides a variety of scholarships, such as Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow scholarship of $1,500 for distinguished male bowlers at the high school level. This is a renewable scholarship. Another scholarship for bowlers is the Alberta E. Crow Star of Tomorrow. This is also a renewable scholarship worth $1,500 and it’s provided to female high school bowlers. You can find out more about these scholarships at: Bowl.com
The Scholar-Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award
This is a $7,500 scholarship that is awarded to 25 graduating high school seniors. Winners also get a special advertisement that is shown in USA Today and a totally free trip to an awards ceremony at Disney Wide World of Sports’ Milk House in Orlando, FL. Moreover, you will be inducted into the Milk House Hall of Fame. Get more information from sammy.bodybymilk.com.
The Students for Organ Donation Youth Leadership Award
You can apply for this scholarship if you’re a full-time high school student or an undergraduate college student. The money that you will be able to get with this scholarship ranges from $500 to $1,000. Candidates who win are actively involved in the promotion of organ donation and transplantation. Learn more about the application criteria by visiting: studentdonor.org.
Students can apply for several unusual scholarships. List provided here can help you fund your education with free money. Check the details of unusual scholarship programs by visiting the sites.