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Unusual Scholarships/Wacky College Scholarships
How do students find unusual scholarships or those for special, maybe even wacky, skills? Keep reading…
Well, it’s not that easy, but there are scholarships out there for specific traits, interests, last name, etc…
As with any scholarship application, the trick to winning the scholarship money is learning how to get your applications noticed by the judges.
When applying for unusual scholarships, students need to write their essays in the form of a story with eye-opening and catchy details that will set them apart from the rest of the applicants.
Wacky scholarship essays are supposed to be fun and memorable!
Be sure to read: 10 Epic Tips Straight from a College Scholarship Judge
College scholarship judges have a TON of applications to read and when you know how to present yours in a way that will make it stand out from the rest right from the very beginning, your chances of winning increase GREATLY.
My scholarship guide will tell you exactly what you can do to make your applications stand out.
All my winning scholarship secrets are revealed right here >>
Try these sites for some unusual scholarships:
Scholarships for Hobbies, Interests, and Talents
Unusual/Wacky College Scholarships
200 Unique and Weird Scholarships
Watch this ONE-minute college scholarship tip video for more help!Unusual scholarships and those that are unique and wacky are easy to find if you know where to look! Click To Tweet
Monica Matthews is the author of How to Win College Scholarships. She helped her own son win over $100,000 in college scholarships and now shares her expertise with other parents and their students. She truly has “been there, done that” in regards to helping parents and students navigate the scholarship process.
Her method of helping students in finding college scholarships, writing unique and compelling scholarship essays, creating amazing scholarship application packets and more, have taught desperate parents to help their own students win thousands of scholarship dollars.
Monica’s scholarship tips have been featured on many prominent websites and she has been dubbed the “Go-To” expert on college scholarships.
As usual ever so insightful!
Thank you, Rachael! 🙂
Now I’m racking my brain to see if my daughter has any quirky talents!!
I’ll bet she does, Christina! 🙂
Seriously love the concept of wacky scholarships!
Many of them sound fun, don’t they? 🙂
My kids are quite a ways off until college, but goodness knows they’re certainly quirky! Haha hopefully that’ll continue to help them in the future. 😉
Embrace their quirkiness, Amber! 😉
I *LOVE* this, Monica – have checked out links, and I think the Klingon Language Institute one is my fave! (I have some Trekkie friends from undergrad who totally could have used this for their grad studies in natural language processing!). My kids were just noticing the other day that the iPad app where they study foreign languages includes Klingon and High Valyrian lol…
Thank you, Flossie! There are so many interesting scholarships out there! Klingon…LOL! 🙂