College is one of the most expensive investments that people will make in their lifetime. In fact, the cost of college increases every year. Most people will need assistance paying for college. Many people choose to take out loans and end up being thousands of dollars in debt when they graduate. That is why people should look into scholarships before they choose to take out a student loan.
Educators have found that there is millions of dollars in scholarships that go unclaimed each year. The reason that so many of these scholarships go unclaimed is because most people do not know about them. Contrary to popular belief, scholarships are not just for straight A students and athletes. There are many other weird scholarships for girls who do not fall into those categories.
Being a female has many advantages and one of them is access to some of the weirdest scholarships. Girls who have a twin are eligible to get a weird scholarship because there are many schools in the United States that offer discounts to twins. Sterling College, which is located in Kansas offers a 50% discount to twins who choose to attend their school. Morris Brown College, which is located in Atlanta allows one twin to go to school for half price if the other twin enrolls.
Athletic girls seem to take all of the good scholarships. Those girls who did not get picked for the team do not need to fret because there is a weird scholarship for girls that did not play a sport. It is called the Gertrude J Deppen Scholarship fund and is awarded to two students who choose to attend Bucknell University in California.
Being short has a-lot of challenges and the people of The Little People of America Association understand that. That is why they are awarding scholarships to people who are 4’10” or shorter. Girls who have a sibling that is classified as a dwarf can also enter to win this weird scholarship. The scholarships range from $250 to $1000 dollars.
There is also a scholarship available for tall girls who are 5’10” and over. This scholarship is called the Tall Clubs International Scholarship and is valued at 500 dollars. All a girl has to do is meet the height requirement and write an essay about what it means to be tall.
Being a vegetarian has many health benefits and it can also help girls pay for their college. The Vegetarian Resource Group awards $10,000 dollars to one lucky girl who promotes a vegetarian lifestyle. Many girls think that bugs are disgusting, but there is a scholarship for those who like bugs. The Lafointaine Aquatic Etymology scholarship is awarded to a select group of girls each year. It is valued at 500 dollars.
Many young girls are trying to find out how they are going to pay for college. Most of them do not realize that there are many weird and unusual scholarships for girls. Taking the time to research pays off because there are many scholarships available for those who know where to look for them.Read on for more specific information about the scholarships mentioned above. There are a lot of weird scholarships and grants that you may qualify for!