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4 Unusual Scholarships You Didn’t Know Existed

December 16, 2021
by Liz Montenegro
4 Unusual Scholarships You Didn’t Know Existed

Are you a twin, a duck caller, or a taller-than-average person? Whatever your niche is, rest assured that there are (most likely) scholarships in existence that match up with your personal interests.

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In the famous words of Oscar Wilde, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” With that, we encourage you to dig deep and bring your unique talents to light. The advantage of having specific interests is that your competition may be smaller, giving you a better chance of winning!

Creative, Fun, and Unique Scholarships

Asparagus Club Scholarship
Award Amount: $8,000
Deadline: April 20, 2022
Scholarship Description: The Asparagus Club awards up to 10 scholarships every year to rising juniors, seniors, or graduate students who are earning a degree in a business, food management, or other relevant courses of study leading to a career in grocery.

Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest
Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: November 26, 2022
Scholarship Description: Associated with the World’s Champion Duck Calling Contest, this contest takes place on the Main Street Stage beside the Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce in Arkansas. High school seniors may compete to win college scholarships. Read more about the contest information on the provider’s website.

Southern California Mothers of Multiples Clubs, Inc. (SCMOMC) Scholarship
Award Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 4, 2022
Scholarship Description: To qualify, applicants must be multiple birth students (or the mother of multiples) and high school seniors who demonstrate financial need and are planning to attend (or currently enrolled in) college or career school. For more information, please visit the scholarship provider's website. You can find more scholarships for multiples here.

Tall Clubs International (TCI) Student Scholarships
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1, 2022
Scholarship Description: TCI annually awards student scholarships to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall. They must meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. If you are interested in applying, you must contact a TCI Member Club closest to you for sponsorship.

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