Wacky Scholarships and Grants for college for 2020. Fun, wacky scholarships for girls, boys and high school seniors. Searching for free scholarships and grants for college can be fun when you apply online for some of these fun scholarships.
Application Deadline October each year
Award Amount $1400 for winner, $140 for second and third place
Do you like to tweet? This twitter scholarship is one of the wacky scholarships and grants for college, offered by College Scholarships Foundation. Open to current college students. To apply, send a tweet on how Twitter can be used to improve the world. With the recent Arab spring, it is amazing to see the power of twitter. The tweet must be submitted online, and of course all you tweeters know it must be 140 characters or less. To apply for this twitter scholarship, see, collegescholarships.org
Application Deadline April each year
Award Amount 1 award of $1000 and 2 awards $500 each year
This archery scholarship is another wacky scholarships for college, for current undergraduate college students who are a member of an archery team. Must participate in archery related activities, have a GPA of 3.0, and complete an essay about any subject. Just kidding, must complete an essay about archery. Think modern day Robin Hood and combine the power of twitter with the skill of archery. To apply online for this Archery Scholarship see www.clarkesinclair.org.
Application Deadline May each year, sometimes also in December
Award Amount 1 scholarship award of $5000 each year
If you are addicted to McDonalds and other unhealthy eating habits, this could still be the scholarship for you. This is one of the slightly wacky scholarships for high school seniors and college students as it doesn’t require you to be healthy. Instead, you must write a 1000 word essay about why a healthy lifestyle is important, and a description of your goals. So couch potatoes who like to twitter or game away may still apply - just describe your fantasy healthy lifestyle essay. Note: This scholarship appears to no longer be available.
Application Deadline Varies depending on local beauty pageants leading to state finals for Miss America Pageant
Award Amount At the national level, $50,000 for Miss America, $25,000 to first runner-up, and additional awards for other winners and contestants. At the state level, $1000 scholarship awarded up to 52 applicants – one from each state, Washington DC, and the Virgin Islands
Looking for wacky scholarships for girls? OK, take off your combat boots, seriously this can be a fun scholarship for women with beauty, poise, talent and brains. The Miss America scholarships are offered by the Miss America Pageant for contestants at the national and state level. The state level scholarship is based on academic excellence. For more information about Miss America Scholarships and application requirements, see www.missamericafoundation.org
Application Deadline July each year
Award Amount $1000
Go girl! Here's another of the wacky scholarships for girls. If you are a female boxer attending a 2 year community college, 4 year college or university, or trade school, you may be eligible for a scholarship. Financial need is considered for this Boxing Scholarship for Women. www.usaboxing.org
Application Deadline January each year
Award Amount $1000
This scholarship is for licensed radio amateurs or who submit an essay about the role amateur radio has played in their life. I wonder if podcasts or YouTube videos count? Financial need is required for the Radio Amateurs Scholarship. www.arrlf.org