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Find unique scholarships for college for 2024, including left handed scholarships, vegetarian scholarships and much more. You are unique and different, so some scholarships may be just right for you.

Last updated on May 19, 2024 by College Financial Aid Advice.

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Unique Scholarships for left handed people

Left Handed Scholarships
Scholarships for Left Handed People

Application Deadline inquire at the school

Award Amount $1000 - $1500

Are you looking for a scholarship for being left handed? There is one offered in Pennsylvania, at Juniata College. There is a free educational grant through the Frederick and Mary F Beckley Scholarship program. These left handed scholarships are only available for students who will attend Juniata college, and they must also have good grades and recommendation. Available for sophomores, juniors and seniors only. For more information on this scholarship for being left handed, see www.juniata.edu

Other Scholarships for Left Handed People - If you are looking for scholarships for left handed people who are not attending Juniata college, well - to my knowledge there aren't any others. But lefties don't despair. There are thousands of different scholarships that you may qualify for. Keep reading and check out our other college scholarship pages!.

Optimist Scholarship

Application Deadline starts in February each year

Award Amount up to $15, 000 top award and up to $2500 for district winners.

If you are an optimist, you can win money for college! The Optimist Club offers two categories of contests for those who are under age 19 and have not completed high school. One contest is the Optimist International Essay Contest. The other contest is the Optimist Oratorical Contest. One focuses on written communication skills and other verbal communication skills. Each year has a different theme. For 2022-2023, the theme for the Optimist International Essay Contest is "Who is an Everyday Hero that Brings Out the Optimism in You?, while the theme for the Optimist Oratorical Contest is “Discovering the Optimism within Me ”. For more information see www.optimist.org

Vegetarian Scholarships

Application Deadline February each year

Award Amount $5000 (2 awards given)

If you are a vegetarian, there are some great scholarships for you. The Vegetarian Resource Group offers two $5,000 college scholarships for high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and attend college in the US. Students must have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. For more information see Vegetarian Scholarships.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Application Deadline January each year

Award Amount First place- $10,000, Second place- $1,000, Five Finalists - $500

Like politicians? You might be unique, but use that interest in politics to win one of these unique scholarships. Write an original essay that demonstrates your understanding of the political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Open to high school students in grades 9 – 12. For application and information see www.jfklibrary.org

Mawista Scholarship for Extraordinary Personalities

Application Deadline January each year

Award Amount 500 Euros a month for 12 months. (open to residents from all countries including the US)

Do you have an extraordinary personality? If you are unique then this scholarship may be for you. Traditional students with perfect GPA need not apply. Check out the Mawista Scholarship for Extraordinary Personalities at www.mawista.com/en/scholarship.

Marbles Scholarships

Application Deadline June of each year

Award Amount $2000 for King and Queen mibsters, and $1000 for sportsmanship award.

Enter the National Marbles Tournament and earn one of these unique scholarships for college. For Marbles scholarship requirements see www.nationalmarblestournament.org.

Common Knowledge Scholarship

Application Deadline varies

Award Amount $5000 maximum

Do you know lots of facts? Are you quick at taking tests? Sign up and take these online quizzes, as the person with the top score in each topic will win. Topics vary. Open to high school students in grades 9 – 12, and undergraduate and graduate college students. For Common Knowledge Scholarship application and information see www.cksf.org

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