One for the Little People

I have already shared a scholarship or tall people but inadvertently failed to report on college money available for those shorter stature. But fear not, here is one for the little people.
Little People of America Scholarship:
If you are 4’10” or less, or can produce a medical form of dwarfism this scholarship may be of interest to you, but be aware scholarships are given, in order of preference to:

• members of LPA who have a [...] Continue Reading…

50+ Weird College Scholarships You Never Knew Existed got started with one purpose, to expose little known unusual scholarships most people had no idea existed. Over time the site evolved into helping find other unusual ways to get or save money on your college expenses, but at it’s core its still all about these weird and unusual scholarships so I decided to put together a list of all the ones I currently know about, all in one big list. You will [...] Continue Reading…

Free Online Courses for College Credit

I wrote this post a while back while entertaining the idea of blogging about my online educational journey on a personal blog, life got in the way and I was unable to finish my higher education pursuits (for now) or start that blog, but I learned a ton of valuable information on fast and inexpensive ways to get a regionally accredited degree (the best, just like your local state school) online. I will share [...] Continue Reading…

How to Make Money In College

When your in college there never seems to be enough money to go around. Even if your fortunate enough to get a traditional scholarship or one of the weird ones found on this site, you still need money to get by on. Most Scholarships don’t cover EVERYTHING, even with a full ride with room and board, your still going to want some spending money, so chances are you are going to need to get [...] Continue Reading…


Straighterline? $20,000 worth of college for under $1000

Would you consider taking at least your first year of school online?

It may not be a scholarship, but you can save way more than the average scholarship with Straighterline by taking online classes. When you consider that the College Board reports that a “moderate” college budget for an in-state public college for the 2010–2011 academic year averaged $20,339 getting a full year of college for under $1000 is amazing to say the least. The [...] Continue Reading…

Tuition Free

Tuition Free Colleges? No Kidding These Are For Real

The cost of education has literally gone through the roof.  To get a college education is expensive and most students are steep in debt at the beginning of their careers.  It may take their entire working lives to repay the student loans they have taken.  Fortunately this need not be so.  With a little bit of research, you can find many tuition free Colleges, both regular and online, which provide education without charging the [...] Continue Reading…


Scholarships for Twins

Twins can mean Double trouble when it comes time for paying for college. Managing to put one child through school can be challenging enough as it is, but two at once? ouch! Fortunately several colleges have created special scholarships just for twins, most of these give a discount for the second sibling, but some give as much as half off tuition for both! Pretty cool way to save for twins seeking higher education.

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Dr Pepper Scholarship 2011

Dr Pepper Scholarship,  $1,000,000 tuition giveaway!
I love a good cold Dr Pepper, but love ‘em or hate ‘em I doubt anyone would turn down a $100,000 grand scholarship from them. As far as scholarship/contest go this is a pretty cool one and the scholarship awards are quite hefty.

Dr Pepper has been sponsoring this scholarship since 2008 and it has grown in popularity every year.

The Dr Pepper Scholarship contest  is open for students aged 18-24, [...] Continue Reading…

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Delightfully Unusual College Scholarships

What would be classified as unusual or weird scholarships?
In my totally irrelevant opinion it’s any scholarship that makes you scratch your head and say “WTF?”. That is literally how this website got started and where the name came from, I was looking for scholarships to help my son who’s transcript was less than impressive and found some of these weird scholarships and I was like “WTF?”.

Once I started this site and began doing some [...] Continue Reading…


Easy Scholarships Almost Anyone Can Get

Easy to get Scholarships almost anyone can get? You may be asking what is with the “almost”? I say “almost anyone” because the scholarships you find on this site ARE quite easy to get, but many can be pretty specific about the requirements needed to obtain them. What makes them easy is that for the most part they do not have strict academic requirements that must be met in order to qualify. Many sites, [...] Continue Reading…

WTF? Weird Scholarships – So Easy Almost Anyone Can Get