No blonde jokes here just cold hard cash for college depending on your hair color, believe it or not there are actually a few of these.
- Blonde hair
This program was specifically created for students who do not use alcohol, narcotics or any other drugs, and is limited to individuals from Bucknell University. The ideal candidate needs to have gone to Mount Carmel Public High School and lived within the region for a period of not less than 10 years.
With this one, you must go to college within the Chicago region. Potentials also need to have participated in the Paralympics or
Summer Olympics in 2 of the last 3 years. The reward is $20,000 and is spread over 4 academic years.
- Red hair
This one only targets high school students but has promised to widen its scope in the future. The reward is $500 and the candidates need to have hair that is naturally red and has not been dyed or colored in any way at all. To apply, you need a GPA of 2.5 and over.
- Black hair
Here, you have to be an African-American with natural black hair. Applicants should be Students or at least individuals planning to study in college in the foreseeable future. The sponsor offers a variety of incentives but there are no fixed figures when it comes to rewards. After application, there is a rigorous process that filters those who are genuinely interested and eliminates those who do not qualify for one reason or the other. The program is meant to boost African-American education.