Crazy Sholarships you probably did not know existed

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Common Knowledge Scholarship

Are you a Know it All?

No really, do you know a whole lot about well, a whole lot? If so the Common Knowledge Scholarship challenges may be right up your ally! The Common Knowledge Scholarship ranges from $250 to $3000.

This scholarship is open to all US high school students, and challenges are held every month. For more information visit Common Knowledge Scholarship

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McDonald’s Scholarship

This one barely made the list but I figure a scholarship given by a dude in a clown suit deserved at least a mention. The Ronald McDonald Scholarship has given out over 40 million dollars in scholarships since 1985! They actually have 4 different scholarships but you can only apply for one.

The RMHC Scholars Scholarship is open to all students regardless of race and is based on academic achievement and need.

The RMHC African American Future Achievers  Scholarship is a minority scholarship. This scholarship is open to those who have at least one parent that is of African American or Black Caribbean decent, awards vary.

RMHC/HACER Scholarship program is open to Hispanic students that demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

RMHC Asia Scholarship is open to students with a t least one parent of Asian-Pacific decent, and is determined on merit and financial need.

These scholarships are open to those who have a RMHC chapter in their area.

For more information on how to get a dude in a clown suit to give you cash for school, you can visit the McDonald’s Scholarship website and download the application.

David Letterman Scholarship

Letterman Telecommunications Scholarship

Like David Letterman? Considering a degree Telecommunications or Radio and Television?

The David Letterman Scholarship was created for creative telecommunication students a Ball State University and awards up to $10,000 in scholarship money

The contact information for David Letterman Scholarships is:

David Letterman Scholarship
Telecommunications Department
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306
Phone: 1-800-382-8540
webite: Letterman Telecommunications Scholarship

Grades are not a considered, Must be full-time student and U.S. citizen, Students must choose projects that involve a variety of media functions including written work, video, audio, research, graphics and film. Top winner receives $10,000. The first runner-up receives $5,000 and the second runner-up receives $3,333.

Deadline: March 1st of the calendar year

To find out more an to apply, please visit David Letterman Scholarship.

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Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship

Caddie your way into College Cash

Love Golf? Are you an awesome Caddie? If so the Chick Evens Caddie Scholarship may be for you! This scholarship is sponsored by the WGA and awards more than 840 talented caddies with an opportunity to pay for their college and housing.

To qualify, caddies must be nominated by their club and meet four requirements, outstanding caddie record (working regularly for at least two years), have at least 3.0 grade average at completion of Junior year of high school, must display finacial need, and must have outstanding character.

to find out more and get the application visit Chick Evens Caddie Scholarship

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Scholarship for Left Handed People

Lucky Lefty?

Are you left handed and feel like the odd one out? Did you know 8 of our presidents including Barack Obama are/were left handed? Jimmy Hendrix, Kurt Kobain, Leonardo da Vinci, and countless other talented or famous share your ability as well.

Now you can not only get recognized for your left handed ability you can also use it to get a college scholarship!

The Frederick and mary F. Beckley Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors attending Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA, and are left handed.

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Milk Mustache SAMMY Scholarship

Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) Award

Why yes you athletic person, you look so damn good in that milk mustache you deserve a $7500 scholarship, A trip to Disney World, and a spot in a Milk Mustache Ad! WTF? Sounds crazy but 25 high school student who participate in school or club sports, and have at least a 3.20 grade average, will earn this scholarship. To find out more and get the application visit Milk Mustache Scholarship, and stay thirsty my friends!

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Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest

For you Duck Callers out there, this is a way to win a $2000 showing off your duck calling skills. High School seniors may compete for college scholarships totaling $4,250, the first-place winner will receive $2,000.
Second place will receive $1,000, 3rd place will receive $750, and 4th place will receive $500. This Competition is held in Stuttgart Arkansas, and let me warn you, I am from Arkansas myself and I can tell you these folks are serious about their ducks, so if you want to land some duck’in  cash (again..I know lame) you better start practicing now. Find out more at: Duck Calling Scholarship