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College Guide 2013

Scholarships Geared Toward Your Most Unusual Attributes

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Nope, we haven’t found an oragami-making scholarship yet, but it could be out there


Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships
Requirements: Hey you, up there! For this scholarship you must be under 21, attending your first year of college the following fall, meet the TCI height requirements (5’10” for women, 6’2” for men) and you must also locate a local Tall Club member to sponsor you.
Scholarship amount: up to $1,000
Deadline: February 16 (annually)

National Marbles Tournament
Requirements: Geared toward all you college-age mibsters (marble shooters), this scholarship is awarded to the winner of an annual four-day marbles tournament held in Wildwood, N.J.
Scholarship amount: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: June (annually)

National Potato Council Scholarship
Requirements: Calling all spud lovers. This scholarship is dedicated to those pursuing their graduate degree in advanced studies in agribusiness that supports the potato industry. The final selection is based on academic achievement, leadership abilities and potato-related areas of graduate study.
Scholarship amount: $10,000
Deadline: June 14 (annually)

Little People of America Scholarship
Requirements: Scholarships are granted to students who are members of LPA and have been medically diagnosed with a form of dwarfism, immediate family members of dwarfs who are paid members of LPA, others with dwarfism who are not members, generally disabled students, and in some cases non-disabled students who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
Scholarship amount: $250-$1,000
Deadline: April 22 (annually)

The Kor Memorial Scholarship
Requirements: Your love of streaming old Star Trek episodes may finally pay off. This scholarship is geared towards students pursing a form of language study. Familiarity with Klingon (the fictitious Star Trek dialect) or other constructed languages is not required, but creativity is a must.
Scholarship amount: $500
Deadline: June 1 (annually)

Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Requirements: Open to high school, college and graduate students, applicants are asked to design the front of a greeting card that could be sold as an actual card in The Gallery Collection greeting card line. Let the cheesy punch lines commence.
Scholarship amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 15 (annually)

Asparagus Club Scholarship
Requirements: Must be pursuing a career in the grocery industry, especially the independent community focused retail and wholesale sector while maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA.
Scholarship amount: $1,500 per semester (up to four semesters)
Deadline: April 30 (annually)

College Guide 2013
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