College Scholarship Information

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    10 Unique College Scholarships
    Unique ways to help you pay for college.

    Believe it or not, these scholarships actually exist! There are a lot more unique scholarship opportunities out there (many can be found at, but these are 10 favorites...(courtesy of Making It Count!

    Sammy Milk Mustache Scholarship- Each year, the Senior Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year fund gives 25 high school student athlete milk-drinkers a scholarship each for explaining how milk has helped them excel in academics and/or athletics. Each winner gets $7,500 and an invitation to an awards ceremony at Disney World. More information can be found here.

    The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship- Are you a vegetarian? You could win a scholarship for your commitment to not eating meat, fish or fowl. The Vegetarian Resource Group awards two, $5,000 scholarships to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Find out more here.

    The Duct Tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship- Duck Brand Duct Tape will give you and your prom date a good chunk of change each for wearing prom outfits made completely from Duct Tape. The first-place couple gets $3,000; the second-place couple gets $2,000; and the third-place couple gets $1,000. Find out how to enter here.

    The Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship- Are you an experienced golf caddie? You could be eligible for this full tuition and housing college scholarship for golf caddies, which is renewable for up to four years. Selected applicants must have a strong caddie record, excellent grades, outstanding character and demonstrated financial need. Read more about the scholarship requirements here.

    Tall Clubs International Scholarship- If you're tall, you could win some scholarship money solely based on your height. Annually, Tall Clubs International awards student scholarships of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21, attending their first year of college and who meet the TCI height requirement minimums of 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men. Find out more here.

    Starfleet Academy Scholarships -Trekkies who are active members of Starfleet, the International Star Trek Fan Association who are attending community colleges, four-year colleges, most technical schools, junior colleges and universities or graduate school could be eligible for a $500 scholarship. A variety of scholarships are available, most of which are related to specificStar Trekcharacters and fields of study. More information can be found here.

    American Association of Candy Technologists John Kitt Memorial Scholarship- If you are interested in being a "candy technologist," you could win a $5,000 scholarship. This scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors or seniors who have a demonstrated interest in confectionary technology and who are majoring in a food science, chemical science, biological science or related area. Go here to find out more.

    The Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Scholarship Contest- If you have a knack for duck calling, you could win a $2,000 first-place scholarship. Contestants must use four calls in 90 seconds and the winner can use the money to fund his or her education in any field. Find out more here.

    The Collegiate Inventors Competition- Are you a college student (undergraduate or graduate student) and inventor? Then your invention could win you a $10,000 or $15,000 scholarship! Find out more here.

    The American Sheep Industry Make It with Wool Scholarship Competition- If you can sew, knit or crochet and are willing to make something entirely out of wool, you could win $2,000. Head here to find out what the competition entails.