The soaring cost of acquiring education is a problem for everyone. Students choose to apply for scholarships as they can pay a lot for their education expenses. There is certain qualifying criteria for these scholarships. Academic excellence, excellent athletic skills, or some particular skills include in the eligibility requirements for scholarship. Some scholarships are also available for left handed people alone. This sounds weird to you, and such scholarships are known as wacky scholarships.
Students may not even know about wacky scholarships as they are so unheard of. As students don’t know about these, they don’t apply for them and this way thousands of dollars are wasted each year.
The awards and grants are given to people with strange and weird hobbies. Because of the strangeness and uniqueness these scholarships are known as wacky scholarships.
If you are not left handed than do not be disappointed by thinking that left handed wacky scholarships are only for left handed people but there are many others which you can get. By doing strange things or exhibiting stranger behavior, you can earn good amounts of money through wacky scholarships. Some following traits are very common for wacky scholarships.
Wacky scholarships include some common ones including for the tall giants and shorties. The Tall club international is famous for its $1000 reward money. It is given to boys taller than 6’2″ and girls taller than 5’8″.
The Billy Barty Foundation and the Little People of America are the two famous for offering scholarships for short people. People with heights less than 4’10″ qualify for these wacky scholarships.
People who are obese and fat are teased by the name ‘Fatty’ anywhere they go. They do not like being fat, But they have good opportunity to apply for scholarships. If they become members of the National association to Advance fat Acceptance, they can get 2 merit based scholarships. Now they wont feel bad about being fat, thanks to wacky scholarships.
You should continue reading more about wacky scholarships if you think they have astonished and amazed you. Star Trek fans who have collected memoirs of the show, can bring and show them and can qualify for wacky scholarships.
The Klingon language institute is helping students by giving $500 per person as Kor memorial scholarship in order to promote learning of languages. Applicants do not have to know about Klingon language either, they can just qualify without knowing it.
Only a few common traits are discussed here. Many wacky scholarships are also awarded to those with even weirder things, like if you are a vegan, or have red hair, or you are a caddie, then you can certainly get one!