Five Fun Scholarships that Do Not Require an Essay

Are you looking for college scholarships but possess essay writing skills that’d make a caveman laugh? Don’t worry, there’s an app for that and by app we mean application. Check out this list of five fun and weird scholarships that don’t require an essay and put your fears to rest.

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY-SA 3.0

Duck calling scholarship contest: We are all special in our own little way. At least that is what our mother said. If communicating with waterfowl happens to be your specialty then you’re in luck.

Open every year to those who can belt out four specific duck calls in 90 seconds. First place winner receives $2,000! 

Check it out here.

Sussle's Viral scholarship: No essay, no application, no GPA and a new winner every month. How much easier can it be? The top voted viral submission each month wins, so start begging your cat to make a funny face today. More info here.

Tall Clubs International scholarship: Just when you thought being average in every way couldn’t be any more depressing, there are scholarships for tall people as well. Open to women over 5’10” and men over 6’2”.

Make me laugh scholarship: Telling an amusing story, fact or fiction could net you a $1,500 dollar scholarship. As long as your jokes aren’t as lame as ours you stand a great chance. Check it out here.

Optimist Scholarship: Do you consider yourself an optimist? Consider checking out a local Optimist Club in order to take advantage of their many programs as well as their scholarship opportunities. Students who aren't interested in writing an essay may win a scholarship for a 4-5 minute speach. Learn more here.

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