Unusual College Money

Physician's Money Digest, January31 2005, Volume 12, Issue 2

There are numerous private scholarshipsavailable from fraternal organizationslike the Elks or ethnic societieslike the Ancient Order of Hibernians.The primary qualification is generallystraightforward: Usually the recipientmust have a parent or other relativewho is a member of the organization orethnic group. But there are also a numberof oddball scholarships that offeraid to students whose interests may beoff the beaten track. Duck calling andknitting are just a few of the talents thatcan win students scholarship money, aswell as an interest in water bugs and theability to sing the Star-Spangled Bannerwith sincerity. And if your last name isZolp, there may be a full 4-year scholarshipwaiting for you at LoyolaUniversity in Chicago. For more informationon bizarre scholarships, visitBankrate.com.