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How to Win Scholarships Based on Your Hobbies or Life Situation

How to earn scholarships based on your hobbies or life situation
College Scholarship Application

Scholarship applications are intimidating. It often doesn't feel worth it. It's like playing the lottery, except I could buy a scratcher and be done with it in just a few minutes. With current technology, that's all changed. There are numerous apps and programs available today that does all of the legwork and all you have to do is be your amazing self and fill in the blanks. This article teaches you how to earn scholarships based on your hobbies or life situation.


Think it's too late to go back to school, or too expensive while you're raising your amazing mini humans? Think again, there are countless scholarships that only busy super heros like you qualify for. Like this one.

A Single Mom College Student


Scholly- was featured on hit TV show, Shark Tank. The founder, Christopher Grey, had won over 1.3 Million in school aid so he really had the system figured out. "Gray, the son of a struggling single mother in Birmingham, Al., got the idea for the social enterprise after he went through the tortuous, time-consuming and confusing process of applying for outside scholarship money." He created the app, Scholly, to help others who were looking to go back to school or college apply for scholarships like he did.

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Online Scholarship Directories

Unigo- "If you’re the type of person who likes to weigh all available options, then look no further! Our full list of scholarships, awards and grants will give you fun, unusual, academic, need-based, student-specific, career, and even more types of scholarships. Browse through our full list and find new scholarships to add to your college fund. Or use our Scholarship Match to instantly find ones that are perfect for you. Millions of scholarships, a million times easier."

Niche- Niche is a platform that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. "We rigorously analyze dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards, and profiles for every K-12 school, college, and neighborhood in the U.S."

Scholarship Owl - "We'll match you with the award opportunities that best match your personality, grades, lifestyle, and more. Once you've narrowed down your options, we’ll take the information from your initial application and put it into the appropriate places on the scholarships of your choice."


There are scholarships for all sorts of hobbies like Rodeo riders, writers, and clowns! Simply google scholarship for _______ and insert your hobby!


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