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You may have always been told to accept all of your unique, and perhaps unusual, qualities. After all, these characteristics are what make you stand out from the crowd. That’s also the case when it comes to scholarship awards. There are several scholarship providers that embrace a student’s rare characteristics. For instance, this list contains scholarships just for those who are left handed, were adopted, or can play the bagpipes. Whatever makes you different, be sure to cash in with these unusual scholarships. For an even more personalized list of awards, sign up for a free profile today.

Debt.com Scholarship For Aggressive Scholarship Applicants

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international high school and college/university students. Students must have applied for other scholarships and submit proof of applications.

Total: $500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  January 2
2019

Pink Tractor Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and plan to pursue a degree in selected agricultural business fields. Students must live on a family farm in the continental U.S. and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Maria A. Sciara Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international high school seniors who reside in Nassau or Suffolk counties in New York and aspire to be teachers. Students must reside or have resided with a parent or guardian who is a survivor or victim of cancer (other than breast cancer).

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

LI2DAY Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international high school seniors who reside in Nassau or Suffolk counties in New York. Students must reside or have resided with a parent or guardian who is a survivor or victim of breast cancer or other women's cancer.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  April 01

Criminal Defense Law Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited law school within the United States. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must have a criminal record (will be kept confidential).

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 01

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to U.S. high school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

Total: $10000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 20

John Gatling Grant Program

Students who plan to attend North Carolina State University who were born with the surname 'Gatling' or 'Gatlin' and who also display need qualify for this grant.

Total: $15000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  April 01

Unigo College Review Scholarship

This $1,000 Unigo College Review Scholarship is open to any applicant who is enrolled in college and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. The applicant must register for a free online account with Unigo.com and submit an online review about his/her college.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30