Are you a humorous person who knows how to make people laugh by the retelling fo a funny experience? Today’s scholarship, from our friends at Unigo, is just what you have been waiting for. The 2020 Make Me Laugh Scholarship aims to support students with a sense of humor. Specifically, the scholarship describes itself as:
“A fun scholarship that lets you cut loose and lighten things up. Looking for a scholarship for comedians? Now is your chance to show your funny bone. Perhaps you always have an embarrassing but funny story! We’ll promise to laugh with you, not at you.”
Who is eligible for the Make Me Laugh Scholarship?
- Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
- Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
- Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
How do I apply for the Make Me Laugh Scholarship?
To apply for this scholarship students must submit a short essay in response to the following prompt asked by the folks at Unigo:
“OMG… finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it’s time to lighten things up a little. We don’t want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!”
The essay should be 250 words or less.
How much is the make Me Laugh Scholarship worth?
This scholarship if worth $1500, which is some pretty serious cash!
When is the Make Me Laugh Scholarship application due?
The application is due on August 31, 2020. The winner will be notified on or around November 30, 2020!
Best of luck to all you funny ones!