College scholarships: They're not just for the athletically gifted, intellectually superior, or financially impaired. In these cash-strapped times, family bill-payers should be happy to learn that money for tuition is available to just plain folks with normal interests. Brunswick Corp., for example, grants money to students who like to bowl.
Hate bowling? Well, Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., has an award for deserving left-handers. Clean-living types should consider the Gertrude J. Deppen Scholarship, for a student who doesn't drink, use tobacco, or take illegal drugs and stays away from competitive strenuous sports. There's more where this came from, courtesy of Money for College in Granada Hills, Calif. The company helps match students with scholarships. Check it out. If you can build a battery-powered model of anything, you might be a Duracell scholar. Just don't build an Eveready bunny.