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Financial Aid Scholarships

Scholarships for Short People

Updated Jun 27, 2023   |   2-min read

Can you get a scholarship for being short? If you’ve found yourself asking that question, the answer is yes!

Some of the scholarships below are offered exclusively to short people, while others are available to all. Make sure to read the eligibility requirements of each award to ensure you’re eligible to apply.

2 Scholarships for Short People

Below you will find one scholarship available to all pursuing a college degree, while the other is exclusively offered to short people.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

  • Value: $1,000
  • Essay: None
  • Deadline: June 30

The Cappex scholarship is available to all students pursuing a college degree. This scholarship is not exclusive to short people. There is no minimum GPA requirement, and no essay required to apply. This scholarship is a monthly award.

  • Value: $1,000
  • Grade Eligibility: Enrolled in high school or college or planning to enroll in the next 12 months
  • GPA Requirements: None
  • Essay: None
  • Deadline: August 31, 2020
  • Other Requirements:
    • You’ll need to create a Cappex account to submit your application

Little People of America Scholarship

  • Value: $250 – $1,000
  • Essay: Not disclosed
  • Deadline: May 31

Little People of America is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to short people and their families. Typically, to become a member, you must be no taller than 4’10” in height. A scholarship committee will review the applications to determine the winners. Awards are given to two undergraduate students and one graduate student.

  • Value: $250 to $1,000 (sometimes more)
  • Grade Eligibility: Not disclosed
  • GPA Requirements: Not disclosed
  • Essay: Not disclosed
  • Deadline: May 31
  • Other Requirements:
    • None

Recap of Scholarships for Being Short

Cappex$1,000August 31, 2020
Little People of America$250 – $1,000May 31

Next Steps

The Little People of America scholarship is the only short-person scholarship we could find. If you want to find additional opportunities available to you, check out our guides below: