Top 20 Weird Scholarships
Sometimes you never know, which unique feature or habit of your’s may make you eligible for a weird scholarship. Here is a list of some of the most interesting and weird scholarships that you can apply for:
1) Tall Clubs International Scholarship
If you are a male of 6’2” or taller or a female of 5’10” or taller, then you are very much eligible for this weird scholarship.
2) Ducky Weird Scholarship
This $1,500 amount scholarship is open for high school students, who are adept at calling ducks. This is administered by the Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Scholarship Duck Calling Contest.
3) Little People of America Scholarship
This scholarship is especially for the shorter students of America. Students who are not taller than 4’10” in height are eligible for this $250 to $1000 scholarship.
4) Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
This scholarship is exclusively for the hard core vegetarians. The students are just required to have promoted vegetarianism in their educational institutes.
5) American Welding Society Scholarship
Students who are interested in the craft of welding, soldering, brazing, etc, are eligible for this welding scholarship.
6) Left Handed Scholarship
Being an extremely popular and as one of the most sought after scholarships for the students, this is given to students who are left handed.
7) Asthma Scholarship
Now even your medical problems can fetch you a useful scholarship. The asthma scholarship is for students suffering from asthma.
8) Excellence in Predicting Future Award
As against the name, the scholarship is actually for the students excelling in buying and selling ads and for students interested in economics.
9) National Ice Cream Retailers Scholarships
This is a very unique scholarship for the students working in some ice cream parlor. The student is eligible for the particular scholarship only if his employer recommends.
10) Unusual Last Name Scholarship
This extremely weird scholarship is administered by the Loyola University in Chicago. The recipients are decided based on the unusualness of the last name.
11) Online College Poker Championship Tournament
Students who can demonstrate excellence in the game of poker, are truly eligible for this one of its kind weird scholarship.
12) Stuck at Prom Duck Brand Duct Tape Scholarship
This spring time contest is held every year, where students are required to design formal wear out of duct tape. The scholarship is for an amount of $2,500.
13) Patrick Kerr Scateboard Scholarship
Available for the students who have a knack for scateboarding. For availing this $5000 scholarship, the students need not be ace scateboarders.
14) David Letterman Telecommunications Scholarship
This scholarship is especially for the telecommunication students demonstrating creativity in the field of media. The scholarship is for an amount of $10,000.
15) Potato Industry Scholarship
This unique scholarship aims at providing financial aid to senior graduate students, pursuing some study related to potatoes.
16) OP Loftbed Scholarship
This particular scholarship is for students planning on lofting a bed in college. The scholarship grants an amount of $500 to students.
17) The American Welding Society Scholarship
This scholarship is a great financial aid for the students interested in pursuing education in the crafts of soldering, joining, thermal spraying, etc.
18) Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache Scholarship
This is an extremely weird scholarship for students excelling in academics, sports and community services, while also sporting a milk mustache.
19) Van Valkenburg Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is not restricted to any one university and is awarded to students sharing the last name with Van Valkenburg. A slight modifications in the surname are also eligible.
20) The School Band and Orchestra Magazine Scholarship
This is a great source of financial aid for students, who represent the school band. However, the musicians are required to write to write some great essays to bag the scholarship.