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Weird/Unusual Scholarships

Weird/Unusual Scholarships

Unlike traditional scholarships, where the pool of applicants is large, unconventional scholarships, such as possessing the name Zolp, are necessary. There are several crazy, unique, and simply bizarre scholarships available. Do you have a talent for calling ducks? It may seem like an odd question, but if you can, enter the Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest, which has a grand prize of $2,000. If you have a sweet craving and want to create the next blockbuster candy, the National Candy Technologists Scholarship is the perfect opportunity for you to put your taste senses to use. Do you have a keen interest in fashion? Then take on the Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Challenge by making your whole prom outfit out of Duct tape.

Asparagus Club Scholarship


Amount: $8,000


The Asparagus Club only gives out five scholarships every year. Each scholarship is worth $2,000 every semester, with a maximum of four consecutive semesters. To earn a scholarship each semester/quarter, recipients must maintain full-time student status and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. Eligible applicants must be rising juniors, seniors, or graduate students pursuing a degree in business, food management, or other relevant courses of study leading to a career in the independent retail grocery industry.

 Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest


Amount: $2000


At the Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest, all high school seniors are eligible to compete for college scholarships worth $4,250. A copy of the contestant’s high school transcript, as well as valid identification, must be submitted upon registration. The first-place winner will earn $2,000. Second place receives $1,000, third place receives $750, and fourth place receives $500.

Doodle for Googlr Competition


Amount: $30,000


Create a Google Doodle based on this year’s subject using your imagination. Students may use whatever materials they like, but all Doodles must be submitted through the entry form. Parents and instructors can send the completed entry form or upload it as a.png or.jpg file online. The artwork of the National Winner will be exhibited on Google.com for one day. A $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology package for their school/non-profit organization, a trip to Google headquarters in California, Google hardware, and fun Google swag will also be awarded to the winner.

Ludo Frevel Crystallorgaphy Scholarship


Amount: varies

Deadline: 10/13/2023

Crystallography has been instrumental in the development of X-ray diffraction, electron diffraction, and neutron diffraction for elucidating the atomic structure of materials. Crystallography is an interdisciplinary discipline that is taught in physics, chemistry, geology, molecular biology, metallurgy, and material science departments. The International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) has created the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Fund to encourage talented graduate students to undertake crystallographically oriented research.

National Potato Council Scholarship


Amount: $10,000


The National Potato Council Scholarship awards a $10,000 academic scholarship to one graduate-level student conducting research for the benefit of the potato industry each year. The winner is chosen based on a variety of criteria, including academic achievement, leadership abilities, potato-related areas of graduate study, benefit to the U.S. potato industry/commercial value, extracurricular activities, and grades. In 200 words or less, applicants must describe how their objectives and ambitions qualify them for the award. Describe your graduate program and how your study will assist the potato business in the United States.

Stuck At Prom Scholarship Contest


Amount: $10,000


We’re awarding $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who create the greatest prom dress with Duck® Brand Duct Tape! What’s new this year? We want to make sure that everyone, regardless of prom attire, has an opportunity to register and win. As a result, we have removed the condition that you wear your one-of-a-kind invention to prom; instead, you must be enrolled in high school or a home school association (at the high school level) for the current academic year. So, now is the time to stock up on your favorite colors and prints in order to design something that will impress our judges!

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships


Amount: $1000


Tall Clubs International annually provides up to $1,000 in student scholarships to tall students under the age of 21 who will be starting their first year of college the following autumn. To be eligible, candidates must be under 21, starting college in the autumn, and fulfill the TCI height requirements of 5’10” for women and 6’2″ for men, barefoot. If you want to apply for a TCI Scholarship Award, you must first seek sponsorship from a TCI Member Club near you. Even if there isn’t a local Student Scholarship available, they may choose you as their candidate. Your name will be submitted to the TCI Foundation after you have a local sponsor.

The following scholarship opportunities and grants for students that have unusual hobbies or interests. 

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