Strange But True: 10 unusual scholarships uncovered
Whether you enjoy investigating paranormal phenomena or need to satisfy your intellectual hunger for candy making, your unique interest might land you a scholarship for college.
Duck brand duct tape's Stuck at Prom Contest awards $3,000 to prom couples with the duct-tape attire that wins the most online votes.
Send a recording of your instrumental intergalactic voyage jam to the SPAACSE Galaxy Music Scholarship–first prize is $1,000.
The Vegetarian Resource Group awards $5,000 to two students who promote vegetarianism in their high schools and/or communities.
The National Candy Technologists Scholarship awards $5,000 to a student who demonstrates an interest in confectionery technology.
You might be able to win a $2,000 to $5,000 scholarship at Juniata College in Huntington, Pennsylvania just for being left-handed.
If you're a high school senior and skateboarder with a GPA above 2.5, the Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship could award you $5,000 for college.
A short essay on what you think a dorm room will look like in 2020 could earn you $1,000 for college from gradware.com.
Investigators of paranormal psychological phenomena may be eligible for the $3,000 Eileen J. Garrett Scholarship.
If you have a knack for knitting, sewing, or other wool-inspired arts, enter the annual Make it Yourself with Wool contest to earn up to $2,000 for school.
If you're in tune with the stock market, you could win a $400 award for successfully buying and selling imaginary futures on Cenimar's Prediction Market.
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