16 Really Weird Scholarships You Should Apply For Right Now

Are you really tall? Or maybe you have a burning passion for paintball? Well we’ve gathered 16 of the most unusual scholarships we could find, from Star Trek to sheep research to candy technology. 

Weird is a side-effect of awesome

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship from the Vegetarian Resource Group
For vegetarian students


Kor Memorial Scholarship from the Klingon Language Institute
For students studying a foreign language


STARFLEET Scholarships from STARFLEET International
For students who are members of STARFLEET International, the International Star Trek Fan Association

Star Trek Spock


Charlie Fleming Education Fund Scholarship from the National Taxidermists Association
For students studying taxidermy, and for members of NTA


Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships from Tall Clubs International
For tall students


National Wild Turkey Federation’s Academic Scholarship from the National Wild Turkey Federation
For student members of NWTF


American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship from the Society for Enology and Viticulture
For students in a curriculum related to the wine and grape industry


Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship from the American Sheep Industry Association
For students involved in sheep and/or wool research


National Potato Council Scholarship from the National Potato Council
For students pursuing studies that will enhance the potato industry


Potato Chip Pile

Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards from the Paintball Scholarship Fund
For students who play paintball


John Kitt Memorial Scholarship from the American Association of Candy Technologists
For students interested in confectionery technology


Footwear Design Scholarships from Two Ten Footwear Foundation
For students pursuing a career in footwear design

Butterfly Shoes


NDPRB Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board
For students enrolled in a curriculum that emphasizes dairy


NPFDA Scholarship Award from the National Poultry and Food Distributors Association
For students studying a major related to poultry


Harness Tracks of America Scholarship Fund from Harness Tracks of America
For students whose families or who themselves are active in the harness racing industry


Harness Racing

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
from the Gallery Collection
Students must create original artwork for the front of a greeting card

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