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

Original Post Date: August 13th, 2013

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