Tired of applying for scholarships with thousands of applicants, that you have little to no chance of winning? Have other non-traditional talents or traits that separate you from the pack? Maybe you’re really tall. Or you know how to use duct tape to make a prom dress. If so, you could win big money:
If you’re into design or fashion—or just have a knack for creative thinking—and are good with your hands, then this scholarship contest is for you: design and accessorize your prom outfit using duct tape, then wear that outfit to prom for a chance to win a scholarship! Even better, you won’t have to buy an expensive tux or dress. Learn more!
Are you a high school senior with a flawless duck impression? You know: quack, quack. Then flaunt your talent for a chance to win a scholarship—$4,250 is up for grabs! Check it out here!
Being tall is good for several reasons. You have a leg up in basketball, can always see the screen at movie theaters, and never have trouble getting a glass off the top shelf. Now, you can add your own scholarship to the list! If you’re under 21 and tall enough to qualify—5’10” for women; 6’2” for men—you could win up to $1000. Check it out!
Love vacuum cleaners? Entering or already participating in a course of study related to vacuum coating technology? Then you could win an award for use on tuition, books, fees, or even travel to conferences. Learn more here!
Do you have fine motor skills? Can you knit anything? This national contest “promote[s] the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns” and “encourage[s] personal creativity in sewing, knitting and crocheting with wool fabrics and yarns.” Better yet, students can enter their finest creation for a chance to win a scholarship. Take a look!
You read correctly! There’s a scholarship for people who love candy! At least, if you love candy and have “demonstrated interest in confectionery technology.” That means a major in food science, chemical science, biological science, or a related field of study. Plus, you need a sweet tooth. Learn more!
If you love Anthem, The Fountainhead, or Atlas Shrugged, and have something insightful to say about those books, you could score a lot of money—just for speaking your mind! Check it out!