20 Of The Most Bizarre Scholarships Offered



There are a lot of weird scholarships available for the taking today. Although some of these are just as selective as more traditional scholarships, others are easy to qualify for. The people offering these scholarships definitely aren’t mainstream. So, if you have a unique trait about yourself, then why not get some recognition and college funding for it? You’ll never know what it’s worth until you take a look at them and maybe even apply.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

With all the media attention surrounding zombies in recent years, it should come as no surprise that there’s a scholarship available for anyone who can devise a way to hide from them. This is worth $2,000.

Eileen J. Garrett Scholarship

College students studying parapsychology (e.g. telepathy, reincarnation, near-death experiences) are eligible for this $3,000 scholarship.

Beans For Brains Scholarship

If your grandmother knits or crochets, you may receive one of six $3,200 scholarship thanks to the Jimmy Beans Wool Store. These are available to U.S. or international college students who enjoy knitting as a hobby.

ITSA Graduate Student Scholarship

This $2,000 scholarship from the International Thermal Spray Association is for those pursuing a degree in thermal spray processing.