Instead of posting another scholarship I thought I’d mention the site that I have found all these unusual scholarship. The site is scholarshipexperts.com Sign in and create an account.
The link below will direct you to a list of weird scholarship. In my research I also found a site called Zinch.com that also might be useful for all of you who are looking for scholarships. Check out these sites and I will keep a look out for some in the upcoming weeks. Good luck!
I HAVE A DREAM SCHOLARSHIP
- Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
- Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
- Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
“We want to know…what do you dream about? Whether it’s some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college.”
The 2014 I Have a Dream Scholarship winner will be notified on or around April 30, 2014.
Click on the link below.
The Superhero Scholarship
Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
All you have to do is write an essay that’s 250 words or less for the question below.
“Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?”
The 2014 Sweet & Simple Scholarship winner will be notified on or around March 31, 2014.
Click on the link before to apply and good luck.
Ayn Rand Fellowships
I know I posted these before but the top prizes are so large especially for the Fountainhead Essay Contest at a whopping $10,000 I had to mention this one again. The Anthem Essay Contest is open to high school freshmen and sophomores. It provides annual cash awards for short, original, unpublished essays on the philosophic themes in Ayn Rand’s novel, Anthem. The first prize is $2,000. There are three 2nd prizes of $500 and five 3rd prizes of $200. There are a total of 229 awards. The deadline is in mid-March.
The Fountainhead Essay Contest is open to high school juniors and seniors. It provides annual cash awards for short, original, unpublished essays on the philosophic themes in Ayn Rand’s novel, The Fountainhead. The first prize is $10,000. There are five 2nd place prizes of $2,000 and ten 3rd place prizes of $1,000. There are a total of 244 awards. The deadline is in mid-April.
Click on the link below for more information.
2014 DUCK® BRAND DUCT TAPE “STUCK AT PROM®”
Ever feel intimated by all the essay writing and merit based scholarships? Well, here’s one for the artist inside of you. All you need to do is make a promo dress out of duct tape and be between the ages of 14 and 17 years old.Why not give this one a try?
The contest beings on March 10, 2014 and ends on July 8, 2014. This gives you all lots of time to work on your dress.
The first place prize is a whopping $10,000 and second place is $5000 not bad huh? What are you waiting for start making that dress and good luck!
Click on the link below for scholarship rules.
Click on the link below for examples of some of dresses.
Vinson & Elkins Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000
Application Deadline: 4/1/2014
The Vinson & Elkins LLP Foundation sponsors annual $10,000 scholarships with a paid internship opportunity.The funds for each student are submitted directly to their school in the amount of $1,250 per semester for no more than eight semesters (a total of $10,000.) It covers educational expenses such as tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment. Each student must be a full time student. The scholarship is renewable each year based upon academic performance and financial need.
Go to the site below for more information.
This scholarship is for anyone living in the loan star state.
Scholarship Amount: approximately $4,000.00 per semester
Application Deadline: 3/28/2014
The purpose of the Rose/Silverthorne Foundation is to provide full scholarships to high school students that would not otherwise be able to afford a college education. The scholarship pays for all tuition, books, room and board at a Texas State Public School. You may have to poke around the site to get the information I didn’t see a scholarship tab on the site for it’s worth checking out.
Go to http://irvingisd.net/education/school/school.php?sectionid=2108 for more information.
Here’s a $5000 scholarship for high school seniors or undergraduate college students with a 3.0 gpa or a 4 point scale. You must be a resident of or attend college in Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania or New Jersey.
Champion Energy Services
Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000
Application Deadline: 4/1/2014
Champion Energy is committed to the communities we serve, and to investing in tomorrow. The Champion Scholars program will recognize three qualified scholars for their achievements. The first place student will receive a $5,000 scholarship and two runners-up will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.
AFSA National Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Application Deadline: 4/2/2014
Scholarship payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; student must enroll in semester beginning no later than fall 2014.
- Open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens or legal residents.
- Scholarship payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; student must enroll in semester beginning no later than fall 2014.
- Winners not based on financial need
- Relatives of AFSA staff or board members may not enter.
- Home-schooled students may apply as long as your course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school.
For more information go to http://afsascholarship.org/
Hey everyone this a a reminder about the Annual Signet Essay Competition. Below are the details.
Annual Signet Classic Scholarship Essay Contest
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Open to seniors and juniors who are attending high schools located in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Students enter by writing an essay on one of six topics posed for this year’s competition book, Beowulf. Post marked by 4/14/2014
Click the link below for more details.