Tall Clubs International Scholarship: If you’re a male 6’ 2” or taller, or a female 5’ 10” or taller, you just may qualify for this $1,000 scholarship. To qualify, you simply need to write an essay entitled “What Being Tall Means to Me.”
Van Valkenburg Memorial Scholarship: You can win $1,000 if you’re a descendant through birth or legal adoption of Lambert and Annetje Van Valkenburg.
Potato Industry Scholarship: The National Potato Council awards annually one $5,000 scholarship to a graduate student pursuing Agribusiness, which enhances the potato industry.
Duck Brand Duct Tape Stuck on Prom Contest: Who would ever think that creating prom outfits out of duct tape could win a lucky couple $3,000 in scholarship money?
American Welding Society Scholarships: Are you a talented welder – or have an interest in being one? If so, you may be eligible for welding scholarships that could help pay for education in soldering, brazing, joining and thermal spraying.
Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest: If you love ducks season you may be eligible for $2,000 in scholarships. So get your favorite duck call and get prepared to win some money!
Excellence in Predicting the Future Award: You don’t have to be a fortune teller to win this $400 award. You just need to be good at predicting the financial market and have a desire for economics.
The Billy Barty Foundation: This scholarship is awarded to students who are short in stature – under 4’ 10” – and have proof of dwarfism.
National Marbles Tournament Scholarship: This contest for eight to 14 year olds awards between $1,000 and $2,000 scholarship money to those skilled in the game of marbles.
Common Knowledge Challenges: If you know a lot about a lot then you may be eligible for a series of Common Knowledge Scholarships that range from $250 – $3,000.
Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship: Looking for $5,000 in college scholarship money? Simply be a vegetarian high school student who promotes vegetarianism in your school or community.
Discover Scholarship Award: This scholarship for high school juniors requires a 2.75 GPA and proof of a significant roadblock to earn $40,000 for post-high school education, training, certification or licensing.
KLI Academic Award: The Kor Memorial Scholarship: If you’re a “Trekky” then you’ll love this $500 scholarship from the Klingon Language Institute for students in the field of language study. Luckily, you don’t need to know Klingon to qualify!
American Association of Candy Technologists Scholarship: College sophomores, juniors and seniors could qualify for $5,000 in scholarship funds if they carry a 3.0 GPA and major in food science or other related areas. Sounds like a sweet deal!
Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contest: If you didn’t get the Klingon Scholarship, you may qualify for this contest that awards student authors and illustrators in the genre of Science Fiction.
National Rifle Association YES Scholarship: After being accepted to the NRA Youth Education Summit, contingents may apply to the scholarship that awards up to $30,000 in college aid – no rifle shooting required.
American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship: Being a grape lover has definite benefits, especially when it comes to this scholarship that awards undergrad and grad full-time students majoring in viticulture or enology.
OP Loftbed Scholarship: This $500 scholarship only requires that you attend an accredited college or university and answer a few quirky questions (ex. What will you type in your next TEXT, Tweet, or Instant Message to your best friend?).
Evans Scholars Foundation Scholarship: Golf lovers could benefit from this WGA-sponsored scholarship that gives young caddies with financial need (and a great caddie record) the opportunity to pay for college.
Zolp Scholarship: Here’s another lucky last name scholarship. This one is from Loyola University and asks that your last name be Zolp and you be Catholic in order to qualify.
Eileen J. Garrett Scholarship: The desire to study parapsychology along with proof that you’ve written about it before is all you need to qualify for this $3,000 scholarship.
Starfleet Academy Scholarship: If you’re an active Starfleet member (an organization modeled around Star Trek) who attends any type of post-high school learning institution you could earn $500 in scholarship money.
United States Bowling Congress (USBA) Scholarships: USBA offers a number of scholarships to bowling fans with dollar amounts ranging from $1,000 to $2,500.
Surfrider Foundation Scholarship Program: This grassroots organizations awards scholarships to undergrads, grads and Ph.D. students who are members of the Surfrider Foundation.
Michigan Llama Association (MLA) Scholarship: Being an MLA member or being the child of a member is all you need to qualify for this scholarship.
Tylenol Scholarship: Tylenol offers $5,000 to $10,000 awards to 40 lucky students each year. How to qualify? Desire a career in the medical field.
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship: High school students who don’t mind reading an essay about fire sprinklers then taking a 10-question test could qualify for a $2,000 scholarship.
Collegiate Inventors Competition: Students who have you been enrolled full-time at a U.S. or Canadian college or university for at least 12 months and have a new idea, process or technology could qualify for $15,000 in scholarship money.
LaFontaine Aquatic Entomology Scholarship: The Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF) $500 scholarship is for aquatic entomology lovers and scholars performing research in the field.
Mycological Society of America Scholarships: $2,000 scholarships are available to students, teachers and researchers who study mycology (the study of fungi).