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Weird and Unusual Scholarships

Weird and Unusual Scholarships

Some scholarships are specialized or celebrate the varying studies or traits of students. The list below highlights a few of the most unique ones offered in the U.S. from candy to asparagus.

Scholarship Name

Field

Maximum Scholarship Amount

American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship Program

Wine and Grape Industry

$12,500

C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition

Video Documentary

$5,000

Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest

Art

$10,000

Duck Brand Duct Tape “Stuck at Prom” Scholarship Contest

Art/Crafts

$25,000

Halstead Grant

Jewelry Design

$7,500

Junior Duck Stamp Contest

Design

$1,000

John Kitt Memorial Scholarship - American Association of Candy Technologists

Candy Technology

$5,000

National Dairy Promotion and Research Board Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Agriculture

$2,500

National Potato Council Scholarship

Agriculture

$10,000

Stand and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest

Vocal Performance

$10,000

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Food

$10,000

Willy the Plumber Scholarship

Children of Inmates

$1,000

Asparagus Club Scholarship

Grocery Industry

$2,000

The Bryce Thomson Scholarship Award

Retail (Ice Cream)

$3,500

American Fire Sprinkler Association

Fire Safety

$2,000

Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest

Hunting

$2,000

Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship

Art

$1,000

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships

Agriculture

$1,000

National Potato Council Scholarship

Agriculture

$10,000

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