Monday, June 22, 2020
Weird Unknown Scholarships
Weird Unknown Scholarships Seven Lesser-Known Scholarship Programs 1. Bagpipe Scholarship Do you enjoy playing bagpipes? Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University offers four-year bagpipe scholarships. Students agree to study bagpipes with the college's renowned instructor, and they receive $7,000 per year towards their tuition and expenses as well as a discount on kilts. Related Articles Fun Scholarships for College Students Fun Scholarships for College Students Creating a College Fund Creating a College Fund Graduation Announcement Etiquette and Wording Graduation Announcement Etiquette and Wording 2. Duck-Calling Scholarship The Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest is held annually and awards four winners with college-scholarship money totaling $2,500. Participants compete according to rules that govern the World's Championship Duck Calling Contest, and each student uses four duck calls in a 90-second window of time. 3. Duct Tape Prom Scholarship Go to your prom, completely dressed in duct tape and you could win a $3,000 scholarship for you and your date and your school. You have to enter as a couple, and you can be as creative as you want to be, but you have to be dressed completely in duct tape. The Stuck at the Prom duct tape scholarship awards several prizes each year. 4. Starfleet Academy Scholarships Multiple $500 scholarships are offered by Starfleet Academy, an international fan organization that promotes the ideals and concepts inherent to the Federation and the fictitious Starfleet Academy, of Star Trek fame, for which it is named. Scholarships offered by the institute include: DeForest Kelley/Dr. Leonard McCoy Medical Scholarship: Available to students studying in healthcare related fields James Doohan/Montgomery Scott Engineering Scholarship: Available to students in engineering majors Patrick Stewart Scholarship for the Performing Arts: Available to students in performing arts majors George Takei International Studies Scholarship: Created on behalf of Star Trek character Mr. Takei to foster understanding and diversity. The scholarship is for studying foreign languages or for students attending school abroad. Additional awards 5. National Candy Technologists Scholarship The American Association of Candy Technologists awards an annual $5,000 scholarship to a college student with a documented or demonstrated interest in the field of confectionery technology. The student must major in food science, chemical science, biological science, or a related area and have past work or personal experience that exhibits involvement in confectionery technology.