What Are Some Weird Scholarships for College Students?

Some unique scholarships for college students include the Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship, the Union Internationale de la Marionette-USA Scholarship, the U.S. Bowling Congress Earl Anthony Memorial Scholarship and the Zolp Scholarship, reports FastWeb. Other unique scholarships include the Custom Jewelry Scholarship, the Swann Foundation Caricature and Cartoon Fellowship, and the Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship. The Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship and the Alice McArver Ratchford Scholarship for What You Don't Do are other unique scholarship opportunities.

Some other interesting scholarships include the twin or triplet dorm room waiver at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and the Rodeo Club Scholarship at Michigan State University, notes FastWeb. Any college student at an accredited two- or four-year university can submit a creative meme for Wholesale Halloween Costumes to win the organization's $500 scholarship award. Members of the Union Internationale de la Marionette-USA who are North American citizens aged 18 or older and are second-level puppeteers are eligible to receive this organization's $1,000 award.

A member of the U.S. Bowling Congress in good standing who has a minimum 3.0 grade point average is eligible to receive one of five $5,000 awards from this organization, explains FastWeb. Students who are Catholic, have received acceptance to Loyola University Chicago and possess the legal last name of Zolp are eligible for the Zolp scholarship. Students enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program at an accredited college or university are eligible for the Custom Jewelry Scholarship of $1,000. Applicants must submit an essay of at least 1,000 words answering the question "Why buy custom jewelry?"

Graduate students conducting scholarly research and writing projects in the field of caricature and cartoon are eligible for the Swann Foundation's $15,000 scholarship, according to FastWeb. Students can enter to win a $10,000 Create-A-Greeting card scholarship by designing a holiday, get well or birthday greeting card.