Last updated on May 28, 2023 by College Financial Aid Advice.
Application Deadline July 31
Award Amount $1500
Enjoy an ice cream cone while you compose you ideas for this summer scholarship. “If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?” Are you tart, sweet, nutty? This unusual scholarship is open to high school students ages 13+ and college students. For application and information about the Ice Cream Flavor of the Month Scholarship for college see www.unigo.com
Application Deadline November of each year
Award Amount $5000 to $1000 depending on the college the study will attend
If you interested in concrete and can write an outstanding essay on this subject that most of us don’t think about, then this is the scholarship for you. Well actually it is limited to high school seniors in Wisconsin and upper peninsula of Michigan who plan to enroll in a concrete-related program at designated universities and colleges. Selection is based upon the essay’s content and the author’s writing ability. Funny, I thought it would be based upon their concrete laying ability. Anyway, if this unusual scholarship sounds exciting to you, then apply for the Concrete Scholarship at www.wrmca.com
Application Deadline June of each year
Award Amount $4000 per year and all the asparagus you can eat (just kidding)
While the rest of us eat our junk food, you can apply for the Asparagus Club Scholarships. These unusual scholarships are open to upper-division and graduate students majoring in a field related to the grocery industry. A letter of recommendation is required from your professor in food management or business and a statement about why you are preparing for a career in the grocery industry. For additional requirements and online Asparagus Club Scholarships application see www.brafscholarships.org
Application Deadline ~ April of each year
Award Amount $12,000 for the first year and may be renewed for $4000 for each additional year
Everyone wants to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs – the future entrepreneur who makes it big. Why not apply for college grants and scholarships to help you be successful, like this Future Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This unusual scholarship is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates who demonstrate leadership skills, academic excellence, ingenuity, and most importantly an entrepreneurial spirit. No specific field of study is required. For additional information about the Future Entrepreneur of the Year Award see www.nase.org
Application Deadline ~ February of each year
Award Amount $5000
Remember that saying about all the important things in life you learned in kindergarten? Did you know that you learned most of what you need to know to qualify for these unusual scholarships about playgrounds? Yes, this scholarship is open to undergraduate landscape architecture students in their final 2 years of study, or graduate students. Applicants must understand the design of play environments and how to integrate them into parks, schools and other play and recreation environments. So let the child in you come out and apply for this unusual scholarship. For more information about the Playground Scholarship from Landscape Architecture Foundation see www.lafoundation.org
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