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Top 5 Weirdest College Scholarships

I'm not sure what any of these weird college scholarships have to do with scholastic achievement. They're not in any particular order of weirdness.

  • American Fire-Sprinkler Association Scholarship

    Eligibility: You must write an essay about a successful fire sprinkler activation in your town, area or state.
    Amount: Seven awards of up to $3,000

  • Julia Durgee
    Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Scholarship Contest

    Eligibility: Awarded to a couple attending a high school prom that makes the best costume out of Duct Tape.
    Amount: Three main awards with up to $3,000 for each member of the couple.

  • The K2TEO Martin J. Green Sr. Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Preference given to a student ham from a Ham (amateur radio) family.
    Amount: $1,000

  • New England Chapter-National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance Scholarship

    Eligibility: Must be a single New England high school senior who is overweight, with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Must study in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont.
    Amount: Two awards of $500

  • Kae Sumner Einfeldt Scholarship, sponsored by Tall Clubs International

    Eligibility: Must be a female with a height of at least 5-foot-10, or a male with a height of at least 6-foot-2, who will attend college in the fall.
    Amount: $1,000

Join The Conversation
lauren lauren 10 years
I should have entered the duct tape one that sounds like fun.....
Fancy04 Fancy04 10 years
I'm 5ft7 and 129lbs. I love my height and weight.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
WHAT?! I'm 5'10"! I didn't know about this!! :mob:
CocoChic CocoChic 10 years
I'm only 5' tall. How come I didn't get a scholarship for bieing short?! --Lauren--
purplesugar purplesugar 10 years
that couple's matching duct tape outfits are awesome!! those probably took forever to make; that's probably deserving of a scholarship...
soccer_obsessed soccer_obsessed 10 years
some of these are kinna harsh
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
The Fat Acceptance one...why award people for being unhealthy? Not saying overweight people don't deserve breaks, too, but not solely based on the fact that they are!
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