Get Ready for the Zombie Apocalypse!


The Walking Dead returned to television on October 13, just in time to give you some great ideas and inspiration for the $1,500 Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship. Yes, you read that correctly; there is an actual zombie scholarship. Check out this video from the YouTube channel to learn more about the program and how you can make your scholarship application stand out. Here is a quick recap of what you need to know.

Who is eligible to apply?

Any legal, U.S. resident who is 13 years or older and plans to enroll in an accredited U.S. college.

How do I enter?

Submit a short essay (250 words or less) explaining which five (5) items you would use to survive a zombie apocalypse.

Where do I Apply?

Applications are only accepted online and must be submitted no later than 11: 59 p.m. EST on October 31.

Want to increase your chances of winning?

You don’t need a lot of brains to win this scholarship. Just remember you are on a high school or college campus, so avoid listing machine guns, machetes or tanks as possible ways to defeat the zombies. Keep it real and be creative. It also helps to check out last year’s winning response. Good luck! For more great tips and info about scholarships, subscribe to our YouTube channel and get new Ask the Experts videos delivered straight to your inbox. Have a question for our scholarship experts? Email [email protected] or leave a comment in the post below. We’ll choose new questions from our readers to feature in upcoming ‘Ask the Scholarship Experts’ videos!

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