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If you think that only extraordinary athletes and students with high grades are qualified for scholarships. Well, think again! These weird scholarships may need your wisdom on how to survive a Zombie Apocalypse! or your talents for art on Doodling! or your zest for all things paranormal. These weird scholarships pay out money just like traditional scholarships and they are much easier to win than those ordinary scholarships. If you are wondering that they are not real and just ignore them, you’re missing out on a huge amount of money to pay for your college.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the award money for each scholarship?

  • Scholarship For Aggressive Scholarship Applicants-  will receive $500.
  • Charlie and Kathy Barnhart and Ken Haynes, Jr. Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Program- will receive $1,000.
  • A voice for cats essay contest- will receive $1,000.
  • Heritage Scholarship- will receive $1,000.
  • Flavor of the month scholarship- will receive $1,500.
  • Zombie Apocalypse – will receive $2,000.
  • Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Scholarship Contest- will receive $4,250.
  • Gamers Helping Gamers Scholarship- will receive $5,000.
  • Doodle for Google- will receive $150,000.

Are these scholarships available to all levels?

These scholarships are available to all U.S. students, including high school seniors and graduates, K-12 students, and college students.


Applying for weird scholarships can be a fun and easy way. If you’re looking for ways to pay for college, don’t discount weird scholarships- they may be the perfect opportunity for you. And who knows? You might even have a unique talent or story that makes you a perfect fit for one of these offbeat scholarship programs. So what are you waiting for? Start your application process today! Apply now!

List of Weird Scholarships

Check out our list of weird scholarships below.

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 14 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500

Awards: 1

Deadline: July 31, 2023

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 14 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: October 31, 2023 Scholarship For Aggressive Scholarship Applicants

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international high school and college/university students. Students must have applied for other scholarships and submit proof of applications.

Total: $500

Awards: 6

Deadline: December 31

Charlie and Kathy Barnhart and Ken Haynes, Jr. Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Program

This award is available for U.S. graduating high school seniors who have been residents of New Mexico for one year or more and attend a New Mexico high school. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and live in a mobile or manufactured home.

Total: $1000

Awards: 2

Deadline: April 04

Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Scholarship Contest

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are able to call ducks and willing to compete in the Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

Total: $4250

Awards: 1

Deadline: November 29

A Voice for Cats Essay Contest

Applicants must be prepare to write about feline welfare and the humane treatment of cats. The winner will receive a $1,000 and an additional $1,000 will go to a rescue organization of their choice.

Total: $2000

Awards: 2

Deadline: January 31

Gamers Helping Gamers Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors and college students who have an interest in Magic: The Gathering trading card game.

Total: $5000

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 31

Doodle for Google

The Doodle 4 Google competition is offered annually for students in grades K-12. To apply, one must submit a sketch or image including the Google logo in the context of this year’s theme. All doodles must be sent no later than the deadline. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $150000

Awards: 5

Deadline: March 04

Asparagus Club Scholarships

The NGA Foundation seeks to position the industry as an employer of choice for college students. They are also committed to supporting students planning careers with independent grocers. To this end, since 1990 NGA and its affiliates have awarded over $1 million in scholarships. The Asparagus Club is one affiliate. Founded in 1909, it is a member group in the independent grocery industry. Asparagus Club Scholarships are five scholarships awarded annually each for up to four semesters.

Total: $5000

Awards: 5

Deadline: April 20

Heritage Scholarship

The DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship was founded in 2011 as a way to give back to the community by offering education assistance to two outstanding students. This scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who draw upon their cultural heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value to their future employers, and serve their communities. For the 2020-2021 school year, DutchCrafters Amish Furniture will be awarding two outstanding students $500 each to further their educational goals. Whether you are in nursing, education, business or engineering, the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship recognizes that the potential for creative value often lies within that which has been passed along to you from previous generations. How will you draw upon your cultural heritage to shape your vocational aspirations, offer creative value to your future employer, and serve your community?

Total: $1000

Awards: 2