The Parapsychology Foundation
Scholarship Name: The Annual Eileen J. Garrett Scholarship
Description: Now here’s a scholarship you don’t see everyday. The Parapsychology Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation, which supports the scientific investigation of psychic phenomena. The foundation annually awards one $3,000 scholarship to assist a student attending an accredited college or university and studying the science of parapsychology.
Awards Per Year: 1
Award is Open to: Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral students
Major/Field of Study: Parapsychology
How to Apply/Contact: Applicants must include a sampling of their past writings on the subject of parapsychology and letters of recommendation from three people familiar with their work and commitment to parapsychology. Download an application for from the Parapsychology Foundation website: http://www.parapsychology.org/dynamic/040200.html.
Duck Tape Brand Duct Tape
Scholarship Name: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Description: If you are a fashion-forward high school student who doesn’t mind getting yourself into a…sticky situation, then you have a good chance at winning $3,000 for college. Here’s the deal: Go to your high school prom dressed in duck tape. Yup, duck tape. Winners are picked for their “originality, workmanship and quantity of tape.” That quantity thing is a major piece of the puzzle – don’t just accessorize with the tape. Past winners went for a total duck tape ensemble, so if you’re serious about this fashion challenge, it’s best to go all out.
Awards Per Year: 1
Award is Open to: High school students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Take a picture of you and your duck-taped date and send it into the Duck Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom Contest, http://duckbrand.com/promotions/stuck-at-prom.
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