Odd Scholarships Can Reward You for Being Weird

a fire eater is a good candidate for an odd scholarship
a fire eater is a good candidate for an odd scholarship

Scholarships can be a helpful way to reduce how much you owe on your tuition bill, but a high grade point average, student leadership, and athletic talent won't be enough to win these odd scholarships. Here are some scholarships with unique requirements.

Star Trek Inspired
The Klingon Language Institute offers a $500 Kor Memorial Scholarship to graduates and undergraduates studying linguistics. While you do not have to be fluent in Klingon, the institute prefers "creative and innovative" applications.

For members of Starfleet, the International Star Trek Fan Association, INC., there are a number of Star Trek-themed scholarships including the LeVar Burton Educational Scholarship and the George Takei International Studies Scholarship. Click here for a full list of scholarships