[For the rest of MoJo’s Mini College Guide, read 10 Cool Schools, 6 Cutting Edge Jobs, and Give ‘Em Hellraisers.]
Starfleet Academy Scholarship: For 10 Trekkies from the next generation, logically. $500.
David Letterman Scholarship: For the Ball State University student with the best idea for a creative project, regardless of GPA. (Dave was a C student.) $10,000.
Duck Brand Duct Tape “Stuck at Prom” Scholarship: For the couple with the best all-duct-tape prom outfits. $6,000 per couple.
Tall Clubs International Student Scholarship: For women 5’10” or taller and men 6’2″ or taller. The payout: one large.
Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest Scholarship: For the young waterfowl impersonator. $1,500.
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship: For 10 high scorers on a quiz about the dangers of combustion. $2,000.
The Twin Pack: For kids who shared a womb and plan to share a campus, Virginia’s Randolph College offers a 15 percent break on tuition. Worth $8,376.
Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship: For special boys or girls planning careers in children’s media. Can you say “$10,000”?
Additional reporting by Ben Buchwalter, Andy Kroll, and Stephen Robert Morse