wacky grants

In the Army/College money thread, i mentioned a scholarship about not getting attention from your grandpa, and someone requested more info on it. well here goes, these are straight from Maxim magazine.


Dad’s a drunk.
Milton Carpenter foundation, Inc. awards up to $3000 in scholorship money to students in New York City suburbs with an alcoholic relative. Call 914/621-2819 for details.

Gramps was too.
Childrens Foundation for the Arts, Inc. gives upwards of $5465 in scholarships to northern NJ or Houston, TX, students who were “emotionally deprived due to a lack of a relationship with a grandparent.” 201/504-6262

And you were on acid.
Parapsychology Foundation, Inc. offers as much as $3882, in research and scholarship grants for study in telepathy, clairvoyance, psychology, out of body experience, drugs, and dreams. 212/628-1550.

Or really clumsy.
Write 1,500 prime words on the laws of gravity and get up to $2500. Gravity Research Foundation 781/431-1582

Or actually did good for a change.
Nothing like cash to prompt you into action. Carnegie Hero Fund Commission offers money of saving lives. Win up to $8000 for carrrying an old lady from a burning building. Open to residents of the U.S. and Canada. Deadline within two years of deed. 412/281-1302


Again, these were taken from Maxim. they are online at http://maximmag.com but this list is from the nov 99 issue.

Please add more if you know of any. maybe , well you know who, could use them.


We live in an age that reads to much to be wise, and thinks too much to be beautiful–Oscar Wilde

sending back to the top.


Childrens Foundation for the Arts, Inc. gives upwards of $5465 in scholarships to northern NJ or Houston, TX, students who were “emotionally deprived due to a lack of a relationship with a grandparent.” 201/504-6262

Does the grandparent have to still be alive?

I’m not sure, call 'em and let us know.


We live in an age that reads to much to be wise, and thinks too much to be beautiful–Oscar Wilde

Ulysses was kinda out there…