Crosswords, ducks, zombies, oh my!

If I only had a brain, I would have researched more college scholarship opportunities beyond the normal offerings.

Just a quick browse and you’ll see a bunch of unique ways to save money on the site Scholarships.com.

Hat tip to USA Today for finding a bunch already.

Like a $1,000 scholarship from the Crossword Hobbyist blog.

Just dazzle them by making a newspaper-style crossword on your favorite topic.

If that sounds like a tall order, the Tall Clubs International Foundation will give tall men and women entering college $1,000 scholarships.

For the guys, think at least 6’2”, and 5’10” for the ladies.

You need good grades and have to write an essay about “What Being Tall Means to Me.”

If that scholarship isn’t *calling your name, one lucky ducks can still bag up to $2,000.

Scholarships.com says the Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Scholarship Contest will award a high school senior up to $2,000 if they win a duck-calling contest; second place wins $1,000.

I felt like part of the “Walking Dead” heading to my early morning college classes, but now they pay you money for that sort of thing.

Scholarships360.org lists The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship as an easy way to bag $2,000!

Just write how you’d survive a zombie apocalypse.

Speaking of the dead, you can get a scholarship between $500-$2,500 from the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

Their goal is to get young applicants into the field or mortuary sciences.

Winning a scholarship is one way to make sure you’re not buried in debt!

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