There are thousands of scholarships for good grades, sports, public service, or special talents. But only a few scholarships are really, well, sexy. After hours of scouring databases, sending E-mails and making phone calls, U.S. News has tracked down and verified 11 super-sexy scholarships.
|Subject (listed in alphabetical order)||Name||Details|
|Art||National Sculpture Society||Win $2,000 for the best figurative or representational sculpture. We'll leave it to your imagination what figures to represent.|
|Beach Volleyball||Sand Volleyball||USC will offer up to three full-ride sports scholarships for this new Division I sport in 2011. Southern California beaches, bronzed, athletic women in bikini-like outfits... Need we say more?|
|Beauty||Miss America||Show off bikinis, slinky evening gowns, and some talent, and you could win the crown and a $50,000 scholarship.|
|Biology||David S. Olton Award for study of the biology of behavior||Johns Hopkins University awards $1,000 to an undergraduate who studies our natural urges.|
|Brains||Intel Science Talent Search||Intel gives $100,000 to the winners of the nation's toughest science student competition. Smart is sexy!|
|Dance||American Harlequin Dance Scholarship||$25,000 is distributed to 20 dance applicants chosen at random. Passionate tangoers have the same chance as dirty dancers.|
|Fashion||Fashion Scholarship Fund||Design Lady Gaga's next outfit (or something normal people might like to wear) to compete for scholarships of $5,000 to $25,000 and internships. FSF will offer up to 100 scholarships in design and fashion business to students at member colleges in 2011.|
|French||Pierre C. Fraley Scholarship of the Alliance Français de Philadelphie||Win $2,500 to fund a summer abroad to study the language of love. Très sexy!|
|Humor||Jay Kennedy Scholarship for Cartoonists||Get $5,000 for the best cartoonist portfolio. What's sexier than a good sense of humor? Besides, "cartoonists have groupies," says Cartoonist Foundation President Rick Stromoski.|
|Music||ASCAP scholarships||Write songs or serenade the judges to win one of at least 32 scholarships worth anywhere from $1,000 to $10,000. Sax is sexy!|
|Rodeo||Colorado State University Rodeo Scholarships||Win $3,000 and up as a member of the team that competes in cowboy competitions.Think courage, athleticism, and trim guys and gals in tight jeans.|
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