11 Sexy Scholarships Reward Fashion, Romance, and Humor

Beach volleyball, rodeo, French, or music? Vote for America’s sexiest scholarship.

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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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