Top 5 unusual scholarships in the United Kingdom:

You always thought scholarships only exist for students with above-average performances? We present you the top 5 weirdest and unusual scholarships that proof that everybody can receive a scholarship:
Unusual scholarships in the UK
Unusual scholarships in the UK

1. Vegetarian Charity grant

The grant is normally valued at £500 and is available to young vegetarians.
The applicant must be 25 years of age or younger and experiencing individual poverty.

2. Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust provides bursaries of up to £3,000 to financially needy students at UK universities whose parents or spouses are commercial travellers, grocers or pharmacists.

3. Royal & Ancient Golf Scholarship

The scholarship is looking for student golfers (male and female) of international standard. The applicant must be attending the University of Exeter. Any nationality is accepted.

4. Amos UCL Bursary

The University of London supports UK male students with family connections to Africa or the Caribbean to pursue their undergraduate studies at University College London. Up to five awards of £1,000 are available for an initial three-year period.

5. Merchant Venturers Bursary

The Society of Merchant Venturers today offers up to £3,000 over two years for three students with an “enthusiasm for engineering” who live in a Bristol postcode.

In addition to these unusual scholarships there are some scholarships that are not awarded on the basis of merit or need.