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Scary Stories and the $2K Ghost Adventures Scholarship

Learn more about this thrilling scholarship opportunity.

Shawna Newman

October 19, 2022

Scary Stories and the $2K Ghost Adventures Scholarship
Sharing your scary happening could help you pay for college!
It is always fun to find and apply for those weird scholarships. October is the season of haunts, ghost adventures, Halloween candy, scary stories, costume parties, and all fall-related things—the perfect season to apply for a ghost scholarship! Perhaps you have had a creepy instance occur, you attend one of the most haunted schools in the U.S., or you just enjoy sharing spine-tingling tales? If you are a fan of Halloween, spirits, and all things scary, you should consider applying for the U.S. Ghost Adventures Scholarship!

Who Can Apply for the U.S. Ghost Adventures Scholarship?

The US Ghost Adventures Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college. If you are a military veteran, you are considered a preferred scholarship entrant. US Ghost Adventures, the scholarship provider, is giving preference to military vets. They encourage honorably discharged veterans to send a copy of their DD-214 with their scholarship application and to mention this in the essay.

How to Apply for the Ghost Scholarship?

To enter the Ghost Adventures scholarship, you must submit a 1,000-word essay that shares your scary story. The essay can be fiction or non-fiction.
Your essay should reveal the strangest, most unexplained event that has happened in your life, or a spooky tale that you have written.

$2,000 U.S. Ghost Adventures Scholarship

The deadline for this scholarship is December 31, 2022. While the end of the year may seem far away, this deadline will sneak up on you. It is important to recall your ghost story or get your imagination into action, so you have plenty of time to develop and proofread your essay for this scholarship.
@payingforschool WHAT?! $2K US Ghost Adventures Scholarship!! To apply, visit the link in our bio. 12/31 Deadline #scholarshiptok #scholarship #students #ghosts #scarystories Halloween, horror, spooky cinematic background music(852258) - domino

About the Scholarship Provider

U.S Ghost Adventures is an entertainment business that holds historic ghost tours in some of the most haunted cities in America. Below is a sample of their 50+ ghost tour locations: Asheville Terrors—Asheville, NC Atlanta Ghosts—Atlanta, GA Denver Terrors—Denver, CO Windy City Ghosts—Chicago, IL Gatlinburg Haunts—Gatlinburg, TN Tampa Terrors—Tampa, FL If you are daring, you can stay at one of their two iconic ghost houses. These scary, in real life, haunted houses include the Lizzie Borden home in Fall River Massachusetts, or The Welty House in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

More Fun Scholarships You Can Enter Now

If you enjoy applying for unique scholarships, consider applying for a few listed below:

Scary Stories Scholarship

Deadline: 10/31/22
Award Amount: $1,000
What's your favorite scary movie, book, or legend? A winner will be randomly drawn and contacted via email. The contest runs from October 1, 2022 through October 31, 2022.

Colonial Ghosts Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/22
Award Amount: $1,000 The Colonial Ghosts Scholarship is available to students majoring in marketing. To be considered, you must submit a 1,000 - word essay explaining your education goals and plans after graduating college.

Clowns of America International Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: Varies
The COAI Scholarship is available to students enrolled in family entertainment educational programs that run for a minimum of ten hours. You must be a COAI member in good standing for at least one year in order to be considered for this award. The deadline for applications is 60 days prior to the event for which the scholarship is requested.

Ursinus College Creative Writing Award

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: $40,000
The Creative Writing Award is available to students entering Ursinus College. You must demonstrate outstanding originality and potential as a creative writer and submit no more than 10 (double-spaced) pages of creative writing in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, or some combination of genres to be eligible for this award.

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