Beans for Brains Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 4

Beans for Brains scholarship is open to all students with a 3.0 GPA and higher who know how to knit, crochet, and/or weave while attending an approved accredited institution of higher education during the 2023-2024 academic school year. This means any graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, and professional school students who major in any course are eligible!

How do I submit an application to the Beans for Brains scholarship program?

Students can submit their application using the Google form but will need a Google account and must be signed into their account to fill it out.

Please note: this year we are capping the number of applications we're accepting to 500. Please be sure to apply early this year to ensure you get a spot!

We invite applications from everyone no matter your gender, age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status, disability, etc. If you don't see your group in the list above, we encourage you to still apply - diversity is ever-changing and we want to hear from you!

Can students apply if they have not yet been accepted to an approved accredited institution of higher education?

Yes. Students may apply if they have not yet been accepted to an approved accredited institution of higher education. If this is the case and such students are awarded a scholarship, verification of enrollment in the Fall 2023 semester will be required before receiving the funds.

If I am an international student can I apply?

Yes. International students can apply as long as they are or will be attending an approved or accredited institution of higher education in the United States and enrollment in the Fall 2023 semester.

What are the requirements for project photos?

There are four requirements for submitting project photos:

  • The maximum photo file size that can be accepted is 80KB (kilobytes). All photos must be 80KB or less in order to be considered.
  • The minimum photo size accepted will be 800px. It should be at least 800px in width or 800px in height.
  • Only .jpg and .png images are accepted.
  • Only one image per application, one of your project.

What are the requirements for application submissions?

  • Your application must be submitted using the application form available via the Beans for Brains page.
  • The picture must be submitted within that form must be in .jpg or .png format.
  • Incomplete applications or applications missing required fields will not be eligible for consideration.

What are the requirements for project submissions?

  • You can either submit a project of your own design, or you can use someone else's pattern. Either option will grant equal opportunity for consideration.
  • Please only submit ONE project.
  • The image must match the project described in your application.
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