Tuesday, February 15, 2011

$18,000 for Beans for Brains!


You've been hearing the rumors, and here's the big announcement!!

We are now accepting applications for the 2nd annual Beans for Brains Scholarship! We've partnered up with folks across the industry to offer one of the largest Knitting and Crocheting scholarships out there!

What makes a student eligible? Here's the run down:

  1. Are you attending an accredited institution in the fall of 2011?
  2. Do you know how to knit or crochet?
Then you are in! This is a merit based scholarship open to anyone attending undergraduate, graduate and professional school students in any course of study.

For the 2011-2012 award year, there are six $3,000 scholarships up for grabs, one of which is guaranteed to go to a Reno/Tahoe local, 4 awards will be distributed evenly among the 4 U.S. Regions, and we are proud to be able to offer one International award. (All application documents must be submitted in English.)

For more details and complete rules, please download a copy of the scholarship application:

Get the Scholarship Application Here


Not in college but know someone who is? Please print out one of the fliers below and help Spread the Love!

Spread the Word! Download a Flier for Your College Here


Spread the Word! Download a Flier for Your LYS Here


Applications will be accepted from February 1st, 2011 to April 1st, 2011.

We would like to take a brief moment to give a huge shout out to all of our partners who helped make this opportunity possible! We wouldn't have been able to do this without you!

Thank you!

Our Co-Sponsors:

The Yarn Group and Interweave

Classic Elite Yarns, Lorna's Laces, Denise Needles and Tahki Stacy Charles

Summa cum laude sponsors:

Berroco , JenniferKnits, and Koigu Yarns

Magna cum laude sponsors:


Cum laude sponsors:


Thanks to everyone involved and we look forward to all of the amazing applications!

Good luck!
All of us at Jimmy Beans Wool

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