Economics Scholarships

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If you’re planning to pursue a degree in economics, you won’t be in short supply of prominent company. Famous business leaders like Warren Buffet and Donald Trump, along with famous celebrities, including Mick Jagger and John Elway, were also economics majors. Considered one of the highest paying college majors, it’s no wonder why this major is growing in popularity. But before that first big paycheck, economics students will need to find a way to help pay for school. This list of scholarships for economics majors is a great place to start your search. A personalized list of possible awards is also available by creating your own Unigo profile.

Kenneth and Ellen Nielsen Cooperative Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who plan to enroll or are enrolled in a four-year agriculture degree program are eligible for this award. The applicant or applicant's parents/guardians must be members of an agricultural cooperative that is also a member of the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 06

Martin Sorkin Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America pursuing a degree and career path in international trade, economics, and/or public policy. Students must exhibit academic excellence by having a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and exhibit public service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 06

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Students must enroll in an eligible agricultural major and be a resident of an eligible state.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 06

Seneca Foods Corporation Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students enrolled in an eligible agricultural major. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher, and be involved in fruit or vegetable production or processing.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 06

Theisen's Home-Farm-Auto Scholarship

This award is available for high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America and residents of an eligible Iowa county. Applicants must pursue a two- or four-year degree full time.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 06

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agribusiness Division Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and reside in eligible states. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and an SAT score of 1000 or higher or an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 06

Beinecke Scholarship Program

This award is available for U.S. college juniors who are planning to pursue a master's or doctoral degree in the arts, humanities or the social sciences and must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students must currently attend and be nominated by one of the participating colleges or universities.

Total: $34000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  February 13

Vermont DAR Good Citizenship Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Vermont high school seniors who are seeking a degree in the social sciences. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Arthur W. Elder, II Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore, MD who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Preference will be given to students who are active in athletics or other extracurricular activities, as well as students at Heritage High School.

Total: $1250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and residents of Delaware. Applicant must plan to enroll full time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University and plan to major in the humanities or social sciences.

Total: $22361 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 04

New Leader Scholarship

This award is available for current juniors and seniors attending one of the following universities: California State University, East Bay; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University or University of California, Berkeley. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be majoring in social sciences, human services, health-related fields or public service.

Total: $8000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  March 10

John L. and Jeanne C. Hughes Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher and must plan to pursue a bachelor of arts degree (i.e., liberal arts).

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15