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.

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives National Scholarship

U.S high school seniors who are African American and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must pursue a degree full time in any of the social sciences, including technology, forensic investigations, and other criminal investigative studies, to further a career in law enforcement or criminal justice.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 15

Manuel & Jane Zuniga Scholarship

The Manuel & Jane Zuniga Scholarship is available for Hispanic undergraduate students in Texas who demonstrate a significant potential for leadership.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30

Byron Hanke Fellowship

This fellowship is available for graduate students who are willing to participate in a fellowship project addressing management, institutions, organization and administration, public policy, or architecture, as well as political, economic, social, and intellectual trends in community association housing.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 01

Hsiao Memorial Social Sciences Scholarship

This scholarship is available for students of Asian heritage who are pursuing a graduate degree in social science. Preference will be given to students of Asian heritage and those who intend to pursue education in the field of economics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 13

Lamey-Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors and students who have graduated from high school within the past four years who are Maine residents, graduate from a Maine high school, and plan to attend a Maine college. Students must have a desire to contribute to improving Maine's ecology or economy.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 30

Hershey Company Tribal Scholarship - Tribal College Students

U.S. undergraduate American Indian or Alaskan Natives attending a tribal college are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must major in math, technology, science, engineering, and/or business.

Total: $1250 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Ecotrust Native American Scholarship - Non-Tribal College Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent who are enrolled in California or Oregon institutions and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Students must be majoring in natural resource management, environmental studies, public health, economic development, or social sciences.

Total: $3000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Ecotrust Native American Scholarship - Tribal College Students

U.S. undergraduate students of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent who are enrolled at Ilisagvik College in Alaska or Northwest Indian College in Washington are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and major in natural resource management, environmental studies, public health, economic development, or social sciences.

Total: $3000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Betty Rendel Scholarship

This award is for U.S. female college juniors and seniors who are majoring in political science, government, or economics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  June 01

Recycling Research Foundation National Scholarship Program

U.S. students seeking a graduate degree in a program that supports the scrap processing and recycling industry as a whole are eligible to apply for this award.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 14

Women in Public Finance Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school senior females who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must have an interest in pursuing a public finance related career in finance, government, nonprofits, or law.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 15

RV Learning Center Scholarship

This award is for rising sophomore, junior and senior college undergraduate students interested in majoring in business, finance, economics, accounting, or other RV industry related subjects. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 2.8, SAT score of 1050 and/or ACT score of 22.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  June 28