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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 Elon Musk, 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. Take our Scholarship Match Quiz and find the perfect scholarship for you.

List of Economics Scholarships

Islamic Scholarship Fund National Scholarship

U.S. Muslim students who are college juniors or graduate students majoring in humanities, social scien0es, liberal arts, or law are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be active community participants

Total: $6000

Awards: 11

Deadline: April 09

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: $2000

Awards: 3

Deadline: April 15

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: $3000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 01

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: $4000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 30

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

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

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

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

The Lyceum Scholars Program

This scholarship is available to incoming freshman and sophomore students who are attending Clemson University and planning to pursue a major in politics, business, economics, history and/or philosophy.

Total: $7500

Awards: 3

Deadline: December 11