Major-specific Scholarships

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This full list of major-specific scholarships is a great place to start — whether you are entering college undecided or know exactly what your future career should be. This Scholarship Directory gives you an idea of available financial aid based on a chosen majors to help you either make a decision on what to study or perhaps find even more ways to help fund your college education.

BASF/Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have a relative or sponsor working for the BASF Corporation are eligible for this award. Students must be enrolled in a HBCU/UNCF institute, have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher and be enrolled in an eligible major.

Total: $6000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 22
2018

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are current college sophomores or juniors enrolled full time at an accredited four-year college or university with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must demonstrate an interest to pursue a career in general aviation.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 28
2018

NATA Business Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate students who are 18 years of age or older and are committed to pursuing a career in aviation are eligible for this award. Each applicant must be nominated and endorsed by a representative of a regular or associate member company of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA).

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 28
2018

Monterey Bay Ninety-Nines Aviation Scholarship

This scholarship is available for female students to assist in obtaining their private pilot license or an advanced rating to further their career in aviation. Students must live in Monterey or Santa Cruz counties in California.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 30
2018

CastleBranch-GNSA Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. graduate nursing students who are enrolled at an AACN member institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 30
2018

GCA Fellowship in Ecological Restoration

This grant is available to support specialized graduate study in ecological restoration at an accredited university in the United States.

Total: $8000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  December 31
2018

L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Contest

International and U.S. students of any age are eligible to enter this art contest as long as they are amateur artists. Students must submit pieces with science fiction or fantasy themes.

Total: $5000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Louie F. Cox Memorial AK Steel African-American Scholarship

This award is available to African American seniors planning to graduate in 2014 from a Butler or Warren County, Ohio, high school. Selection is based on both academic and non-academic achievements as well as financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 31
2018

The General Prize Essay Contest

The General Prize Essay Contest is provided by the U.S. Naval Instititute. It is open to all essays submitted to Proceedings magazine.

Total: $6000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 31
2018

TableLegsOnline.com Future Entrepreneurs of America Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have a passion for business and entrepreneurship.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 31
2018

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

The AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students from an under-represented population group who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 31
2018

AfterCollege Engineering and Technology Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Engineering Student Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 31
2018