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.

E. Thayer Gaston Research Competition

This research competition is open to undergraduate students studying music therapy at an institution approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Students must be members in good standing of the AMTA both at the time of application and the time of award.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 22
2018

Richard Harris Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate & graduate students. Students must be a declared major in a STEM field and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 23
2018

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

This scholarship is available to residents of the U.S., Puerto Rico and D.C. who have completed one or more years of a healthcare major. The applicants will be judged on leadership qualities and academic performance.

Total: $10000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  June 28
2018

Navigate Your Future Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue an aviation-related program at an accredited college or university are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 29
2018

The Fence Authority Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university. Applicants must plan to pursue a career in a field related to public beautification such as architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, horticulture, environmental and marine sciences, urban and land planning, or environmental design.

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

Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship Program

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are pursuing careers in the arboriculture industry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 30
2018

Virginia Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for Virginia undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a nurse midwife or nurse practitioner program. Students must attend a Virginia college and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  June 30
2018

SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are pursuing a career in an eligible scientific field. Students must have a grade point average above a 3.3, be in the top 10 percent of graduating class, and have an SAT score of 2000 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  June 30
2018

MyBioSource Inc. Scholarship for "S.T.E.M." Majors

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students. Students must intend to major in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  June 30
2018

Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. graduate students who are enrolled in a master's or doctoral nursing program in Virginia. Students must plan to teach in a Virginia nursing school after graduation; recipients will be required to give two years of teaching service as a faculty member for every year they receive a scholarship.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  June 30
2018

Miami Dade College Bayside Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. minority students who are enrolled at or have been accepted to Miami Dade College and have an interest in business, leadership, and/or entrepreneurship. Students must be residents of Miami, Florida, and have demonstrated financial need and a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 30
2018

Future Counselors of America Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in psychology and plan to seek a career in relationship counseling or a related field are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and submit an essay on the psychology of online dating.

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