Major-specific Scholarships

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You’re lucky if you’ve known what you’ve wanted to be since you started high school. Maybe even before. A writer, an artist, an engineer, a teacher, a musician, a nurse, or a lawyer. What makes you lucky is that by knowing what you want to major in enables you to apply for many scholarships. Many universities, colleges, and organizations award scholarships to students pursuing a specific major. Extra money, that is, to ease the financial burden of college. If you know your field of study, you can use that information to search for a major-specific scholarship on Unigo. By searching the scholarship directory, you can find tons of scholarships related to your field of study. And even if you’re still undecided on what major you want to study, a peek at the scholarship opportunities may give you the direction you’re looking for. Check it out!

Boren Fellowship Awards For International Study

This award is available to U.S students who are either matriculated in or applying to a graduate degree program at a U.S. college or university and planning to pursue a study abroad program. Scholarships are awarded with preference for countries, languages, and fields of study critical to U.S. national security.

Total: $30000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  January 29
2020

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

International and U.S. students currently enrolled full time in undergraduate or graduate programs at four-year colleges or universities located in North America are eligible to apply for this award. Students must have declared a major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justice, and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession.

Total: $10000 Awards:  29
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Illinois CPA Society Exam Award

Illinois residents with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher who demonstrate financial need and are pre-approved to sit for the CPA Exam are eligible for this award. The award is to be used as reimbursement of the NASBA fee.

Total: $750 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Missouri State University Inclusive Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enter Missouri State University as freshmen and pursue a major leading to a bachelor's degree in education or music education. Students must rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations.

Total: $3000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Renate W. Chasman Scholarship

This award is for U.S. re-entry female students - one who has returned to school to pursue her education following an interruption. Applicants must be residents of Long Island in New York State, accepted for credit into a degree-oriented program in the natural sciences, engineering, or mathematics, and entering the junior or senior undergraduate year or first-year graduate level.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Shred Nations Scholarship Program

The Shred Nation Scholarship Program is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have an interest in business, environmental studies or the shredding and recycling industry.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduates majoring in a discipline area related to oceanic and atmospheric science. The student must be a college sophomore at the time of application, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $14500 Awards:  118
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Alice/Jeanne Wagner Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international students who plan to study nursing in the United States. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1950 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Alpha Kappa/Janet and Steve Gardocki Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of and attend a college/university in Michigan. Students must major in culinary arts or nursing, and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Billy Brockmann Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international students who are residents of the following Illinois counties: Bond, Clinton, DeWitt, Madison, McLean, Peoria, St. Claire, Tazewell, Woodford. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan to study medicine, engineering, or education (teaching).

Total: $1300 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Bob and Jan Jones Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of one of the eligible Midwestern states. Students must major in education and have a grade point average of 2.5-3.5.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Brenda and Wilbur West Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of select Georgia and Tennessee counties and attend a college/university in Tennessee. Students must major in business or education, and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020