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.

Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship

The Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship is provided to K-12 educators pursuing a teaching credential (includes special education and ESL) at a University of California or California State University campus in the greater Los Angeles area. Students must also reside in the greater Los Angeles area (includes Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura counties).

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Stephen L. Teller & Richard Hotson TV and Cinema Scholarship

U.S. students who are enrolled in a community college film, television, cinema, or theater program and have completed at least 12 credits in their program are eligible for this award. Students must reside and attend school in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2019

MRCA Foundation Scholarship Award

The applicant must be a U.S. undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an accredited university, college, community college, vocational or trade school and pursuing a curriculum leading to a career in the construction industry; or a high school senior provisionally accepted as a student at such an educational institution and expressing an intent to pursue such a curriculum.

Total: $1000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  May 1
2019

James J. Burns and C. A. Haynes Textile Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Rhode Island undergraduate and graduate students who are studying textiles at an accredited institution. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 3
2019

Charlotte Knights STEM Scholarship

This Charlotte Knights STEM Scholarship is available for high school seniors in the following North or South Carolina counties: Cabarrus, Catawba, Chester, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lancaster, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union or York County. Applicants must have an ACT score of 26 or higher, an SAT score of 1200 or higher, and a grade point average of 3.3 or higher. Participation in sports or other community service activities will also be a factor during scholarship selection.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  May 4
2019

Graphic Communications Scholarship

This award is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing an education in graphic communications. Students must reside in certain areas of New York and New Jersey.

Total: $5000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  May 6
2019

Dr. James L. Hutchinson and Evelyn Ribbs Hutchinson Medical School Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. graduate students who have been accepted to medical school or a student currently enrolled in medical school. Students must have graduated from a high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County, CA or have lived in that same area during high school.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 8
2019

CABAA Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are studying in an aviation-related field and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to Chicago area residents, followed by Illinois residents.

Total: $7500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 10
2019

IEEE Dielectrics & Electrical Insulation Society Graduate Student Fellowship

This award is for full-time graduate students at colleges in the U.S. or Canada. The award is in support of research in the area of insulation or dielectrics.

Total: $7500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  May 10
2019

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
2019

Lou Wolf Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who are curently enrolled in an accredited high school or two- or four-year college or university and are members of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). Students must plan to study motion pictures and television, with an emphasis in technology.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 13
2019

Student Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. college sophomores, juniors and seniors who are members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and are seeking an undergraduate degree. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  65
Deadline:  May 15
2019