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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!

Women Military Aviators Dream of Flight Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female members of WAI who desire to advance their flight ratings at an accredited institution or FAA Part 141-approved flight school.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2019

Yukiko Howell Memorial S.T.E.M. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing higher education toward a STEM career or continuing education STEM classes (including, but not limited to, science, engineering, air traffic controller, avionics technician, dispatch certification, aircraft mechanic, meteorologist, or educator for STEM). Students must be members of Women in Aviation, International (WAI); both men and women are eligible to join WAI.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2019

Signature Flight Support Corporation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. women who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an aviation-related field, preferably FBO management. Applicants must be members of WAI as of Nov. 1, and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2019

ATP General Aviation Maintenance Scholarship

The ATP General Aviation Maintenance Scholarship is open to U.S. and international women who are pursuing an airframe and powerplant (A&P) certificate with a passion to work in general aviation maintenance. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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

James L. Allhands Essay Competition

Current college seniors who are enrolled full tim in a construction-oriented civil engineering program are eligible to apply for this award. Applications are available online from the American General Contractors (AGC) website.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 15
2019

Iowa Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

This award is available to Iowa educators who are teaching in a shortage subject area, as designated by the Iowa Department of Education. The award is in the form of forgiveness of the recipient's outstanding student loan debt.

Total: $4000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 15
2019

E.J. Sierleja Memorial Fellowship

This award is for graduate students with a grade point average of 3.4 or higher who are planning a career in rail transportation, are Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers members, and plan to graduate after May/June 2019.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2019

CISE Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is for current undergraduate students who are majoring in industrial engineering, have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher, have a graduation date after May/June 2019, and are members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers. Students may attend a college in the U.S. or U.S. territories, Canada or Mexico.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2019

Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship

This award is for current undergraduate students who are majoring in industrial engineering, have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher, and are members of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.

Total: $3000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  November 15
2019

Harold and Inge Marcus Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in industrial engineering, have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher and are members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers.

Total: $1000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  November 15
2019

United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students

This award is for minority undergraduate students who have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher and are members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE). The student must major in industrial engineering and may attend an institution in the U.S., its territories, Canada or Mexico.

Total: $4000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 15
2019

Marvin Mundel Memorial Scholarship

This award is for college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher and are members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers. The student must major in industrial engineering and may attend an institution in the U.S., its territories, Canada or Mexico.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2019