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.

COCPA General Educational Foundation Scholarship for College Students

High school graduates or older students who are pursuing an accounting course of study at accredited Colorado college or universities are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and enroll in six or more credit hours per semester.

Total: $2500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  June 30
2019

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:  June 30
2019

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who submit an essay of 3,500 to 12,500 words addressing one or more of the topics listed at the website. The work must be have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate or graduate course or degree requirement, and may be submitted in English or in Spanish.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  July 1
2019

LivSecure Student Scholarship

The LivSecure Student Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors, college freshmen, and college sophomores who are majoring in or planning to major in law enforcement, legal studies, criminal justice, or a related field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Hungry to Lead Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are enrolled in or plan to pursue a degree in a foodservice/hospitality program (or directly related). Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, or an SAT score of 1050 or higher, or an ACT score of 18 or higher; students must also demonstrate leadership capabilities.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 1
2019

NFPA Thomson Reuters Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school graduates enrolled or accepted in a paralegal education program, with an emphasis in paralegal studies at time of application. Students must also have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Gorilla 76 Women in Marketing Scholarship

The Gorilla 76 Women in Marketing Scholarship is available for college sophomore, junior, and senior women who are currently majoring in and hoping to pursue a career in marketing.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

GCA Internship and Scholarship in Garden History and Design

This internship is available to students with courses in horticulture, ornamental horticulture, landscape design and related fields who are interested in working for 10 weeks in the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution or at any facility approved by the scholarship committee providing adequate supervision and structure.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Harold E. Ennes/Robert D. Greenberg Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in the technical aspects of broadcasting. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and/or are employed at least part-time in broadcast engineering.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Ennes Educational Foundation Youth Scholarship

This undergraduate award is available for U.S. high school seniors with a serious interest in pursuing studies leading to a career in broadcast engineering or a closely related field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 1
2019

George Hutchinson Writing Competition

This writing competition is open to all students enrolled for the upcoming school year in any law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). Students must submit a paper on a topic that lies within the substance, procedure, or scope of the specialized jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in health or science curriculums.

Total: $1500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  July 1
2019