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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!

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

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

Regeneron Science Talent Search Award

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who submit an independently developed research report in an area of science as designated by Intel.

Total: $250000 Awards:  300
Deadline:  November 13

UA Fort Smith Roland S. Boreham, Jr. Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Students must major in electrical or mechanical engineering and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher; an ACT composite score of 27 or higher (or the SAT equivalent) is required.

Total: $15776 Awards:  25
Deadline:  November 15

James Alan Cox Scholarship

This award is for U.S. college sophomores, juniors and seniors who have taken courses in photography or photojournalism. The student must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours per semester and must have at least one year of school remaining at the time the award is disbursed.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 15

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Art Competition Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who have attended at least four of the six secondary grade school years at a southern Santa Barbara County school and will be seniors graduating from a southern Santa Barbara County high school . Applicants must plan to major in art or an art-related field and be willing to submit a portfolio of their works.

Total: $1600 Awards:  13
Deadline:  November 15

John S.W. Fargher Jr. Scholarship

This award is for current graduate or 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 2018, 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: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 15

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

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

Kentucky Early Childhood Development Scholarship

This award is available to Kentucky resident students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in early childhood education at an eligible postsecondary institution in Kentucky. The student must be employed in an eligible capacity in the early childhood education field.

Total: $1800 Awards:  585
Deadline:  November 15

Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are pursuing a master's degree in nursing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 15

'Make It With Wool' Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 15