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.

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

U.S. graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and those who have completed graduate studies or postdoctoral research in any social/behavioral science, medical/health discipline, physical or biological science, any field of engineering, law/business/public administration, or any relevant interdisciplinary field within the last five years are eligible to apply.

Total: $9000 Awards:  52
Deadline:  September 07

Building Industries Exchange of Reading and Berks County Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to residents of Berks County, Pennsylvania, who are pursuing postsecondary education to pursue careers in the building trades and/or construction design technology. Such careers include, but are not limited to, architecture, drafting or engineering related to the construction industry, or trade prep certificate programs, or apprenticeship programs related to the construction industry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  September 07

Utah APWA Student Scholarship

This scholarship is available for current college seniors who are majoring in a public works related field such as public administration, engineering, or public works. Applicants must be residents of Utah, and must attend one of the following Utah universities: Utah State University, the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Southern Utah University or Weber State University.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 14

Rangel Graduate Fellowship

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship is available to minority students who are pursuing a graduate degree in foreign affairs. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $30000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  September 17

UNCF-Dell Corporate Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and juniors who are African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must major or have an academic focus in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, accounting, finance, marketing, business, business operations, computer information systems, computer science, or software development.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  September 22

DDSRank Dental Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors, college students, and graduate students who are enrolled in a dentistry or dental hygienist program. Students must reside in the United States.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 23

College Photographer of the Year Award

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled full time at a four-year institution and pursuing a degree in photojournalism.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 23

AAAEA Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for Arab Americans who are currently majoring in the field of engineering, architecture, or computer science/information technology.

Total: $4000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 24

Joseph A. Levendusky Memorial Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students who have sophomore standing or higher in a mechanical or chemical engineering program are eligible for this award. Student must have a demonstrated interest and commitment to seek a career in the field of water technology.

Total: $7000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 28

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent, and are residents of or attending school in California. Students must plan to have a career in journalism; students may major in any field but must have a sincere interest in pursuing journalism as a career.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30

ABA Public Contract Law Journal Writing Competition

This award is for students who are seeking a J.D. degree and attending law schools within the United States and its possessions, as well as lawyers under the age of 36 years (or admitted to practice less than five years as of Sept. 30), and candidates for an L.L.M. degree attending law schools within the United States and its possessions.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  September 30

Educational Administration Scholarship Award

This award is for U.S. graduate students who are pursuing careers in public school superintendency. The applicant must have experience working in a school system or college department.

Total: $2500 Awards:  7
Deadline:  September 30