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.

PlushBeds Green/Environmental Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate green degree program at an accredited American college or university.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 15

Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is open to North Carolina students who are pursuing an associate's, baccaulaureate, or graduate degree in nursing at an accredited North Carolina school of nursing; preference is given to students who reside in the Foundation's service area. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1767 Awards:  4
Deadline:  August 15

Masergy STEM Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students in the U.S. who are majoring in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics).

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 17

David A. Copestakes Memorial Scholarship

This award is for U.S undergraduate students who are residents of New Hampshire and attend Great Bay Community College or NHTI-Concord's Community College. The student must major in electronic engineering or biotechnology.

Total: $750 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 22

AzPHA Lloyd E. Burton Scholarship

This award is for undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program related to public health (e.g., nursing, medicine, public health, health administration, etc.) at an Arizona college. Preference will be given to current AzPHA student members.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship

This award is for students entering their first year of law school who are citizens of the U.S.. Applicants must have an interest in diversity and corporate law, be financially disadvantaged, and have earned an undergraduate grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

David T. Houston Jr. Memorial Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian qualified commercial real estate professionals with three or more years of experience who plan to obtain continuing education to advance his/her knowledge and career in the field of commercial real estate are eligible for this award.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

W.D. Farr Scholarship

The W.D. Farr Scholarship is available for graduate students who are pursuing a career in the beef industry.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 31

Advancing Women in Technology Scholarship Program

The Advancing Women in Technology Scholarship Program is available for women in California who are majoring in a STEM or technology field such as science, math, engineering, or computer science. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  August 31

SHRM Certification Scholarship

This award is for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an HR (human resources) area. Students must be national student members of SHRM, and must take the PHR or GPHR exam within the next 12 months or have already taken the exam and wish to receive the scholarship to cover expenses incurred.

Total: $750 Awards:  220
Deadline:  September 01

Robert E. Cook Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are residents of the state of Illinois. Applicants must be pursuing or continuing to pursue a career in association management.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 01

Southwestern Tack Equestrian Major Scholarship

The Southwestern Tack Scholarship program is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in a field related to the equestrian industry.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 01