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.

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

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

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

'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

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students who have a disability and are majoring in a health-related field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
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

A.O. Putnam Memorial 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: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15

Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship

This award is for graduate students with a grade point average of 3.4 or higher who are pursuing a career in industrial engineering, are members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineering, and are planning to graduate in May/June 2019 or later. Students may attend a college in the U.S., its territories, Canada and Mexico.

Total: $3500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 15

United Parcel Service Scholarship for Female Students

Female members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) who are pursuing a course of study in industrial engineering, have a graduation date later than May/June 2019, and have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher are eligible for this award. Students may attend a college in the U.S., its territories, Canada and Mexico

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15

United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students

This award is for minority undergraduate students who plan to graduate by May/June 2019 or later, 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

Marvin Mundel Memorial Scholarship

This award is for college freshmen or older who will graduate after May/June 2019, 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

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, have a graduation date after May/June 2019, and are members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers.

Total: $1000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  November 15