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.

Alicia Shanks Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont undergraduate students who are seeking a bachelor's degree in elementary or secondary education. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 15

Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who reside in selected Vermont cities and demonstrate academic achievement. Students must demonstrate community involvement/service that is specifically related to preserving and/or conserving the environment.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Champlain Valley Street Rodders (CVSR) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Vermont students who are seeking a certificate or degree in a field related to automotive technology, mechanics, or repair. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Dr. Marc Hull Special Education Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont graduate students who are seeking a certificate or license in special education administration. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship

This award is available to Vermont undergraduate students who are seeking a degree in registered nursing, licensed practical nursing, physical therapy, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, or social work. Students must demonstrate financial need and intend to work in Vermont for a minimum of two years.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 15

Green Mountain Water Environment Association Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont undergraduate students who are seeking a degree in a field related to environmental studies. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need and community involvement and/or service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Helen J. Switzer Nursing Scholarship

This award is for Vermont undergraduate students who are enrolled in an eligible nursing degree program (LPN, AS-RN, BSN-RN) and demonstrate financial need. Students must reside in Windham County; preference will be given to residents of Rockingham, Westminster, Athens, and Grafton, in that order.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 15

Helen K. and Robert T. Stafford Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont high school seniors who are seeking a degree in environmental studies or special education. Students must demonstrate financial need and community involvement and/or service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Jean Andrews Nursing Scholarship

This award is available to undergraduate and graduate students who reside in Addison County, Vermont. Students must seek a degree in registered nursing or nursing education and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1200 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 15

John and Ruth Maciag Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont high school seniors who seek education or training in architecture, architectural engineering, computer graphics and animation, fine arts, interior design, studio art, or a related field. Students must demonstrate financial need and education/work ethic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

John Hudson Savage Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to Vermont students who reside in Chittenden County and are seeking a degree in public safety, including but not limited to, emergency medical services, fire service, health care, or law enforcement. Students must demonstrate financial need and community service.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Karen Quill Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont undergraduate and graduate students who attend a Vermont postsecondary institution to seek a degree in nursing. Applicants must be active members or the children of active members of a union; applicants must also demonstrate financial need and community involvement/service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15