Major-specific Scholarships

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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!

LivSecure Student Scholarship

The LivSecure Student Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors, college freshmen, and college sophomores who are majoring in or planning to major in law enforcement, legal studies, criminal justice, or a related field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Maryland Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant

This award is available for Maryland students who are planning to attend a Maryland postsecondary institution. The student must be enrolled in a program of study currently experiencing a statewide and regional workforce need and plan on working in that specific career/occupational program upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  380
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Louisiana students who are pursuing a major in forestry, wildlife, or marine science at a Louisiana public college or university. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (or 3.0 or higher if a graduate student).

Total: $3000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to Massachusetts undergraduate students who are matriculated in a degree program in early childhood education or a related field (i.e., elementary education, sociology, psychology). Students must be employed, for at least one year, as an educator or provider in an early education and care program or out of school time program that is licensed or authorized by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) and continue employment in this field while pursui...

Total: $9000 Awards:  1225
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Upsilon Pi Epsilon Student Award for Academic Excellence

This scholarship is for members of the IEEE Computer Society who currently have a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career in the computing industry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Arkansas Health Education Grant Program (ARHEG)

This award is available to Arkansas graduate students who are studying dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, or chiropractic medicine at an eligible out-of-state institution.

Total: $27000 Awards:  230
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Ennes Educational Foundation Youth Scholarship

This undergraduate award is available for U.S. high school seniors with a serious interest in pursuing studies leading to a career in broadcast engineering or a closely related field.

Total: $4500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 1
2020

NM Allied Health Loan-For-Service

This award is for New Mexico residents who are enrolled at a public college or institution in New Mexico. The student must be accepted into a health profession program leading to a degree or certification and must declare intent to practice as a health professional in a designated shortage area in New Mexico.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  July 1
2020

NM Nursing Loan-For-Service

This award is for New Mexico residents who are enrolled at a public college or university in New Mexico. The student must be accepted into a into a Nursing program leading to a degree or certification and must declare intent to practice as a health professional in a designated shortage area in New Mexico.

Total: $12000 Awards:  38
Deadline:  July 1
2020

New Mexico Medical Loan for Service Program

This award is for New Mexico residents who are seeking degrees in health profession programs. The student must be accepted to the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and must declare intent to practice as a health professional in a designated shortage area in New Mexico.

Total: $25000 Awards:  22
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Media Fellow

Undergraduate students attending college in the United States are eligible to enter this media planning case competition. Students must be at least 18 years of age as of Nov. 30, 2017.

Total: $50000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  July 10
2020

Ohio GFOA Member Continuing Education Scholarship

Ohio GFOA members who have been employed in a government position for two or more years and are working toward a bachelors degree or higher in accounting, finance, budgeting, or related field at an Ohio college or university are eligible for this award.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 13
2020