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.

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
2018

Acorn Equality Fund Pauls Scholarship

The Pauls Scholarship is available to LGBT students, allies, and the children of LGBT parents who have a permanent residence in the Acorn Equality Fund service area (all counties in Illinois except Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will). Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and must be majoring in math or business.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 22
2018

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
2018

Student Pilot Scholarship

San Diego female students who wish to obtain a private pilot certificate are eligible for this award. Students must have a passing score on the written test and have completed a solo flight.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund

The AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship is available to U.S. graduate and undergraduate students who are pursuing an education in nursing or a related healthcare field.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in science.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

AfterCollege Engineering and Technology Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Engineering Student Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Business scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in a field of business including accounting, advertising, business administration, economics, finance, human resources, international relations, management, political science, or public relations.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Contest

International and U.S. students of any age are eligible to enter this art contest as long as they are amateur artists. Students must submit pieces with science fiction or fantasy themes.

Total: $5000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  September 30
2018

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
2018

Bobbie Anderson Faculty Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. registered nurses who have been accepted into a master's degree nursing program and plan to teach in an associate's degree nursing program for two years or more.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Naomi Brack Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores who are pursuing an associate's degree in nursing. Students must be a member of a local, state, or national student nurse association and actively participate in the association, and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018