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.

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who submit an essay of 3,500 to 12,500 words addressing one or more of the topics listed at the website. The work must be have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate or graduate course or degree requirement, and may be submitted in English or in Spanish.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  July 1
2019

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
2019

GCA Internship and Scholarship in Garden History and Design

This internship is available to students with courses in horticulture, ornamental horticulture, landscape design and related fields who are interested in working for 10 weeks in the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution or at any facility approved by the scholarship committee providing adequate supervision and structure.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Harold E. Ennes/Robert D. Greenberg Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in the technical aspects of broadcasting. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and/or are employed at least part-time in broadcast engineering.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 1
2019

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: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 1
2019

George Hutchinson Writing Competition

This writing competition is open to all students enrolled for the upcoming school year in any law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). Students must submit a paper on a topic that lies within the substance, procedure, or scope of the specialized jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in health or science curriculums.

Total: $1500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Florence Young Memorial Scholarship

This award is for U.S. graduate students who are enrolled in a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native tribe. Students must be pursuing a degree in art, law, or medicine.

Total: $1500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  July 1
2019

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
2019

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
2019

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
2019

New Mexico Teachers' Loan-For-Service

This award is for New Mexico residents who are enrolled at a public postsecondary institution in New Mexico. The student must be accepted into a teaching program or an alternative licensure teacher preparation program and must declare his/her intent to practice as a teacher in the New Mexico public school system.

Total: $4000 Awards:  33
Deadline:  July 1
2019