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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!

Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of Wisconsin and who are currently attending a college/university in Wisconsin. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $1166 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 17
2019

Computing Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award

This award is for U.S. and international undergraduate students who are studying a computer-related field at a North American university. Selections are primarily based on the quality of research projects. Unless a student has completed significant research in the computing field, they are not eligible for this award and should not seek nomination.

Total: $1500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  October 18
2019

ARTBA Student Transportation Video Contest

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who submit a two to four minute video on current issues in American transportation.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 20
2019

Hertz Fellowship

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is available to graduate students majoring in physical sciences at select partner universities of the foundation. The list of eligible schools can be found at www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/Fellowships/Guidelines/Schools.aspx. All applicants are evaluated on merit only.

Total: $33000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  October 23
2019

Gail Achterman Leadership Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for women in Oregon and southwest Washington who are majoring in transportation or a related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate qualities of leadership.

Total: $6800 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate women who are majoring in a field related to transportation. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and reside in Oregon and southwest Washington

Total: $3500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Transportation YOU Scholarship for High School Girls - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for high school women in Oregon and southwest Washington who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an interest in pursuing a career in transportation. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 18.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. graduate students who are majoring in a field related to transportation. Applicants must be female, must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must reside in Oregon and southwest Washington.

Total: $3500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Beverley Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for graduate women in Oregon and southwest Washington who are majoring in a transportation-related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must express an interest in international issues arising in the transportation industry.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25
2019

CalCPA Peninsula Silicon Valley Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in accounting or show intent to major in accounting by having taken four or more accounting courses. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must attend one of the following eligible colleges: Skyline College, College of San Mateo, Canada College, Menlo College and Notre Dame de Namur University.

Total: $2000 Awards:  16
Deadline:  October 25
2019

NPELRA Foundation Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for U.S. graduate students who are majoring in labor & employee relations, or a related field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 26
2019

Reno High Sierra Chapter Ninety-Nines Advanced Rating Scholarship

U.S. female pilots seeking advanced rating are eligible for this award. Students must reside within 99 nautical miles of Reno Tahoe International Airport.

Total: $3500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 30
2019