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.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are planning to enroll in, or are currently enrolled in a wound, ostonomy, or continence nursing program accredited by WOCN.

Total: $2000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Annual Orchid Care Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are studying botany, horticulture, environmental science, conservation, or related fields. Students must have a focus on orchid care; topics may include, but are not limited to, researching orchids in their native habitats, increasing biodiversity, or aiding in conservation efforts.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Les Dames d'Escoffier Charitable Distribution Fund

This award is available for female students at Collin College, in Collin County, Texas or Tarrant County College who are majoring in hospitality and food service management, hotel restaurant management or pastry arts. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Erin Elizabeth Sperrey Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Aroostook, Maine who plan to major in early childhood education or liberal arts.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

B.K. Krenzer Re-entry Scholarship

This award is available to undergraduate and graduate women majoring in engineering. This scholarship is intended for re-entry/non-traditional students.

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

Lonnie Lee & Maria Elena Abernethy Scholarship - Freshman Students

This scholarship is open to female U.S. incoming and current college freshmen who are Native Americans majoring in engineering or computer science with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students must attend the University of New Mexico or New Mexico State University and reside in New Mexico.

Total: $2900 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship for Freshmen

This scholarship is open to female U.S. incoming and current freshmen who are majoring in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, and systems engineering. Students must attend eligible schools as listed on the SWE website.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 1
2019

SWE Baltimore-Washington Section - Freshman Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. female incoming and current college freshmen who are majoring in engineering or computer science and have grade point averages of 3.5 or higher. Students must reside in the following zip code areas: District of Columbia, 200 or 202-205; Maryland, 206-212, 214, 216-217; Virginia, 201, 220-223.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

SWE New Jersey Section Scholarship

This award is available for female incoming and current college freshmen whose home state is New Jersey. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and plan to major in engineering or engineering technology.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

B. J. Harrod Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international female high school seniors who plan to major in engineering or engineering technology and enroll full time. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Scholarship

This award is available for female high school seniors planning to enroll full time in an ABET-accredited computer engineering or computer science program. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1700 Awards:  3
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Dorothy M. & Earl S. Hoffman Scholarship

This award is available for female high school seniors and current freshmen who plan to major in engineering full time at Bucknell University or Rensselaer Polytechnic University.

Total: $3000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  May 1
2019