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.

AAC Culinary Institute of America Scholarship

The AAC Culinary Institute of America Scholarship is provided annually to culinary arts majors and future chefs who are currently attending the Culinary Institute of America.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Ray and Gertrude Marshall Scholarship

This award is available for full-time undergraduate students who are majoring in the culinary arts at an accredited college in the United States. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher and enroll on a full time basis.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Linda Cullen Scholarship

The Linda Cullen Scholarship is available for full time students who are enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary culinary arts program.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 30
2019

D.W. Simpson Actuarial Science Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. college seniors who are pursuing a degree in actuarial science. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher in the major and have passed at least one actuarial examination.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Women in Transition Scholarship

This award is available for women who are incoming, current or re-entering college freshmen. Applicants must be the sole source of support for herself and her family and plan to pursue a major in accounting full time.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Women in Need Scholarship

U.S. female students who are incoming, current, or re-entry juniors enrolled full time in an accounting program are eligible for this award. Students must be the sole source of support for themselves and their family. This may have been caused as a result of the death of a spouse, a divorce or other circumstances.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

HealthGrad.com Leadership Scholarship

The HealthGrad.com Leadership Scholarship scholarship is available for U.S. students who are currently enrolled in a healthcare-related program of study. Applicants must write an essay of between 4000-10,000 characters in length in response to the provided topic prompt.

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

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

This award is available to Kansas undergraduate students who are pursing a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse program. Recipients must sign an agreement to practice nursing for one year for each year of scholarship support.

Total: $3500 Awards:  136
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Kansas Optometry Service Scholarship

Kansas residents who plan to establish an optometry practice in Kansas are eligible for this award. Students must enroll full time at the University of Missouri at St. Louis, Southern College of Optometry in Tennessee, or Northeastern State University in Oklahoma.

Total: $5000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

This award is available to Kansas undergraduate students who are planning to enroll in a certificate/two-year vocational-technical program.

Total: $500 Awards:  170
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Kansas Osteopathic Medical Service Scholarship

Kansas residents who plan to attend a nationally accredited osteopathic school full time are eligible for this award. After graduation, students must practice primary care medicine in any Kansas county, except Douglas, Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee, or Wyandotte; if the student does not fulfill the service obligation, the scholarship must be repaid with interest.

Total: $25000 Awards:  32
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

Kansas residents who are high school seniors or older students planning to enroll in an undergraduate degree program at a Kansas college or university are eligible for this award. Students must plan to enter the teaching profession in a designated shortage area.

Total: $5482 Awards:  240
Deadline:  May 1
2019