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.

Charles S. North Scholarship for Music and Art

This award is available for U.S. students who are graduating from a high school in Dutchess County, New York. Applicants must plan to pursue a college degree in music, music education, art, or art education.

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

Cosimo DiBrizzi Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors in the Mid-Hudson region who are planning to attend the Culinary Institute of America.

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

David Jagaciewski Scholarship Fund

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from Poughkeepsie High School in Poughkeepsie, New York. Applicants must pursue a course of study and plan to have a career in the arts, architecture or engineering, interior or fashion design, family or consumer science or landscape architecture.

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

Dennis J. Markle Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to graduating seniors attending Poughkeepsie High School. Applicants must plan to pursue an undergraduate major in education.

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

Eileen Hickey Nursing Scholarship

This award is available for residents of Mid-Hudson valley who are currently enrolled in, or planning to enroll in a nursing degree program in the state of New York.

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

H. Normington Schofield Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from a high school in Wappinger, NY. Applicants must plan to major in education or environmental science.

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

Helen H. Huntington Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for seniors at New Paltz High School in New Paltz, NY. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need.

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

Hudson Valley Financial Professionals Scholarship

This award is available high school seniors residing in Dutchess County, New York. Applicants must plan to major in a field related to financial services.

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

Nora Zeller Strudwick Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to seniors graduating from Roy C. Ketcham High School in Wappingers Falls, New York. Applicants must plan to major in, and pursue a career in nursing.

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

Norman and Rita Nussbickel Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for graduating seniors at Arlington, Beacon, John Jay or Roy C. Ketcham High Schools in the Mid Hudson Valley region of New York state. Applicants must participate in school or community sports, and demonstrate a commitment to community service.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Ruth Oja Environmental Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors in Red Hook, New York. Applicants must plan to enroll in an accredited undergraduate program and pursue a degree in an environmental field such as recycling, land conservation, and ecological recovery.

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

Stephanie D. Brown Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for female high school seniors in Dutchess County, New York. Applicants must plan to major in education, drama, or psychology.

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