Find scholarships by major

money-series-7_2909246There are so many scholarships out there it’s often tough to know which ones to focus on. One approach is to select scholarships that are granted based on a specific major or area of interest. Here are a handful of scholarships available for specific fields of study.

Government and political science

Betty Rendel Scholarship from the National Federation of Republican Women ($1,000)

Kennedy Scholarship from the Massachusetts Democratic Party ($1,500)

GWCF National Scholarship Competition ($500-5,000)


Business administration

Jane K. Klauseman Women in Business Scholarship ($1,000-5,000)

Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarship ($2,000)

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship ($1,000-10,000)



American Institute of Professional Geologists Scholarship

Marliave Scholarship Fund ($3,000)

American Geological Institute Minority Geoscience Scholarship ($500-3,000)



Lagrant Foundation Scholarship ($5,000-10,000)

Marketing EDGE Student Marketing Scholarship ($1,000-5,000)

Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (numerous awards)



National Society of Professional Engineers Scholarships (up to $10,000)

Society of Women Engineers ($1,000+ up)

NEWWA Joseph Murphy Scholarship ($1,500)


Computer science

Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship ($5,000)

Lambeth Family Scholarship ($3,000)

Microsoft Corp Scholarship ($1,000)



Furman University Liberty Scholarships (amounts vary)

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship ($5,000)

The American Institute of Economic Research ($1,000)


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