Scholarships for Humanities Majors

A degree in the humanities can open the doors to a sorts of careers. Students majoring in the humanities can go on to become journalists, lawyers, historians, writers, filmmakers, editors and more, depending on their interests and skills. A scholarship can help you to cover that cost of your humanities degree. Perhaps the most prestigious scholarship for humanities majors is the Beinecke Scholarship, which requires potential recipients to be nominated by their college. Other available scholarships are funded by individual universities, including San Francisco State University, Ohio State University, Montana State University and the University of Utah. In order to apply to any of these scholarships, students may need to write an application essay, provide a portfolio of their work or meet a minimum GPA. If you’re a humanities major and you’d like to learn more about scholarships that you may be eligible for, continue reading below.

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View Details HEEF: Arts Scholarship Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Dance|Performing Arts|Drama|Visual Arts|Video|New Media|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|College|
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The HEEF: Arts Scholarship is awarded to students enroll in a four-year college and major in: Art, Dance, Drama, Music, Performance Art, Video, Visual Arts, New Media or related major
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 20,000 - 50,000
  • 2 awards
  • July 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Design|Urban Design|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College senior|Other postgraduate-level study|College Graduate|Post-doctoral level study|
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SOM Prize for Architecture, Design, and Urban Design offers two awards that are given yearly. The SOM Prize awards a $50,000 research and travel fellowship while the Travel Fellowship provides a $20,000 grant. The fellowship is given to students and newly graduates of Architecture, Design (including interior design, landscape architecture, environmental graphics, or industrial design) and Urban Design.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.5
View Details John T. and Joann C. Wills Music Educator's Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Instrumental Music|Choral/Vocal Music|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Preston,WV|
  • Extracurricular: |School Organizations|Community Organizations|
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This scholarship was established to provide assistance to Preston County high school graduates pursuing study in music education, instrumental and choral/vocal. Applicant must be regularly enrolled in a college or university as an undergraduate student.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Vectorworks Design Scholarship Landscape Architecture Foundation
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  • 3,000 - 10,000
  • 20 awards
  • August 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Design|
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The Vectorworks Design Scholarship accepts applicants who are enrolled, or accepted in a design-based program or graduating from a design-based program in 2015. There are twenty scholarships available ranging from $3,000 to $10,000.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Music Performance|
  • Residence: Live in |San Buenaventura, CA|Ojai, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Berenice Barnard Music Specialist Scholarship Fund is awarded to students who live the city of Ojai or the city of San Buenaventura. Applicant must be enrolling at an accredited four-year college or university to study Music.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Tools of the Trade Award Scholarship. Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Welding|Construction Trade|Culinary Arts|Automotive|Graphic Arts|Electrical|Agricultural Sciences|Auto Body Repair|Film and New Media|Precision Machining Technology|Power Equipment Technology|Skilled Trades|Web and Game Programming|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are attending college or other types of technical training following high school or going directly into the work force. Applicants must have enrolled CTC programs such as Agriscience, Auto Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Construction Trades, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Film and New Media, Graphic Arts, Precision Machining Technology, Power Equipment Technology, Skilled Trades, Web and Game Programming or Welding.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,500 - 30,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Museum Studies|American Studies|Decorative Arts|Architectural History|American History|Art|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|
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United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship was established to support graduate students who are pursuing a degree program in art or architectural history, American history, American studies, museum studies, or decorative arts, and scholars with a proven record of research and publication. The program provides a $2,500 monthly sipend.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Delray Beach Playhouse Ernest G. Simon Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Theatre|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to students who reside in the general service area of the Playhouse and who are seeking a study in theater at an accredited vocational school, two or four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Online Liberal Arts|Online General Studies|Online Legal Assisting|Online Information Technology|Online Business Management|Online Graphic Design|Online Elementary Education|Online Electrical Engineering Technology|Online Social Sciences|Online Health Services|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Associate Student|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing online associates degrees from an accredited online degree program. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Orange County Centennial Arts Scholarship Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 750 - 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Law Enforcement|Automotive Repair|Graphic Arts|Computer Coding|Pharmacy Technician|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Orange, CA|
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The Orange County Centennial Arts Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Orange County California. Applicants must be a resident of Orange County, California and planning to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university and majoring in the arts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Lee Epstein Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor Lee Epstein and to promote integrated marketing educational programs.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Mark Duda Scholarship Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established by the collaboration of Marks family and members of the data-driven marketing community to honor the memory of Mark Duda, it is available to students studying in data and targeting strategies in integrated marketing.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details EDGE awards scholarships Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to promote Marketing EDGE program. It is available to students demonstrated an interest in the marketing field (classes, extracurricular activities, internships, etc).
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Dave Florence Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor company's Chairman Dave Florence by the collaboration of employees, colleagues, and clients of Direct Media Inc. to award outstanding students who have demonstrated an interest in marketing.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Don Kuhn Memorial Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor and commemorate Don Kuhn in contributions to the practice of charitable fundraising. It is available to outstanding students demonstrated interest in the marketing field.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Richard Montesi Scholarship Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor Richard Dick Montesis the past president of Marketing EDGE, it provides financial assistance to motivated students to ensure the future of the integrated marketing field.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|Interior Design|Computer Aided Design|Computer Graphics|Fashion Design|Visual Communications|Video Game Design|Web Design|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees related to Art, Computer Aided Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communications, Interior Design, and Computer Graphics. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details J.D. Riggs Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Performing Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, WA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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J. D. Riggs Memorial Scholarship is provided to graduating senior of Wenatchee High School who wants to pursue a degree in the performing arts field, specificallyacting or singing. The program gives a $1,500 fund to one awardee who demonstrates talent, drive and the ability to overcome obstacles.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 30,000
  • 6 awards
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art History|Museum Studies|Studio Art|Art Education|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|College Graduate|
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This fellowship was established to encourage students to explore interpretive careers in art museums, whether as future museum educators or curators. It also aims to strengthen the profession of museum educator within the art museum community and strengthen ties between museum educators and curators in the shared task of interpretive programming in art museums. This fellowship will help expand the range of promising career options available to students of art history and related fields. Eligible applicants are individuals who have completed a degree (B.A., M.A., or Ph.D.) in art history, art education, studio art, or museum studies. Application for this fellowship must be made by the art museum proposing to host a Kress Interpretive Fellow.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Emmy Witt Scholarship Endowment Arkansas Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|
  • Residence: Live in |Greene, AR|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|
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Emmy Witt Scholarship Endowmentis given to high school graduating students of Greene County, Arkansas who will be pursuing a music and/or arts major. The scholarship offers $500 and the funds may be may be used for valid school-related expenses to further the recipients education.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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