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 EDSA Minority Scholarship Landscape Architecture Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Landscape Architecture|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The EDSA Minority Scholarship (LAF) is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Landscape Architecture. Applicants must be entering their final two years of undergraduate study
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 25,000
  • 20 awards
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Social Science|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend a |Graduate School|
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The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships was established to encourage an original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The fellowship benefits candidates for Ph.D. or Th.D. degrees in an American doctoral program and help them complete their dissertation work in a timely manner. Dissertations that explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature may also be supported by this fellowship.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Solmsen Fellowships Organization of American Historians
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  • 51,000
  • 5 awards
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Humanities|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The Solmsen Fellowships is awarded to student possession a doctorate degree at the time of application.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Hal Newman Memorial Music Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Vocal|Instrumental Music|
  • School (K-12): |Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, WA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The Hal Newman Memorial Music Scholarship is awarded to graduating senior of Wenatchee High School. Applicant must be taking education in instrumental or vocalmusic at a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarships Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Theatre|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time theatre arts student at an accredited college/university. Applicants must have a theatre experience at one of the local community theatres.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Los Angeles, CA|
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Bob and Evie Florence Memorial Scholarship Fund is provided to students who plans to major in Music. The $1,000 fund is given to an awardee who graduated or a graduating senior at any Ventura County or Los Angeles County high school. The program aims to support a student in pursuing college at a public or private accredited 4-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Latrobe Chapter Annual Conference Fellowship Society of Architectural Historians
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • December 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|Urban Studies|Historic Preservation|Landscape History|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • School (College): |University|College|Affiliated with a research institution|
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The Latrobe Chapter Annual Conference Fellowship is awarded to graduate student enrolled at a college or university in Washington, DC.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Pamela Fuller Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|
  • School (K-12): |Capital High School, Charleston, WV|
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Kit C. King Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The Kit C. King Scholarship is awarded to graduate students pursuing major in photojournalism. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need and with a minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 700
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: Live in |San Buenaventura, CA|Ojai, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Community College|
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The Berenice Barnard Music Education Scholarship Fund is awarded to students who live in the city of San Buenaventura or Ojai. Applicants must have interest and involvement in music. Applicant must be enrolling full-time at an accredited community college or four-year college/university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Christopher N. Coppola Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Construction|Real Estate|Real Estate Appraisal|Urban Analysis|
  • Residence: Live in |Palm Beach, FL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|Vocational School|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to graduating senior of any Palm Beach high school who plans to pursue an education in real estate, construction, architecture, urban analysis, appraisal at an accredited vocational school, two or four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Textiles|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The James J. Burns and C.A. Haynes Textile Scholarship is managed by the Rhode Island Foundation. This scholarship is open to students studying textiles at an accredited institution and demonstrated financial needs.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
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  • 38,000
  • 65 awards
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Social Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The fellowship encourages timely completion of the PhD. It supports a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Scott Opler Graduate Student Fellowships Society of Architectural Historians
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • September 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This fellowship was established in 2002 by funds from the Scott Opler Foundation and to honor the memory of the late historian of Renaissance art and architecture. The fellowship's purpose is to support the travel of advanced graduate students whose papers have been accepted for delivery at the SAH Annual International Conference. Applicants must be advanced graduate students in the field of architectural history or a related discipline to be eligible.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details IEEE Life Members' Fellowship in Electrical History Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Inc. Computer Society
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Humanities|Science|
  • School (College): |Recognize College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Post-doctoral level study|
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The fellowship was established to provide a stipend of $17,000, with a research budget of up to US$3,000 to support one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical science or one-year post-doctoral research in the history of electrical science and technology at a college or university of recognized standing.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 30,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Humanities|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Other postgraduate-level study|Post-graduate|
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The fellowship is available to individuals who have spent a year as a Member of the ASCSA and have an approved dissertation proposal. Applicant who already hold a Ph.D. be at the beginning of the teaching career and without tenure. Projects may focus on any period of study in the humanities, although preference will be given to topics dealing with classical antiquity.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 45,000 - 55,000
  • 2 awards
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Cubism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Pre-doctoral level study|Post-doctoral level study|
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The fellowship is offered by Metropolitan Museum of Art annually to scholars studying Cubism or a related topic.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Chrysler Technical Scholarship Delaware Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 20 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Manufacturing|Design|Automotive Repair|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|Trade|
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Chrysler Technical Scholarship is a $1,000 fund given to 20 individuals who resides in Delaware. The applicants must be 23 years old and below who would like to pursue a degree or certification from a post-secondary institution to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Bach Organ Scholarship The Rhode Island Foundation
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  • 800 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Organ Music|
  • School (College): Attend a |College| in |Rhode Island|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Bach Organ Scholarship is a scholarship ranging from $800-1000. Applicants must be attending college in Rhode Island or a Rhode Island resident and are an organ music major.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The Jay Franke Scholarship Diabetes Scholars Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Dance|Theatre|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Trade School|Technical School|
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The scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes who have high academic performance, are actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes and pursuing an Arts Degree (music, theatre, dance).
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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