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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  • 21,000
  • 80 awards
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Humanistic social sciences|
  • School (College): |PhD programs in the United States|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) is awarded to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Marilyn Jensen Memorial Fund Blue Mountain Community Foundation
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  • 525
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Humanities|Ministry|Health-Related|
  • School (K-12): |Weston McEwen High School, Athena, OR|
  • School (College): Attend a |Christian college|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding graduating seniors of Weston-McEwen High School in Athena, Oregon who are planning to pursue a career in engineering, health-related field or a degree in ministry/humanitarian service at a Christian college.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Roy W. Hill Music Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 20,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Chelan, WA|Douglas, WA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Roy W. Hill Music Scholarship is awarded to graduating senior of a Chelan or Douglas county high school. Applicants must be students major in music
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Melton Art Reference Library Scholarship Oklahoma City Community Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|Visual Arts|
  • School (College): |Accredited Public University|Accredited Private University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Melton Art Reference Library Scholarship Applicant is required to complete a questionnaire, and write an essay on why they are applying, including a statement of financial need for the scholarship.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • December 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|
  • School (College): |Colleges and Universities in the Greater Philadelphia region|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Advanced Undergraduate Students|
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The scholarship is for graduate students and advanced undergraduates enrolled in architectural history and theory programs whose not presenting papers at the conference, although the committee reserves the right to make the award to a candidate who is presenting.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Landscape Architecture|
  • School (College): |LAAB-accredited program|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College senior|
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The Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship (LAF) is awarded to students in their final year of undergraduate study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,000 - 12,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship is managed by the Rhode Island Foundation. Applicants for this fellowship should be Rhode Island residents/artists who need financial assistance for a master or doctorate education to pursue a teaching career in arts.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.5
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|Five-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|High school graduate|
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The HEEF: Architecture and Engineering Scholarship is awarded to student pursuing Architecture or Engineering major, with minimum 3.5 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Creative Arts/Design Scholarship Foundation for Outdoor Advertising Research and Education (FOARE)
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Creative Arts|Graphic Design|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|Accredited Design School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The Foundation for Outdoor Advertising Research and Education established this scholarship to benefit a student enrolled in a creative arts or design program. To be eligible, students must be enrolled or accepted for an accredited design school program or pursing a course in graphic design studies or a related field. Students must be seeking an Associates of Arts (AA) degree, an undergraduate degree, or a graduate degree, or have been accepted into a Masters or Doctoral program in graphic design or a related field at an accredited design school or other accredited institution.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Musical Theatre|Theatre|
  • School (K-12): |Portage Central High School, Portage, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Amy Elizabeth Bousfield Scholarship was established in honors the memory of Amy Elizabeth Bousfield. The scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Portage Central High School and pursuing major in musical theater or theater
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Jo Bortz Vocal Arts Scholarship Allegan County Community Foundation
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Vocal|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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The Jo Bortz Vocal Arts Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors or graduates of Allegan County high school. Applicants must be pursuing vocal arts studies with minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Gromme, Owen /WD Art Association Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Fine Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Wisconsin Dells High School, Wisconsin Dells, WI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|
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Gromme, Owen /WD Art Association Scholarship was established to recognize a student of Wisconsin Dells High School. The $2,000 fund is provided to students who shows excellence in the Fine Arts curriculum of the school. The scholarship will support the awardee in pursuing a college degree in fine arts or music.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Steve Utt Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 507
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Drafting|Structural Engineering|Building Trades|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Hancock, IN|
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The scholarship was established by the Indianapolis Tennis Championships, Inc. to provide financial assistance to graduating students of a Hancock County public high school who are planning to pursue a degree in structural engineering, architecture, building trades, drafting, or some other field relating to building trades at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the state of Indiana.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Roberta Bitgood Scholarship American Guild of Organists
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Musicals|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Connecticut|
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The Roberta Bitgood Scholarship is awarded to student resident of Connecticut. Applicants must demonstrate a degree of musical potential and have some previous keyboard experience
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|Botany|Landscape Design|Forestry|Environmental Studies|Agronomy|Landscape Architecture|Floriculture|Plant Pathology|City Planning|Land Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, landscape architecture, botany, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental studies, city planning, land management.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|Anthropology|Women's Studies|Art|Ethnic/cultural studies|English|Geography|Labor Studies|Literature|Sociology|Urban Studies|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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The Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History was created by The Fund for Labor Culture and History. This fellowship supports innovative study of the philosophies, identities, problems, and the expressive cultures of working people in the U.S.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,350
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Art|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|
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David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship is a $2,350 fund given to Lee County high school seniors. The applicants must pursue arts in an accredited school. The scholarship is provided to a student who is having a financial difficulty.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Nickels for Notes Music Scholarship General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Vocal|Instrumental Music|Music Therapy|Piano|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Massachusetts|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Nickels for Notes Music Scholarship is a $500 fund provided to music students who are majoring in piano, instrument, music education, music therapy or voice. The scholarship is open to high school seniors of Massachusetts or home schooled students.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Study Scholarship for Performing Arts German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Performance Studies|Dance|Performing Arts|Drama|Direction|Choreography (Drama)|Musicals|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|Permanent Canada Resident|
  • School (College): |German university|
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The scholarship is offered by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), a private, publicly funded, self governing organization of higher education institutions in Germany. The scholarship provides graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. Applicants must have gained a first university degree in the field of the Performing Arts at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme. Applicants who have been resident in Germany for longer than 15 months at the application deadline cannot be considered.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Jan Heyne Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Art|Natural Science|Physical Sciences|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|Ventura County Community College|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Jan Heyne to benefit graduating high school seniors from high schools in Ventura County enrolling full-time in a four-year accredited college or university. Ventura County community college students who are transferring to a four-year accredited college or university for an undergraduate degree are also beneficiaries of this scholarship fund.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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