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 Community and Folk Art Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Art|Teaching|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
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Community and Folk Art Scholarship Fund is awarded to a resident of Ventura County who is a graduating senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicant must be enrolling full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university to major in art.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details SAME Engineer / Architect Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Community College|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school seniors, community college freshmen or sophomores, or university freshmen, sophomores, or juniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university . Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County and pursuing a degree in Engineering or Architecture.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Bob and Lee Griffin Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Art|Science|
  • School (K-12): |Galesburg Augusta High School, Galesburg, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|
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Bob and Lee Griffin Scholarship is a $1,000 fund provided to a high school senior enrolled in Galesburg-Augusta High School. The scholarship was established to support students who want to pursue higher education. The applicant must be planning to enroll full-time in a two- or four-year not-for-profit college or university in a science, education or arts curriculum (arts can include creative writing.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,400
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Commercial Art|Media|
  • School (K-12): |Greeneville High School, Greeneville, TN|Greene, TN|Tusculum College, Greenville, TN|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Not-for-profit|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding graduating seniors of Greene County or Greeneville High School who are planning to pursue a study in fine arts, commercial arts, or media arts in an accredited not-for-profit college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Fine Arts|Communications|Mass Communications|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • School (College): |United Negro College Funde college or university|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding African-American students who are pursuing a degree in communications, fine arts, journalism, mass communications, mass media arts, music, photography, TV production, or visual arts in a participating UNCF college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Visual Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) planning to attend a non-profit public or private college/university. Applicants must be pursuing Fine Arts including all visual and performing art forms.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Sydelle F. and Arthur I. Meyer Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Visual Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Alexander W Dreyfoos School Of The Arts, West Palm Beach, FL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school senior from Dreyfoos School of the Arts who are planning to pursue a degree in music or visual arts. Applicants must have involvement in extracurricular activities to support the major and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|
  • School (K-12): |Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School, Little Rock, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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The scholarship is designed to honor Lucas Clayton Hunsicker, it supports graduating seniors from Parkview Magnet High School who are planning to pursue a major in art or music.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lewis B. Barber Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,300
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Deaf and Blind Teaching|Church Studies|Christian Music|Christian Education|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Lewis B. Barber to fund books and tuition for high school seniors pursuing certification to teach the deaf and blind or seminary or pre-seminary school to study church, Christian music or Christian education. Applicants must graduate from public or private high school in Charlotte,Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee counties.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Melissa Wroblewski Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Visual Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Loy Norrix High School, Kalamazoo, MI|Kalamazoo Central High School, Kalamazoo, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was created in memory of Melissa Wroblewski, a graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School. The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit graduating seniors from Kalamazoo Central or Loy Norrix High School pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the visual arts as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and ability/accomplishment in the visual arts.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Troy High School, Troy, OH|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Managed by The Troy Foundation, this scholarship was established by Harland L. Mischler and family to provide financial assistance to Troy High School seniors who are planning to pursue a four-year degree majoring in music.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Brian Baker Memorial Music Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was started in 2014 to benefit graduating senior of Traverse City Central High School planning to pursue study in the field of music or related fields.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,000
  • 77 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Natural Science|Physical Sciences|Liberal Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|
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This scholarship was established by the Cynthia Fairburn Estate in December 16, 1994 to benefit graduating high school seniors from any Ventura County high school. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year public or private college or university (no community colleges), pursuing a degree in the field of liberal arts, humanities, or physical or natural science.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Dance|
  • School (K-12): |San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas, CA|Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from San Dieguito Academy and Canyon Crest Academy. Students must be pursuing studies in the field of the arts, music or dance at a college or university. Students who demonstrated financial need and those who excel in fine arts, dance, or music are preferred.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Constant Memorial Scholarship The Rhode Island Foundation
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  • 2,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|
  • Residence: Live in |Aquidneck Island, RI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|
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Rhode Island Foundation offers the Constant Memorial Scholarship for Aquidneck Island residents. The scholarship is open to art or music student who are enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior in a four-year accredited institution of higher learning. The awardees will be given $2,000 to $5,000 range of funds to pursue their education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Carolyn A. Craig Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|Botany|Landscape Design|Forestry|Environmental Studies|Agronomy|Landscape Architecture|Floriculture|Plant Pathology|City Planning|Land Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|
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This scholarship was established to honor Carolyn A. Craig's garden club work and her career in volunteerism. Carolyn has been a very active garden club member on the local, district and state levels since joining the Green Thumbelina/Willow River Garden Club in 1964. She was a President of the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation (WGCF), a nationally accredited Flower Show Judge and a Master Landscape Consultant. This scholarship in her honor benefits incoming college junior or senior students pursuing the study of horticulture, floriculture, landscape design/architecture, botany, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental studies, city planning, land management or other related studies.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Vivian Klemz Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Visual Arts|Creative Language Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established by Virginia Weber on April 4, 2006 to honor and in memory of her mother, Vivian Klemz. Vivian was a gifted artist in many disciplines (painting, crafts, quilting, designing and making clothes) who never had the opportunity to attend college. This fund aims to provide scholarship support to students in the field of Arts.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Computer Science|Animation|
  • School (College): |Mira Costa College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship program was provided by the Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) and it is available for graduating seniors from San Dieguito, Carlsbad and Oceanside school districts.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Landscape Architecture|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |LAAB Accredited College|
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This scholarship was started in memory of David T. Woolsey to benefit residents of Hawaii who are in their third, fourth, and fifth-year undergraduate or graduate study. Applicant must be studying landscape architecture at an LAAB accredited school.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Music Committee Scholarship American Legion - Kansas
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|
  • School (College): |University|College|Kansas Jr. College (KS)|
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This scholarship is available to all Kansas high school students who have distinguished themselves in the field of music and/or who will major or minor in music at an approved Kansas junior college, college, or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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