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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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-24-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Marketing|Applied Sciences|Graphic Design|Printing Management|Paper and Print Science|Art & Design|
  • School (K-12): |Gull Lake High School, Richland, MI|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
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The scholarship was created in memory of Michael C. Mellema and is designed to support graduating seniors of Gull Lake High School who will attend full-time at a Michigan college, preferably Western Michigan University or Ferris State University. Applicants must pursue one of the following areas of study: Engineering & Applied Science, Paper & Print Science, Graphic Design, Printing Management & Marketing or Art & Design.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Performing Arts|Vocal|Theatre|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|Accredited Private High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
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This scholarship was established to benefit current high school graduating seniors from any Wayne County, Ohio public or accredited private school. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the performing arts at an accredited college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Ellen Sheppard Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 3,175
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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Ellen Sheppard Scholarship provides a $3,175 fund to Lee County high school senior or a graduate. The scholarship aims to help students pursue a degree in art or nursing.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Eric Hall Scholarship Fund Coastal Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|Urban Planning|Construction Management|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |San Dieguito High School District|Carlsbad Union High School District|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students from San Dieguito and Carlsbad Union High School District. Students must be pursuing study in the fields of engineering, architecture, construction management or those interested in urban & city planning.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 700
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Home School|Public School|Private School|
  • Religion: |Presbyterian|
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The Stella Knobel/Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church Music Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing further education in the field of music.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details John M. Roca Memorial Scholarship Delaware Community Foundation
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  • 1,250
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Agricultural and Natural Resource Management|Pre-Veterinary Medicine|
  • School (K-12): |Cape Henlopen High School, Lewes, DE|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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This scholarship was established in memory of John M. Roca to benefit a graduating senior of Cape Henlopen High School pursuing a degree in agricultural and natural resource management, pre-veterinary medicine, art or related fields at a four-year college or university. Applicants should exhibit academic ability, high SAT scores, active in extracurricular activities and strongly recommended by teachers.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Paul F. Brown Scholarship Fund Baton Rouge Area Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 2 awards
  • May-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Music Education|Arts in Music|
  • School (College): Attend |Louisiana State University College of Music (LA)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|
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The scholarship was established to honor Mr. Paul F. Brown for his great love of music to support students who have demonstrated the love of music and who are planning to pursue a major in Arts in Music, Music and/or Music Education at Louisiana State University College of Music.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Bruce T. Gora Photography Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Photography|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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Bruce T. Gora Photography Scholarship Fund is provided to a high school senior or a college student who is pursuing fine arts. The scholarship gives a $1,200 fund to graduate from a public or private school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Liberal Arts|General Studies|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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Liberal Arts and General Studies Degrees Undergraduate Scholarship is given to a student who is pursuing an associate or bachelor degree program in Liberal Arts, General Studies, or Humanities. The scholarship provides a $500 fund annually to high school senior applicants.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 500 - 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Education|Music|Literature|Physical Sciences|Life Sciences|Computer Engineering|Classical Music|Religious Music|Rehabilitation|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Naturalized U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The American Foundation for the Blind offers different kinds of scholarship to students who are legally blind or visually impaired
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Terry Copple Fund Blue Mountain Community Foundation
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  • 542
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Visual Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Walla Walla High School, Walla Walla, WA|
  • Residence: Live in |Walla Walla, WA|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to high school graduates of Walla Walla High School who are seeking an education in visual arts at the college level or at a special art school.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Emile H. Mathis II Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Visual Arts|
  • School (College): Attend |University of WisconsinSuperior (WI)|
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The scholarship was established financial assistance to students who are seeking a degree in visual arts at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Junior Faculty Fellowship Organization of American Historians
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  • 10,000
  • 5 awards
  • December 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Social Science|
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The fellowship known as The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Fellowship created to honor Dr. Malkiel's 40th year of service on the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Board and designed to support junior faculty as they work towards achieving tenure.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Women's Italian Club of Boston Scholarship General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Massachusetts|
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Women's Italian Club of Boston Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship fund for students that are in undergraduate studies. The scholarship is open to legal residents of Massachusetts. An additional scholarship grant is given to undergraduates of Music.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Drafting|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding high school senior who plans to pursue a degree that related to Architecture or Drafting in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Kelly J. Zeser Memorial Scholarship Adams County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Design|Creative Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Kelly J. Zeser Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Kelly who died of cancer. The scholarship provides a $500 fund to a graduating senior of an Adams accredited high school. The fund aims to support the awardee in pursuing his or her studies in the creative arts field.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Ted Schwartz Memorial Scholarship Adams County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Interior Design|Visual Arts|Photography|Graphic Design|Illustration|Art Education|
  • School (K-12): |South Adams High School, Berne, IN|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to graduating high school senior of South Adams High School who wishes to study visual arts, art education, illustration, interior/graphic design or photography.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Mathilda & Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Painting|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school graduate|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students residing in Kent County for a minimum of 5 years. Applicants must be pursuing undergraduate studies in painting/fine arts. Applicants must also demonstrate artistic talent and financial need.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,600
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Visual Arts|Photography|Graphic Design|Drawing|Painting|Printmaking|Fiber arts|Sculpture|Ceramics|Digital Art (computer)|Film-making/video Production|
  • School (College): Attend |University of HawaiiManoa (HI)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The Native Hawaiian Visual Arts Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student from the University of Hawai`i-Mnoa. Applicants must be majoring in Visual arts
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Civil Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Electrical Engineering|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Alaska, AK|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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This scholarship was established by Sven and Lorraine Eriksson, true Alaskan pioneers who have spent their lives enjoying Alaska. The scholarship aims to benefit incoming university freshman and continuing university students planning to or studying engineering or music at the University of Alaska. Applicants must demonstrate academic motivation and success, leadership qualities and financial need.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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