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 Christine Schaefer Theatre Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Education|Theatre|
  • Organization: KidsPlay, Inc. (Club)|Crazy Lake Act Teen Workshop (Club)
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Christine Schaefer Theatre Scholarship is established in honor of KidsPlay, Inc. founder and director Christine Schaefer. This scholarship is for alumni of KidsPlay, Inc. or Crazy Lake ActTeen Workshop.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships Organization of American Historians
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  • 60,000
  • 6 awards
  • September 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Humanistic social sciences|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships is a yearly competition created by The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) through the assistance of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to award digital research projects in humanities and humanities-related social sciences.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Paul Collins Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Applied Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • School (College): Attend |Aquinas College (MI)|Calvin College (MI)|Grand Rapids Community College (MI)|Grand Valley State University (MI)|Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University (MI)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate students studying Fine or Applied Arts at Aquinas, Calvin, GVSU, GRCC or Kendall. Applicants must demonstrate artistic talent and financial need.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Inez Eleanor Radell National Graduate Fellowship American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Design|Construction|Marketing of Apparel|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The scholarship was established to award individuals who have exhibited the potential to make contributions to the family and consumer sciences profession.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The R.L. Gillette Scholarship American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Literature|
  • Disability: |Legally Blind|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Naturalized U.S. Citizen|
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The R.L. Gillette Scholarship is awarded to a female student who is enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate degree program in literature or music. Applicants must be legally blind
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Fionna and Richard Perkins Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Mendocino County
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Art|
  • Residence: |Mendocino Coast|
  • School (College): Attend |Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA|
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The Fionna and Richard Perkins Scholarship Fund is awarded to female from Mendocino Coast attending Mendocino College. Applicants must be pursuing major in arts
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details ACLS Public Fellows Program Organization of American Historians
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  • 65,000
  • 21 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Humanistic social sciences|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details ACLS Fellowships Organization of American Historians
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  • 65,000
  • 21 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Humanistic social sciences|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 17,000
  • 50 awards
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Business Administration|Nursing|Mathematics|Business|Agriculture|Health Sciences|Computer Science|Performing Arts|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Psychology|Visual Arts|Arts and Sciences|Marine Biology|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Florida (FL)|Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FL)|University of Central Florida (FL)|Florida Atlantic University (FL)|Florida Institute of Technology (FL)|University of Miami (FL)|Florida International University (FL)|University of South Florida (FL)|Florida State University (FL)|
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The fellowship is designed to address the under-representation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the state of Florida by increasing the pool of citizens qualified with Ph.D. degrees to teach at the college and university levels. Applicant must intend to pursue Ph.D. degrees in one of the disciplines in the Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, Business or Engineering.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,000
  • 6 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Landscape Architecture|
  • Organization: Associated with the |American Society of Landscape Architects Student Society|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Maine|Massachusetts|
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Sponsored by BSLA, the scholarship is open to students who are legal residents of or attending a school in Maine or Massachusetts. Students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape architecture program in Massachusetts or Maine.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 3 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Landscape Architecture|
  • Organization: Associated with the |American Society of Landscape Architects Student Society|
  • Residence: |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
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In 2004, the ASLA Council of Fellows established this scholarship to financially assist students who demonstrated financial need, increase the interest and participation of economically disadvantaged and under-represented populations in the study of landscape architecture and enhance the profession of landscape architecture through a more diverse population. Applicants must be third, fourth, or fifth-year undergraduates in Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited programs of landscape architecture.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Landscape Architecture|
  • School (College): Attend |California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)|UCLA Extension, Westwood (CA)|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The Peridian International, Inc./Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Landscape Architecture. Applicants must be in their final two years of undergraduate study.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Decorative Arts|Architecture|Interior Design|Visual Arts|Photography|Graphic Design|Illustration|Drawing|Painting|Ceramics|Film-making/video Production|Fashion|Sketching|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
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The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established to recognize students pursuing a major and career in visual arts. Applicants must exhibit leadership and community service and U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 95,000
  • 1 award
  • September 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Social Science|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington, DC|
  • Residence: Live in |Rome, Italy|Worcester, MA|Stanford, CA|San Marino, CA|Princeton, NJ|Budapest, Hungary|Research Triangle Park, NC|Chicago, IL|Cambridge, MA|Uppsala, Sweden|Florence, Italy|
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The fellowship supports academic research in all fields of the humanities and related social sciences. It is open to recently tenured humanistsscholars who will have begun their first tenured contracts by the application deadline but began their first tenured contracts no earlier than the fall 2012 semester or quarter. Applicant must be employed in a tenured position at a degree-granting academic institution in the United States, remaining so for the duration of the fellowship.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 3,000
  • 10 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Performing Arts|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
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CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship is a $3,000 award given to African-American or black students. The scholarship was established in 2000 to honor Curtis Mayfield. The scholarship aims to supports students who are pursuing a performing arts degree.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Dr. & Mrs. Yang Ho Rhee Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Art|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Scott, IA|
  • Residence: Live in |Rock Island, IL|
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This scholarship was created by Dr. and Mrs. Rhee in 2000 to honor children of Korean heritage with educational benefits. This opportunity is open to graduating senior at a high school in counties of Rock Island, Illinois or Scott, Iowa. Applicants must be of Korean descent (a child of one or two Korean biological parents is preferred, but as little as 25% Korean is acceptable). Students must be planning to attend as a full-time college student for the purpose of earning credits for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science undergraduate college degree.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Louis Armstrong Scholarship at The University of New Orleans American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Character Trait: Show |Musicianship|
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This scholarship was established in honor of the great Louis Armstrong, to provide assistance to talented jazz musicians who has limited financial resources the opportunity to study music in a formal academic environment.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Fellowships at the Winterthur Organization of American Historians
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Decorative Arts|Architecture|Design|Material Culture|Consumer Culture|Garden and Landscape Studies|Cultural History|
background
The Fellowships at the Winterthur is providing short- and long-term fellowships in research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, and areas of social and cultural history.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship The John Philip Sousa Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Instrumental Music|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student attending college or university. Applicants must be pursuing major in instrumental, music education
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Construction Management|Structural Engineering|
  • School (College): |California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)|North Carolina State University (NC)|Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)|Arizona State University (AZ)|University of Michigan (MI)|Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN|Texas Tech University (TX)|Washington State University (WA)|University of Florida (FL)|California State UniversityFullerton (CA)|University of Arizona (AZ)|Pennsylvania State University (PA)|University of Southern California (CA)|California State University-Long Beach (CA)|University of Miami (FL)|Florida International University (FL)|Iowa State University (IA)|University of Cincinnati (OH)|Clemson University (SC)|Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI)|Oregon State University (OR)|Boise State University (ID)|Brigham Young University (UT)|California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo (CA)|California State University, Fresno (CA)|California State University, Fullerton (CA)|California State University, Long Beach (CA)|California State University, Sacramento (CA)|Louisiana State University (LA)|New York University Tandon School of Engineering, New York (NY)|Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)|Oklahoma State University (OK)|Oregon Institute of Technology (OR)|Penn State University (PA)|Portland State University (OR)|Southern California Institute of Architecture (CA)|University of California, Berkeley (CA)|University of California, Davis (CA)|University of California, Irvine (CA)|University of California, Los Angeles (CA)|University of California, San Diego (CA)|University of Idaho (ID)|University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign (IL)|University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV)|University of North Texas (TX)|University of Texas, Arlington (TX)|University of Texas, Austin (TX)|University of Washington (WA)|University of Wyoming (WY)|Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA)|Brigham Young UniversityHawaii (HI)|California State UniversityFresno (CA)|California State University-Sacramento (CA)|NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering|Dominican University of California (CA)|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|Work Activities|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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