If you plan to study Humanities in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Humanities majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Humanities majors
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals||$ -||December 1, 2017|
|Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund||$2,000||March 1, 2018|
|Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship||$10,000||March 15, 2018|
|Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship||$ -||March 6, 2018|
|ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest||$250||July 15, 2017|
|Davidson Fellows Scholarship||$50,000||February 8, 2018|
|The Beinecke Scholarship Program||$34,000||February 17, 2018|
|East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)||$5,000||November 12, 2017|
|ISI Henry Salvatori Fellowship||$10,000||January 16, 2018|
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in your career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX is primarily designed for participants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility:-Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence-Be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program-Possess a high school diploma-Exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer)-Have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identity: be flexible, independent, and diplomaticFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.
Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship
The aim of the fellowships is to introduce students to and encourage them to critically engage key thinkers in political economy. Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer in residence at George Mason University participating in workshops and seminars on the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy.
The $10,000 award includes a quarterly stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Fellowship winners are eligible to re-apply each year of their studies. Smith Fellows are also eligible to apply for conference and research support.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship
The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of the former Speaker of the State House of Representatives. The scholarship is renewable so long as recipients maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Eligibility:-Must be a legal resident of Delaware-Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen-High school senior who ranks in upper half of class and has a combined score of 1000 on the SAT-Enrolled full-time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University-Majoring in the humanities or social sciences. Preference will be given to political science majors-Must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the application deadlineEssay (1,000 to 1,200 words on one of the following topics):1. With the continuing economic challenges facing the U.S. and the international community, what strategies would you implement to ensure that the next generation will be able to afford college, find rewarding employment, and save for the future? 2. Every generation is different from the previous generation in important ways. How is your generation different from that of your parents? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer. 3. If you could invent something new, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest
This annual essay competition was established in 1998 to honor Lincoln vet George Watt, a writer and lifelong activist central to the creation of ALBA.
Students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938. Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of argument or presentation. The prize is awarded in three categories: pre-collegiate, undergraduate and graduate studies. Undergraduate award:-Essays must be between 2,000 and 10,500 words-Submissions may be in Spanish or English-Submissions must have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate course or degree requirement Graduate award:-Submissions must be between 3,500 and 12,500 words-Submissions may be in Spanish or English-Applicant must currently be registered as a graduate student and work must be related to graduate studies For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards prestigious scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy and outside the box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.
STEM Categories: Science, Technology, Engineering, MathematicsHumanities Categories: Literature, Music, PhilosophyEligibility:-18 years or younger as of October 1-Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S. (including those in the U.S. military sustained overseas on active duty)-Student's projects are at, or close to graduate level depth of knowledge in their area of studyFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Beinecke Scholarship Program
The Beinecke Scholarship Program awards each scholar $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship.
Students must be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree and plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)
NSF and selected foreign counterpart science and technology agencies sponsor international research institutes for U.S. graduate students in seven East Asia and Pacific locations at times set by the counterpart agencies between June and August each year. The Summer Institutes (EAPSI) operate similarly and the research visits to a particular location take place at the same time. Although applicants apply individually to participate in a summer institute, awardees become part of the cohort for each location. Applicants must propose a location, host scientist, and research project that is appropriate for the host site and duration of the international visit.
An EAPSI award provides U.S. graduate students in science, engineering, and education: 1) first-hand research experiences in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science, science policy, and scientific infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) an orientation to the society, culture, and language. It is expected that EAPSI awards will help students initiate professional relationships to enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts.The NSF award includes participation in the Pre-Departure Orientation, summer stipend of $5,000, and roundtrip airplane ticket to the host location. EAPSI partner agencies pay in-country living expenses during the Summer Institutes. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
ISI Henry Salvatori Fellowship
The ISI Salvatori Fellowship seeks to further an understanding and appreciation of the principles held by the American Founding Fathers and the culture that formed their values and views.
Eligibility:-Members of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute-Engaged in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the collegiate level-U.S. citizens enrolled full-time in a graduate program-Pre-professional students (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) are not eligibleApplicants must submit an original, 1,250-2,500 word essay responding to one of the following questions:1. "What is the relationship between liberal education and a free society?"2. "What is the significance of the American Founding in the evolution of the free society?"For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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