Other Major Scholarships

Scholarships for students studying in majors that do not fit into the other major categories listed in the scholarship directory at JLV College Counseling.

ABFSE Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: American Board of Funeral Service Education
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester (or quarter) of study in a program in funeral service or mortuary science education accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

ALA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Library Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying in a master’s degree program in library and information studies from an ALA accredited program, or a master’s degree with a specialty in school librarianship that meets the ALA curriculum guidelines.

Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students
Sponsor: Midwest Archives Conference
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students of African-American, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Latino descent who are currently enrolled in a graduate, multi-course program in archival administration or accepted into such a program for the next academic year.

George M. Burditt/Betsy B. Woodward/Denise C. Rooney Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Food & Drug Officials
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors who have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career in research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of food, drugs, or consumer project safety. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Graduate Student Scholarships
Sponsor: Phi Alpha Theta – National History Honor Society
Amount: Up to $1,250
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to members entering graduate school for the first time in the fall and pursuing a Master’s degree in History.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2019 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $600
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

Communicative Disorders Scholarship
Sponsor: Sertoma
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing a graduate level degree in speech language pathology and/or audiology at a college or university in the United States, accredited by ASHA’s Council on Academic Accreditation.

NATAS PSW Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: NATAS Pacific Southwest Chapter
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in nine units or more and graduate students enrolled in six units or more for the coming Fall or Spring school year. Applicant must be a resident of the Pacific Southwest Chapter Area (San Diego, Las Vegas, Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara,Santa Maria or Palm Springs) and intending to pursue a career in television and related fields.

Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award
Sponsor: Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying directing at a regionally accredited graduate school.

Champions for Christ Scholarship
Sponsor: Champion for Christ Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have surrendered their lives to full-time Christian service and are preparing for full-time Christian ministry. Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, college students, graduate students, and seminary students.

Beth E. Marcus Scholarship
Sponsor: Reformed Church in America
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women members of the Reformed Church of America who are preparing for ministry through theological education.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. Applicant must be pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, or California history.

King Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors majoring in television and film at an accredited four-year, degree-granting U.S. college or university.

Religious Scholars Program
Sponsor: CM Cares | Church Mutual Insurance Company Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a full-time, graduate or doctorate religious studies program at an accredited theological seminary, college or university of higher learning, for the entire 2019-20 academic year.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

Hsiao Memorial Social Sciences Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 13, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students attending a U.S. based college or university in 2019-2020 with preference given to research/study topics that benefit those in social/economic need, especially Asian and Asian American communities. Preference for Asian heritage, but it is not required.

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