Social Science Scholarships

Scholarships open to students studying in the social sciences and the humanities including, but not limited to, Anthropology, Economics, English, History, Languages, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

280 Group Product Management Scholarship
Sponsor: 280 Group
Amount: $500
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, economics or related field who have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit an essay on why they would be a good candidate for the scholarship.

ACES Scholarships
Sponsor: American Copy Editors Society (ACES)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors, graduate students, and recent college graduates. Applicant must have a commitment to a career in copy editing, exemplary work and academic achievement, and recommendations from teachers and work supervisors. Students in countries other than the United States may apply as well.

Bilingual Therapist Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Bilingual Therapies
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to bilingual graduate students entering the final year of their graduate program, who speak a second language at native or near-native proficiency and are interested in working with bilingual/bicultural children after graduation.

Homelight Scholarship
Sponsor: Homelight
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are studying in fields related to home design (Architecture, Interior Design), Home Building (Construction, Urban Planning), Housing and Economic Studies (Sociology, Economics), and other related fields.

William Paxton Cary Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 29, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students who are postgraduate students in law, medicine, or political science.

Karen Hanson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Virtuous Prom
Amount: $350
Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students planning to current enrolled and pursuing studies in Literature, either at the undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate level. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to literature.

Elite Rehab Placement Substance Abuse Scholarship
Sponsor: Elite Rehab Placement
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are considering a career in psychology, substance abuse counseling, or have been affected by addiction in some way. Applicant must submit a blog post focusing on drug addiction.

Belin Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals with talent in painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, dance, literature, or architecture. Preference will be given to residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Mas Family Scholarships
Sponsor: Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who were either born in Cuba or are of direct Cuban descent. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and have financial need. The scholarships are intended to support the studies of students in engineering, international relations, business, economics, communications and journalism.

Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award
Sponsor: Senior Planning
Amount: No less than $900
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are high school seniors or undergraduate students with less than 90 credit hours. Applicant should be working towards a degree in social work with the intent on assisting seniors and the elderly upon graduation.

SAA Native American Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of American Archaeology
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to all native peoples from anywhere in the Americas, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Indigenous Pacific Islanders. Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate students in archaeology.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in a field of business such as Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship
Sponsor: A Place for Mom
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. Applicant must have the intent of pursing a career that involves working with senior citizens. Applicant must submit a video that captures the theme of “The Value of Seniors in Our Lives and Benefits to Society.”

Tenge Law Firm LLC Scholarship
Sponsor: The Tenge Law Firm LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate students. The scholarship is highly favored towards students who are pursuing a course in Law, Political Science, Sociology, Criminology, Media Studies or other law related courses. Applicant must submit an essay on why they want to study their chosen field.

NEHS Scholarships
Sponsor: National English Honor Society for High Schools
Amount: Up to 5,000
Closing Date: January 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who hold membership in active chapters of NEHS for one year.

Getfreewrite.com Scholarship
Sponsor: GetFreeWrite
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and students with valid student visas who are currently enrolled or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S. Applicant must be working towards a degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or other writing focused studies.

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Washington Crossing Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.

CaGIS Student Scholarships
Sponsor: Cartography and Geographic Information Society
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: January 19, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree program during the 2018 or 2019 academic year, studying cartography, geographic information science, or a closely related field.

Child Welfare and Development Scholarship
Sponsor: Family Living Today
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in social work (sociology, psychology, social sciences or a related field) at an accredited university. Applicant must have good academic standing and extracurricular experience working with children who have experienced neglect or abuse.

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship
Sponsor: The Willa Cather Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are graduating high school seniors at a Nebraska high school and plans to enroll as an English major at an accredited college or university.

Texas History Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Sons of the Republic of Texas
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to graduating high school seniors in Texas. History, Government, and English students are particularly encouraged to participate. Applicant must submit an essay on Texas History.

Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to three top students (one in each of the following areas – Math, Science and English).

Helen McCloy Scholarship
Sponsor: Mystery Writers of America
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are serious aspiring mystery writers and who wish to improve their writing skills. The scholarship shall be used to offset tuition and fees for writing workshops, writing seminars, or university/college-level writing programs taking place in the U.S. in summer, fall or winter 2019 or early 2020.

Study.com Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Study.com
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts/General Studies, Architecture, Computer Science/Engineering, Business, Nursing, and Public Administration.

Lamey Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamey-Wellehan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Maine high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and who will enter a Maine college in the fall OR a graduate of a Maine high school in one of the four years preceding the current year who will be enrolled in a Maine college in the fall. Applicant studies should be on the ecology and economics of Maine.

Addiction Science Scholarship
Sponsor: The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted and enrolled college students who are pursuing a degree and/or career in the field of Addiction Sciences (addiction studies, mental health, neurochemistry, etc.)

HIE Help Center Scholarship
Sponsor: HIE Help Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have any goal/academic pursuit that involves helping people with neonatal injuries and/or disabilities (medical nursing or rehabilitative medicine and therapy students, students studying special education, students planning to work in disability rights law or advocacy, students aspiring to become caregivers or social workers, etc.)

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