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.

Lamey Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamey-Wellehan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2017
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.

AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Addiction Centers
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Open to full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students who are entering or enrolled in an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders.

American Indian College Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to American Indian/Alaska Native students. Scholarships are open to undergraduate or graduate students attending tribal colleges, as well as students attending any other accredited public and non-profit private college all across the United States. There are MANY scholarships available open to all American Indian/Alaska Native students. There are also specific scholarships for students majoring in Social Science.

Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $8,000 ($1,000 a semester for eight semesters)
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to deserving Louisiana students who are or will be majoring in an insurance related field at a Louisiana university, college, or community college.

SurveysSay Annual Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: SurveysSay.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students with a major or minor in Marketing, Business, Economics, IT, Communication, or Advertising. Applicant must submit an article on a topic related to students and shopping or finances.

Betty Rendel Scholarship
Sponsor: National Federation of Republican Women
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework.

Dr. Walter W. Ristow Prize
Sponsor: Washington Map Society
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Prize is open to all full and part-time undergraduate, graduate, and first year post-doctoral students attending accredited colleges and university anywhere in the world. Student must submit a research paper or bibliographic study related to the history of cartography.

Florida Legal Career Scholarship
Sponsor: DUI Defense Attorneys Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying a law related program at an accredited college in the state of Florida during the fall 2017 academic semester.

Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize
Sponsor: The Association for Queer Anthropology
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Prize is open to graduate and undergraduate students in acknowledgment of outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined.

AICP Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 2, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who have completed at least their first year and one semester of their second year and graduate students. Applicant must have a declared major in the field of Insurance, Actuarial Science, Economics, Finance, Management, Mathematics, Risk Management, Statistics, or a Business-related field.

Women in Defense HORIZONS Scholarship
Sponsor: Women in Defense (WID) Horizons
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 12, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to females who are current undergraduate (at least junior level status) and graduate students and who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense. Preferred fields of study for the scholarship are security studies, military history, government relations, engineering, computer science, cyber security, physics, mathematics, business, law, international relations, political science, and economics.

Native American Scholarship
Sponsor: Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to tribal members who are accepted in, or already attend, an accredited college or university. Applicant must plan to work with a tribe or nation in the field of Education or Social Service.

Future Counselors of America Scholarship
Sponsor: DatingAdvice.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in psychology who are seeking a career in relationship counseling or a related field.

AFIO Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO)
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college (entering junior or senior year by the summer of 2017) or graduate students who have interest and career ambitions in national security.

ALBA George Watt Prize Essay Contest
Sponsor: Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA)
Amount: $250
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Contest is open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Contestant must submit a written piece of work about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in the 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the Americans who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 and 1938. See website for specific requirements for age level.

LivSecure Student Scholarships
Sponsor: LivSecure
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors (May 2017) or freshmen/sophomores in college who are studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice or a related field.

My Alarm Center Student Scholarships
Sponsor: My Alarm Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current freshmen and sophomores in college who are/will be studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field.

Schwartzapfel Lawyers Humanitarian Scholarship
Sponsor: Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students whose studies and education will lead to a career centered on helping others and improving the country and world we live in. Examples of careers that improve the lives of others include, but are not limited to teachers, social workers and counselors, doctors, nurses, and healthcare professional, attorneys, nonprofit program directors, volunteer coordinators, religious workers, and therapists.

Exstreamist Scholarship
Sponsor: Exstreamist
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents and citizens of the United States who are graduating high school seniors or current college freshmen. Applicant must submit an essay on how they will shape the future of television. Scholarship provider wants to hear from film makers, aspiring business professionals, actors, writers, journalists, and data lovers alike.

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