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.

Wm Wrigley Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Wm Wrigley Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 21, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are enrolled in a UNCF member school during the 2018-2019 academic year. Candidates for this scholarship should be majoring in engineering (chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial), business, finance, accounting, chemistry, economics, computer science, or marketing.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 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.

Military Spouse Scholarships & Caregiver Scholarships
Sponsor: Hope For The Warriors
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to post-9/11 spouses and caregivers who are undergraduate or graduate degree students. In addition to the general scholarships, there scholarships open specifically to those pursuing entry-level classes or training, spouses of the fallen, and MSW students.

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Money Metals Exchange
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college and graduate students with an interest in economics, specifically the tradition of the Austrian school. However, students do not need to be an economic major to be eligible. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the economy.

Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship
Sponsor: A Place for Mom
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 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.”

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

SHRM Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: SHRM Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are SHRM members enrolled in a degree program that is HR-related (e.g. business, psychology, HR, org development, etc.)

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships is open to current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.

Harvey Fellows Program
Sponsor: Mustard Seed Foundation
Amount: $16,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2018
Description: Program is open to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations. Past successful applicants were preparing for careers in Business, Economics, Finance, International diplomacy, security, journalism and media, visual and performing arts, public policy, and applied and theoretical sciences. Students from all nations are encouraged to apply.

Ossie Davis Legacy Award Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American college freshman who are attending a four-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU) beginning fall 2018. Applicant must demonstrate the ability and desire to use artistic activism to proactively address the concerns of humanity. In addition to having at least a 3.0 GPA, applicant must be majoring in African-American Studies, Communications, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Performing Arts, Political Science, Social Sciences, Theater Arts/Drama or Visual Arts.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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