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Liberal Arts Scholarships

Liberal Arts is one of those majors that might be considered a "non-major" by some, equal almost to an "undecided" (which, by the way, is THE most popular major). Social Sciences, Humanities (each of which is, in and of itself, a broad major and includes many sub-majors) are a couple of examples, Creative Arts, also another broad major that is parent to several others is another example. Regardless, you should certainly take advantage of any Liberal Arts Scholarships you might find and, as always, we are here to see that you find plenty. Of course, we recommend you find all scholarships for which you might qualify, not just those in your major. You can do so by conducting a free scholarship search.

Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications. Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event, Fashion for a Passion, held in Fall in Dallas, Texas.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific [...] More

Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship has been established through The CNM Foundation to assist women majoring in Liberal Arts who are single parents and who plan to transfer to a four-year institution. Students must be majoring in liberal arts, plan to transfer to a four-year institution, be a single parent and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants are required to be enrolled in a minimum of 9 [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 [...] More

CRCA Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) will grant two renewable scholarships, to two students residing in the following Illinois Counties: Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Stephenson, Will or Winnebago. The scholarships will be awarded to students attending a four-year accredited college/university.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a high school [...] More

CSUB Adele Davis Scholarship Endowment

  • Application Deadline: 4/8/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship was established by CSUB Music Department Chair, Dr. Doug Davis, in September 2005, in honor of his wife Adele Davis, a local first grade teacher in the Panama School District. Adele believes in the power of public education.

    Award Criteria:
    -Liberal Studies major
    -Plans to enter the field of Elementary Education

    For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Wouldn't a scholarship help you breathe a little easier? Truth Initiative is offering college and graduate students a chance to earn the "Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations." The annual scholarship competition empowers and supports students eager to help Truth Initiative achieve a generation for whom tobacco use is [...] More

Furman University Furman Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2017
  • Amount: $7,500
  • The Furman Scholars program seeks to honor high school juniors who exhibit strong academic potential, demonstrate leadership potential, and show significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service. High school guidance counselors nominate current juniors to participate in the program. Students selected as Furman Scholars are eligible to receive at least $7,500 in [...] More

IFC-UC Irvine MSU

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ISF offers many joint scholarships to Muslim Student/University Alumni groups that share its common mission and vision. ISF is honored to work with the UC Irvine Muslim Alumni Association to host the ISF-UCI Muslim Alumni Scholarship to enable UCI students to achieve their goals in higher education. The program aims to seek to reciprocally reward active leaders in the Muslim Ummah, who have the [...] More

IHS Humane Studies Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Humane Studies Fellowship program supports study in a variety of fields, including economics, philosophy, law, political science, and sociology, but all fellowships are awarded to graduate students whose research interests place an emphasis on advancing the ideas of a free society.

    Research interests from previous Humane Studies Fellowship recipients included:
    -Market-based approaches to [...] More

ISC-IIOC Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ISF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing joint scholarships. ISF is honored to host the ISF-IIOC scholarship of the Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC).

    Eligibility:
    -Active member of the IIOC
    -Attending an accredited university in the U.S.
    -Majoring in an ISF-supported field of study
    -Maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA
    -A citizen or permanent resident of [...] More

ISF National Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity founded in 2009 whose mission is to address the under-representation of American Muslims in the fields and occupations that influence public opinion and make public policy. Our belief is that fostering education and improving Muslim representation in all walks of life including media and politics will lead to full integration and [...] More

ISF-MCA Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ISF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing joint scholarships. ISF is honored to host the ISF-MCA Scholarship of the Muslim Community Association of the Bay Area, MCA. The ISF-MCA Scholarship program is only open to members and individuals affiliated with the MCA.

    Each eligible applicant must be:
    -Active member of the MCA
    -Attending an accredited university in [...] More

ISF-MCC Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ISF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing joint scholarships. ISF is honored to host the ISF-MCC Scholarship of the Muslim Community Center East Bay, MCC. The ISF-MCC Scholarship program is only open to members and individuals affiliated with the MCC.

    Each Eligible Applicant Must Be:
    -An active member of the MCC
    -Attending an accredited university in the [...] More

ISF-MSA West Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • ISF offers many joint scholarships to Muslim Student/University Alumni groups that share its common mission and vision. ISF is honored to work with the MSA-West to host the ISF-MSA West Scholarship.

    Eligibility:
    -Be attending an accredited MSA West member university in the U.S. and attended the MSA West Conference
    -Majoring in an ISF supported field of study
    -Maintaining a minimum 3.0 [...] More

ISF-SRVIC Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ISF offers many joint and sponsored scholarships with partner organizations, masjids, student/alumni associations and private sponsors that share its mission and vision. SF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing joint scholarships. ISF is honored to host the ISF-SRVIC scholarship of the San Ramon Valley Islamic Center (SRVIC). The ISF-SRVIC Scholarship program is only [...] More

ISI Henry Salvatori Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 1/16/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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 [...] More

ISI Richard M. Weaver Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 1/23/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • ISI's Graduate Fellowship Program is characterized by the observation of Richard M. Weaver that "a liberal education specifically prepares for the achievement of freedom." After more than fifty years, the ISI graduate fellows program boasts some of the most distinguished figures in the academy and public life. Each year ISI grants Richard M. Weaver Fellowships to students who intend to use their [...] More

JAINA Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Academic Scholarship Committee provides support for any bright, hard-working, goal-oriented, practicing Jain youth in North America to be able to afford to attend an institution of higher learning where they can develop their skills and talents, and eventually make the community, country and world a better place. This committee has created the JAINA Academic Scholarship Program (JASP) which [...] More

L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest is an ongoing merit competition for new and amateur aspiring writers. Run on a quarterly basis, an eligible entry is any previously unpublished short story or novelette (under 17,000 words) of science fiction or fantasy.

    There shall be three cash prizes in each quarter: a first prize of $1,000, a second prize of $750, and a third prize of $500. [...] More

Media Fellows Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/14/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • With the Media Fellows Program, the Washington Media Scholars Foundation recognizes enthusiastic and qualified students by awarding several scholarships each academic year. In the upcoming academic year, the foundation will distribute over $40,000 in total scholarship awards.

    These grants support the academic development of undergraduates dedicated to pursuing a career related to the public [...] More

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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) [...] More

Sophie and Hans Scholl Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2018
  • Amount: $1,200
  • This scholarship is open to all Nevada public high school seniors. The scholarship is for students wishing to study German OR a German related field. For instance, if a student majors in international diplomacy, and he/she is required to take a foreign language, then that student would qualify provided he/she chooses a German course.

    Eligibility:
    -Nevada high school seniors who either plan [...] More

The Fulbright Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Fulbright Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and has provided approximately 310,000 participants with the opportunity to study, teach, or conduct research in each others' countries and exchange ideas. Fulbright eligibility requirements vary by program and country of citizenship. For specific contact information, eligibility requirements and limits on the number of awards by [...] More

The IHS PhD Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The new PhD Scholarship from the Institute for Humane Studies awards scholarships to promising students each year who are interested in developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society. The PhD Scholarship is open to full-time graduate students enrolled in PhD programs during the upcoming academic year. Applicants must demonstrate research interest in the area of individual and [...] More

The Sikh Education Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Sikh Education Foundation had a natural birth in 2006. The time was right to set up an educational fund to engage Sikh graduates from prestigious universities at a time when the Sikh community faced challenges to their identity. To meet the needs of our advocacy, humanitarian relief and human development projects, UNITED SIKHS set up the Sikh Education Foundation to reach out to the 'brains' [...] More

United Advisory Scholarship Commission Scholarship - Elbert Curtiss and Margaret Nienstedt Fisher

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • When Margaret Fisher passed away in New York in 1965, she left instructions in her will that a scholarship fund was to be created in the name of her parents. Margaret's mother, Margaret Nienstedt Fisher, was the daughter of Saginaw "pioneers" and her father was a Mechanical Engineer and a member of the Board of Education for the Saginaw Public School District. This scholarship is to assist [...] More

Last Reviewed: April 2017

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