Scholarships for History Majors

Are you interested in studying the past as a history major, but are concerned about paying off student loans in the future? Luckily, there are many scholarships available for history majors to help ease the financial burden that often accompanies pursing a college education. National historic organizations and private foundations offer many of these scholarships. Local historical societies also administer scholarships. Some scholarships are awarded to students studying a particular area of history, such as American history or historic preservation. Many of these scholarships are for college juniors and seniors, but some are available to students in their first few years of college. To qualify, applicants often need to demonstrate strong academic standing and submit a personal statement. Browse this list of scholarships for history majors to find the perfect one for you.

Showing 21-40 of 57 scholarships
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art History|Archaeology|History|Anthropology|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-graduate|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 850
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Non-Kamehameha Schools|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 850
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (K-12): Attend an |Hawaiian-focused Charter School|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
Martha Meade Memorial Scholarship Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 4 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |History|Social Science|
  • School (K-12): |Westmoor High School, Daly City, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Vocational|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
Orner-Cook Scholarship Oklahoma City Community Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|Economics|Language|International Business|Geology|Petroleum|
  • Residence: Live in |Oklahoma|
  • School (College): |University|Public College|Technology Centers|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
Lokomaika`i Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 1,100
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • October 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|Economics|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-doctoral level study|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 950
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 650
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|College|Continental United States|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
Nanea Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
Walter Rundell Award Western History Association
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Western History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 950
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Institution|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |History|Hawaiian Language|Culture|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Continental United States|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|English|Library Science|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Jefferson, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 600
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Non-Traditional Students|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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