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 41-57 of 57 scholarships
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational School|Technical School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
Mr. John Riggle Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 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 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
Charles and Marcia Logan Oregon Student Access Commission
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|History|Mathematics|Science|
  • School (K-12): |Redmond High School, Redmond, OR|
  • Residence: Live in |Oregon|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
Choy-Kee `Ohana Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 600
  • 2 awards
  • 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 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|Anthropology|Political Science|Economics|Sociology|Psychology|
  • Extracurricular: |Extracurricular Activities|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Norwegian Heritage|Modern Norway|American Culture|
  • School (College): |Any Institution of Higher Education|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Norwegian Citizen|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |History|English|
  • Residence: Live in |Knox, TN|
  • School (College): Attend a |State College or University|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Robby Wilson Memorial Scholarship Posey County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Business|Foreign Language|World History|
  • School (K-12): |North Posey High School, Poseyville, IN|
  • Residence: Live in |Harmony, IN|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Joseph Nwah Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Law|Journalism|Communications|Politics|Culture|Hawaiian History|Hawaiian Politics|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Nutrition|History|Economics|Civics|Home Economics|Interior Design|
  • School (K-12): |Bay City Central High School, Bay City, MI|John Glenn High School, Bay City, MI|
  • Residence: Live in |Bay, MI|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Archie P. McDonald Scholarship East Texas Historical Association
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jul-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |History|
  • Residence: Live in |East Texas|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
William G. Saletic Scholarship Independent Colleges of Washington
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|Political Studies|
  • School (College): Attend |Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA|Heritage University, Toppenish, WA|Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA|Saint Martin's University, Lacey, WA|Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA|Seattle University, Seattle, WA|University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA|Walla Walla University, College Place, WA|Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA|Whitworth University, Spokane, WA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
AAP-UNCF Internship The United Negro College Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +5 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Education|Engineering Technology|Marketing|Public Relations|History|Political Science|Religion|Philosophy|English Literature|Theology|Design|Economics|Mathematics|Science|Business|Language|Journalism|Fine Arts|Accounting|Library Science|Finance|Computer Science|Communications|Visual Arts|Software Engineering|Information Technology|Computer Engineering|Social Science|Romance Languages|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
key information
  • 5,000
  • 44 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|History|Political Science|Philosophy|Economics|Business|Accounting|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
EMGIP - Bundestag Internship German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • September 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |History|Political Science|Law|Economics|International Relations|German|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Canadian Citizen|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship Delaware Higher Education Commission
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Art History|History|Anthropology|Women's Studies|Political Science|Philosophy|Art|Economics|English|Sociology|Criminal Justice|Language|Social Work|Communications|Psychology|Human Services|International Relations|Mass Communications|Art Conservation|Black American Studies|Comparative Literature|Continental European Studies|East Asian Studies|Foreign Languages & Literatures|Latin American studies|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Delaware (DE)|Delaware State University (DE)|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |History|Hawaiian Language|Culture|
  • School (K-12): |Maui High School, Kahului, HI|
  • Residence: Live in |Maui, HI|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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