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Funding Your College Education: Social Science


Name Amount Information Due Date
DAR / Enid Hall Griswold Scholarship $5000

The Memorial Scholarship is awarded to two deserving junior or seniors enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States who are pursuing a major in political science, history, government, or economics. This is a one-time award in the amount of $5000.
Boren Scholarships $Up to $25,000

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Scholars represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) Up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and living expenses

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. After graduation, you will continue your training as a full-time employee in an NIH research laboratory. You must serve 1 year of full-time employment for each year of scholarship.

Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship $25,000

The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology. Must have completed doctoral candidacy in order to apply.

AAC's Behavioral Health and Addiction Scholarship $2500-5000

AC established 3 scholarship awards to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction—related studies. Students eligible for scholarships are those enrolled or will be enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues.

The Melanie Foundation Scholarship $2500

The Melanie Foundation Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship to be awarded to a candidate pursuing a doctoral or master’s degree in the mental health field. Must be currently enrolled or accepted into a graduate program majoring in the mental health field in the United States.

NAJA Scholarship Varies

Applicants should be pursuing graduate level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc. Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education.

Women in Federal Law Enforcement Scholarships Varies

WIFLE scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic potential, achievement, and commitment to serving communities in the field of law enforcement. Major in Criminal Justice or related discipline such as social sciences, public administration, computer science, finance, etc.