Liberal Arts Scholarships

Here are some of the Liberal Arts scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Chicago Roofing Contractors Association Scholarship

The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association will award at least one $3,000 renewable scholarship to a high school senior who will enter college in September each year in the following programs – liberal arts and sciences, engineering, architecture or business. The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic performance, faculty recommendation, extracurricular activities, employment experience, and a demonstrated interest in a productive career.

AICPA John L. Carey Scholarships Program

Source:American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Eligibility: Scholarships are available to all liberal arts degree holders of any regionally-accredited U.S. institution who wish to pursue a CPA certificate. Scholarships are given based on academic achievement, leadership and future career interests and are contingent upon acceptance in a graduate accounting program. Awards: 7 awards of $5,000 and will be eligible for renewal for one more year, provided satisfactory scholastic progress is maintained. Application Procedures: Applications can be obtained through the following:

Dominguez Brand Scholarship (Carson Companies)

$3,000 to a Liberal Studies Major with a 3.5 GPA or above and financial need.

Harper Fowley Award

Criteria: 1. Must be majoring in the liberal arts. 2. Must be an undergraduate. 3. Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view for more information and an application form.

Thelma Fiorini Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: (given by Soroptimist International of Turlock) • Junior or Senior standing• Enrolled in liberal studies/education program or enrolled in Credential Program as undergraduate or post-baccalaureate GPA: 3.00

The Institute for Humane Studies Fellowships

Application Requirements/Description:The Institute for Humane Studies awards scholarships up to $12,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States or abroad. Last year IHS awarded more than 90 scholarships to outstanding undergraduates, graduate students, law students, and professional students who are interested in the classical liberal tradition.Applications will be considered from those who:• will be full-time graduate students,or undergraduate students with junior or senior standing,• have a clearly demonstrated interest in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies,and• are interested in applying the principles of this tradition in their work.Humane Studies Fellowships, begun in 1983 as Claude R.Lambe Fellowships,are awarded by the Institute for Humane Studies to support the work of outstanding students interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition.The core principles of this tradition include the recognition of individual rights and the dignity and worth of each individual;protection of these rights through the institutions of private property,contract,and the rule of law,and through freely evolved intermediary institutions;and voluntarism in all human relations,including the unhampered market mechanism in economic affairs and the goals of free trade,free migration,and peace.Awards are based on:• academic or professional performance,• relevance of one ’ work to the advancement of a free society,and• potential for success.

Editorial Internship

Interns work primarily with the Editorial & Youth Departments as pertains to the publishing and distribution of books, News Notes, and newspaper columns. Candidates have the opportunity to learn all aspects of communications and publishing in a hands-on, friendly atmosphere. This includes how material is created, printed, publicized and distributed. Duties include copyediting, fact checking, research and writing short pieces. Depending on the student’s writing ability, there may be the opportunity to have his or her work published by The Christophers. Other general office duties include filing, photocopying and data entry. Internship must be performed for course credit.QualificationsApplicant should be a currently enrolled sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate with a G.P.A of 2.5 or better. A liberal arts background with an interest in communications, publishing or the operations of nonprofit organizations is preferable. Applicants should be highly motivated with above-average writing ability. Writing samples will be requested. Proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Word are required.

Liberal Arts Ambassadors Program

Two $50,000 grants in August also enabled the institute to launch the Liberal Arts Ambassadors program. Ambassadors will reach out to underserved students with the message that the benefits of a liberal arts education extend far beyond career preparation. In fact, underserved students who attend liberal arts colleges are more likely to graduate than those who attend public universities.

Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Scholarship

Sponsor: Phi Beta Kappa AlumniAmount: One award of $1,000Use: Four year liberal arts college or universityCriteria: 1. Applicants must have at least 4.5 weighted or 3.8 unweighted GPA2. Combined SAT score of a least 1,4003. Demonstrated record of leadership and service.4. Applicants must intend to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a major in the liberal arts or sciences at a four-year college or university.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship - Visual Arts and Art History

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such has awarded nearly $5 million to Virginia’s artists since the program’s creation over 70 years ago. The VMFA Fellowship program was established in 1940 through a generous contribution made by the late John Lee Pratt of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Offered through VMFA Statewide, Fellowships are still largely funded through the Pratt endowment, and supplemented by annual gifts from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation and the J. Warwick McClintic, Jr. Scholarship Fund. The Fellowship program has a long and established history of supporting Virginia’s artistic talent and has helped to further the careers and studies of many distinguished individuals, including recent recipients Rick Alverson of Richmond, Michelle Erickson of Hampton, and Megan Marlatt of Orange. VMFA offers $8,000 awards to professional artists, $6,000 awards to graduate students, and $4,000 awards to undergraduate students. Applicants may apply in the disciplines of Crafts, Drawing, Film/Video, Mixed Media, New/Emerging Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Art History (graduate students only). All applicants must be legal residents of Virginia and student applicants must be enrolled full-time in degree-seeking programs. Applicants’ works are reviewed anonymously by distinguished jurors and awards are made based on artistic merit. The deadline for Fellowship applications is Friday, November 7, 2014. We ask that you please encourage interested students and professional artists to apply. Full eligibility criteria, an application, and a printable PDF flyer can be found at

Friends of the Edward Dean Museum & Gardens Scholarship

This scholarship provides an award for students enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters majoring within the Department of Art with an emphasis on Art History, Art Education, or Studio Art, must be at least a junior to qualify, must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better, and demonstrate an interest in developing a career in Art History, Museum Studies, or Art Education. Financial need considered but not essential. Student will complete a CSUSB and Edward Dean Museum supervised project-oriented internship at the Edward Dean Museum working within the Permanent Collection. Project time and student scheduling to be arranged and developed between CSUSB, Edward Dean Museum and the scholarship recipient. Project will be a year long project.

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