Outside Resources


The following resources are from agencies outside Mount Marty University. We encourage you to take a look at each one as they all have different qualifications and deadlines. You are required to report any outside resource to the school's financial aid office. If you fail to report an outside resource, you may be required to repay the school or the government all or part of your need-based financial aid package.

Outside Resources, listed by the application deadline: 

Varying Deadlines

Digital Responsibility SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT: Varies, typically $1,000
DEADLINE: varies

With various scholarships based on the usage of digital devices, these scholarships have varying deadlines. Amounts are typically valued at $1,000. Deadlines vary, so check the website for application information: www.digitalresponsibility.org/scholarships

Scholarship for Veterans
amount: $1,000
Deadlines: 5/1/21 and 11/1/21

If you are a former member of the US Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard or Coast Guard, consider applying for this scholarship. Applicants are asked to submit materials at https://www.hillandponton.com/veterans-scholarship.

Driver Education Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: 8/1/21 and 11/30/21

To apply, submit an essay pertaining to the importance of driver education, experiences in car accidents (if applicable) and steps you can take to be a better driver. To learn more and apply, visit https://www.dmvedu.org/scholarship.


May 2021

Dennis Begos Scholarship 
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 5/1/2021

The Dennis Beegos Scholarship is awarded to a college freshman, sophomore or junior enrolled at an accredited university. To apply, submit an 800 word essay on the subject, "Why Should You Learn CPR and How CPR Helps People in a Cardiac Emergency." To apply or learn more, visit https://dennisbegosscholarship.com.

RushorderTees Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship 
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: 5/1/21

To apply, students must submit a 400 to 600 word essay explaining their interest in entrepreneurship. Any student is welcome to apply at https://bold.org/scholarships/RushOrderTees-young-entrepreneurs-scholarship.

Solvable Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 5/14/21

To apply for this scholarship, submit a 500 to 1000 words essay on personal financial freedom. Eligible students must be enrolled for Fall of 2021, be a U.S. citizen, and have a 3.0 GPA. To apply, visit https://solvable.com/scholarship.

June 2021

Method CPA Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: 6/1/2021

Accounting Majors! Method CPA is offering a $500 scholarship to students majoring in Accounting. Average GPA should be 3.2 or above. 500 word minimum essay answering the question, Three Reasons Why You are Pursuing a Degree in Accounting. Deadline is June 1, 2021. Apply at: https://methodcpa.com/scholarship-opportunity.

Walter and Dorothy Graham Scholarship
AMOUNT: Contact Financial Assistance for information
DEADLINE: 6/1/2021

Scholarship is for South Dakota residents who are in nursing programs in South Dakota colleges and universities. Student must have earned 24 semester credits and maintained a 2.5 or better GPA. Deadline is June 1, 2021. Application can be picked up at Financial Assistance Office.

What Will be your Trademark? Scholarship
AMOUNT: $2,500
DEADLINE: 6/15/2021

Essay of 500 words or less about what the student will be known for when their career is over. Your personal brand, impact on society and how the $2500 will help towards that goal. Applicants must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university. https://www.mandourlaw.com/trademark-scholarship

BigSUn Scholarship 
AMOUNT: $500
DEADLINE: 6/19/2021

Write short essay (500 to 1000 words). To be eligible, must be currently enrolled in accredited college and involved in a sport at that institution. Check their website for additional information: http://www.bigsunathletics.com.

HomeKitchenary.com Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: 6/30/21

For students (undergraduate or graduate) who have moved from another state to attend MMU, consider applying for the HomeKitchenary.com scholarship. To apply, students must have a 3.0 GPA. Submit an 800-1000 word essay on your experience moving out of state to attend college and other application materials to https://homekitchenary.com/share-story-with-homekitchenary.

Injury Doctor Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 30, 2021

Scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the medical field.  Scholarship based on merit and need. Apply at: https://www.injuredcalltoday.com/#scholarship-application.

July 2021

Blendfest SCholarship Program
AMOUNT: $1,000
DEADLINE: 7/1/2021

Ever think you could use your blender to get a scholarship? Check out this unique opportunity from Blendfest. For all the fun details and to start your application, visit https://bestportableblenderonline.com/scholarship.

EZStorit Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: 7/25/21

To be eligible, students must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university with a 2.75 or better GPA. To learn more and to apply, visit their site here.

September 2021

Imagine Dragons Scholarship

The band Imagine Dragons is offering scholarships to refugee, immigrant or first-generation American students to achieve their educational goals. Please tell us about your cultural experience as a refugee, immigrant, or first-generation American, and how the challenges you've faced have shaped your dreams and vision for the future. Apply at: https://bold.org/scholarships/imagine-dragons-scholarship.

October 2021

DEADLINE: 10/10/2021 

Complete the online application and upload a video to YouTube for the opportunity to win one of three scholarships from CouponBirds. For information, visit their website: https://www.couponbirds.com/scholarship 

November 2021

Petonbed.com scholarship
DEADLINE: 11/29/2021 

The PetOnBed.com Scholarship is geared toward students who are interested in veterinary or animal research. To compete for this scholarship, which awards a first-place winner $500 and the runner-up $300, complete one of seven essay questions listed on their website: https://petonbed.com/scholarship.

Test Prep Insight
AMOUNT: $1,500
DEADLINE: 11/30/2021 

To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a college or graduate school program. Candidates must have a medically recognized physical or mental disability. Minimum GPA must be 2.5 or above. Apply at: https://testprepinsight.com/scholarship