Outside Resources

SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS OR LOANS NOT AWARDED BY THE GOVERNMENT OR MOUNT MARTY University

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

December 2020

Swopsmart Scholarship
AMOUNT: $2,000
DEADLINE: 12/14/2020

Any major may apply, but they must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student full time or part time. Please check out their website for application process, https://www.swopsmart.com/scholarship

HOTEL PLANNER GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR MILITARY VETERANS
AMOUNT: $1,000
DEADLINE: 12/15/2020

The HotelPlanner Scholarship Program was designed to provide financial assistance to veterans of the United States military, along with the spouse/partner and children of U.S. military veterans, who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree related to technology. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.hotelplanner.com/Scholarship/.

USA Banks Scholarship
AMOUNT: $2,000
DEADLINE: 12/30/2020

Must be enrolled in college and in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Complete an essay entitled, "US Banks Vulnerable to Loss from Pandemic." For more information, head to https://usa-banks.info/blog/usa-banks-scholarship

BRAIN REFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT: $1,500 & $500
DEADLINE: 12/31/2020

The BrainReference.com Scholarship Program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which brain-related problems can be controlled. A 1,500-2,000 word essay is required and four winners will be chosen based on the quality of the submitted essay. For more information on the essay and how to apply, visit https://www.brainreference.com/scholarship-essay/.

HASHTAG NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT: $1,200
DEADLINE: 12/31/2020

Every year, #Nursing provides three $1,200 scholarships to students in the U.S. who are currently enrolled in a higher education institution and pursuing a career in nursing. Applicants are asked to provide a 1000+ word essay on the subject: "How is the nursing shortage affecting our healthcare and what can be done to remedy the situation?" The essay must be informative, creative, and free of plagiarism. For more information, see their website: https://www.hashtagnursing.com/scholarship/

Explore Medical Careers SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT: $500-$1,500
DEADLINE: 12/31/2020

Write a 1000+ word essay concerning the topic, "How to remedy the healthcare industry in the United States and provide affordable care." Applicants must be U.S. citizens, pursuing a medical career and show proof of enrollment to their current school. To learn more or apply, visit exploremedicalcareers.com/scholarship

January 2021

SD Solid Waste Management Association Scholarship
AMOUNT: Variable
DEADLINE: 1/15/2021

The SDSWMA Scholarship Program, an entity of the South Dakota Solid Waste Management Association (SDSWMA), provides one or more scholarships annually to students with directed studies relating to the protection and enhancement of our natural resources and environment, the solid waste industry and similar fields. Preference is given to South Dakota residents intending to study at South Dakota colleges, universities, vocational training or apprenticeships. For full conditions and to apply, visit their website: https://sdswma.org/scholarships/

SD Association of ENvironmental Professionals Scholarship
AMOUNT: VARIABLE
DEADLINE: 1/15/2021

The South Dakota Association of Environmental Professionals (SDAEP) Scholarship Program provides one or more scholarships annually to students with directed studies relating to the protection and enhancement of our natural resources, the environment, and other similar fields. For full conditions and to apply, visit their website: https://sdaep.org/scholarship/

February 2021

Poet Never Satisfied Scholarship
AMOUNT: Up To $5,000
DEADLINE: 2/15/2021

POET Never Satisfied Scholarships are open to high school or college students enrolled for Fall Semester 2021 in any two- or four-year post-secondary school, regardless of major or GPA. Never Satisfied Scholars receive up to $5,000 each, and will have the opportunity to visit the POET Sioux Falls campus during the school year. Visit their website to learn more and apply: https://www.poet.com/scholarship

March 2021

Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship
AMOUNT: $1,000
DEADLINE: 3/22/2021

Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship. $1,000 scholarship awarded to currently enrolled college student majoring in Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Radiology Technician or Medical Laboratory Technician. Scholarship details at https://www.yanktonmedicalclinic.com/scholarships.

April 2021

Drew Lewis, PC SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT: $1,000
DEADLINE: 4/1/2021

Write a 750-1000-word essay describing an experience where you were confronted with taking an unpopular position by helping a vulnerable, helpless or powerless person. Applications will be accepted starting January 1, 2021. For more information and to apply, visit their website: drewlewis.law/scholarship/

CouponBirds Scholarship
AMOUNT: Variable: Maximum of $1,200
DEADLINE: 4/17/2021

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

June 2021

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.

October 2021

COUPONBIRDS SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT: VARIABLE: MAXIMUM OF $1,200
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