Outside Scholarships

Get the extra financial help you need.

There are more scholarships out there than most folks know what to do with. So we’ve decided to help curate some of the best into an easy-to-peruse list. We update it often, so please check back regularly!

The Adoption Network Law Center Scholarship Program

Amount: Up to $10,000 in scholarships

Deadline: November 1, 2017


  • Applicant must be a Birth Parent or an Adopted Child
  • Must be accepted or currently enrolled in college
  • Upload a 2 minute minimum video demonstrating or explaining how adoption has made an impact on your life
  • Videos can be edgy, funny, bold, simple, serious, or anything in between.

Application: For application and questions please visit https://adoptionnetwork.com/adoption-scholarships

Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarships

Amount: $1000

Deadline: Monthly rolling deadline


  • Be legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are are least 16 years old at the time of entry
  • Monthly $1000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses
  • Every Month a new scholarship will be announced with a winner selected randomly from the entrants

Application: To Apply visit https://www.campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships/

CreditSoup Scholarship 2017

Amount: $1000  

Deadline: December 15,  2017


  • Complete All required sections of the application
  • Submit verification of enrollment at your school, a cop0y of your most recent transcripts, and your essay
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled or enrolling as full time student for the completion of undergraduate degree
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Only one entry per applicant
  • Applicant must comply with IRS rules to qualify for the tax-free benefits of the scholarship
  • Applicant must be a candidate for a degree
  • Must submit a brief essay between 400 to 800 words detailing why you chose your major or the importance of your field of study.  Your essay should reflect your personal thoughts and experiences that led you to your selected major, so there is no need to be too formal 

Application: For questions and to apply please visit https://www.creditsoup.com/scholarship.aspx

DocuTAP Scholarship Program

Amount: (5) $1000 scholarships

Deadline: December 31, 2017


  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program in the United States
  • Must be 18 years old or older and in good academic standing

Application: For more information and to apply visit https://docutap.com/company/docutap-scholarship-program

Mary Chilton Chapter: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Amount: $2000

Deadline: Open


  • Descendant of a Vietnam Veteran
  • Must be attending a college, university, or technical school in South Dakota
  • student needs to provide proof of their relationship to the South Dakota Vietnam Veteran
  • A copy of the Veterans military record
  • Letters from two references outside of the family
  • Submit a transcript for Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior years plus a list of Senior subjects and a summary of community service activities in your school, church, community, and family
  • An essay of 200 words or less on “What impact the Vietnam War has had on American History”

Application: To Apply Contact, Mary Chilton Chapter NSDAR    520 S First Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57104   Telephone: 605-271-2595 or Email:DAR@midconetwork.com

PEO Chapter CP Scholarship

Amount: $500



  • Must be a resident of Lake County
  • Must have completed at least 1 semester of college
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full time student in at least 12 credit hours

Application: Send a resume including name, age, and name and residence of parents, extracurricular activities, goals, and work experience, names and addresses of 2 references, and a college transcript to Sandy Anderson 47515 255th ST Renner, SD 57055