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!

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/

Cobell Scholarship


Deadline: March 31,  2017


All Applicants must self-report:

  • Membership in a US Federally-recognized Tribe (or ¼ verifiable descent of multiple US Federally-recognized tribes)
  • Intention to enroll full-time as a degree-seeking student attending a public or private non-profit institutions (without exception)
  • A qualifying GPA, as listed in OASIS, for the selected academic level (vocational, undergraduate, graduate) Priority will be given to applicants demonstrating overall academic excellence
  • Provide contact information for an individual that can attest to academic history, ability and promise
  • Provide contact information for an individual who can attest to continued community engagement

Application: For more information and to apply visit http://cobellscholar.org/

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

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

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

POET Scholarship

Amount: $5000

Deadline: February 24, 2017


  • Must be enrolled for the Fall 2017 semester
  • Open to all majors and GPA’s
  • If you have a parent, sibling, aunt/uncle or grandparent who works at POET you are eligible for the internal scholarship award

Application: For more information and to apply visit http://poet.com/scholarship