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/

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

The Scott Alan Turner Personal Finance Scholarship

Amount: 1-$500 to high-school senior and 1- $1000 to currently enrolled undergraduate student

Deadline: July 1, 2017


  • Graduating high school seniors or undergraduate college students must be in good standing
  • Be between the ages of 16 and 21
  • Planning to or currently enrolled full or part time
  • United States Citizen or legal resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application: For more information and to apply visit https://scottalanturner.com/personal-finance-scholarship/

SDSRC Scholarship (South Dakota Society for Respiratory Care)

Amount: (2) $1,000

Deadline: July 1st, 2017


  • One scholarship will be awarded to a A.S. clinical student in Sioux Falls and the other to an A.S. clinical student in Rapid city
  • The application and letter of reference must be returned to Bruce Feistner by July 1st
  • References must not come from the respiratory care faculty or immediate family members

Application: For application visit http://sdsrc.org/scholarships.html. For questions call 605-322-8613 or email bruce.feistner@dsu.edu.

TopProducts Single Mother Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Deadline: August 1st, 2017


  • Single mother
  • Custodial care of one or more children under 18
  • Do not have a college degree from a 4-year institution
  • Are enrolled in a 4-year institution or have a high school diploma
  • Submit a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay in PDF or Word Doc format to the submission form

Application: For application and more information visit http://topproducts.com/scholarship