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Outside Scholarships and Resources


This page contains information on other scholarships outside of The Mount and resources to help students as they look for other scholarship opportunities.

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Outside Scholarships

The financial aid office has received information on the following outside scholarships. Below are requirements, if any, for each scholarship as well as details on how to apply. If you have questions about any of the items listed, please contact us and we will try to answer them.

While we believe that the resources on this page are worthwhile, we do not guarantee the authenticity of the information and/or websites, and do not endorse the information or services offered. Also, never pay to apply for a scholarship. For more information check out this online article on Finaid.org about scholarship scams.

Kids Chance of Maryland, Inc.
LA Tutors Scholarship
VelvetJobs Scholarship
Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship
Long Island Attorney Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship
Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship
Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship
Hotstar App Scholarship
Outdoor Ninjas Scholarship
Go-Assignment Scholarship
 Giant Mommy Internet Marketing Scholarship
 Page Law Scholarhsip
 Senior Caregiver Scholarship
Senior Volunteer Scholarship
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship
Rent to Own Labs Scholarship
OppU Achievers Scholarship

Kids Chance of Maryland, Inc.

This one-semester scholarship is for children who have had a parent catastrophically injured or killed in an employment related injury. Students may reapply each semester for additional financial support opportunities.

Eligibility: Students must be between 16-25 years old and have had a substantial decline in family income due to parent with catastrophic injury or disease.
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Due Date: Varies

Application and additional information available at kidschance-md.org.

LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship

Write an essay and you could win $500.

Eligibility: Currently enrolled student attending college in the U.S.A.; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Due Date: The 20th of each month.

For more information and to apply, visit: www.latutors123.com/scholarship/

VelvetJobs Scholarship

Write an essay about your favorite idea on how to boost and maintain employee morale.

Eligibility: US or international students that are 18 years or older.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: December 16, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit: www.velvetjobs.com/scholarship/velvetjobs-scholarship-2017

Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

Submit a 1,000-2,000 word essay and you could receive a scholarship of $1,000. 

Eligibility: Students pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences with a 3.0 minimum GPA.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: December 31, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/

Long Island Attorney Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship

Submit a 500-1000 word essay and you could receive a scholarship of $2,500.

Eligibility: Students enrolled or planning to attend in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
Due Date: April 21, 2018

For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.ny-bankruptcy.com/scholarship/

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

Submit the online application form and 500-1,000 word essay and you could receive a scholarship of $1,000.

Eligibility: A Current Law Student with a minimum 2.8 GPA
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: December 31, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.howellandchristmas.com/#scholarship

Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship

Submit a 750 word essay and you could receive a scholarship of $500.

Eligibility: Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Due Date: February 28, 2018

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.greenwichgynecology.com/#scholarship

Hotstar App Scholarship 

Submit a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

Eligibility: Any currently enrolled student
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
Due Date: October 30, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit: https://hotstardownloads.com/scholarship/ 

Outdoor Ninjas Scholarship

Submit an essay about an outdoor activity for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship!

Eligibility: Any current undergraduate student who is 18 years old or older.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: November 30, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit: https://outdoorninjas.com/page/scholarship/

Go-Assignment Scholarship

Complete the essay question and online application for your chance to win.

Eligibility: Any currently enrolled student
Amount of Scholarship: 3 Scholarships for $1,000 each
Due Date: December 15, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.goassignmenthelp.com.au/scholarship/

Giant Mommy Internet Marketing Scholarship

Submit an essay for a chance to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship!

Eligibility: Any student studying in Marketing, Business, IT or Communications.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: February 8, 2018

For more information and to apply, visit: https://giantmommy.com/scholarship/

Page Law Scholarship

Submit a 600 word essay for a chance to win!

Eligibility: Anyone who is currently enrolled or planning to attend in the 2018-2019 year.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: June 30, 2018

For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.pagelaw.com/scholarship.html 

Senior Caregiver Scholarship 

Visit their webpage and complete the requirements for your chance to receive $1,000.

Eligibility: Any student attending an university in the Spring of 2018
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: January 15, 2018

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-spring-2018 

Senior Volunteer Scholarship

Visit their webpage and complete the requiements for your chance to receive $1,000.

Eligibility: Any student attending an university in the Spring of 2018 and volunteered in a senior living community.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Due Date: January 15, 2018 

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-volunteer-scholarship-spring-2018

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship

Apply online! Two scholarship winners will be chosen every two weeks starting September 12, 2017 from October 30, 2017 until May 14, 2018. Be sure to apply each entry period!

Eligibility: High school seniors or college undergraduates
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Due Date: May 14, 2018

For more information and to apply, visit: www.suntrust.com/offtocollege

Rent to Own Labs Scholarship

Visit their webapge to apply for your chance to win $2,500!

Eligibility: Current student with a 3.5 GPA or higher
Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
Due Date: October 15, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit: https://renttoownlabs.com/scholarship

OppU Achievers Scholarship 

Apply online and submit a short essay for your chance to win!

Eligibility: High school seniors or college undergraduates with a GPA 3.0 or higher
Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
Due Date: Four times a year: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

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Maryland Residents

Residents may be eligible for state-sponsored, need based grants or scholarships. Many of the programs require the FAFSA to be filed before March 1 of each year, while the scholarships typically require a separate application. Visit the Maryland Higher Education Commission's Website for specific eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Grants

Guaranteed Access (GA) Grants
Awards in excess of $17,000 to Maryland students from very low income families. Your FAFSA form must be completed by March 1 to be considered.

Maryland Guaranteed Access Partnership Program (GAPP) Application
(For Maryland Guaranteed Access Grant Applicants Only)
GAPP Application

Educational Assistance (EA) Grants
The EA Grant is awarded to students with low to moderate family income. The average grant for Mount St. Mary's University students has been $3,000. Your FAFSA form must be completed by March 1 to be considered.

Scholarships

Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships
The average scholarship for Mount St. Mary's University students ranges up to $2,000. Contact your local representatives for information on how to apply.

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Search Engines

FastWeb
College Board
School Soup
Student Scholarships.org


Other Financial Aid Links

FAFSA on the Web
This site is a resource center for federal aid and the FAFSA. Remember, the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required by the university and can be completed on the web. The Mount's School Code is 002086.

The Smart Guide to Financial Aid
This site is a comprehensive guide to all things federal aid and is full of resources and online calculators for loans.

Nerd Wallet
This site is a guide to federal aid and has loan calculators and guidance with completing the FAFSA.

AccessReady
This website is a guide to how to budget your loan payments and manage your money.

College Steps Program
Similar to the website above, this is a financial literacy focused website that guides students to learn how to manage money wisely.

AffordableColleges
This website focuses on scholarships that are available for minority students.

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