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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 Web sites, 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.

Stay Fit In College Scholarship
HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship
Kids Chance of Maryland, Inc.

► 2015 Special Delivery Scholarship
Terry Eaton Attorney at Law Scholarship
Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship

Your Journey Ahead Scholarship
Wells Fargo College STEPS Scholarship
Green Pest Services Scholarship

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship
Maryland Mensa Foundation Scholarship
The F.C. Tucker Scholarship


 

Stay Fit In College Scholarship

StayFitInCollege.org, which promotes fitness in college, has just announced scholarship awards for the 2012/2013 academic year. Any student that attends a university, community college, or even a technical/trade college may apply for the scholarship award.

The monthly application deadline is on the 7th of each month for this $700 scholarship. Prospective student applicants can visit the Stay Fit In College Scholarship website to find out more.

Eligibility: Full-time student
Amount of Scholarship: $700
Due Date: Monthly on the 7th

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HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

HubShout Online Marketing Solutions has an Internet marketing scholarship designed to help students who are on the path to any type of technical, business or marketing career involving online marketing. Students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education, have at least a 3.0 GPA and are working toward a career in business or marketing are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility: Students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and have at least a 3.0 GPA
Amount of Scholarship: $1000
Due Date: November 30 (rolling deadline)

This scholarship is ongoing and will accept applications at any time. The applications received by November 30 will be reviewed and 3 scholarships will be awarded in December. Please visit the HubShout Website for details.

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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 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.

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2015 Special Delivery Scholarship

Write an essay about how a piece of mail changed your life and you could win a $1000 scholarship.

Eligibility: Any undergraduate student enrolled full time at an accredited college or university in the U.S.
Amount of Scholarship: $1000
Due Date: December 31, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (EST)

Application and additional information available on their website: http://www.addresschange.us/scholarship

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Terry Eaton Attorney at Law Scholarship

Write an essay about your personal situation as a minority with a single mother and how it impacted your life and you could win a $500 scholarship.

Eligibility: Any African American or Hispanic student enrolled as an undergraduate student or a incoming freshman in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Due Date: January 5, 2015

Application and additional information are available on the website: whitecollarattorney.net

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Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship

Write a letter of intent explaining your drive and dedication to social justice causes.

Eligibility: Any enrolled student in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Amount of Scholarship: $1000
Due Date: December 15, 2014

Application and additional information are available on the website: pricebenowitzlaw.com

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Your Journey Ahead Scholarship from Signal

Write a 500 word essay about your college journey.

Eligibility: Any enrolled undergraduate student currently enrolled at a 2 year or 4 year college or University recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Amount of Scholarship: 2 Winners: one for $1500 and one for $500 for the runner-up
Due Date: January 1, 2015

Application and additional information are available on their website: signal.co/your-journey-ahead-scholarship-signal/

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Wells Fargo College STEPS Scholarship

You can be entered for a chance to win $1000

Eligibility: College students and HS Seniors
Amount of Scholarship: $1000
Due Date: August 13, 2015

Additional information about the program and sign up online at wellsfargo.com/collegeguidance

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Green Pest Services Scholarship

Apply online to be considered for a scholarship worth $750

Eligibility: Any high school senior or college freshman from the state of Maryland
Amount of Scholarship: $750
Due Date: March 31, 2015

Apply online and obtain additional information at greenpestservices.net/maryland-scholarship/

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SunTrust Off to College Scholarship

Thirty $500 scholarships will be awarded.

Eligibility: High School seniors and current undergraduate college students
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Due Date: Enter once every two weeks starting September 15, 2014 through May 15, 2015

Get more information at www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes

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Maryland Mensa Foundation Scholarship

Write an essay and win up to $1000

Eligibility: Students attending a college or university
Amount of Scholarship: $300 - $1000
Due Date: January 15, 2015

Get more information and the application online at www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships

The F.C. Tucker Scholarship

Write an essay and personal statement to win $1500

Eligibility: Students attending a college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Amount of Scholarship: $1500
Due Date: December 15, 2014

Apply online and obtain more information here: www.talktotucker.com/talk/spring-2015-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 1st 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 $15,000 to Maryland students from very low income families. You must complete and mail a GA Grant application to the state's Office of Student Financial Assistance prior to March 1. Your FAFSA form must also be completed by March 1 to be considered.

► 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 $3000. 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 $2000. Contact your local representatives for information on how to apply.

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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. Make sure the required signature page is completed online by obtaining the proper PIN Numbers. 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.

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