Outside Resources

An outside resource is any scholarship, grant or loan not awarded by the government or the school, such as a scholarship provided by a private sector company, philanthropist or foundation. The following resources are from agencies outside Mount Marty College. We encourage you to take a look at each one as they all have different qualifications and deadlines. You are required to report any outside resource to the school's financial aid office. If you fail to report an outside resource, you may be required to repay the school or the government all or part of your need-based financial aid package.

Sales & Marketing Executives, Inc.

Amount: $1,000 to $4,000
Deadline: 2/6/2015

Sales & Marketing Executives, Inc. will be awarding scholarships to sophomore, junior or senior level students continuing their business-related education at an institution of higher learning in South Dakota. Awards in the past have ranged from $1,000 to $4,000. Additional information and scholarship applications may be found online at: http://www.smesiouxfalls.org/Student-Programs.

Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 2/10/2015

High School senior or current college student who is employed by Hy-Vee or a child of a Hy-Vee employee. Apply online at: www.hy-vee.com.

Smile for the Future Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 2/15/2015

Submit a 1,000 word response to an essay prompt. Additional information and prompt listed on the following website: http://www.smileinla.com/smile-for-the-future-scholarship.html.

2015-2016 Yankton College Scholarships

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 2/20/2015

Yankton College scholarships for post graduate students and graduating high school seniors are now available for application. Applicant must either have: a) a family relationship to Yankton College alumni, former faculty or staff; OR b) be recommended by a family friend, graduate or former YC faculty or staff member. The applications are available online at: www.yanktoncollege.org.

Lagrant Foundation


$2,500 Undergrad; $5,000 Graduate student

Deadline: 2/27/2015

Minority undergraduate and graduate students in public relations, marketing, or advertising. 2.75 GPA for undergrads and 3.2 GPA for graduate students. Apply online at: http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/Scholarship%20Program.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Amount: $1,000 to $12,500
Deadline: 3/1/2015

Children of current or former Marine, Marine Reservist, or former U.S. Navy Corpsman who served with U.S. Marine Corps. Must have a GPA of at least 2.0. Apply online at: www.mcsf.org.

NIH & UGSP Scholarship

Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: 3/2/2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) & the Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (UGSP) is announcing their scholarship program. Apply online at: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp.

2015-2016 South Dakota Bankers Association Scholarships

Amount: $3,000 - $4,000
Deadline: 3/4/2015

2015-2016 South Dakota Bankers Association announces the following scholarships for juniors with an express interest in banking, finance or business; $3,000 Herman Lerdal Scholarship, $3,000 Joyce Hazeltine Scholarship, $3,000 David S. Birkeland Scholarship, and $4,000 Alan M. Graff Scholarship. The applications are available online at: http://www.sdba.com/college-scholarships.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

Amount: up to $24,000
Deadline: 3/4/2015

Students who are pursuing or plan to pursue a graduate degree to teach American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level. Apply online at: www.jamesmadison.com.

2015-16 Bishop Hoch Deanery Scholarship

Deadline: 3/15/2015

The 2015-16 Bishop Hoch Deanery Scholarship is available to new students, students already in college and non-traditional students interested in attending or already attending Mount Marty College, Yankton, South Dakota. Applicants must be eligible for admission to Mount Marty College or a continuing MMC student and applicant's family must be active registered members of a Catholic parish in the Diocese of Sioux Falls. Preference will be given to entering freshmen, students with financial need and persons active in parish life and parish organizations. Applications are available through the Financial Assistance Office, Roncalli 100. Applications, including evaluations must be filed by March 15, 2015.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 3/27/2015

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy or nursing program. Preference will be given to those with an intention to return to work in one of the above mentioned fields within a 50 mile radius of Yankton, SD. Applications are available through the Financial Assistance Office located in Roncalli, Room 100. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 27, 2015.

Army Nurse Corps Association

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: 3/31/2015

Nursing or anesthesia students who plan to enter a component of the US Army, or whose parent(s), spouse and/or children have served in a component of the US Army, and are enrolled in a program not funded by a component of the US Army. There is not a military service obligation for the student receiving this scholarship. Apply online at: http://e-anca.org/ANCAEduc.htm.

Black Hills Home Builders Association

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 4/1/2015

Preference is given to the child or grandchild of an owner or employee of an association member or BHHBA staff member. Preference is also given to applicants with goals of employment in the homebuilding industry. Apply online at: http://www.blackhillshomebuilders.com/education/scholarship-information.

SDRA Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program

Amount: up to $1,000
Deadline: 4/11/2015

Students who intend to enroll in a retail or business-related course of study at a 2 or 4 year college. For printable application please go to: https://www.sdra.org/EducationEvents/ScholarshipProgram.

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 4/15/2015
A Place for Mom will offer (5) $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. For essay topic and details please go to: www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Amount: Various
Deadline: 4/16/2015

Full-time Latino undergraduate or graduate student with financial need, community service, and strong writing skills. U.S. citizen or permanent residents. Apply online at: www.chci.org.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: 4/30/2015

Eligible recipients include: current and prospective ROTC program students; active-duty military personnel with plans to attend college; honorably discharged veterans of the US military; and sons and daughters of veterans or active-duty military. Apply online at: www.vamortgagecenter.com/scholarships.html.

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: 4/30/2015

2015-16 applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to reduce tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls Priority Populations. Priority Populations are those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. Two (2) $5,000 scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States will be awarded. For additional information and application please go to the following website: www.legacyforhealth.org/adams-scholarship.aspx.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 6/15/2015

Submit an essay on topic provided online at: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 6/30/2015

Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater, a legal resident of the US or Canada and complete an essay. See website for details. Apply online at: www.forkliftpartsmichigan.com.

Goedeker's Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: 7/31/2015

Minimum 300 word essay on the importance of a college degree with emphasis on your field of study. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Apply online at: www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship.