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.

Dickson Law Group Scholarship
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: 5/15/2015

Submit a short essay and video clip in response to the prompt provided on the following website: http://www.dicksonlegal.com/scholarship.

Rocket 55 Scholarship Video Contest
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 5/31/2015

There are many different stories around here about how the "Rocket 55" name came to be. Most are boring - a few are funny. We want to see creative, marketing-minded, videos that tell a story. Videos must be under 3 minutes long and describe how "Rocket 55" got its name. Apply at: www.rocket55.com/scholarship.php.

DTA Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: 5/31/2015

The South Dakota Telecommunications Association is pleased to offer (2) $1,500 SDTA Memorial Scholarships for the fall 2015 semester. The applicant must have completed at least two semesters of course work at any accredited post-secondary school in South Dakota, reside in an SDTA member company service area and be majoring in a program with technical skills or a field of study that is useful for work in the telecommunications and/or broadband industry. Applications found on the following website: http://sdtaonline.com/resources/sdta-scholarship.

Giva, Inc Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 6/1/2015

Available to all college or university degree seeking students. See website for essay topic: www.givainc.com/scholarships.

Walter and Dorothy Graham Nursing Scholarship
Deadline: 6/1/2015

The Walter N. Graham and Dorothy D. Graham Fund Nursing Scholarship applications are available in the Financial Assistance Office, Roncalli 100. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited four year nursing program, must have previously earned 24 semester credits, and maintained a 2.5 or better accumulated GPA. Financial need may be considered. Amount of award varies annually.

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.

ExtremeTerrain Student Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: 6/15/2015

To eligible students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. Respond to essay provided on the following website: http://extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html.

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.

iHELP Student Loans Scholarship Drawing
Amount: (1) each $3,000, $2,000, $1,000
Deadline: 6/30/2015
Random drawing for any current university, college or technical school student that will be attending school in the 2015/2016 school year. Apply online at: https://www.facebook.com/iHELP.Student.Loans/timeline

TheHealthy.com Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: 7/15/2015

500 word essay on choice of topic found on the following website: http://www.doctorondemand.com/scholarships.

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.

Free Speech Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 8/1/2015

Free Speech Scholarship Sponsored by Miller Law Offices - We believe that education and free speech are important aspects of our democracy and make America great. We want to support young people who attend college and in their hearts understand the significance of freedom of speech. To apply, submit a 500 word essay and requested information to: http://www.philliphmiller.com/free-speech-scholarship/.