Outside Resources

scholarships, grants or loans not awarded by the government or Mount Marty College

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.

Outside Resources, listed by the application deadline:

(January 2019)


cobell scholarship
amount: start at $5,000
deadline: 1/10/2019

For American Indian and Alaska Native college students. Numerous scholarship opportunities that start at $5,000. Must be enrolled in non-profit, post-secondary institution and be an enrolled member of a US Federally-Roceognized Tribe. Competitive GPA and demonstration of unmet need. Please check website for each scholarship with the first deadline being January 10, 2019. For more information and to apply online please check out their website at: cobellscholar.org.  


south dakota solid waste management association
amount: $1,000 - $2,000
deadline: 1/15/2019

Scholarship for students with directed studies relating to the protection and enhancement of our natural resources and environment. Preference is given to South Dakota residents intending to study at South Dakota institutions. Apply online at: https://www.sdswma.org/scholarships.


(February 2019)


poet never satisfied scholarships
amount: $5,000
deadline: 2/05/2019

Fill out the application along with 500-1,000 word essay and include two letters of reference. A short video statement is optional. For a complete listing of requirements please go to: www.poet.com/scholarship.


hy-vee foundation scholarship
amount: $1,000
deadline: 2/10/2019

High school Senior or current college student who is employed by Hy-Vee or a child of a Hy-Vee employee. Apply online at: http://hy-vee.com/company/scholarships/default.aspx.


NHSC loan repayment program
amount: up to $50,000
deadline: 2/21/2019

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) seeks clinicians who want to serve the nation's underserved rural, urban and tribal communities. The NHSC Loan Repayment Program offers licensed primary care clinicians in eligible disciplines the opportunity to receive loan repayment up to $50,000. In exchange, participants serve for at least two years at an NHSC-approved site in a designated Health Professional Shortage Area. For more information please visit their website at: https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/nhsc-loan-repayment-program.html


(march 2019)


SME of Sioux FAlls scholarship
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
deadline: 3/01/2019

Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. of Sioux Falls are announcing their scholarship opportunities. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,000. For students who are seeking a degree and interested in sales, marketing, entrepreneurial and/or business-related careers. Students must be enrolled in a college in South Dakota. Students must be sophomore, junior or seniors. For more information and for the scholarship application please visit: smesiouxfalls.org/student-programs


South dakota corrections association scholarship
amount: $500
deadline: 3/01/2019

The South Dakota Corrections Association is offering a $500 Fallen Heroes scholarship. This scholarship is for human services and corrections majors. Must be a South Dakota resident and be involved in school / community activities. Application form is available in the MMC Financial Assistance Office - Roncalli 100.


bishop hoch deanery scholarship
amount: $1,000
deadline: 3/15/2019

Applicant's family must be active registered members of a Catholic parish in the Diocese of Sioux Falls, SD. For additional requirements please pick up and review application packet from the Financial Assistance Office, Roncalli-100. You may also print off the application on our scholarship page. 


AMOUNT: $4,000, $3,000 & $1,500
DEADLINE: 3/15/2019

The South Dakota Bankers Foundation has five scholarships available through South Dakota universities and colleges.  One $4,000 scholarship, three $3,000 scholarships and one $1,500 scholarship are available to university juniors (entering their Senior year during the 2019-20 year) expressing an interest in banking, finance or business. Applications are available in the Financial Assistance office -  Roncalli, R100. 


amprogo! scholarship
amount: $1,000
deadline: 3/31/2019

Students are asked to submit a 7509 to 1,000 word essay discussing their thoughts and ideas on how to help improve our community. For a complete listing of requirements please go to: https://www.amprogo.com/scholarship


(april 2019)


brightstar systems scholarship
AMOUNT: $1,000
DEADLINE: 4/01/2019

Write a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay concerning technology and how it affects your life. The scholarship is open to all students and majors and does not have a fee to apply. For a complete listing of requirements please go to: https://brightstarsystems.com/the-brightstar-systems-future-technologies-scholarship