Mount Marty Scholarships

OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE

Mount Marty College offers numerous scholarship opportunities.

These scholarships require an application process before they are awarded.

Amount: Variable (see chart below)
Eligibility: Full-time, Yankton campus students participating and/or minoring/majoring in art, band, choir and/or theatre.
Application: Apply for admission. You must audition/interview for consideration. Please see Talent Scholarships for more information.

Scholarship Area Amount
Art $500 - $1,000
Band/Instrumental $500 - $1,000
Choir $500 - $1,000
Theatre $500 - $1,000

 

Amount: Variable
Eligibility: Full-time, Yankton campus students who participate in intercollegiate athletics.
Application: Apply for admission and receive a recommendation from a Mount Marty College coach.

Amount: $2,500
Eligibility: Full-time, Yankton campus students who are Catholic, meet admission criteria, with prior participation or experience in church activities and/or volunteer activities. You must participate in MMC Campus Ministry programs for renewal.
Application: Apply for admission.

Amount: Variable
Eligibility: Full-time, Yankton campus students who are Catholic, meet admission criteria, with prior participation or experience in church activities and/or volunteer activities. This award requires participation in MMC Campus Ministry programs for renewal.
Application: Apply for admission, submit Application for Catholic Scholarship Awards. Interview is required.

Amount: $500
Eligibility: Full-time, undergraduate, freshmen and transfer students on the Yankton campus whose parent or grandparent earned a bachelor's or master's degree from MMC. You need a 2.0 high school GPA or an 18 ACT or a 2.0 cumulative college GPA.
Application: Gain admission to MMC and submit Heritage Award application.

Amount: Variable based on need
Eligibility: Full-time, Yankton campus students who demonstrate financial need. Awarded to dependent students living on campus or with parents and to independent students.
Application: Apply for admission and complete the FAFSA. Priority date is March 1.

The Mother Jerome Schmitt Scholarship, honoring Mount Marty College’s first president, is awarded during a student's senior year and grants full tuition for one academic year and is non-renewable. It covers the cost of tuition at Mount Marty College for the year it is granted, up to 17 credit hours each semester. You also must actively participate in a college recognized club, organization or activity.

Mother Jerome served as president from 1936-1957. She oversaw construction of the Bishop Marty Chapel, Whitby Hall, Marian Auditorium, and a new convent. After serving as prioress for 29 years, Mother Jerome taught German, worked in pastoral care and was a tutor at the college. In 1980, Mother Jerome was named Yankton’s Citizen of the Year. She was a valiant, strong woman respected and admired by people across the state and nation.

To learn more about these and other scholarship opportunities, contact your Enrollment Counselor.