Good Father Augustus Tolton Scholarship

    Named for the first U.S. Roman Catholic priest publicly known to be black, the Venerable Father Augustus Tolton, this $4,000 renewable scholarship is for students who are committed to using the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in ways that support Mount Marty University’s core values and Catholic Benedictine mission. Jump to application below.

    • Cumulative unweighted high school or college GPA of 3.2 or higher.
    • Not participating in athletics at Mount Marty.
    • Be willing to actively participate in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at Mount Marty.
    • Submitted your application for admission to Mount Marty.


    Please submit the application below by January 15th to be considered for the Good Father Gus scholarship. Qualified applicants will be invited to a virtual interview.

    Questions? Please reach out to the Admission Office!
    Phone: 605-668-1545

    Read Fr. Tolton's full biography at the Archdiocese of Chicago website.