Scholarships at MCC
Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships
The generosity of our donors allows MCC to provide numerous scholarships to students who exhibit academic, merit, financial need, strong leadership and service to their communities. See Friends of MCC scholarship details.
Founding Faculty Scholarship
The McHenry County College Founding Faculty Scholarship is awarded in recognition of the contributions, over thirty years, of retired founding faculty of McHenry County College.
Three scholarships worth 60 tuition credit hours each at McHenry County College will be awarded in recognition of retired faculty members David B. Hill, John D. Konitzer, and Erwin Cornelius.
The scholarship does not pay for fees or books. Recipients must be residents of McHenry County College District 528. Recipients are also required to enroll in at least 12 credit hours each Fall and Spring semester and maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at MCC.
Applicants are to submit this application and all other materials (listed on back) by Friday, February 13, 2015 to the McHenry County College Office of Financial Aid (Room A262). Students of all ages are welcome to apply.
Deadline: 2/13/2015Details: http://www.mchenry.edu/financialaid/20152016MFFSApplication.pdf
MCC Presidential Talent Scholarship
The Presidential Talent Scholarship, MCC’s most prestigious scholarship, is awarded each year to qualified individuals based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and community involvement.
Recipients of the Presidential Talent Scholarship tuition waiver will receive 60 (in district) credit hours of tuition at McHenry County College. The scholarship does not pay for fees or books. Recipients are required to enroll in at least twelve (12) credit hours per semester (fall and spring), maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and complete a minimum of 15 service hours each semester (fall and spring).
Please note that eight (8) total Presidential Talent Scholarships will be awarded.
Deadline: 2/13/2015Details: http://www.mchenry.edu/financialaid/20152016PTSApplication.pdf
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Illinois Soybean Scholarship
Search Orders Order placed December 15, 2014 Total $153.50 Ship to CAROLYNN E GRAY Order # 115-6161069-0403457 Order Details Invoice Return started Your refund will be processed when we receive your item. Crop Sciences Scholarship Are you or is someone you know considering a career in crop sciences? Go to: http://www.ilsoy.org/social-responsibility/crop-science-scholarship for application and details. Deadline is February 1, 2015.
Deadline: 2/1/2015Details: http://www.ilsoy.org/social-responsibility/crop-science-scholarship
NIU Alumni Association Scholarship
The NIU Alumni Association offers $2,500 merit scholarships to continuing college students who are enrolled full-time at NIU for both the fall and spring semesters ($1,250 each semester). Each applicant is eligible to receive only one Alumni Association scholarship per academic year. Watch this website for application: http://myniu.com/discover/scholarships/
Deadline: 2/2/2015Details: http://myniu.com/discover/scholarships/
Illinois Association of Aggregate Procedures Scholarship
The IAAP Education Foundation will award up to four (4) $2,000 scholarships. These scholarships are a one-year grant. Students may re-apply in subsequent years. The Scholarship Committee reviews the applications and interviews eligible applicants. The application deadline is February 20, 2015 TO APPLY GO TO: http://www.iaap-aggregates.org/education.htm
Deadline: 2/20/2015Details: http://www.iaap-aggregates.org/education.htm
Rotary District 6440 Vocational Scholarship
The Rotary District is now offering several scholarships in the amount of $1500.00 Print out the application and mail to the address on the application by February 25, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.
Deadline: 2/25/2015Details: http://www.mchenry.edu/financialaid/Rotary6440Scholarship.pdf
American Society for Quality
ASQ Section 1208 is now accepting applications for its 2015-2016 Scholarship Program. A one-time scholarship will be awarded to the selected Nominee of the Section Scholarship, from conforming entries post-marked by 2-March-2015. Go to: http://www.asq-foxvalley.org/Leadership/OfficersandCommittees/Committees/Scholarship/Scholarship.htm
ILL Retired Teachers ASSC Scholarship
The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation scholarship is now open!! Go to http://www.irtaonline.org/Programs.aspx for an application. Deadline is March 7, 2015.
Deadline: 3/7/2015Details: http://www.irtaonline.org/Programs.aspx
Henry County Soil and Water Scholarship
The Henry County Natural Area Guardians, a sub-committee of the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District, will offer one (1) $500 scholarship to a college student presently in their sophomore or junior year at an institution of higher learning who is pursuing a career in the area of conservation and/or the environment. Deadline is May 4, 2015. Application PDF may be downloaded at: http://www.cod.edu/dept/fin_aid/scholarships/Medley_11.pdf
Deadline: 5/4/2015Details: http://www.cod.edu/dept/fin_aid/scholarships/Medley_11.pdf
Veterans Mesothelioma Cancer Awareness Scholarship
Mesothelioma.net will be offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who are either seniors in high school or freshmen or sophomores in college. The scholarship is intended to help defray the costs of attending college. Go to: http://mesothelioma.net/scholarship-guidelines/ for application and details. Deadline is May 31, 2015.
Deadline: 5/31/2015Details: http://mesothelioma.net/scholarship-guidelines/
Chicago Injury Center's Annual Scholarship Fund For Disabled Veterans
Chicago Injury Center believes in helping those who have courageously served our country. Education has the ability to give those who have suffered a physical or emotional injury the ability to gain access to a society that they may be ordinarily shut off from without a sufficient education. Go to: http://chicagoinjurycenter.com/cic-veteran-scholarship-fund/ deadline is June 1, 2015
Deadline: 6/1/2015Details: http://chicagoinjurycenter.com/cic-veteran-scholarship-fund/
Scholarships Administered by Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa members have access to more than $37 million in scholarships, a benefit unmatched by other honor societies.
Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation
The Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (REEF) awards scholarships to students of real estate and related fields of study at colleges and universities both within and outside Illinois.
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Scholarship Search Resources
MCC also encourages you to explore outside scholarship resources such as private scholarships offered by employers, religious organizations, community-based organizations, foundations, companies, and many others.
We recommend the following resources to find various scholarship search web sites and more information on applying for scholarships while avoiding scholarship scams.
- General information about financial aid – www.collegezone.com
- Scholarships, loans, military aid – www.finaid.org
- Minority students/Bill and Melinda Gates – www.gmsp.org
- Early Childhood Program – www.inccrra.org
- Various divisions of the American Cancer Society offer students with a history of cancer a scholarship program to help them achieve their academic goals (800) ACS-2345.
- AmeriCorps has three programs of community service that require a ten month to one year full-time commitment and will then award an educational grantÂ for schooling or replaying student loans (800) 942-2677.
- Cancer scholarships offer students and their families who are survivors searching for ways to afford a college education may receive some assistance by researching this website.
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