Scholarship Information

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: 2/13/2015


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: 2/13/2015


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: for application and details. Deadline is February 1, 2015.

Deadline: 2/1/2015


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:

Deadline: 2/2/2015


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:

Deadline: 2/20/2015


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: 2/25/2015


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:

Deadline: 3/2/2015

ILL Retired Teachers ASSC Scholarship

The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation scholarship is now open!! Go to for an application. Deadline is March 7, 2015.

Deadline: 3/7/2015


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:

Deadline: 5/4/2015


Veterans Mesothelioma Cancer Awareness Scholarship 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: for application and details. Deadline is May 31, 2015.

Deadline: 5/31/2015


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: deadline is June 1, 2015

Deadline: 6/1/2015


Devry University Scholarships

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. has been helping parents and student find scholarships and free college money since 2001.

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.