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 ».
2019-2020 MCC Founding Faculty Scholarship
Three scholarships worth sixty 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.
Recipients of the Founding Faculty Scholarship will receive sixty (in district) credit hours of tuition at McHenry County College. Recipients must pay for their fees and books. Recipients are required to enroll in at least twelve credit hours per semester (fall and spring) at MCC, earned a minimum of a 2.50 high school or MCC GPA, as well as complete other requirements as listed on the application. Students of all ages are welcome to apply.
2019-2020 MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship
The Board of Trustees Scholarship will be awarded to qualified individuals based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community involvement. Recipients must be McHenry County College in-district high school graduates from December 2018 to June 2019.
Recipients of the Board of Trustees Scholarship will receive sixty (in district) credit hours of tuition at McHenry County College. Recipients must pay for their fees and books. Recipients are required to enroll in a least twelve credit hours per semester (fall and spring) at MCC, earned a minimum of a 3.0 high school GPA, as well as complete other requirements as listed on the application.
2019-2020 MCC Presidential Talent Scholarship
Recipients of the Presidential Talent Scholarship will receive sixty (in district) credit hours of tuition, fees, and books at MCC. Recipients are required to enroll in at least twelve credit hours per semester (fall and spring) at MCC, earned a minimum of a 3.60 high school GPA, commit to represent MCC each semester (fall and spring) as well as complete other requirements as listed on this application.
Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers Education Foundation Scholarship
The IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship program strengthens the Illinois aggregates industry by promoting the education of worthy students seeking a career in the aggregates industry. Furthermore, this scholarship enhances the relationship between the IAAP and institutions of higher learning that are educating and training the next generation of aggregate industry professionals. Go to: http://iaap-aggregates.org/education.htm for application. Deadline January 4, 2019.
AAWCC Scholarship and Awards
The American Association for Women in Community Colleges is the leading national organization that champions women and maximizes their potential at community colleges. Founded in 1973, AAWCC provides education, career development, and advancement to women educators and students at community colleges. As a council of the American Association of Community Colleges, AAWCC and its members are committed to equity and education of all women students at community colleges across the nation. Go to: www.aawccnatl.org/Scholarships
IRTA Foundation Scholarship
The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation is offering an opportunity for educational expenses at: http://www.irtaonline.org/Scholarship.aspx.
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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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.
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- Disability Scholarships A-to-Z
An online directory of scholarships for students with disabilities. To find a scholarship, select one of the disabilities listed in the left column or type the disability into the search field. Go to: http://www.dsaz.org/ to get started!
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Find in-depth guides for studying smarter so that you can get the most out of your college education. Regardless of where you choose to enroll, it’s wise to plan how you will cover the cost. Explore your options for financing your education. Go to: http://www.bestcolleges.com/
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- 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 grant 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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