Scholarship Opportunities for McHenry County College students

2016 Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships for the spring semester will remain available until qualified applications are submitted and awarded. Please submit your application today.

The list of Fall 2016 Scholarships will be available March 1.

MCC is currently offering two scholarships worth 60 credit hours. See Presidential Talent Scholarship and Founding Faculty Scholarship details and applications. Application deadline is Friday, February 12.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I hand write the scholarship application?
The scholarship form should be filled in online, printed out, signed, and sent to the Friends of MCC Foundation along with any other required information requested. Visit the student center, computer lab or library for Internet access.

NOTE: You must print the online application out, sign, and return it to the Friends of MCC Foundation, you cannot submit the form online.

Can I submit my high school GPA?
Only high school seniors and first semester MCC students can submit their high school GPA where applicable. Returning MCC students must submit their cumulative MCC GPA. Transfer students must submit their college transcripts.
Do I have to play a sport at MCC to qualify for an athletic scholarship?
Any district, community, high school or college sport, including teams and leagues, will qualify you for an athletic scholarship.

Please remember...

  • Scholarship applications will be reviewed by judges. Punctuation, content and form will count!
  • Include all of the requested information with the scholarship application. Do not send materials separately.
  • Unused scholarships are not rolled over to the next semester. Scholarships are for the semester awarded, unless stated otherwise. Students need to reapply for the scholarship each semester.
  • Scholarships do not apply to summer semesters!
  • Remember to sign your application!

All materials submitted become the property of MCC and are not returnable. Applications will not be returned to students for additional documentation, alteration or completion of any nature. The MCC staff will not add, alter or complete an application on behalf of a student and all materials will be submitted to the selection committee "as is." MCC reserves the right to revoke/remove scholarship postings.

For more information, please call (815) 455-8721 or visit the Friends of MCC Foundation A209.

See the financial aid pages for other scholarship opportunities and scholarship search resources»