Forge Ahead Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requirements: Applicant must complete the MCC Scholarship Application. Applicant must be pursuing an associate degree or certificate at MCC. Applicant must provide proof have a 2.5 GPA (high school) or 2.75 GPA (college). Applicant must provide evidence of financial need by applying for FAFSA. Applicant must be a resident of the McHenry County. Applicant must have graduated from a high school within MCC district 528. Applicant must present two letters of recommendation from high school instructors / administrator or current MCC instructors. Applicants must complete a two page (double spaced) essay outlining his/her educational and career goals.
Support provided: The scholarship recipient will receive award monies for full tuition for the semester awarded. No payments made to students directly.
Material to be submitted:
Applicant must provide the following: MCC Scholarship Application Form with signature and date, proof of 2.5 GPA (High School) or 2.75 GPA (College), FAFSA completion, proof of residency in McHenry County, copy of high school diploma, two (2) letters of recommendation and essay.



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