Joe's Wish - Operation Re - Boot Books Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Applicant must be a veteran of the US Military, former or active member of the Reserves, Coast Guard or National Guard. Applicant must provide proof of US military service (DD214). Applicant must be enrolled in minimum of six (6) credit hours for the awarded semester. Applicant must submit a 150-200 word essay outlining educational goals. Applicant is not required to have GPA average for initial scholarship. However a 2.5 GPA must be maintained to be considered for future scholarship awards. Please be advised that a higher GPA may need to be maintained to meet other VA programs. Applicant agrees by accepting this scholarship to participate in at least one future Joe's Wish event. IE: Parade, Patriots in the Park etc. Applicant must complete and submit the MCC Scholarship Application.
Support provided: Award monies provide up to $500 to recipients for the semester awarded. No payments will be made directly to the student. The award monies may only be used for books (purchased in the MCC Bookstore) for the semester awarded.
Material to be submitted:
  • Proof of GED or High School graduation.

Applicant must submit the following documentation: MCC scholarship application with signature and date, provide proof of US military service (DD214). 150-200 word essay.



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