GED Next Step Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Applicant must have completed GED classes at MCC and scored 250 or higher on the GED test (prior to December 31, 2002) or scored 2,250 or higher on their GED test (after January 1, 2002), and provide proof of score. Applicant must intend to complete an Associate Degree or certificate at MCC and attend both Fall and Spring semesters until their program is completed, taking at least six (6) credit hours each semester. Applicant must provide a one-page essay that describes your educational and career goals and how this scholarship would contribute to a meeting these goals. Applicant must provide a letter or recommendation.
Support provided: Scholarship provides full tuition for the completion of degree or certificate program (max. of 60 credit hours). Scholarship is continued each consecutive semester if the recipient completes the required advising, maintains a 2.5+ GPA, and successfully completes two-thirds of the courses taken each semester. No payments made to the students directly. The award monies may only be used for tuition and fees (i.e., Registration, Course, Lab, and Technology) for semester awarded.
Material to be submitted:
Applicant must provide the following: the MCC Scholarship Application Form with signature and date, a one page essay, letter of recommendation and proof of GED score.



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