Education to Empowerment

Education to Empowerment (E2E) is an exciting women's scholarship program presented by the Friends of McHenry County College Foundation. This unique and innovative program provides financial support and ongoing mentorship for female students completing their final year at MCC and continuing onto a four-year college or university toward an advanced degree. To date, Education to Empowerment has awarded $420,000 in scholarships to 47 female MCC students.

Consider joining the more than 75 Education to Empowerment members who have already stepped up to support education in our community!

Congratulations to our 2021 Scholarship Recipients

View all of our 2021 Scholarship Recipients >



Education to Empowerment Women's Scholarship and Mentoring Program to Host Fall Luncheon at Goebbert's

The Education to Empowerment (E2E) women’s scholarship and mentoring program at McHenry County College (MCC) will be hosting a luncheon on Thursday, September 30 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Venue at Goebbert’s in Pingree Grove. All proceeds will go toward E2E scholarships for female students at MCC.

Women in McHenry County Donate $10,000 to Education to Empowerment Fund at MCC

The former Women in McHenry County group recently presented the Education to Empowerment fund at McHenry County College with a check for $10,000. The money will be used to fund an E2E scholarship next year.

E2E Summer Scholarship Event

Education to Empowerment (E2E) hosted its Summer Scholarship Event at MCC on the evening of Thursday, July 29. This garden party-themed event welcomed over 100 E2E members, scholarship recipients, and guests to celebrate and welcome the six 2021 scholarship recipients. The event featured delicious food and drink along with a program highlighting MCC, E2E, and scholarship recipients.