Scholarship Information

Scholarships at MCC

Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships

The generosity of our donors allows MCC to provide numerous scholarships to students who exhibit academic, merit, financial need, strong leadership and service to their communities. See Friends of MCC scholarship details.


Founding Faculty Scholarship

The McHenry County College Founding Faculty Scholarship is awarded in recognition of the contributions, over thirty years, of retired founding faculty of McHenry County College.

Three scholarships worth 60 tuition credit hours each at McHenry County College will be awarded in recognition of retired faculty members David B. Hill, John D. Konitzer, and Erwin Cornelius.

Recipients of the Founding Faculty Scholarship will receive 60 (in district) credit hours of tuition at McHenry County College. Recipients must pay for their fees and books.

Recipients are required to enroll in at least twelve (12) credit hours per semester (fall and spring) at MCC, earned a minimum of a 2.50 high school or MCC GPA, as well as complete other requirements as listed on this application.


Deadline:  3/2/2018

Details: 2018_2019_mffs_application.pdf


MCC Presidential Talent Scholarship

The Presidential Talent Scholarship, MCC's most prestigious scholarship, is awarded each year to qualified individuals based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and community involvement.

Recipients of the Presidential Talent Scholarship will receive 60 (in district) credit hours of tuition, fees, and books at McHenry County College. Recipients are required to enroll in at least 12 credit hours per semester (fall and spring) at MCC, earned a minimum of a 3.60 high school GPA, commit to represent MCC each semester (fall and spring) as well as complete other requirements as listed on this application.

Please note that five total Presidential Talent Scholarships will be awarded.


Deadline:  3/2/2018

Details: 2018_2019_pts_application.pdf


Board of Trustees Scholarship

The Board of Trustees Scholarship will be awarded to qualified individuals based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community involvement. Recipients must be a McHenry County College indistrict high school graduate from December 2017 to June 2018.

Recipients of the Board of Trustees Scholarship will receive 60 (in district) credit hours of tuition at McHenry County College. Recipients must pay for their fees and books. Recipients are required to enroll in a least twelve (12) credit hours per semester (fall and spring) at MCC, earned a minimum of a 3.0 high school GPA, as well as complete other requirements as listed on this application.

Please note that three (3) total Board of Trustee Scholarships will be awarded.


Deadline:  3/2/2018

Details: 2018_2019_board_of_trustee_application.pdf


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Centegra Health System Auxiliary Offers 2 Scholarships

Jackie Sund Nursing Scholarship and Audrey Ballard Nursing Scholarship. Go to https://centegra.org/scholarships/ for applications and details about these outstanding individuals.
Deadline: 3/23/2018
Details: https://centegra.org/scholarships/


Vincent J. Vittore Memorial Scholarship

The Vincent J. Vittore Memorial Scholarship was founded by the BTB Foundation to honor the enthusiasm, humor and strength that Vince displayed during his life and for his love for family, friends and great journalism.
Deadline: 3/31/2018
Details: http://www.btbfoundation.org/2018-scholarship-application.html


McHenry Garden Club

McHenry Garden Club to Award $3,000 in Scholarships The McHenry Garden Club will award Scholarships totaling $3,000 to High School graduating seniors and students currently enrolled in a college or university. This program is supported by our annual spring "Container Garden Gala" and winter "Holiday Floral Show."
Deadline: 4/3/2018
Details: http://mchenrygardenclub.com/civic-projects/scholarships/


Rotary District 6440 Vocational Scholarship

Scholarship grants in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded to support educational programs preparing students for vocational or technical careers attainable with less than a four-year degree. Grants will be limited to an Associate Degree or equivalent certification program.
Deadline: 4/6/2018
Details: docRotaryScholarship.pdf


Auxiliary Scholarship

This scholarship aids students majoring in a Health Care Professional field who reside in the hospital service area. Applications are available in February and the deadline for submittal of the completed application including current references, transcripts, and proof of acceptance into a Health Care Professional program is Monday, April 9, 2018 by 4pm.
Deadline: 4/9/2018
Details: https://www.advocatehealth.com/gshp/patients-and-visitors/hospital-information/volunteer-auxiliary/scholarships


Devry University Scholarships

Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation

The Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (REEF) awards scholarships to students of real estate and related fields of study at colleges and universities both within and outside Illinois.

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Scholarship Search Resources

MCC also encourages you to explore outside scholarship resources such as private scholarships offered by employers, religious organizations, community-based organizations, foundations, companies, and many others.

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