Scholarship Information

Scholarships at MCC

Friends of McHenry County College 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 ».


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Horatio Alger Scholarship

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
Deadline: 10/25/2019
Details: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/


WTS Junior College Scholarship

WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding community, technical, or trade college scholarships to women pursuing transportation related study at community and trade colleges.
Deadline: 11/1/2019
Details: http://www.wtsinternational.org/greaterchicago/scholarships/


Chicago-Based Refugees

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the Julia Stasch-IIE Scholarship for Refugees. Administered as part of IIE's Student Emergency Initiatives, this scholarship opportunity will support students who came to the United States as refugees or have been granted asylum to complete their studies at a Community College in the Greater Chicago Area. Apply on line now!
Deadline: 12/2/2019
Details: https://www.iie.org/Programs/Julia-Stasch-IIE-Scholarship-for-Refugees


Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers Education Foundation Scholarship

The IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship program strengthens the Illinois aggregates industry by promoting the education of worthy students seeking a career in the aggregates industry. Furthermore, this scholarship enhances the relationship between the IAAP and institutions of higher learning that are educating and training the next generation of aggregate industry professionals.
Deadline: 1/3/2020
Details: http://iaap-aggregates.org/education.htm


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

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