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.

WTS Junior College Scholarship

Each year the WTS Greater Chicago Chapter honors exceptional young women as they pursue careers in the transportation industry. Our chapter offers six local scholarships for women seeking both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Go to: for details. Deadline: E-mail must be received by 11:59pm CT, June 1, 2018.
Deadline:  6/1/2018


Other Scholarship Opportunities


In memory of Fran Johnson, a former Zonta member and community activist. Go to: to apply. Deadline is June 1, 2018.
Deadline: 6/1/2018

Horatio Alger Scholarship

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. Go to: before June 15, 2018 for more information and application.
Deadline: 6/15/2018

Independent Accountants Association of Illinois

Independent Accountants Association of Illinois Foundation is offering two $1000 scholarships! Go to: Deadline is June 30, 2018.
Deadline: 6/30/2018

Columbia College Chicagoland Transfer Award

Apply as a transfer student if you’ve completed high school, home school, or a GED and have enrolled in at least 1 credit hour at a postsecondary college or university. This excludes dual enrollments, courses taken at Columbia College Chicago, and/or any postsecondary enrollment during the summer immediately following secondary school graduation or GED completion. Go to: for application and more information. Complete your application by: July 31, 2018.
Deadline: 7/31/2018

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. has been helping parents and student find scholarships and free college money since 2001.

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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