Purple Pride Funds available

Purple Pride Relief Fund - Emergency Financial Assistance

Purple Pride Relief Funding will be available through Fall 2022 to help MCC students continue their education despite the economic challenges caused by COVID-19. Students enrolled in Fall 2022 courses and who are experiencing financial hardship should apply for the Fall 2022 Purple Pride Relief Fund today.

Fall 2022 Awards Per Credit Hour

  • $400 for students actively enrolled in three to eight credits
  • $800 for students actively enrolled in nine or more credits

Apply for Fall 2022 Purple Pride Relief Fund

Funding is not available for the Summer 2022 semester. Students who need financial support during Summer 2022 may:


An award will be provided to eligible students for financial assistance to cover student basic needs to assist with items such as:

  • Tuition and fees (scholarship for past due or existing balance)
  • Course materials and books
  • Technology costs or tools to support the multiple modes of instruction
  • Housing needs
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare
  • Loss of student employment

Funds for Fall 2022 will be available to students who satisfy state residency requirements, are enrolled at MCC for a minimum of three credits in the Fall 2022 semester, and are in compliance with the Governor’s mandate regarding proof of COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing. Funds can be applied to any outstanding balance a student may have with the College. Students have a chance to declare where they would like to apply these funds at the end of the application. Students receive one grant award per semester.