Scholarship Opportunities

There are a variety of academic and merit-based scholarships available to MCC students, as well as external scholarships that can help you offset your costs.

Not a student yet? Apply to MCC first, then complete a scholarship application.

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High Impact Scholarships

Each spring MCC accepts applications for a select group of high-value scholarships for students enrolling in the following academic year, including the Presidential Talent Scholarship, Board of Trustees Scholarship, Founding Faculty Scholarship, and STEM Scholarship. Apply to MCC and complete a scholarship application
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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. Scholarship applications are accepted twice a year. See Friends of McHenry County College Foundation Scholarship details

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Noncredit Career Training Scholarships

The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation offers financial support to MCC students interested in noncredit career training programs that provide professional certification, licensure, or other industry-recognized credentials.

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Retired Adult Program Scholarships

A scholarship/sponsorship fund has been established to assist people who have difficulty paying the Retired Adult Program membership fee or class fees. Contact RAP@mchenry.edu for more information about scholarship/sponsorship criteria and application procedures.
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Scholarships Offered By Other Organizations

Find out about scholarships offered by local organizations and scholarship search resources.