Scholarship Opportunities

See the many Friends of MCC Foundation academic and merit-based scholarships available to MCC students, as well as external scholarships that can help you offset your college-related 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, and Founding Faculty Scholarship. Apply to MCC and complete a scholarship application
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Friends of McHenry County College Foundation Scholarships

Open 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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Senior Scholarships

A scholarship/sponsorship fund has been established to assist those students aged 55 and better to pay for Community Education classes. Contact communityeducation@dcemu.net for more information about scholarship opportunities and application procedures.

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Scholarships Offered By Other Organizations

Consider scholarships offered by local organizations and scholarship search resources to find funding that fits your goals and fuels your future.