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

Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Each year, Marianjoy proudly awards scholarships to students with disabilites to help them pursue educational programs at accredited two or four-year colleges and universities, or vocational technical schools in the United States.
Deadline: 3/29/2019

2019 American Spirit Scholarship

The Fox River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, is proud to announce a new scholarship recognizing one deserving local high school senior or college student who has demonstrated outstanding service to community, school or church through their volunteer work. (This work should not be required hours of service for scouts or school.) One $1,000 award will be presented to a student wishing to further their education at an institution of higher learning. Financial need and GPA is not considered as this scholarship is meant to embrace the spirit of volunteerism, one of the fundamental cornerstones of our organization.
Deadline: 3/31/2019
Details: 2019FRVScholarshipApplication.pdf

Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling

The Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling is an organization of counseling professionals dedicated to serving students as they explore options and make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. Check out their webpage for more information.
Deadline: 4/1/2019

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Scholarship

This scholarship aids students majoring in a Health Care Professional field who reside in the hospital service area. Applications are available in February and the deadline for submittal of the completed application including current references, transcripts, and proof of acceptance into a Health Care Professional program is in early April. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of attitude and desire toward education, leadership, citizenship, personality, and financial need.
Deadline: 4/17/2019

FMS Finance Award

Presented annually, the FMS Finance and Accounting Scholarship will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship to an eligible college student majoring in an accounting or finance-related field. This scholarship is a non-renewable scholarship.
Deadline: 4/19/2019

Centegra Health System

Jackie Sund Nursing Scholarship, Audrey Ballard Nursing Scholarship and Janet Smith Nursing. Go to for applications and details about these outstanding individuals.
Deadline: 4/19/2019

RWC Memorial Scholarships

The RWC is offering two Memorial Scholarships. The Al Jourdan Memorial Scholarship and Geri Davis Memorial Scholarship each worth $1000.00. Please fill out the attachment for those who are interested.
Deadline: 4/30/2019
Details: 2019ScholarshipApplication.pdf

Columbia College Chicagoland Transfer Award

Calling all Chicago-area community college students!Columbia College Chicago is offering one full-tuition scholarship and 10 scholarships of $12,000 to eligible Chicago-area community college students who transfer to Columbia for the Fall 2019 semester. Each award is renewable annually.
Deadline: 6/19/2019

MedEvac Foundation International

Children who have lost a parent or had a parent seriously injured in an air medical or critical care ground transport accident are eligible for financial assistance through the MedEvac Foundation International's Children's Scholarship Fund.
Deadline: 8/2/2019

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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