College Opportunity Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Applicants must complete and submit the MCC Scholarship Application form. Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from an instructor. Applicant must provide proof of GPA 2.5+ GPA. Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate at MCC. Applicant must demonstrate financial need by applying for FAFSA. Priority will be given to students who would be the first generation in their family to complete college.
Support provided: The annual award amount will be determined by the Finance Committee of the Friends of MCC Foundation Board of Directors. The award monies may only be used for tuition, books (purchased from the MCC Bookstore) and fees (i.e., Registration, Course, Lab, and Technology) for the semester awarded.
Material to be submitted:
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Proof of cumulative GPA.

Applicant must submit the following documentation: MCC scholarship application with signature and date. Letter of recommendation from an instructor. Must submit FAFSA and provide proof of financial need.

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For more information, please call (815) 455-8721 or visit the Friends of MCC Foundation, A209.