GED Next Step Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Applicant must have completed GED classes at MCC, scored 600 or higher on the GED test and provide proof of score. Applicant must intend to complete an Associate Degree or certificate at MCC and be taking at least six (6) credit hours per semester. Applicant must provide a one-page essay that describes your educational and career goals and how this scholarship would contribute to a meeting these goals. Applicant must provide a letter or recommendation.
Support provided: Scholarship provides up to $500.00 to recipient for the semester awarded. No payments made to the students directly. The award monies may only be used for tuition, books (purchased at the MCC bookstore) and fees (i.e., Registration, Course, Lab, and Technology required per course syllabus) for semester awarded.
Material to be submitted:
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Proof of GED or High School graduation.

Applicant must provide the following: the MCC Scholarship Application Form with signature and date, a one page essay, letter of recommendation and proof of GED score.

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