Swanson Nurse Scholarship Award

Eligibility requirements: Applicant must be enrolled at McHenry County College in the CNA or RN program. Applicant must complete and submit the MCC Scholarship Application. Applicant must be a resident of McHenry County. Applicant must demonstrate a GPA of 2.5 or better either from High School or other college coursework. Transfer students are not eligible. Applicant must submit an essay on why they want to enter the nursing profession.
Support provided: The award amount will provide up to $1,250 to recipient for the semester awarded. This scholarship may be renewed for each student for an additional three (3) consecutive semesters provided: The recipient(s) remains in the MCC Nursing Program. The recipient(s) remains a full-time student. The recipient(s) maintains a GPA of 2.5 or better. No payments are made directly to students. 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:
  • Proof of cumulative GPA.

Applicant must provide the following: MCC Scholarship Application Form with signature and date, must provide proof of full-time enrollment in CNA or RN program, must provide proof of 2.5+ GPA, and proof of residency in McHenry County. Must submit essay.

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