Women in Transition (WIT) Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: Application must provide a two-paragraph essay explaining her transitional status and need for financial support for her college education. Preference given to women who are 24+ years old and in transitional status within their life (back to school, divorcee, single parent or career change). Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit hours) Applicant must be pursuing a certificate or degree at MCC. Applicant should demonstrate current financial need by applying for FAFSA.
Support provided: This scholarship provides monies for the fall and spring semester up to a maximum of $3,000.00. No payments made directly to students. Award monies will be used towards tuition, books (purchased from the MCC Bookstore) and fees (i.e., Registration, Course, Lab, and Technology).
Material to be submitted:
  • Proof of cumulative GPA.

Applicants must submit the following documentation: MCC scholarship application form with signature and date. Essay explaining the transition status and need for financial support for education. Proof of GPA and full time student status.

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