Our Opportunities



Scholarship applications for Fall 2022 are now closed. All applicants will receive an email notification on awards in June. Please contact the Foundation with questions 815-455-8721.


Welcome to the Friends of McHenry County College Foundation scholarship application website!

  • To apply for scholarships, click the “Sign In” button located at the top right corner of this page and sign in with your myMCC credentials.
  • Start with completing the General Application. One Application for many scholarships! Once you submit the General Application, you will have automatically applied to any scholarship in which you qualify. If you choose, you may apply for additional recommended opportunities. Only students that apply to these additional opportunities have a chance to receive them. You may log back in and update the General Application until the deadline by clicking General Application in the upper left corner.
  • You will be notified whether you have been awarded a scholarship or not via the students.mchenry.edu email.

If you experience any difficulties or need assistance completing the application, please contact the Foundation at (815) 455-8721, foundation@mchenry.edu or visit A219.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Watlow Powered by Possibilities Scholarship
Criteria includes: Pursuing a degree in business or...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Christopher R. Schauer Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Dolores Schmidt, R. N., Nursing Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be an MCC Student majoring in...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees FIT Fitness Instructor Training Scholarship
Established by Frank Ardito to benefit students studying in the FIT...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Harvard Lions Club Legacy Award Scholarship in honor of Duffield “Duffy” Seyller and Ron “Smitty” Smith
Criteria: • Applicant must have attended one of these high schools from...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Jodi Morgan Retzlaff Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing an associate degree or...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Mary R. Hunsaker Memorial Scholarship in Accounting
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide proof of financial need...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition or fees Mary Therese Wendt Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Barbara Walters established the Mary Therese Wendt Memorial Endowed...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Nancy T. Haskins Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be an MCC student pursing a degree...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Peter Stuckey and Edith Nichols STEM Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in science, technology,...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Rachel Lee Bachman Memorial Culinary Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be enrolled in the Culinary...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Road Builder Charities Manufacturing Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and...
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Award can be applied to tuition, books and fees Roberta A. Noble Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing Endowment Fund
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Wick Family Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees John and Kathy Young Automotive Award
Criteria: Applicant pursuing a degree or certificate in Automotive...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Black Student Union Scholarship
Criteria includes: 2.0 GPA; Active participant in BSU; Supplemental...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition Only AAUW Crystal Lake Area Branch Scholarship
American Association of University Women Crystal Lake Branch holds...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees AAWCC Scholarship
American Association of Women in Community Colleges MCC Chapter supports...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Amanda Fair Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Amanda Fair Memorial Scholarship was established May 26, 2004 by...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Amanda Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Applicant must be a current member of MCC Women’s...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Anginetti L. Urch Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must live in-district. • Applicant must have a 2.0...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Anita U. Haughey Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Applicant must be a current resident of McHenry...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees APTAR STEM Scholarship
Aptar Group and Aptar Cary have depended on McHenry County College to...
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60 (in-district) credit hours of tuition at MCC for incoming high school students Board of Trustees Scholarship for Current Senior High School Students
The Board of Trustees Scholarship is awarded to qualified individuals...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition and fees and books from the MCC Bookstore Coilcraft Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 + cumulative GPA 12 credit hours (Full time...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees College Opportunity Scholarship
Criteria includes: pursuing a degree or certificate; 2.5 GPA; FAFSA...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Countryside Garden Club Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicants must complete and submit the MCC...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Crystal Lake Bank & Trust (A Wintrust Community Bank) Scholarship
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; Resident of McHenry County; Pursuing a...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Cynthia K. Roth COTA Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be enrolled in OTA program. • Preference to...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Darla D. Trimble Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Darla Trimble, the former...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees David T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Deb Strout Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide proof of financial need by...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Diane L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be studying the field of Finance, Accounting,...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Entrepreneurial Agriculture Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 GPA McHenry County Resident Student must be working...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Fabian Scholarship
“Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees. First Midwest Bank Scholarship
Making each community a better place in which to work and live is a...
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Full tuition for semester awarded, up to $1,500 Forge Ahead Scholarship Fund
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing an associate degree or...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees GED Next Step Scholarship
Criteria includes: Completed GED at MCC and scored 600 or higher on...
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Tuition and Fees General Kinematics Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a Welding Technician...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois Scholarship Fund
Goodwill Industries mission is to help individuals with barriers achieve...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition Only Graphic Arts Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in Graphic Arts...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Greg Alfus Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. • Applicant must be...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees Hans J. Wolf Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be pursuing either an Associates of Science...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Harvard Lions Club Tony Stricker Culinary Award Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 GPA Resident of McHenry County Enrolled in Culinary...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Hazel May St. Clair Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: 2.0 GPA A student of 30 or more years of age Demonstrate...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Nursing or completing...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Howard Foreman Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Howard Foreman was a wonderful teacher and friend to...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Jane S. Erickson Scholarship
Mrs. Erickson wanted to provide financial support for students who...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Jim Rohlwing Nursing Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be a returning student enrolled in...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition and books Joe Blanco Benevolent Heart Scholarship
Scholarship established in 2012 to support students with financial need...
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