Our Opportunities



Applications for Fall 2024 are now closed. The award notices will be emailed to your MCC email mid-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.

• Other local scholarships (non-MCC) may be viewed by going to this link. https://www.mchenry.edu/scholarships/list.html

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Award may be applied to: Tuition, Fees and Books/supplies from MCC Bookstore 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 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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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Joe's Wish - Operation Re-Boot Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a veteran of the US Military,...
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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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Tuition and fees for STEM courses only, up to $3,000 over 2 semesters in academic year. Must apply each semester. John and Marilyn Krenger Scholarship
This scholarship will cover tuition and fees for STEM courses only, up...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees John J. Adelmann, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 9+...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees John Lillie Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Julie A. Ridge Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Applicant must be a student athlete on the MCC...
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$1,500.00 Kirby Family Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above • Applicant...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Latino Educational Achievement Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a degree or...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees LaVista Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a degree or...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees LeadingIT Jacob Patterson Memorial Technology Scholarship
Criteria: *Applicant pursuing an Associate with focus on Computer...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees LeCoque Family Foundation Scholarship
Criteria includes: *Pursuing a degree or certificate at MCC; 3.0...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Louise Lundemo Memorial Music Scholarship
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; pursuing a degree or transferring; 6+...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Lt. Ward D. Weber Memorial Scholarship
Lt. Ward D Weber was an active member of the Richmond Township Fire...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Mark A. Elmore Architect Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must plan to study Architecture at a 4 year school...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition and fees Max M. Liptrot Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a part-time to full...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition and fees MCC Alumni Fund Scholarship
The MCC Alumni Scholarship was founded in 2005 to help current MCC...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees MCC Staff Council Scholarship
Since 2016 the McHenry County College Staff Council has organized an...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees McClain Family Nursing Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a full time student at MCC in...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees MCIC Scholarship Endowment
Criteria includes: Enrollment in 6+ credit hours; Resident of McHenry...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Mel Wallace Criminal Justice Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be a resident of McHenry County. • Applicant...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees Moms of McHenry County Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be a student and age of twenty-one (21) or...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be studying Criminal Justice, Emergency...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Nancy Mattison Memorial Scholarship
Nancy was an MCC student who died of cancer. Her parents established...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Scholarship
MCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program is designed to prepare...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees. Old National Bank Scholarship
Criteria includes: 6+ credit hour enrollment; Pursuing a degree or...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Oliver "Duke" Gallagher Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA and provide proof...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Perseverance Pays Off Scholarship
Criteria: 3.0 GPA First generation student Full time student in...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Prairie Community Bank
Established in 2006, this scholarship was created to improving the life...
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Award may be applied towards tuition only. Promise Williamsen Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Applicant must provide proof of a 2.5...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Rob Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
Criteria: • Applicant must reside in McHenry County. • Applicant must...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, Books and fees Robert C. Bartlett Scholarship
Robert Bartlett helped to transform MCC into a first-rate school and a...
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Award may be applied to: tuition, books, fees Ronald P. Repp Creative Writing Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant studying English or Creative Writing. ...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Rusty Wadsworth Humanities Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Sage Products College Opportunity Scholarship
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; Financial Need; letter of recommendation...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees Sally Reuter Radka Family Endowed Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must complete both Financial Need and Personal,...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Shawnte A. Jones and Hess Family Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a student taking 11+...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Snap-on Automotive Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate in...
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Award may be applied to: tuition, books, fees Steph's Bookkeeping Scholarship
Scholarships at MCC are open for applications in September for Spring...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Steve and Sandra Pierce Endowment
Sandra Pierce graduated in “one of the first” classes at McHenry County...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, & fees; funds may carry over to spring with 2.5 GPA, full time enrollment, and in nursing program. Must re-apply for second semester. Swanson Nurse Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled full-time (7+ hours) in...
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees The Friends Nursing Scholarship
Nursing Scholarship
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