Our Opportunities



NOTE: Scholarship applications for the Fall 2019 semester will be open between March 15 – April 30, 2019.

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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.
  • Complete the General Application. By completing the General Application, you will be recommended opportunities which you may apply for based on your answers.
  • Below is the complete listing of scholarships. If the word “Ended” is next to the scholarship description, that opportunity is not currently available. Please continue to check your Recommended Opportunities for updated information.
  • If you are awarded a scholarship, you will be notified via the email you provide and through a notification on the Applications page.

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

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees McClain Family Nursing Fund
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a full time student at MCC in their second year in the nursing program taking a minimum of 7 credit...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a full time student at MCC in...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees MCIC Scholarship Endowment
Criteria includes: Enrollment in 6+ credit hours; Resident of McHenry County; Pursuing a degree/certificate in Construction Management,...
Criteria includes: Enrollment in 6+ credit hours; Resident of McHenry...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Medela Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a full-time student at MCC Applicant must be pursuing a Healthcare degree (nursing, health career or lab...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a full-time student at...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
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 more. Applicant must be a mother of at least one child. Applicant must hold...
Criteria: Applicant must be a student and age of twenty-one (21) or...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Nancy Mattison Memorial Scholarship
Nancy was an MCC student who died of cancer. Her parents established this fund to benefit special needs students. Criteria includes: FAFSA...
Nancy was an MCC student who died of cancer. Her parents established...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Scholarship
MCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program is designed to prepare individuals to function as a professional OTA in a variety of health care...
MCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program is designed to prepare...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
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 of GPA. Applicant must be a student currently pursuing a degree in...
Criteria includes: Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA and provide proof...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Prairie Community Bank
Established in 2006, this scholarship was created to improving the life of community members through education. Criteria includes: 3.0 GPA; letter...
Established in 2006, this scholarship was created to improving the life...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied towards tuition only. Promise Williamsen Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Applicant must provide proof of a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a student currently pursuing a degree or certificate at...
Criteria Includes: Applicant must provide proof of a 2.5...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied towards tuition only.
Deadline04/30/2019
Up to $750 scholarship Fall semester to transfer institution. Psi Beta Scholarship
This scholarship was established to promote Psi Beta’s mission: To encourage professional development and psychological literacy of all students at...
This scholarship was established to promote Psi Beta’s mission: To...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Up to $750 scholarship Fall semester to transfer institution.
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Books and fees Robert C. Bartlett Special Needs Scholarship
Robert Bartlett helped to transform MCC into a first-rate school and a first choice option for students across the area. He served as President...
Robert Bartlett helped to transform MCC into a first-rate school and a...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Books and fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Robert D. Swain Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a child, stepchild, grandchild or step grandchild of a Chroma Corporation employee and provide an employee...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be a child, stepchild, grandchild or...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Rusty Wadsworth Humanities Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation from an instructor or supervisor. Applicant must provide proof of financial...
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees up to $1,500 per semester, for 2 up to semesters with 2.5 GPA Sage Products College Opportunity Scholarship
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; FAFSA application; letter of recommendation from an instructor or employer; pursuing a degree or certificate.
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; FAFSA application; letter of recommendation...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees up to $1,500 per semester, for 2 up to semesters with 2.5 GPA
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: tuition, books, fees Sage Products Nursing Fund
Criteria includes: *Full time enrollment in CNA Certificate or AAS Program, or Registered Nursing Program *FAFSA application *3.0 GPA.
Criteria includes: *Full time enrollment in CNA Certificate or AAS...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Shawnte A. Jones and Hess Family Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be female student. Applicant must be enrolled as a student taking 11+ credit hours. Applicant must have a...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be female student. Applicant must...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
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 College in 1973. She was married with two small children, and she took...
Sandra Pierce graduated in “one of the first” classes at McHenry County...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
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. Swanson Nurse Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled full-time (7+ hours) in the Nursing Program "“ AAS degree – leading to licensure as a Registered...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled full-time (7+ hours) in...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: 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.
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees Tom Allen Outstanding Student Servant Leadership Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate at MCC. Applicant must hold at least a 2.5+ cumulative GPA and provide proof of...
Criteria: Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate at...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Tri-Garden Clubs of Crystal Lake Horticulture Scholarship
Members from Countryside, Garden Gate and Green Twig garden clubs host an annual plant sale in the spring. This scholarship, established in 2011,...
Members from Countryside, Garden Gate and Green Twig garden clubs host...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Trustee Emeritus Barbara Walters Scholarship Award
Criteria includes: Applicant must complete and submit the MCC Scholarship Application. Applicant must be enrolled in and pursuing a degree in...
Criteria includes: Applicant must complete and submit the MCC...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied towards: Tuition, books, fees Walker-Epping Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide a one-page essay on their personal philosophy, and the value of education in his/her life. Applicant...
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide a one-page essay on their...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied towards: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Watlow Powered by Possibilities Scholarship
Criteria includes: Pursuing an Associates of Science or Associates of Engineering- preference on career in business or engineering; Complete a...
Criteria includes: Pursuing an Associates of Science or Associates of...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Web and Mobile Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in Web or Mobile course(s) and pursuing a Web or Mobile degree or certificate. Applicant must...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in Web or Mobile...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Wickersham Family Horticulture Scholarship Fund
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a Horticulture Student. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a Horticulture...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, up to 2 semesters. 2nd semester award requires proof of 2.5+ GPA. Women in Transition
Criteria includes: Enrollment in 12+ credit hours; Pursuing a degree or certificate; FAFSA application; essay must include explanation of...
Criteria includes: Enrollment in 12+ credit hours; Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, up to 2 semesters. 2nd semester award requires proof of 2.5+ GPA.
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Books Woodstock Harley-Davidson Veterans Book Scholarship
Woodstock Harley-Davidson established this scholarship to help returning veteran students pay for books. Criteria includes: *Veteran; *McHenry...
Woodstock Harley-Davidson established this scholarship to help returning...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Books
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees World Class Industries Scholarship Fund
World Class Industries established this scholarship to support students pursuing a career in manufacturing. Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; McHenry...
World Class Industries established this scholarship to support students...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline04/30/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Culinary Management Scholarship
Criteria includes: *Pursuing a degree or certificate; *3.0+ GPA; *Resident of college district #528; *Provide proof of financial need; *Be...
Criteria includes: *Pursuing a degree or certificate; *3.0+ GPA;...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Home State Bank Presidential Scholarship
Criteria includes: 6+ credit hour enrollment; 3.0 GPA; Pursuing a degree in business or finance; Resident of McHenry County; FAFSA...
Criteria includes: 6+ credit hour enrollment; 3.0 GPA; Pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Books and Supplies purchased from MCC Bookstore Bill Grey Memorial Art Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA and provide proof of...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Books and Supplies purchased from MCC Bookstore
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Bull Valley Garden Club Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a Horticulture student at MCC. Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation from an...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a Horticulture...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Christopher R. Schauer Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student. Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA and provide proof of GPA. Applicant...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Dolores Schmidt, R. N., Nursing Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be an MCC Student majoring in nursing. Applicant must provide proof of financial need through the FAFSA...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be an MCC Student majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees FIT Fitness Instructor Training Scholarship
Established by Frank Ardito to benefit students studying in the FIT program. • Applicant must be enrolled in the F.I.T. program at MCC for the...
Established by Frank Ardito to benefit students studying in the FIT...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois Annual Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must have documented disabilities. Applicant must provide an essay (300-word minimum) describing their educational...
Criteria includes: Applicant must have documented...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Jodi Morgan Retzlaff Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing an associate degree or certificate. Applicant must provide proof of a 2.0+ GPA. Applicant must be...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing an associate degree or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees LGBTQA Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must maintain a 2.75 GPA cumulative GPA and provide proof of GPA. Applicant must be resident of McHenry...
Criteria includes: Applicant must maintain a 2.75 GPA cumulative GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Mary R. Hunsaker Memorial Scholarship in Accounting
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide proof of financial need through the FAFSA application process. Applicant must be an MCC student...
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide proof of financial need...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Books and fees Nancy T. Haskins Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be an MCC student majoring in Horticulture or Biology. Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need by...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be an MCC student majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Books and fees
Ended
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, engineering or math (STEM). • Applicant must submit completed MCC...
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in science, technology,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Road Builder Charities Manufacturing Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and provide proof of GPA. Applicant must be enrolled in the MCC Manufacturing...
Criteria includes: Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
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 (7 credit hours) as defined by MCC nursing program. Applicant must be a...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award can be applied to tuition, books and fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Wick Family Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA. Applicant must be an MCC student enrolled in...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
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 Volleyball team. Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA and provide proof of...
Criteria Includes: Applicant must be a current member of MCC Women"™s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended