Our Opportunities



NOTE: Fall 2020 Scholarships have been awarded. Applications for Spring 2021 will open in September 2020.


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. These scholarships will appear on your Applications page. If you choose, you may apply for additional recommended opportunities.
  • *You will be notified whether you have been awarded a scholarship or not via the email you provided at MCC Registration.

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 Latino Educational Achievement Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program for a minimum of six (6) credit hours. Priority will be given...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a degree or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees LaVista Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program for a minimum of nine (9) credit hours. Demonstrate financial...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a degree or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees LeadingIT Technology Scholarship
Criteria: *Applicant pursuing an Associate in Science with focus on Computer Science, or and Associate in Applied Science in Network Security, or...
Criteria: *Applicant pursuing an Associate in Science with focus on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees
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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 GPA; FAFSA application; Letter of recommendation from an instructor
Criteria includes: *Pursuing a degree or certificate at MCC; 3.0...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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+ credit hour enrollment; enrollment in a MUS course; audition mandatory. This...
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; pursuing a degree or transferring; 6+ credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 Protection District when he suddenly passed away on July 15, 2008. He mentored...
Lt. Ward D Weber was an active member of the Richmond Township Fire...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 Scholarship in memory of Mary T. Wendt, her cousin. Mary was also a long time...
Barbara Walters established the Mary Therese Wendt Memorial Endowed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition or fees
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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 (at least 6 credit hours) student at McHenry County College. Applicant must provide...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a part-time (at least...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition and fees
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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 annual fundraiser to provide scholarships to students. Criteria includes:...
Since 2016 the McHenry County College Staff Council has organized an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 County; Pursuing a degree/certificate in Construction Management,...
Criteria includes: Enrollment in 6+ credit hours; Resident of McHenry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 must be pursuing a career in the field of criminal justice. • Preference to...
Criteria: • Applicant must be a resident of McHenry County. • Applicant...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees
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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 this fund to benefit special needs students. Criteria includes: FAFSA...
Nancy was an MCC student who died of cancer. Her parents established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 individuals to function as a professional OTA in a variety of health care...
MCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program is designed to prepare...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 of community members through education. Criteria includes: 3.0 GPA; letter...
Established in 2006, this scholarship was created to improving the life...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 GPA. Applicant must be a student currently pursuing a degree or certificate at...
Criteria Includes: Applicant must provide proof of a 2.5...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied towards tuition only.
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, 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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, Books and fees
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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 from an instructor or supervisor. Applicant must provide proof of financial...
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 from an instructor or employer; pursuing a degree or certificate.
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; Financial Need; letter of recommendation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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, Educational, and Career Goal Essays. • Applicant must maintain a 2.5+...
Criteria: • Applicant must complete both Financial Need and Personal,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees
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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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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 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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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. 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: Ended
  • 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.
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees The Gray Fund a Student Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 + GPA Full Time Enrollment – 12 credit Hours Financial Need
Criteria: 2.5 + GPA Full Time Enrollment – 12 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees The Tom and Julie Carey Fund a Student Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 + GPA Full Time Enrollment – 12 credit Hours Student area of study: Automotive, Manufacturing, Construction, or...
Criteria: 2.5 + GPA Full Time Enrollment – 12 credit Hours Student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees The Wormley Family Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 + GPA Full Time Enrollment – 12 credit Hours Preference to first generation student Financial Need
Criteria: 2.5 + GPA Full Time Enrollment – 12 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees Tom Allen Outstanding Student Servant Leadership Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must exhibit servant leadership potential with a demonstrated record of volunteer services for non-profit organizations, and...
Criteria: Applicant must exhibit servant leadership potential with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees
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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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Trustee Emeritus Barbara Walters Scholarship Award
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in and pursuing a degree in Science and/or Mathematics. Applicant must be a resident of McHenry...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in and pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Watlow Powered by Possibilities Scholarship
Criteria includes: Pursuing a degree in business or engineering; Complete a financial need essay; Full time enrollment – 12 credit hours; 2.5...
Criteria includes: Pursuing a degree in business or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
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Award may be applied to: Tuition Only Barbara Hardt Memorial ECE Scholarship
Criteria includes: Enrollment in ECE courses; Completed at least 6 credit hours in ECE program; 2.75 GPA; Letter of recommendation from...
Criteria includes: Enrollment in ECE courses; Completed at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition Only
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Award may be applied to: Tuition Only Graphic Arts Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in Graphic Arts course(s) and pursuing AAS degree in Graphic Arts. Applicant must provide a short...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in Graphic Arts...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition Only
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