Our Opportunities



NOTE: Scholarship applications for the Spring 2020 semester are now open!.


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 submitting the General Application, you will be auto-matched to scholarships. Once you submit the application, you will be able to see and apply to additional recommended opportunities.
  • You will be notified via the email you provide registration on your student account. You may also view awards by going to 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 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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award can be applied to tuition, books and fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees up to $1,500 per semester, for 2 up to semesters with 2.5 GPA
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, and fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • 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.
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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. Preference...
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide a one-page essay on their...
  • Deadline: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied towards: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees. 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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees.
Deadline10/06/2019
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: 10/06/2019
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline10/06/2019
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 AAWCC Scholarship
American Association of Women in Community Colleges MCC Chapter supports this scholarships. Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; Letter of recommendation...
American Association of Women in Community Colleges MCC Chapter supports...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Amanda Fair Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Amanda Fair Memorial Scholarship was established May 26, 2004 by DuWayne Fair. Amanda’s life was cut short at age 19 due to a tragic car...
The Amanda Fair Memorial Scholarship was established May 26, 2004 by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Black Student Union Scholarship
Criteria includes: 2.0 GPA; Resident of McHenry County; Active participant in BSU and outreach events; Supplemental essay on celebrated African...
Criteria includes: 2.0 GPA; Resident of McHenry County; Active...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Darla D. Trimble Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Darla Trimble, the former registrar at MCC. She had been an MCC employee for 18 years. The first...
This scholarship was established in memory of Darla Trimble, the former...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Dwight Maness Memorial Scholarship
Candidates should be pursuing an AAS in Criminal Justice degree which helps students develop the skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for...
Candidates should be pursuing an AAS in Criminal Justice degree which...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
$4,000 towards tuition, books, fees for final Fall and Spring semesters at MCC. Additional $6,000 award upon transfer to 4-year college/university (must be accredited). Education to Empowerment
Criteria includes: Female student or transgender student who self-identifies as a woman; Full time enrollment; McHenry County resident; 3.25...
Criteria includes: Female student or transgender student who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000 towards tuition, books, fees for final Fall and Spring semesters at MCC. Additional $6,000 award upon transfer to 4-year college/university (must be accredited).
Ended
Tuition and Fees General Kinematics Welding Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a Welding Technician Certificate. • Applicant must hold at least a 2.5 + cumulative GPA and provide proof of...
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a Welding Technician...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Tuition and Fees
Ended
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 the dignity of work through advanced education. This program has enabled...
Goodwill Industries mission is to help individuals with barriers achieve...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, and International studies abroad expenses James Gratton Kenna Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Humanities: Art, English, Journalism, Languages, Music, Philosophy, Speech or...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Humanities:...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, and International studies abroad expenses
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Jane S. Erickson Scholarship
Mrs. Erickson wanted to provide financial support for students who intend to pursue a major in Mathematics, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics,...
Mrs. Erickson wanted to provide financial support for students who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition and books Joe Blanco Benevolent Heart Scholarship
Scholarship established in 2012 to support students with financial need who strive to improve their community through service. Criteria includes:...
Scholarship established in 2012 to support students with financial need...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition and books
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Books and 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 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 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
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Books
Ended
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
Ended