Our Opportunities



NOTE: Scholarship applications for the Spring 2020 semester are now closed. Notification of awards will be emailed by late November.


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 John Lillie Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate at MCC. Maintain at least a 2.5+ GPA and provide copy of...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Julie A. Ridge Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Applicant must be a student with special needs as deemed by Office of Access and Disability Applicant can be taking credit...
Criteria Includes: Applicant must be a student with special needs as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees. Provides up to (4) consecutive semesters with 2.5 GPA Knaack LLC Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a min. of 6 credit hours each semester or be enrolled in the MCC Fast Track Program. Applicants...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a min. of 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees. Provides up to (4) consecutive semesters with 2.5 GPA
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Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Lacey in Reserve Trust Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must submit a 200-300 word essay outlining their need for emergency scholarship. Applicant must be currently enrolled and...
Criteria: Applicant must submit a 200-300 word essay outlining their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees LGBTQA Spring 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 Maria and Steve Theofanous Culinary Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in the Culinary Management program at MCC and plans to earn an associate degree. Preference will...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in the Culinary...
  • 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: 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
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition and fees Max M. Liptrot Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time (at least 12 credit hours) student at McHenry County College. Applicant must...
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time (at least...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition and fees
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
Award may be applied to: Books 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
Ended
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
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 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.
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 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: 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 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
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees up to $1,500 per semester, for 2 up to semesters with 2.5 GPA
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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.
Ended
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
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 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
Ended
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
Ended
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 employer...
Criteria includes: Enrollment in ECE courses; completed at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award may be applied to: Tuition Only
Ended
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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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