Our Opportunities



Scholarship applications for Spring 2023 semester are currently in review. All applicants will receive an email response by December 10, 2022. 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.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Watlow Powered by Possibilities Scholarship
Criteria includes: Pursuing a degree in business or...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Rachel Lee Bachman Memorial Culinary Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be enrolled in the Culinary...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees John and Kathy Young Automotive Award
Criteria: Applicant pursuing a degree or certificate in Automotive...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees AAWCC Scholarship
American Association of Women in Community Colleges MCC Chapter supports...
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees APTAR STEM Scholarship
Aptar Group and Aptar Cary have depended on McHenry County College to...
Ended
60 (in-district) credit hours of tuition at MCC for incoming high school students Board of Trustees Scholarship for Current Senior High School Students
The Board of Trustees Scholarship is awarded to qualified individuals...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition and fees and books from the MCC Bookstore Coilcraft Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 + cumulative GPA 12 credit hours (Full time...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees College Opportunity Scholarship
Criteria includes: pursuing a degree or certificate; 2.5 GPA; FAFSA...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Cynthia K. Roth COTA Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be enrolled in OTA program. • Preference to...
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...
Ended
Tuition and Fees General Kinematics Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a Welding Technician...
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Nursing or completing...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Jane S. Erickson Scholarship
Mrs. Erickson wanted to provide financial support for students who...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Jim Rohlwing Nursing Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be a returning student enrolled in...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition and books Joe Blanco Benevolent Heart Scholarship
Scholarship established in 2012 to support students with financial need...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees LeCoque Family Foundation Scholarship
Criteria includes: *Pursuing a degree or certificate at MCC; 3.0...
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...
Ended
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees MCC Staff Council Scholarship
Since 2016 the McHenry County College Staff Council has organized an...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees MCIC Scholarship Endowment
Criteria includes: Enrollment in 6+ credit hours; Resident of McHenry...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Mel Wallace Criminal Justice Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must be a resident of McHenry County. • Applicant...
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...
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Prairie Community Bank
Established in 2006, this scholarship was created to improving the life...
Ended
60 (in-district) credit hours of tuition, fees, and books at MCC for up to 5 incoming high school students Presidential Talent Scholarship for Current Senior High School Students
McHenry County College, along with the Friends of MCC Foundation, award...
Ended
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees World Class Industries Scholarship Fund
World Class Industries established this scholarship to support students...
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Maria and Steve Theofanous Culinary Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in the Culinary...
Ended
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...
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...
Ended
This is a needs-based scholarship open to all STEM students with award of up to $5,000/year. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Scholarship
This Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship open to all students...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition Only AAUW Crystal Lake Area Branch Scholarship
American Association of University Women Crystal Lake Branch holds...
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Anginetti L. Urch Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must live in-district. • Applicant must have a 2.0...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Anita U. Haughey Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Includes: Applicant must be a current resident of McHenry...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Christopher R. Schauer Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Countryside Garden Club Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicants must complete and submit the MCC...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Crystal Lake Bank & Trust (A Wintrust Community Bank) Scholarship
Criteria includes: 2.5 GPA; Resident of McHenry County; Pursuing a...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees David T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Deb Strout Memorial Scholarship
Criteria includes: Applicant must provide proof of financial need by...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Diane L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be studying the field of Finance, Accounting,...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Dolores E. Hall Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: • Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA and provide proof of...
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...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Entrepreneurial Agriculture Scholarship
Criteria: 2.5 GPA McHenry County Resident Student must be working...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Fabian Scholarship
“Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and a second semester award based on continued criteria eligibility. FIERF Forging Foundation Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be enrolled in an Engineering or Manufacturing...
Ended
Award may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Fitness Instructor Training Scholarship
Criteria • Applicant must be enrolled in the F.I.T. program at MCC for...
Ended