Education to Empowerment
The E2E scholarship provides full tuition, books, and fees for a recipient’s last year at MCC, up to $4,000 for the year. The scholarship also provides an additional $6,000 scholarship for the recipients first year at an accredited 4 year institution. The recipient must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a transfer university the following year.
- Full time enrollment;
- McHenry County resident;
- 3.25 GPA;
- female student or transgender student who self-identifies as a woman;
- 24 credits completed & final year at MCC, preference to a female with two semesters remaining at MCC;
- Transferring to a 4 year institution the following year;
- Applicant must submit a 300-word essay outlining their personal and career goals and how the financial support of this scholarship will help them.
- Applicant must submit a 300 word essay describing what a mentor means and what they hope this relationship would accomplish.
- Applicant must submit a 300 word essay describing financial or personal obstacles/barriers that they are facing or have overcome in regards to pursuing education.
- Applicant must submit a 300 word essay on anything else the applicant would like the selection committee to know about the applicant.
- Applicant must answer to their willingness to attend Education to Empowerment events (approximately four) and potentially speak on behalf of the recipients and/or the organization by describing to others what receiving this scholarship means to you.