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Scholarships

Application-based scholarship opportunities are available to Metropolitan Community College students throughout the academic year. Scholarships may be awarded based on student financial need or based on academic progress. Students applying for scholarships based on financial need must have a completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on file at the MCC Financial Aid office.

High school seniors and home-school students in the MCC four-county area can apply for the Board of Governors Graduating Senior Scholarship. Applications are being accepted through March 1, 2018.

The Board of Governors Graduating Senior Scholarship

Competitive scholarship for graduating high school seniors from Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy or Washington counties, who have demonstrated a commitment to their future careers. Provides tuition, fees up to 18 credits per term. To be eligible to apply, students need to have a minimum high school GPA of 2.75. Scholarship is automatically renewable for students maintaining eligibility requirements after the first year of study.


We will be accepting applications for the following competitive scholarship opportunities from March 1 (noon) through March 31, 2018. Apply at mccneb.awardspring.com

Career Builder Scholarships

Competitive scholarship for graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to their future careers. Provides up to $1,500 to be used toward 2018-19 tuition and fees. To be eligible to apply, students need to have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0. Selected students will need to enroll in at least nine credit hours per term in a career and technical education program at Metropolitan Community College. Scholarship is automatically renewable for students maintaining eligibility requirements after the first year of study.

Continuing Student Scholarships

Competitive scholarship for current MCC students who have completed at least 36 credit hours in their declared program of study. Provides up to $1,500 to be used toward 2018-19 tuition and fees. To be eligible to apply, students need to have a minimum MCC GPA of 2.5. Selected students will need to be enrolled in an MCC associate degree program, taking at least nine credit hours per term for three terms and reside within the MCC four-county area.

Completion Scholarships

Competitive scholarship for current MCC students who are within 18 credit hours of completing their declared associate degree. Provides up to $1,000 to be used toward tuition and fees over three quarters of study. To be eligible to apply, students need to have a minimum MCC GPA of 2.5 and an educational plan on file. Selected students may use the scholarship over three consecutive quarters and reside within the MCC four-county area.

Johnny Rodgers Career and Technical Education Scholarships

Competitive scholarship for graduating high school seniors from Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, or Washington counties, who intend to complete an associate degree in a career and technical education major at MCC. Provides up to $1,500 to be used toward 2018-19 tuition, fees and books. To be eligible to apply, students need to complete a FAFSA and have demonstrated financial need. Selected students will need to enroll in at least three credit hours per term for three out of four terms in the 2018-19 academic year.


MCC FOUNDATION AND PRIVATE SCHOLARSHIPS

The MCC Foundation's online scholarship application system, AwardSpring, is available during the application availability dates. Visit the MCC Foundation's website for dates scholarship applications will be available. Students manage their own information, apply for multiple scholarships and check award status from any computer.
For Foundation and private scholarship questions, contact Rita McManigal, Associate Director of Systems and Processing.

Current outside scholarships

For a list of outside scholarships, click here.

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