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Private scholarships and other funding resources are available to students through private foundations and/or external organizations. Certain private scholarships may be available to students regardless of their immigration status. MCC is not responsible for any of the information provided by external organizations.
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The Help Your Student Loans contest is open to current and former students, and awards a minimum of $15,000 to the winning entrant(s) chosen biannually.
There is a $24.95 entry fee for the contest.
This innovative effort to help some individuals pay off their student loan debt and in so doing stimulate the economy is sustainable and funded through applications fees. By operating on principles similar to many scholarships but available even after students have graduated, Help Your Student Loans is making a difference in people’s lives.
As the national student debt surmounts one trillion dollars and the interest rate of Federal loans increases, millions of students are struggling with the rising cost of paying for their education. Help Your Student Loans is an innovative approach to helping relieve student loan debt.
The list below is not a complete list of scholarships available at MCC.
Ongoing Scholarship Resources
Total Scholarship Funds: Varies
Individual Awards: Varies
Teacher Education And Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood® is a comprehensive scholarship program that links training, compensation, and commitment to improving the quality of early childhood care and education experiences for young children and their families.
There are four components to the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Program:
Child care center teachers, directors, and family child care providers may be eligible for a scholarship if they:
Visit their website to download the application and for additional information.
The A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Arthur W. Bodine, a distinguished director of Sunkist Growers and a respected agricultural leader, to provide funds for undergraduate students from agricultural backgrounds who are in need of financial assistance to further their educations.
Application Package: Must include all of the following or it will not be considered.
The scholarships are available to students entering any undergraduate grade level who are enrolled in or have applications pending at an accredited college and plan to pursue a course of study leading to a recognized degree. While the award amount may vary, it averages $2,000.00 per academic year. In addition, selection is based on a combination of college board test scores, an essay and references.
Scholarships are renewable, based on an annual review for up to four years of full-time undergraduate study, and it may be extended under special circumstances. While in college, the recipients must maintain good academic and disciplinary standings, carry at least 12 graded units per trm and earn a minimum 2.7 grade point average.
A completed application package is essential for consideration. Students must complete the confidential application which includes:
Phi Theta Kappa offers multiple scholarships throughout the year for Phi Theta Kappa members. Scholarships can be found at: www.mesacc.edu/students/phi-theta-kappa/scholarships
Awarded to students who have completed an associate's degree with a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.75 or higher. Students who have completed an associate's degree from a Maricopa Community College with a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.50-3.74 may also be considered for this award, contingent upon available funding. To learn more:
Kaplan believes a university should adapt to its students, and not the other way around. That's why Kaplan University has partnered with Maricopa Community Colleges to offer their graduates a 10% tuition reduction and opportunities to benefit from various scholarships. Kaplan University offers four scholarship programs to eligible students. To learn more:
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