Scholarships Within MCC

 While there are no scholarships intended for international students specifically, the following is a list of scholarships that are offered to Mesa Community College students at a glance. Please visit each scholarship's website for detailed information. 

Honors Achievement Award Scholarship

This academic scholarship is offered by the Honors Department. Students can apply at the beginning of each semester.

For a student to be able to apply for this scholarship they will need to be part of the Honors Program, have a 3.25 GPA. They must also have completed 12 credits. In addition to this they have to enroll in Honors classes and complete extra curricula activity.

For more information visit the Honors Achievement Scholarship website.

Follet Bookstore Scholarship

The Follet Bookstore offers a scholarship to aid students with their course supplies and school books. Students can apply at the beginning of each semester.

Students interested in this scholarship must be enrolled at Mesa Community College and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must have completed 50% of their classes and 2/3 of all attempted course work. They also need a written recommendation from an MCC Faculty or board approved employee.

For more details refer to the Follet Bookstore Scholarship document.

John Ohl Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is one of two offered by the Social Sciences Department. Every year the deadline for applications is October. 

In order to be eligible for this scholarship students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits in Fall, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students must also need to have completed at least one History class at MCC and they must also be pursuing a degree at MCC.

To read more on this scholarship you can visit the Social Sciences Department website.

Social Sciences Department Scholarship

This scholarship is also offered by the Social Sciences Department. As with the John Ohl Scholarship the deadline for applications is in October.

Requirements for students interested in this scholarships are that the students are enrolled in at least 6 credits in fall and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They need to have completed at least 12 credits. One key difference between this and the John Ohl Scholarship is that students must also need to have taken at least one Economics, History or Political Science course at MCC.

To find out more visit the Social Sciences Department website.

Business and Information Systems Scholarship

The Business and Information Systems Department also offers a Scholarship to those students that are majoring in one of their programs.

Other requirements for this scholarship include having completed 12 credit hours at MCC with a 3.0 GPA or better. They must also be planning to enroll at MCC during the summer and/or fall semester(s).

For more information please visit the Business and Information Systems Scholarship website.

Fast Tracking the Dream

This aid from the New Leaf - IDA Program requires that students apply for it one semester beforehand.

In order to be accepted students must have a valid U.S. Social Security Number (international students can get one after their first semester at a U.S. college and getting a job offer). Students must also agree to save a minimum of $25 a month for a period of 6 months. Students must be enrolled at MCC and the must have completed a financial literacy course.

To get more information please visit the Civic Engagement Department (KSC 35N) for more information.

Maricopa Foundation Scholarships

The Maricopa Foundation offers scholarships that are privately funded but are open to all students. These scholarships vary regarding requirements and in what they offer. We suggests that the students visit Financial Aid's Scholarship website for more information.