College Project 2018-2019

Go Fish: Dynamic Scholarships

Scholarship Lab

12:00 - 4:00 pm on Wednesdays in the Center for Community & Civic Engagement at Southern & Dobson campus

Baiting the Hook

Complete a FAFSA application
To receive financial aid from the government, complete the FAFSA application
Create Presidential Profile (For President's Volunteer Service Award)
Log your service hours on
Join TRIO (If Eligible)
The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Join Connect 4 Success (Mentoring Program)
Connect 4 Success Mentoring is a program designed to match students one-to-one with another person to help navigate the college and campus experience.
Start MCC and Maricopa Foundation Profiles (Take essays to writing center)
To receive any scholarship offered by MCC or the Foundation a general application must be completed.

A Strong Line and a Sturdy Pole

Get involved with Phi Theta Kappa
Through Phi Theta Kappa you can join as a member or provisional member to learn about more volunteer opportunities and scholarship resources.
Join a Student Group (Student Life and Leadership)
There are over 30 clubs on campus in which you can get involved and gain leadership experience.
Apply for MCC and Foundation Scholarship
These scholarship are geared toward MCCCD students.

Reflections on Water

Participate in at least one community service activity
Go to Center for Community & Civic Engagement KSC 35N Lower Level at S&D Campus or DW 135 at the Red Mountain Campus)
Complete a service reflection
Writing a service reflection helps you improve your writing skills. In addition, it helps you remember the details to your service activity.

Let's Go Fish

Search for Scholarships
Finding a pool of scholarship that you are eligible for increases your probability of winning a scholarship.
Apply for at least one external scholarship
These scholarships are from various sources outside of the college.

Sea of Opportunity

Identify a need in the community (Significant Endeavor)
The largest paying scholarships require significant student involvement in one focused area. (Jack Kent Cooke, All-USA)