All-MCC Academic Team

This application is due September 1st by 5pm. Please make sure you fill out the application on the PTK website and email a copy of the completed application to attention Linda.

To be eligible for nomination to the All-USA Academic Team a student must:

  1. Must be enrolled in 6 credits at Mesa Community College during the Fall '20 and Spring '21 semesters to be nominated to the All-USA representing MCC Southern and Dobson or Red Mountain Campuses.
  2. Must plan to graduate from MCC at the Spring Graduation Ceremony. (Graduation Certification required)
  3. Must be currently enrolled in associate degree level coursework and be enrolled through May 2021 in a minimum of 6 semester hours at the Campus you are applying from.
  4. By December 31, 2020, you will need to have at least 30 semester college-level credit hours completed from a two-year/community college within the past 5 years (Fall 2015-present; remove remedial/developmental coursework in total credit count).
  5. Must have at least 36 semester college-level credit hours (either completed or transferred) of associate degree level coursework by December 31, 2020 (after removing remedial/developmental coursework).
  6. Must have posted a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 out of a possible 4.0 in all college-level credit coursework completed in the past five years (Fall 2015-present) (Include coursework at all institutions attended in the past five years when calculating GPA. GPA is calculated at point of application. You must maintain a 3.50 or higher GPA at the end of Fall 2020 semester to remain eligible for national scholarships.
  7. Must have a record free from any criminal conduct. (If you have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, you may check YES to this question if you have completed all terms and conditions of sentencing, including probation.)
  8. Must hold temporary or permanent residency in the country of the community college the student is attending or possess a visa considered appropriate by the college. The Citizenship Eligibility document outlines acceptable documentation used to verify proof of citizenship. *
  9. Must be on track to obtain an Associate or Bachelor’s degree
  10. Must be the first time you are nominated for the All-USA/Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team.
  11. Must be enrolled part-time or full-time in a Bachelor’s Degree program at a baccalaureate degree granting institution in Fall 2021
  12. Must have at least 45 semester (60 quarter) college-level credit hours (either completed or transferred) of associate degree coursework by December 31, 2020 (after removing remedial/development course work)
  13. Must have completed at least 50 semester (75 quarter) college-level credit hours by the time you transfer to a bachelor’s degree granting institution Fall 2021 (after removing remedial/development course work)

* You will be requested to provide proof of citizenship for the national competition. The All-USA Community College Academic Team, the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team, the Coca-Cola New Century Scholars program, and the GEICO Pathway to Completion Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship allow a variety of citizenships. (See their website)

To be eligible for Campus-based scholarships a student must:

  • Be at least a part-time student (enrolled in 6 credit hours minimum).
  • Be an Arizona State Resident. **
  • Be a U.S. Citizen. **
  • Be a high school graduate or have been certified as having passed the GED.
  • Be working toward a degree, certification program, and/or transfer program.
  • Have completed at least 12 credit hours at MCC in 100 level courses or above.
  • Students who have received other Talent Scholarship funds may not be eligible for these funds.

** Proposition 300 passed by Arizona voted in November 2006, stipulates that college students who are not legal US Citizens or without lawful immigration must pay out-of state tuition, and that persons who are not United States citizens and who are without lawful immigration status are not eligible for financial assistance using state money.

MCC Scholarships will be awarded for Fall semester and all Students will have the chance to apply for the All-USA Academic Team in the Fall; scores from this round will help support nomination for the top applicants.