Scholarship Opportunities Available Through the MCCC Foundation

Although it’s the summertime, back to school is just around the corner, and it’s time to begin thinking about the upcoming school year. With a new semester comes new opportunities for knowledge and growth, but it also sparks a number of questions of what lies ahead in an uncertain future. If you’re a college student, one of the questions that may have passed your mind for the upcoming school year is “how will I be able to afford my tuition?”. While an education is an incredible investment, acquiring those tuition dollars can be a big task for students all throughout the nation. Thankfully, however, if you’re a student of Mercer County Community College, financial support and assistance is only a few clicks away.

The Mercer County Community College Foundation recently announced that there are hundreds of scholarships available for students, with over 265 options to choose from. These scholarships are available to all MCCC students, and can play an integral role in funding your educational dreams. Scholarships range in award amounts, with the average award being $1,200 per scholarship. The largest scholarship currently available sits at $6,500. Opportunities for these scholarships are available to all prospective, continuing, or graduation students. If you are a new or prospective student and would like to learn more about how to get started, please visit this website for additional details: New and Prospective Students – MCCC. Continuing students can access the portal here: Continuing Students – MCCC.

Scholarships are one of the major ways that today’s students can help make a college education more accessible and affordable. On top of great everyday low tuition rates, Mercer County Community College has gone the extra mile to provide its students with opportunities for support and financial assistance. If you are interested in applying for the 2023-2024 school year, new and continuing students must submit their scholarship applications by October 31st, 2023 in order to be considered. Committees will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Assistance is provided through the MCCC Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to supporting the mission of Mercer County Community College and continue to make education accessible in our community. Since their founding in 1976, the MCCC Foundation continues to work alongside the college’s Development, Grants & Alumni Office to coordinate giving and help students navigate the process of accessing all the incredible resources available to them. If you would like to learn more about the foundation and what you can do to support this incredible work, please visit the MCCC Foundation website for further details: MCCC Foundation – Home.

If you have any questions or would like any help applying, please contact MCCC at for additional assistance. An endless world of opportunity is one application away, so don’t miss your chance to take advantage of these incredible resources today!

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