Miles Community College awards more than $300,000 worth of scholarships each year to currently enrolled students, transfer students, non-traditional students, and high school graduates from accredited high schools. These awards are intended to recognize scholastic and athletic excellence and support specific programs offered at Miles Community College.
The deadline for submitting an MCC Foundation scholarship application is February 1. The deadline for submitting a Nursing Program scholarship application is August 1. All applications must be fully completed and submitted in order for them to be reviewed by the MCC Scholarship Committee. Applicants must also have applied for admission at Miles Community College. For specific information on the scholarships offered at Miles Community College, please see below.
The MCC Foundation currently manages 12 funds, which provide for 20-30 scholarship awards annually. Students must be seeking a degree in a Certificate, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Applied Science program. These scholarships are available to adult learners and those who are continuing their educational endeavors, as well as all of our first-year students. This application cycle opens September 1 and closes February 1.
MCC currently collaborates with 10 generous donors to provide 10 Nursing Program specific scholarship awards annually. Students must be accepted to the MCC Nursing program, seeking an Associate of Science, Nursing. This application cycle opens May 1 and closes August 1.
Many lending agencies offer private student loans as an alternative to the federal loan programs. However, private student loans should be considered loans of last resort. With limited exceptions, they are more costly then the federal loans and do not provide the same protections to borrowers.
Application for a private student loan is made directly to the lender, typically online. In turn, the lender then requests certification of eligibility from MCC.
Before pursuing a private student loan, students should complete the FAFSA and/or consult staff in the financial aid office to make sure all other options have been exhausted.