It is projected that MCC Foundation will distribute over $850,000 in scholarships in the 2021-22 academic year, which would be a record level of direct student support.
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The scholarships, managed by MCC Foundation, are based on merit and will be awarded to precision manufacturing students to cover tuition, books and supplies that students are required to provide, such as personal tooling.
At Manchester Community College, an endowment fund can be established with a gift of $10,000 or more. Donors are acknowledged on the college’s Donor Wall.
Manchester Community College Foundation is offering tuition assistance scholarships for the fall semester to new and continuing students who demonstrate financial need. International students may also be eligible. The application deadline is Sept 13.
Peter Grose was elected MCC Foundation president; Yvonne Martin, vice president; Michael B. Lynch Jr., treasurer; and Bethany Silver ’90, secretary.
The grant, to be managed by MCC Foundation, supports activities within the Health Careers programs such as background checks and CPR training, national credentialing reviews and study guides, licensure exams and even support for student attendance at professional conferences. The Paul L. Jones Trust was established in 1979 to assist higher-education institutions in Connecticut with students interested in medical and health-related fields.
Thirty-eight scholarships were awarded to 36 students. A total of more than $41,000 in funding was awarded, and on average each student received about $1,100.
Manchester Community College Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to fund scholarships for MCC students during the 2021-22 academic year.
New and continuing students enrolled part- or full-time in a credit degree or certificate program are eligible. Each semester, scholarships awarded through the support of MCC Foundation’s many generous donors help hundreds of deserving students achieve their academic dreams.
A resident of Ledyard, he brings 30 years of experience in institutional advancement, higher education administration and teaching, nonprofit management and consulting, and government and politics to MCC.