Manchester Community College Foundation awarded a total of more than $51,000 in scholarships for the 2022 summer sessions. The foundation distributed a total of just over $851,000 during the 2021-2022 academic year. The average scholarship award was about $1,300, and a number of students received awards of $3,000.
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Manchester Community College Foundation awarded more than $347,000 in scholarships to 268 students for the Spring 2022 semester. In addition, scholarship applications are now open for Fall 2022 semester.
Peter Schauster, of Manchester, and Marlon Taffe, of Collinsville, were elected as directors serving through June 30, 2023.
Manchester Community College will host the visiting poet Kaveh Akbar on Monday, March 21, for a masterclass and reading of his work, in the SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium, starting at 4:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
MCC Foundation is the recent recipient of two endowment-establishing gifts to help Manchester Community College students achieve their educational goals.
Shay Smith ’15, of West Hartford, and Steven Hernández, Esq., of Manchester, have been elected to serve terms effective December 1, 2021, through June 30, 2023. Adam Webb, of Harford, is the MCC student representative on the board and will serve until he graduates.
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.
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.