MCC Extends Scholarship Application Deadline for 2020-21 Academic Year

MANCHESTER, Conn. (April 21, 2020) – Manchester Community College extended the scholarship application deadline for the 2020-21 academic year to Thursday, April 30.

“To help students struggling right now with personal issues related to the pandemic crisis, we have extended our Fall 2020 scholarship application deadline, and we have also expanded the program to offer scholarships for students who need to take summer classes,” said Diana Reid, director of development and alumni relations. “There is also help for students through the Funds to Finish Scholarship, which assists students who have one or two classes left to graduate by covering the cost of tuition for up to six credits.”

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MCC students who attend on a full-time or part-time basis and are matriculated in a degree or certificate program at the college are eligible to apply for scholarships. Each semester, scholarships awarded through the support of MCC Foundation help hundreds of deserving students achieve their academic dreams. A total of more than $400,000 in scholarship funding was awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year.

In addition, graduating high school students who have been admitted to MCC are eligible to apply for the High School Graduate/GED Scholarship. Applicants must meet the following criteria: They must be enrolled either full- or part-time in an MCC degree or certificate program, have a high school grade point average of 2.5 or better, be able to demonstrate volunteer activity and show evidence of financial need.

About MCC Foundation

Manchester Community College Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 Connecticut corporation governed by a volunteer board of directors, composed of business and community leaders. The foundation secures funding to assist the college in achieving its mission and goals through support of programs, scholarships and equipment.