Scholarships

The Mentors in Violence Prevention at MCC (MVP-MCC) “MVP in ACTION Scholarship” is funded by The MCC Foundation and is awarded annually to a returning student who competes by writing an essay addressing the following topic: “What have I done and/or plan to do with the principles of MVP Training to impact our community”. The essay must be 500-1000 words and meet additional criteria. All returning students are eligible, not just those who complete our three-day Train the Trainers (TtT) certification program.

Eligibility:

  1. Open to any student enrolled in Monroe Community College that is returning as a FULL-TIME Student (12+ Credit Hours) for the next School Year.
  2. Selection of the winners will be decided by the Mentors in Violence Prevention Team and will be based upon the essay review.

Other factors that will be taken into consideration include: skill and ability, initiative, eagerness to learn, discretion, maturity, and flexibility.

Award: $3,000.00

Deadline: 03/15/2021

Established by family and friends in 1990 in memory of Phyllis Hazen, an MCC alumna, to provide financial support to deserving MCC females.

Eligibility:

  1. Women returning to school full time.
  2. Demonstrated financial need.
  3. Preference given to members of AWARE and those studying history and social science.
  4. Must have completed 30 hours of study with minimum 3.0 GPA.

Award: $500

Deadline: 03/15/2021

Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry P. French, Jr. and his wife, Beverly, established this scholarship in 2005 to honor an MCC student for academic achievement in the study of history with a focus toward global understanding.

Eligibility:

  1. Completed at least one history course.
  2. Academic merit in studies of history with a focus on global understanding.

Award: $1,500

Deadline: 03/15/2021

Established by Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry P. French, Jr. in 2003 to recognize political science students who have demonstrated the highest degree of academic preparation and achievement in the concentration of political science.

Eligibility:

  1. Student of academic merit.
  2. Political science major.
  3. Active in student government.

Award: $1,500

Deadline: 03/15/2021