MCC Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Application

The selection of all MCC Foundation Scholarship recipients is made on the basis of three criteria - academic performance, community /school involvement, and financial need. If additional requirements exist for specific scholarships, they are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, the deadline for MCC Foundation Scholarship applications is March 1.

  • Bernice Bowsman Scholarship. Awarded to a student with no restriction as to program of study.

  • Bauer Family Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to journalism majors.

  • John & Mary Blong Achievement Award. Awarded to an Iowa GED graduate with financial need.

  • Bloom Scholarship. Awarded to a student residing in Muscatine County who is studying for a career in a health-related field.

  • Edward S. Burns Family Scholarship. In memory of Bradford Burns. Awarded to a resident of Muscatine County with need and demonstrated commitment to academic excellence.

  • "C" Scholarship. Awarded to students with no restrictions as to program of study. Financial need will be considered.

  • Roy J. Carver Scholarship. Award is made with a preference given to students who intend to enter a career in business.

  • Herman Cohn Scholarship. Awarded to a sophomore student planning a business career. Criteria include character, demonstrated leadership qualities, financial need, and a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

  • Jerome W. Conway Scholarship. Awarded to a sophomore student. Criteria includes character, demonstrated leadership qualities, financial need and a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

  • William F. Cory Scholars. Scholarships awarded to students enrolled in the LPN program and MCC nursing graduates transferring to Scott Community College to complete the Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing. Preference given to nontraditional students and/or those exhibiting financial need.

    Scholarships awarded to students pursuing careers in general majors with preference given to education majors, nontraditional students and/ or those exhibiting financial need.

  • Feed and Fertilizer Marketing Scholarship. Awarded to first-year students entering the Feed and Fertilizer Marketing program. A separate application is required.

  • Gaekle Scholarship. Awarded to a math student.

  • Gould Scholarship. Awarded to a worthy student returning for the sophomore year with emphasis on financial need.

  • Harry J. and Nellie B. Griffith Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to Davenport West. Durant, Muscatine, Tipton, West Liberty, and Wilton High School seniors. Application and deadline inquiries should be made to the appropriate high school guidance office. Also some awards for returning MCC sophomores.

  • Ronald H. Hansen Scholarship. Awarded to an economics or business major.

  • Healey Scholarship. Awarded to a freshman student for tuition with preference given, but not restricted, to a student interested in foreign languages. The student should have a "B" average from high school and posses strong student habits. Financial need should be considered.

  • Huff Family Scholarship. Awarded to a student with no restriction as to program of study. Financial need should be considered.

  • Ruth Hazlett Scholarship. Awarded to students returning for the sophomore year who intend to enter careers in religious ministry, counseling or health-related professions.

  • Julia Elizabeth Scholarship. Awarded to students residing in Muscatine County.

  • Kevin Hildebrandt Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a returning journalism student with a C+ ... B average, with middle income.

  • Robert M. Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship. Preference given to a freshman student with a GPA of 3.5 or above, with financial need. Student should possess leadership, good character and citizenship qualities.

  • William and Mackie Krahl Scholarship. Awarded to students with no restrictions as to program of study. Financial need will be considered.

  • Keith Larson Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a sophomore student. Student must display excellent writing skills.

  • J. Robert Lewis Scholarship. Awarded to student with demonstrated academic ability and financial need. Preference will be given to pre-law students. Graduating MCC students may also apply for Lewis Scholarships that will be awarded to students who plan to attend a four­ year college or university and meet the above criteria.

  • Jack Lockridge Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a history or government major.

  • James F. Loper Scholarship. Awarded to a local area student who demonstrates a high level of achievement in academics and leadership skills.

  • "M" Scholarship. Awarded to students with no restrictions as to program of study. Financial need will be considered.

  • Math-Science Scholarship. Awarded to freshmen Students who are entering a math or science-related college major.

  • Mary McGovern Scholarship. Awarded to an elementary education major.

  • Paul & Imogene McCabe Scholarship. Awarded to students with no restrictions as to program of study. Financial need will be considered.

  • Lyle & Betty McCullough Scholarship. Awarded to students with no restrictions as to program of study. Financial need will be considered.

  • MCC Alumni Association Scholarship. Awarded to a son, daughter, husband, wife, or grandchild of an MCC alumni.

  • Messenger Scholarship. Awarded to Muscatine High School seniors. Selection is made by the high school. Application and deadline inquiries should be made to the Muscatine High School guidance office.

  • Wallace and Ida Mae Nyweide Scholarship. Awarded to students with financial need. Preference given to education majors.

  • Harold Ogilvie Scholarship. Awarded to a sophomore with no restrictions as to program of study.

  • Owen L. & Helen R. Olson Scholarship. Awarded to students who show evidence of financial need and show potential for future success. Preference will be given to students from the immediate area served by Muscatine Community College.

  • Potter Scholarship. Any student is eligible, but need is emphasized.

  • Rauch Scholarship. Awarded to a student who intends to enter a career working with long-term handicapped individuals.

  • Paul Reynolds Scholarship. Awarded to students with no restriction as to program of study. Financial need is considered.

  • Robert Roach Scholarship. Awarded to students returning for the sophomore year who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in academics, as well as in school and community activities.

  • William Roach Scholarship. Awarded to students with no restriction as to program of study.

  • Paul C. Sandy Scholarship. Awarded to one or more financially deserving students attending high schools in Muscatine, Louisa County, or Durant and are pursuing a degree in engineering.

  • Pacia Sauer Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a student who has earned 24 or more credit hours with a 3.0 GPA or better. Financial need is not considered.

  • W. Floyd Scott Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to students with financial need.

  • Ann C. Sissel Scholarship. Awarded to students who are interested in and who appreciate literature and are of good moral character.

  • Robert L. Smith Scholarship. Awarded to a student majoring in the science field with preference given to chemistry majors.

  • Stamler Scholarship. Awarded to a Muscatine High School Senior. Selection is made by the high school. Application and deadline inquiries should be made to the Muscatine High School guidance office.

  • Ladd and Carol Steinmetz Scholarship. Awarded to a student majoring in music or art.

  • Sally Stiles Scholarship. Awarded to a re-entry female, either a single mother or women over 50 years of age.

  • Mary Underdahl Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a nontraditional student with preference given to GED graduates.

  • Volger-Romig Scholarship. Awarded to students who intend to enter careers in electronic communications or broadcasting.

  • Albert & Lydia Weeks Scholarship. Awarded to a music student with financial need.

  • Howard and Charlotte Worst Scholarship. Awarded with no restriction as to program of study.

  • Maurice and Mary Young Scholarship. Four scholarships are given annually. Two of the awards are given to students who intend to enter careers in economics and business.