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MPCC Scholarship Due March 1st


  • MPCC INSTITUTIONAL AND SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS--Awards range from $100 to $2,500 per year.  Students who complete the MPCC Scholarship Application at https://mpcc.awardspring.com/, including required attachments, will be awarded based on whatever is better for the student. Priority deadline is March 1st. Applications without a high school transcript attached will be considered incomplete and will not be considered for awards. (Note:  some scholarships require need analysis so students should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible.)


  • PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP--Any current-year high school graduate who has an ACT score of 24 or above and who completes the MPCC Scholarship Application at https://mpcc.awardspring.com/ before the March 1st priority deadline will receive up to 15 credit hours of tuition each semester for two consecutive semesters (spring eligibility is contingent on meeting scholarship guidelines in fall). Scholarships for applications received after March 1st will be subject to availability.


  • BOARD OF GOVERNORS AND Walsh Brady SCHOLARSHIPS--Submission sheets for high schools to nominate Board of Governors and other Walsh Brady Scholarship recipients will be emailed out as applicable.


  • Hundreds of various Special Scholarships based on major, location, need and other factors are also available. Submit the Mid-Plains Scholarship application at https://mpcc.awardspring.com/ by March 1st for consideration.


FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID:  Pell Grants, FSEOG Grants, Federal Work-Study (FWS) and Direct Loans

  • To apply for all federal programs go online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa and complete the FAFSA Application for the 2020-2021 school year. Students and parents will need to use their 2018 TAX information.  Depending on eligibility criteria, federal aid to first-year students can range as follows:


Pell Grants--up to $6,345 per year 

             FSEOG Grants--from $100 to $1,000 per year

                FWS--from $500 to $2,000 per year

                Direct Loans--from $200 to $9,500 per year



  • Nebraska Opportunity Grants for Nebraska high school graduates range from $500 to $2,000 per year.  Applicants must complete the FAFSA. NOG funding is limited so students should apply early.



  • This scholarship is available to academically-promising students that graduated from a NE high school and that are from diverse backgrounds who will be enrolled full time at a NE community college for the 2020-2021 school year. Amounts may vary.
  • Contact browne@mpcc.edu for additional requirements, information, and the application form
  • Applications are due April 1st, 2020!



  • WALSH-BRADY 50% -- High school students ages 16 and over may enroll in up to 6 credit hours each semester of McCook Community College courses taken on the McCook Campus (not dual credit)--and get 50% of the tuition and general purpose fees paid.  Go to www.mpcc.edu to print an application form.  Deadline to apply is the 10th day of the semester.
  • ACE Scholarships -- If eligibility requirements are met and the scholarship is approved by the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, it will pay tuition and fees for college courses.  ACE does not pay lab fees or other “extra fees”.

Go to www.ccpe.state.ne.us  to fill out the application form.  Click on Financial Aid, then select--Access College Early Scholarship Student Application form. First time users must register

(Be sure the student enrolls for the college course(s) in addition to sending the application to J. Ritchie Morrow in Lincoln as requested.)



  • Tuition--$96 per credit hour for NE residents and residents of CO, KS, SD, and WY
  • General Purpose Fees--$16 per credit hour
  • Books--Approximately $500-900 each semester
  • On-Campus Housing--$2860 to $3315 each semester--pending meal plan and campus selected
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