Scholarships

Madisonville Community College offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students. Awards are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status, except in cases where such are determined as criteria by the donor. Scholarship awards are based on the availability of funds and vary each year.

Application Requirements

The majority of the MCC Internal Scholarships require a single application unless otherwise noted. Scholarship applications are due to the Financial Aid Office by March 1 for the following academic year. While priority is given to those who submit their application by this date, we continue to accept applications during the year. We encourage you to submit your application even if you have missed the priority deadline. Please make sure you turn in all requested application materials so that your application will be reviewed.

Application Materials

  • MCC Internal Scholarship Application
  • A one page essay on your career and educational goals (must be typed)
  • Two or more letters of recommendation
  • If graduating high school during the academic year:
    • High School Transcripts
    • High School Official must fill out the information box on page 2 of the application
  • If transferring from a college outside the KCTCS system, attach college transcripts
  • Submit the FAFSA
  • Passport or wallet sized photo for media publication (optional)

Additional Scholarship Applications

The Garth Gamblin Scholarship was established for persons with disabilities attending Madisonville Community College by The Messenger, Garth Gamblin, and other donors. The scholarship is open to students with a disability who have completed at least one semester at MCC. Applications are due by the end of the first week of classes of the semester applying. The amount of the award to ($500 maximum) will be determined on a case by case basis and is not limited to tuition and books. The scholarship can be awarded to the same student for two semesters and the semesters do not have to be consecutive but a new application is required for the second semester. The committee will take the following factors into consideration: GPA, financial need, and placement scores.

Scholarship Criteria

  • Applicants must:
  • Have a documented disability
  • Declare a major
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Submit documentation of disability to the Disability Resource Office
  • Be turned in by the end of the first week of classes of the semester applying

Additional information can be found on by contacting the Disability Resource Office at (270) 824-1708 or (270) 824-8641.

  • Kentucky Coal Academy Scholarship
  • Kentucky Colonel Better Life Scholarship
  • Workforce Development Scholarship
  • Retha Tarter Lions Club Scholarship Application
  • Mary Bates Scholarship
  • Wellcare Community Foundation Scholarship