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.
The majority of the MCC Internal Scholarships require a single application unless otherwise noted. Scholarship applications are due to the Financial Aid Office by April 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.
THE APPLICATION IS USED FOR TWO DIFFERENT ACADEMIC YEARS. PLEASE USE THE DROP MENU TO SELECT THE CORRESPONDING YEAR FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING.
- MCC Internal Scholarship Application
- Two paragraphs on your career and educational goals (listed on application)
- One letter of recommendation
- High School transcript (this in addition to the transcript required for admissions)
- A high school transcript is only required from current high school graduates for the scholarship application process
- If transferring from a college outside the KCTCS system, attach college transcripts
- Submit the FAFSA (school code for MCC: 009010)
MCC Scholarship Opportunities
Applicant must be a 3rd or 4th semester nursing student with preference given to veterans or active military students.
Students obtaining an Associate of Applied Science Degree in the AIT program who are residents of Hopkins, Crittenden, or Webster County, Kentucky.
Tuition, book, and program costs for MCC students enrolled in the Nursing program.
Students with disabilities; tuition, books and classroom supplies, transportation costs, computers, tutoring services, assistive technology software; recommendations made by the Gamblin Endowment Committee.
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Tuition, books & program costs for students enrolled in high wage, high demand programs and/or transferring to a 4-year university with preference given to students that consistently improve and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.
Currently enrolled student, pursuing a degree and registered for at least six credit hours; must be enrolled in at least one honors course per term, committed to completing at least 18 hours of Honors courses by graduation, and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.
Designated for traditional and non-traditional students that have demonstrated the potential for achieving academic excellence, plan to transfer to Murray State University, and an intent to obtain an Associate Degree at Madisonville Community College before transferring.
Tuition, book, and program costs for 2nd through 4th semester Nursing Program students. Must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher and not be the recipient of PELL grant funds or other substantial financial aid/scholarships.
School Counts for Hopkins County completer, a Hopkins County resident, and a Business Administration major or Accounting major pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree at MCC. Preference is given to students who intend to transfer to a 4-year university after completing the AAS degree.
School Counts criteria for Webster County High School graduates
Designated for traditional and non-traditional students, and full time faculty scheduled to embark on a student international study trip that involves credit classes and/or other events for international travel trips. Faculty will accompany students on the international travel trips. Students selected should have demonstrated the potential for achieving academic excellence, have plans to transfer for a four year degree, and an intent to obtain an Associate Degree at MCC before transfer.
Tuition or book expense for Muhlenberg County residents; preference will be given to students enrolled in information & engineering technology curriculum, or in math-related courses.
Students majoring in arts, humanities, social sciences or arts education and plan to transfer to a 4-year college with an Associate of Arts degree
Tuition, books and program costs designated for immigrant students (or child of immigrants) with no regard to their immigration status. Recipients should be a first- or second-generation immigrant student currently enrolled in a high wage/high demand program and/or transferring to a 4-year university.
Nursing program first-year students/scholarship support
Tuition, books and program costs for students enrolled in the Applied Technology division, and/or transfer students, with preference given to Aviation program students.
Tuition assistance designated for a 2nd semester nursing student.
Students who have demonstrated the potential for achieving academic excellence and who are enrolled in the college's AIT program; specifically in either the Air Conditioning Technology or Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician option. Students will be residents of Hopkins County.
Residents of Hopkins County who have demonstrated the potential for achieving academic excellence and are enrolled in one of the following: engineering technology, electronics, or elective curriculum completed for transfer to a four-year college or university. Priority will be given to students who have the intention of transferring to a four-year institution to study an engineering-related field.
Pre-engineering, mining engineering, coal mining program students
This scholarship is designated for female single-headed households (student or male/female child of) with preference given to minority women.
School Counts criteria; tuition and/or book costs
Designated for students who have demonstrated the potential for achieving academic excellence in science and mathematics, with priority given to students whom intend to transfer to a 4-year university to major in an engineering-related field.
Residents of Crittenden County, Kentucky and/or graduates of Crittenden County High School who have demonstrated the potential for achieving academic excellence.
Students must meet conditions of the School Counts - Muhlenberg County Program for high school students. Click here for current criteria and procedures for the program.
This award is for students from Hopkins Central, Madisonville-North, and & Dawson Springs high schools who complete the School Counts program. Click here for current criteria and procedures for the program.
Tuition support for academically talented minority students; recommendations made by the Cultural Diversity Committee.
Tuition, books and program costs designated for nursing students that consistently improve and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in course studies.
Adult students who have demonstrated the potential for achieving academic excellence and are in need of financial assistance.
Graduates of Hopkins County high schools in Associate of Arts degree program who plan to transfer to a four-year university.
Tuition/book support for students enrolled in career fields defined as high need occupational areas and transfer of students to four-year institutions who intend to earn a baccalaureate degree. The students will be graduates of Webster County High School and/or Webster County residents.
Webster County Kids to College (WCK2C) is a workforce ethics scholarship program for students who met the WCK2C requirements during high school to help cover college tuition after financial aid.
Students pursuing an associate degree in engineering technology who have either demonstrated previous academic excellence or potential for achieving academic excellence.
Hopkins County residents in AAS and AS degree areas who have demonstrated previous academic excellence
External Scholarship Opportunities
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The Helen "Heidi" Badgett Scholarship Fund was established to provide financial assistance to re-entry adults who are returning to college after a period away from school or students graduating from high school or college seeking to further their academic, professional, or career training. Grants will be awarded to applicants with limited financial means who have a strong desire to further their education and demonstrate sufficient academic promise to complete their course of study.
Eligibility: Resident of Hopkins County, KY; Enrolled/attend a college or university on a full-time basis; Cumulative 2.5 GPA; Preference given to applicants who will be attending a school outside of Hopkins County, KY. Demonstrate financial need.
Please note it is for Hopkins County students/residents only.
How to Apply: The General Scholarship Application, which includes the Helen “Heidi” Badgett Scholarship, will be available from mid-December to mid-March each year. The application will be available via the Community Foundation of Louisville’s website.
Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship for students seeking their bachelor’s degree. This highly competitive Scholarship provides up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school. Ability to pursue any area of study. Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid. Multifaceted advising about how to transition to a four-year college and maximize the student experience.
Full details and application can be found by visiting the Jack Cooke Kent Foundation website.
Students with additional questions may contact Jeff Florea or Clarissa Hill.
Scholarship applications currently accepted! Submission deadline is Friday, February 16, 2024. Apply now!
The Educational Assistance Program is offered to non-team members (meaning, you do
not have to work for Owensboro Health in order to take advantage of this opportunity)
who have been accepted into one of the following accredited, healthcare degree programs:
Registered Nurse (pre-licensure ADN or BSN program), Licensed Practical Nurse, Respiratory
Therapy, Laboratory, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Pharmacy
*If your particular program of study isn’t listed, please reach out to the Recruitment Team at recteam.owensborohealth.org to determine current organizational need and if an opportunity for participation in the Educational Assistance Program may exist.
Originally established in 1985, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) Sandra R. Spaulding Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage ethnic and socio-economic diversity in nursing. Qualified applicants must be enrolled in the second year of a two-year accredited Associate Degree of Nursing (A.D.N.) program, be enrolled in at least half-time study as defined by the student’s institution, and planning to complete the degree program within two (2) years. To apply for this scholarship visit www.calnurses.org and enter “Scholarships” to download the application. Must be postmarked by July 1st.