Scholarships

MCC Foundation Scholarship Program

Mayland Community College (MCC) is proud to offer a strong scholarship program through the college’s Foundation. The mission of MCC Foundation is to support, strengthen, and advance, the work of MCC, and Scholarship funding is a major part of this mission. The MCC Foundation, offering over 60 scholarship opportunities annually, seeks students who exhibit strong academic promise and have an unmet financial need.

MCC Foundation Scholarships

Community Scholarships

Community-based scholarships serve as the bridge to higher education for many deserving students who need financial assistance. We, as a community, can help prepare a new generation for a strong workforce by placing a college education within their grasp. Mayland Community College is pleased to partner with our surrounding communities to further this goal.

Additionally, Mayland Community College facilitates scholarship offerings from the North Carolina Community College System Office. The scope of scholarships offered by the North Carolina Community College System encompasses state, corporate, and private sponsors. Career-specific scholarships are also made available to MCC students.

Community Scholarships

Emergency Funds

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Mayland has been allotted Emergency Funds to assist our students have been affected by the pandemic. Please see these opportunities listed below:


Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CAREs) Act Federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

June 4, 2020

  • Mayland Community College (College) acknowledges the College signed and returned to the Department of Education (Department) the College’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CAREs Act. This includes assurance that the College has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CAREs Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students if needed.
  • The College was funded $294,484.00 from the Department pursuant to the College’s Certification of Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  • As of the date of this report, the College has not distributed any of these funds to the College’s students while working through Federal and State guidance to determine the best method of disbursement.
  • The estimated total number of the College’s students eligible to participate in the programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CAREs Act is 373.
  • As of the date of this report, the total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CAREs Act is 0 as the College is still working through Federal and State guidance to determine the best method of disbursement.
  • The methods used by the College to determine which students receives Emergency Financial Aid Grants, including how much a student would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CAREs Act are being determined.
  • Students who will be eligible to receive an Emergency Financial Aid Grant will receive an email notification through their College’s email account.
  • Students who are eligible to receive an Emergency Financial Aid Grant must complete an application to request funding.

The Golden Leaf COVID-19 Scholarship Fund

Spring 2020 or Summer 2020

Due to the hardship our students may have and are continuing to endure during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Golden Leaf Foundation allotted Mayland Community College additional funds to be used for those students affected by the Coronavirus.

In order to qualify for these funds students:

  • Must have a financial need due to the Coronavirus pandemic as documented on the application.
  • Must be a NC resident and reside in a Golden LEAF 2019-2020 eligible county. Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties are all qualified counties. If you live in a different NC county and would like to see if your county qualifies, please contact Jessica Forbes at jforbes@mayland.edu.
  • Were enrolled in at least 1 qualified curriculum credit hour on or after April 17, 2020 for the Spring 2020 semester or are currently enrolled in at least 1 qualified curriculum credit hour for the Summer 2020 semester.

If you think you qualify as listed above, please complete the fillable application emailed to your student email account. If you did not receive this email, please contact us at finaid@mayland.edu to have an application emailed to you. Once the application is complete, please email the application to Jessica Forbes at jforbes@mayland.edu via your Mayland student email accounts. Applications must be received via your Mayland student email account to document a valid student signature on the form.

Students could qualify for up to $300 grant from these funds that will be disbursed through the student’s BankMobile account.

Although we would love to assist all of our students with needs due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we were only allotted a specified amount of funds, $6,372, to use for our students. With this said, awards will be first-come-first-serve so please do not put off submitting your application. Those who are qualified and submit an acceptable application will be awarded first until all allotted funds are awarded.

As a side note, these funds are not the same as the CARE’s Act Student Emergency Funds. We are still working through guidance to determine the best method of disbursement for our students.

Thank you so much for choosing Mayland Community College to further your education and as always, if you have questions, please feel free to reach out to us via email at finaid@mayland.edu.