Scholarships and Additional Financial Assistance

Please review the below sections for additional scholarship/financial assistance opportunities. There is a mixture of opportunities for both curriculum and continuing education. Please be sure you are reviewing scholarships/financial assistance opportunities that are correctly associated with your chosen post secondary education pathway.

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.

Mayland Promise Scholarship

Curriculum

If you are seeking a degree in the Applied Engineering field and are graduating from high school during 2021, please take a look at the Mayland Promise Scholarship. This scholarship will cover tuition and fees (in-state rate) for the reamainder (up to two years) of the Associate Degree in the Applied Engineering program with Mayland Community College. For more information, please visit the below link.

Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship

Curriculum and Continuing Education

If you are currently enrolled in the Applied Engineering program with Mayland Community College, please do not forget we have a fantastic scholarship opportunity with the Gene Haas Foundation. Please visit the below link for more information.

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 who have been affected by the pandemic. Please see these opportunities listed below:

CAREs Act Student Emergency Funds

Curriculum

Our CAREs Act Student Emergency Application is now open! If you believe you are eligible for these funds, please complete an online application through the below button.

For more information in regard to the CAREs Act Student Emergency Funds, including eligibility, awarding, etc., please visit https://www.mayland.edu/caresact.

If you still have questions after reviewing this information, please reach out to MCC Financial Aid via email at finaid@mayland.edu.

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER)

Continuing Education

The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) scholarship is available for students desiring to pursue on-demand workforce continuing education training programs. For more information and to complete an application, please visit the Mayland GEER webpage at www.mayland.edu/geer.

If you still have questions after reviewing the above listed web page, please reach out to Ted Ollis at tollis@mayland.edu or via telephone at 828.766.1297.

North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant

Curriculum

On May 24th Governor Cooper launched the Longleaf Commitment program. The Longleaf Commitment is a grant program for 2021 North Carolina high school graduates (or those who receive a high school equivalent) who will attend one of our state’s “Great 58” community colleges starting in the Fall 2021 semester. These students may be eligible to receive $700 to $2,800 from this grant to assist with tuition and fees.

The NC Community College System is currently working with the Governor’s Office to work out all the details of this fantastic grant. For more information, please visit https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/student-services/north-carolina-longleaf-commitment-grant.

Finish Line Grant

Curriculum and Continuing Education

The Finish Line Grants program aims to help students complete their training when facing unforeseen challenges. Finish Line Grants can be used for course materials, housing, medical needs, dependent care or other financial emergencies that students face through no fault of their own.

For more information and to apply, please reach out to Michelle Musich at 828.766.1262 or via email at mmusich@mayland.edu.