1 General Requirements for Applicants and Recipients By April 15, 2015: Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) o Choose Mohave Community College as a recipient of the FAFSA Complete the online Mohave Community College Application By June 1, 2015: Accept scholarship award and submit thank you letter to donor Enroll as a full time student, twelve or more credit hours per semester To continue receiving your scholarship for the award period: Recipients must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA at MCC each semester Deferment: A student offered an Academic may have the scholarship held in deferment for up to two years if serving in the United States Military, Peace Corp, as a VISTA volunteer, or church service. The student must identify themselves by providing the financial aid office with verification of this service in order to request a deferment. Once identified, the student will be sent a notice informing him/her they must answer four questions pertaining to their request via Net Partner. Employee tuition benefits: A tuition waiver recipient is not eligible to receive a tuition waiver benefit and college-funded scholarships and/or awards for tuition concurrently in any semester (MCC PPM ).
2 Mohave Community College Institutional s Mohave Community College offers an array of academic scholarships to new and continuing students based on academic merit. These scholarships are generously funded by the MCC Board of Governors. Funds are limited and will be awarded until funds are exhausted. Apply early to receive the best consideration. Academic s for High School Graduates in Mohave County Academic s are given to newly graduated high school students from Mohave County who have achieved academically as evidenced by cumulative high school grade point average. High School Award Award Amount Award Length Cumulative GPA President s High Honors s $2,000 2 years Dean s Academic $1,500 1 year Academic Honors $1,000 1 year Recipients must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA at MCC each semester to continue receipt of scholarship for award length listed above. Academic s for Continuing and Returning Students Academic s will be available to MCC continuing & returning students based on the following criteria. Credit Hours Earned MCC Cumulative GPA Award Amount $1,000 Recipients must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA at MCC each semester to continue receipt of scholarship for award length listed above. Resident Faculty s Resident Faculty s will be awarded based on the following criteria and upon recommendation of resident faculty. Credit Hours Earned MCC Cumulative GPA Other Criteria Award Amount Outstanding work in academics, talent or college service as highlighted by recommendation from resident faculty member $1,000 In addition to meeting minimum academic criteria, applicants must submit a recommendation letter from a resident faculty member at MCC outlining your outstanding work and explaining why you are a deserving candidate. This letter must be uploaded to the MCC Online Application and becomes part of your application packet. Selection of scholarship recipients will be determined by a committee of resident faculty members. Up to 25 scholarships available annually. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA at MCC each semester to continue receipt of scholarship for award length listed above.
3 Mohave Community College Private s Generous donations to the Mohave Community College Foundation make private scholarships possible to students who meet specific criteria set by the donor or donor organization. Funds are limited and will be awarded based on fund availability to students who are deemed to best meet the donor s selection criteria. The following are entities or individuals have generously donated scholarships to the MCC Foundation. These scholarships are available annually to MCC students: Arizona Association of Realtors Arizona resident Interested in real estate Pursuing an A.A.S. degree in business Successful completion of 15 credit hours Arizona Gives Arnold Scholars With established good academic records or demonstrated potential for excellence Betty Newcomer Memorial Fund for Nurses Training Admitted in the nursing BHHS Legacy Foundation in approved Allied Health s Reside in the approved service areas of Bullhead City, Fort Mohave, Mohave Valley, Topock, Oatman, Needles, and Laughlin. Based on demonstrated financial need and other criteria set by the BHHS Legacy Foundation Complete the Legacy Foundation application at Cancer Association of Havasu Hero of the Year Award honoring Kathy Hodel ( ) Second year students enrolled in the Nursing Program Cecil B Davis & Georgia M Ford Davis Memorial Enrolled in a health science field Claude T Cawley Mohave Serves Completed at least one year of post high school community service Enrolled at the North Mohave Don Hunt Memorial Enrolled in allied health s, nursing preferred Doug Gisel Mechanics Eligibility Criteria: Preference to mechanical trades s Dr. George Clarke and Marlene G Clarke, RN, Memorial Enrolled in the nursing Ed Redman Memorial in a general education or liberal arts Ernest & Blanche Johnson Memorial E.T. Enrolled in Electrical Technology Gordon L Ritter, DO Endowment for Nurses Education Nursing and Pre-Nursing Grace Neal Memorial 3.5 GPA or better Attending the Neal Kingman Havasu Community Health Foundation Nursing and Allied Health Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Lake Havasu City resident Pursuing an education in the medical field Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Paula Sandell Memorial Lake Havasu City resident Nursing and Allied Health Historic Route 66 Association
4 Enrolled in degree International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) Arizona Chapter Enrolled in fire science or fire investigation/law enforcement s and academic success ING Americas for Women Eligibility criteria 2.3 GPA or better Arizona resident Preference given to female students who are currently working at low-level, low-wage jobs and who have a desire and commitment to seek and succeed in higher education to advance their career opportunities Jayne (Jay) M Williams Memorial Resident of the Mohave Valley, Bullhead City area, including Laughlin, NV, and Needles, CA Enrolled half-time or more in the Jewelry, Silversmith, Stained Glass or Lapidary education s at the Bullhead City, or Enrolled in the Visual Communications Program Success by Design competitor Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress, and may apply for a renewal of the scholarship for two additional semesters Jim Eardley Memorial Physical Therapy Assistant 3.2 GPA or better from high school or prior college work Enrolled in second year of PTA Kenneth James Marriott & Jilma (Armijo) Marriott Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher from high school or prior college work Kinder Morgan Foundation Awarded to a student pursuing a certificate or degree in the Electrical Technology Enrolled at half time or more Preference to recent high school graduates or older non-traditional students Kingman Airport Authority Awarded to employees of Kingman Airport Authority or their designees Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club s Klostermeier Family Nursing Enrolled in the nursing Essay required Lake Havasu City residents Korean War Veterans Association of Mohave County Eligible criteria: US Citizen Veterans preferred Lake Havasu City Rotary Club, or London Bridge Lions Foundation Preference given to students who are socially concerned, actively volunteer, committed to study, devoted to homework, or family oriented Martha Bennett Memorial Enrolled in Hard Science subjects, to include vocational training in the trades and allied health Mary Bruce Bushman Memorial Enrolled in A.A.S. nursing degree Mary Hoskins Memorial Enrolled in the nursing Mason Hoffman Memorial Based on academic performance and financial need Student must have an interest in journalism MCC Foundation Bullhead City Chapter: Boys and Girls Clubs of the Colorado River Youth of the Year Award Selected annually by the Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors Youth member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Colorado River MCC Foundation Bullhead City Chapter: Patty Brisco Memorial MCC Foundation - Kingman Chapter Part time enrollment; Full time preferred. MCC Foundation - Kingman Chapter: Michael Gibelyou
5 Leadership Award Part time enrollment; Full time preferred. MCC Foundation - Lake Havasu City Chapter Enrolled at or attending Lake Havasu City Students should make every attempt to participate in MCC Foundation Chapter functions, donor appreciation luncheons, monthly and annual meetings MCC Foundation General Fund Endowment Preference given to students enrolled in agriculture or liberal arts s Mohave Electric Cooperative Full or part-time students who attend the Bullhead City Recipients are selected from MEC members and their families Mohave Muslim Mohave County, AZ residents Full time students Mohave Scholars 3.5 GPA or better Active involvement in their local MCC Foundation chapter Attendance at annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon (spring) and Annual Meetings (July) required Full time students Recent graduates of accredited Mohave County high school Mohave Valley VFW 404 Nursing Enrolled in nursing, currently in clinicals Full time student attending the Bullhead City Mohave Valley VFW 404 Veterans Veterans enrolled in trades s Full time student attending the Bullhead City Mona Brazie Memorial for Nurses Working toward a degree in Nursing Oates Family Trust Available to any MCC student enrolled in any on any MCC Attendance at annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon (spring) required Patti Lewis Firefighters Enrolled in firefighter coursework NACFD firefighter with a rank of Captain or below Rouha Physically or mentally disabled students preferred Stella Redman Memorial for Nurses Enrolled in the Nursing degree Enrolled on the Bullhead City Tim Keith Memorial for Precollege Studies Enrolled in PCS classes Valley View Medical Center Auxiliary Attending the Bullhead City Enrolled in allied health s Resident of Ft. Mohave and Bullhead City area (extending Needles, CA to Laughlin, NV) Veterans from the Forties Louis & Alys Hoffman Memorial Preference given to students interested in journalism or broadcasting Western Wind Renewable Energy Interest in renewable energy sources or enrolled in renewable energy courses Women Making History 2.8 GPA or better Enrolled on the Kingman Female participating in the MCC2NAU Private scholarships are funded through endowments and/or contributions maintained by the MCC Foundation, Inc.