Financial Aid


MCC offers a variety of scholarships from state, private and institutional sources, including the MCC Foundation. Eligibility requirements vary based upon program of study, GPA, and level of financial need.

MCC Foundation Scholarships

These are scholarships given by our generous donors. This application considers you for over 50 MCC Foundation scholarships, Sophomore Scholars Program and the Colorado Merit Scholarship in one easy location.

Priority Deadline:
May 7, 2024!

Institutional Scholarships

Scholarships funded by MCC.

When applying, students may be considered for all of the awards listed below that they are eligible for.

Other Funding

Institutional Scholarships

MCC Advancement Grant

  • Online enrollment in course(s) for on-campus course(s) cancelled due to low enrollment
  • Colorado resident
  • Tuition differential from canceled on-campus course to same course registered online.

MCC Completers Scholarship

  • 15 or less credits remaining to complete
  • MCC absence for one year or more
  • Good SAP standing
  • Minimum of 3 credit hours of enrollment
  • Complete FAFSA
  • Apply by 50% of term for course(s)
  • Colorado resident

Music Scholarship

  • MUS (MCC Jazz Ensemble)
  • Apply by 50% of term for course(s)
  • Colorado resident

Programmatic Grant

  • Enrollment in specific courses

Senior Citizen Grant

  • 60 years or older
  • Colorado resident
  • Half tuition up to 6 credit hours

Sophomore Scholars

Sophomore Scholars is an MCC program that guarantees grants or scholarships to pay sophomore year tuition and fees (up to 30 credits at the on-campus, in-state rate only). High school graduates who have successfully completed (with a “C” or better) 30 credits of MCC college courses as high school students are invited to apply. Students may enroll at any MCC location. Applications are due by March 15 for May high school graduates and November 1 for December high school graduates.

Sophomore Scholars Program

TAG Grant

  • New MCC student
  • Enrolled MCCOnline/CCCOnline
  • Minimum of 3 credit hours of enrollment
  • Maximum of 11 credit hours of enrollment
  • Apply by 50% of term for course(s)
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Scholarship Resources

Don’t forget to look for (and apply to) local, state, and national scholarships outside of MCC. A good piece of advice is to apply to as many scholarships as you are eligible for and as early as you can for maximum consideration!