External Scholarships

These scholarships are offered through other outside organizations and institutions. MCC students are encouraged to apply. Please use this list as a guide for additional opportunities, but please be aware that they have different applications, deadlines and criteria.

AFCEA Educational Foundation Scholarships
These scholarships are primarily geared for college students who are veterans or interested in the STEM field.

PTK Connect
Powered by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of Community Colleges, PTK Connect is open to ALL community college students attending partner institutions.

Early Childhood Educators Scholarship

Ellucian Pathways Scholarship
The Ellucian Pathways Scholarship is designed to help institutions, with guided pathways programs, and their students with the financial support needed to help students continue their studies.  For more information on this award, visit MCC's Financial Aid Office.

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university.

The Liberty Mutual LEADA@Liberty Scholarship

The Liberty Mutual LEADA@Liberty Scholarship is designed to offset the cost of college for Massachusetts students who enroll in community college with the ultimate goal of completing a degree at a state university or University of Massachusetts campus. The scholarship will be awarded annually to four students of African-American descent who are enrolled in the Massachusetts Commonwealth Commitment program, with each student receiving $2,500 per year for the four years of his or her college career.

MSCPA (Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program

Scholarships are administered by the Educational Foundation of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (MSCPA) and are available for both undergrad and grad accounting students who are attending a college or university in Massachusetts or attending a college or university out-of-state with a permanent address in Massachusetts.

Penney Richards Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family of Penney Richards, a 2009 Medical Assisting graduate, and supports students employed in the health and medical field.

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For additional Transfer Scholarship Opportunities including the UMASS Transfer Scholarships, visit MCC's Transfer webpage.


Last Modified: 10/16/19