Scholarship Sources

Several scholarships are available from the MCC Foundation as well as from other outside sources. Students are encouraged to apply for MCC and outside scholarships. MCC scholarships are awarded in the spring and fall by completing the MCC Foundation scholarship application. Criteria and eligibility for outside scholarships may vary.

MCC Scholarships

Scholarships With Specific Criteria

Following is a list of scholarships and awards available to MCC Students. Please note that the scholarships and awards listed are subject to change.

Mickey Albrizio Music and Fine Arts Scholarship

Altrusa International, Inc. of Northeastern Connecticut
Community service

Anderson Scholarship
Business or Technology

Russell Bagshaw Memorial Scholarship
Criminal Justice

Gerry and Saul Berkman Culinary Arts Scholarship

Carl and Margaret Chadburn Scholarship

Eleanor and Ed Coltman Scholarship
Working class family/volunteer experience

Kristen DeBonee Memorial Scholarship
Student with a mental or physical disability

Thomas Godar Respiratory Scholarship
Respiratory Therapy Scholarship

Arthur Guinness Scholarship

John and Anastasia Hunchar First Generation Scholarship
First generation to attend college

Manchester Family Dental Scholarship
Health or Science field

JC Penney “Golden Rule” Scholarship
Student with volunteer experience

Frances Segal “Book Fund”
Female single head of household with financial need

Sports and Exercise Scholarship
Student active in sports

Marvin Strickland Scholarship
Manchester resident active in Athletics

Coreen E. Sumple Scholarship
Student in the Business or Liberal Arts programs

Linda and John Sutherland Scholarship
Funded by Cheney Family Fund, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving   
Student in Liberal Arts program

John Tirinzone Scholarship
Student who has excelled in business, economics or political science.
Student must be graduating and transferring to a baccalaureate institution.

Thelma Edith Goldsmith-Valentine Scholarship
Business field/Criminal Justice

Richard Vizard Memorial Scholarship
Business program

General Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of need and or merit.

An Evening of Fine Wine Scholars Award

Jack Batura Memorial Scholarship

Alden Buker Scholarship

Betty Fry Memorial Scholarship

Greater Hartford Quilt Guild Scholarship

Shirley Gustafson Memorial Scholarship

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Scholarship

Carol Ann Jodaitis Memorial Scholarship

Frederick W. Lowe, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Nancy Lowe Memorial Scholarship

MCC Alumni Association Scholarship

MCC Foundation Scholarship

William J. McGurk - Rockville Bank Scholarship

NewAlliance Bank Scholarship

MCC Older Adults Association

Andrew and Anna Pac Memorial Garden Scholarship

Rockville Bank Foundation

SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Ignace and Anna Songailo Scholarship

Stop and Shop Scholarship

Student Awards

MCC Students receive awards for outstanding achievement from several Divisions within the College.

Adults in Transition Program

Kathy and David Bavelas Math Award

Katherine Bourn Award-foreign language

Troy Clark Criminal Justice Award

Dr. George Ducharme Disability Specialist Award

Mario Fiondella Math Award

John Gustavson Writing Award

Zora Neale Hurston Anthropology Award

MCC Foundation Purchase Awards-Fine Arts

Hans Weiss Fine Art Award

Eleanor Weseloh Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Award

David Zimmerman –Celebrate Life Award

Outside Scholarships

Below is a listing of scholarships from outside of MCC for which students may be eligible. Students should check the scholarship application to verify most recent eligibility and criteria.

SBM Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a United States citizen and full-time resident of Hartford, Tolland, or Windham County.
  • You must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, or be in the top 40% of your class in High School.
  • You must include a full copy of the completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or your valid Federal Student Aid Report (SAR) for tax year 2013. 
  • You must be applying to, or attending, a two or four year accredited college or university in Connecticut on a full time basis.
  • DUE DATE: Applications must be hand-delivered or postmarked by March 31, 2014

Download application

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Scholarships

Many scholarships are available through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Use their Scholarship Directory to search for scholarships.

Last Update: January 15 2014
For additional information, contact: Endia DeCordova