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Your MCC degree may be the ticket to scholarships from area colleges and universities. See the chart below. Contact an MCC financial aid or advising office for information, or contact the four-year college directly.

NAME OF SCHOOL

NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP

AMOUNT

NUMBER GIVEN

REQUIREMENTS

Avila University
www.avila.edu

 

 

 

 

Avila grant

Varies, based on financial need.

Automatic

Must have a filed FAFSA and maintain good academic standing.

Avila Transfer Achievement Scholarship
(Must be admitted to Avila University.)

$10,250

Automatic

GPA 3.25+

$9,000

Automatic

GPA 2.75-3.24

$8,000

Automatic

GPA 2.25-2.74

Performance grant

Varies

Varies 

Demonstrate talent or interest in advertising, art, athletics, campus ministry, communication, kinesiology, music, newspaper, theatre, video production or writing.

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Award

Up to $1,000 annually

Automatic

Transfer students who maintain membership in Phi Theta Kappa. 

Benedictine College
www.benedictine.edu

Transfer Merit Scholarship
This scholarship is based on cumulative college grade point average.

$10,000

Automatic 

4.00-3.51

$9,000

Automatic

3.50-3.00

$8,000

Automatic

2.99-2.50

$7,000

Automatic

2.49-2.00

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$1,000

Automatic

Awarded to members of Phi Theta Kappa. This scholarship is in addition to the Transfer Merit Scholarship. A minimum of 24 credits is required. Upon receipt of the Phi Theta Kappa Certificate, this scholarship will be added to your Financial Aid package. Part-time students and students with previous bachelors’ degrees are not eligible.

National Evangelization Team (NET Ministries) Scholarship

$1,000

Automatic

Awarded to members of NET Ministries.

University of Central Missouri
www.ucmo.edu

Transfer Student Scholarship

$1,000 per semester

Automatic 

Students must have completed at least 24 post-high school college-level credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. He/she should be eligible to transfer from a 2- or 4-year college/university working toward his/her first baccalaureate degree.

$500 per semester

Automatic

Students must have completed at least 24 post-high school college-level credit hours with a 3.0-3.49 GPA. He/she should be eligible to transfer from a 2- or 4-year college/university working toward his/her first baccalaureate degree.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

In-state tuition rate, plus 50% off non-resident fee.

Automatic

Students must have completed at least 24 post high school college-level credit hours with a 3.50 or higher GPA. He/she should be eligible to transfer from a 2- or 4-year college/university working toward his/her first baccalaureate degree.
Students must be legal residents of the participating states: Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, or Wisconsin. 

*This award cannot be combined with the Choose Red Grant, Second Generation Grant for Transfers, or other programs that cover all or partial non-resident fees.

Choose Red Grant

100% of non-resident fees Automatic A regular, undergraduate students not on academic probation and a permanent legal resident of one of the following states: Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee.

Second-generation Grant

Up to $1,000 per semester  Automatic Must be a new, regular student transferring to UCM to work on a first baccalaureate degree. Must be the child/grandchild or step-child/step-grandchild of an individual who earned a degree (bachelors, masters, education specialist, or cooperative doctorate) from UCM.

Columbia College
www.ccis.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Community College

Application fee plus $1000 per semester

Unlimited

Applicant must hold an associate degree from a regionally accredited two-year college. Achieved a final grade point average of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale). Applied for admission and has been accepted to a full-time degree program in North America. Must apply within one year of college graduation.

CISCO

Application fee plus $1200 per semester

Unlimited

CC graduate. Applied and started DeVry within one year of official college graduation date. Successfully completed IT Essentials I or II or CCNA Semester I and received one of the following: Certificate of Completion from Cisco or Comp TIA, CCNET, CCDA,CCNP,CCNP,CCIE, Comp TIAA+ Certifications

Presidents Transfer Scholarship

$5,500

Automatic

GPA 4.0 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus

Chapman Transfer Scholarship

$4,500

Automatic

GPA 3.70 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus

Deans Transfer Scholarship

$3,500

Automatic

GPA 3.50 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus

Superior Transfer Scholarship

$2,500

Automatic

GPA 3.30 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus

DeVry University
www.devry.edu

Heritage Transfer Scholarship

$1,500

Automatic

GPA 3.00 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus

Community College Scholarship

$2,000

One per MCC campus

Awarded based on letter of recommendation from community college presidents, 42 transferrable credit hours, 3.40 of higher cumulative GPA.

MidAmerica Nazarene University
www.mnu.edu

Phi Theta Kappa

$12,000

Varies

Active member of Phi Theta Kappa, 42 transferable credit hours, 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA.

Transfer Academic Scholarship

$6,000-$12,000

Varies

12 transferrable credits, minimum 2.0 GPA

 

20/10 Transfer Scholarship, MNU School of Professional & Graduate Studies

 

20% or 10% discount off tuition

Automatic

 

MCC graduates with an associate degree who transfer to select MNU programs within one year of completing studies will receive a 20% discount (tuition only). MCC graduates with an associate degree who transfer to select MNU programs after one year of completing studies will receive a 10% discount (tuition only).  Qualifying MNU degrees include B.A. in elementary education, B.A. in applied organizational leadership, B.S. in business administration (100% online program), M.S.N. and B.S.N. (both are bridge nursing programs).

Missouri State University
www.missouristate.edu

Regents Community College Transfer Scholarship

$2,000

Automatic if applied by June 1

Must have completed 60 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA

Transfer President's Scholarship

$5,000 per year

8 awarded Competitive (2 reserved for All-American team)

Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher in transfer and 45 transferable credit hours completed by acceptance deadline. Must be accepted by May 1. Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years.

Transfer Distinguished Scholarship

$2,500 per year

Automatic

Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.5 GPA or higher and 12 transferable credit hours at time of application. Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years.

Transfer Academic Scholarship

$1,500 per year

Automatic

Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.3 GPA or higher and 12 transferable credit hours at time of application. Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years.

Missouri Western State College
www.missouriwestern.edu

Transfer Merit

$500 per year

Automatic

Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.0 GPA or higher and 12 transferable credit hours at time of application. Renews to the University Scholar Program with completion of 24 credit hours and a Northwest GPA of 3.30

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$500 fall and spring

Limited number awarded

Must be a first-time student at Northwest. Phi Theta Kappa certificate required with application. Must have 3.50 cumulative GPA and 24 transfer hours. Nonrenewable. Awarded in Fall only. Admission acceptance by May 1.

Alumni Scholarship

$500 fall and spring

Automatic

Son, daughter, or spouse of Northwest alumnus. Available to freshmen and first time transfer students only. Nonrenewable. Provide alumnus' personal information on Admission application.

Northwest Missouri State University
www.nwmissouri.edu

Cultural Enrichment Scholarship

$1,000 per year

Limited number awarded

Must be a first-time student at Northwest. 3.00 Cumulative GPA and 24 credit hours at time of application. For African American; Hispanic American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Native American or Multi-Ethnic US citizens. Renewable up to 6 continuous trimesters with a 3.0 Northwest GPA and completion of 24 hours per year

Trustee

100% tuition
Unlimited

100% Scholarship
Through May 1

Transfer students must have a college GPA of 3.9 or higher. For full time students applying for Parkville Daytime Program only

Founders

75% tuition
Unlimited

75% Scholarship
Through May 1
2 students spring

Transfer students must have a college GPA of 3.75 or higher. For students applying for Parkville Daytime Program only

Presidents

50% tuition
Unlimited

50% Scholarship
Through May 1
5 students spring

Transfer students must have a college GPA of 3.50 or higher. For full time students applying for Parkville Daytime Program

Hundley-Volker

25% tuition

25% Scholarship
17 students fall

For students applying to Parkville Daytime Program only with a 3.25 GPA or higher.

Distinguished Scholar

$9,000

Automatic

GPA 3.6-4.0

Founders Scholarship

$7,500

Automatic

GPA 3.30-3.59

Park University
www.park.edu
1-800-745-PARK

Jesuit Opportunity Scholarship

$5,500

Automatic

GPA 3.0 - 3.29

Phi Theta Kappa

$2,000

Automatic

Proof of Membership

Greater KC Community College

$1,500

Automatic

Awarded to transferring full time students from the regional community college system. Students must have at least 12 credit hours and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Transfer Scholarship

Award ranges from $3,000 to $4,000 depending on GPA

Automatic

Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.00. Award is dependent on your GPA. Award starts at $3,000 for a 3.00 GPA and increases by $100.

Rockhurst University
www.rockhurst.edu

Phi Theta Kappa

$1,000

Automatic

Proof of membership

Outstanding Community College

$3,000

2

Community College Presidents in the Southeast Missouri State University service region may nominate two students 
*May not be combined with the Community College or Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships.

Phi Theta Kappa

$500

25

Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa and have a cumulative GPA 3.5 and 24 or more transferable hours.

Community College Scholarship

$1,500*

Automatic

GPA 3.50

Greater KC Community College

$2,000*

Automatic

GPA 3.75

Sterling College
www.sterling.edu

Transfer Scholarship

$1,500

Automatic

GPA 3.25 and an Associate's Degree

Phi Theta Kappa

*Transfer students who have earned 24 or more transferable credit hours

   

Southeast Missouri State
www.semo.edu

Community/Junior College Transfer

$1,000

Automatic

GPA 3.25, a minimum ACT composite score in the 78th percentile and an Associate's Degree or 60 transferable hours

Phi Theta Kappa

$1,500

Automatic

Active member of Phi Theta Kappa achieving a minimum ACT score of 25 and maintain a 3.5 transferable GPA while completing a minimum of 24 hours of credit

Transfer President's Honorary

Community /Junior College Honorary

Phi Theta Kappa Competitive Scholar

Alpha Beta Gamma Two-Year Honor Society Scholarship

Amount Varies

Competitive

High academic achievement and significant extracurricular records

Full

Competitive

Students with a minimum 3.5 GPA, high ACT or SAT scores, leadership quality and a strong high school record

Full Tuition
Room and Board

1 State & 1 National

Competitive; Outstanding member of Phi Theta Kappa

Full Tuition

1

Academically talented students will be considered by recommendation of their Chapter Faculty Advisors

Truman
www.truman.edu

Military Science

Amount Varies

Competitive

Scholarships are available for transfer students interested in the Military Science Program

Transfer Recognition Scholarship

$2,500

 

3.75-4.0 GPA & 24 transferable post high school college credit.

Transfer President's Honorary

$2,000

 

3.50-3.74 GPA & 24 transferable post high school college credit.

Community /Junior College Honorary

$1,500

 

3.25-3.49 GPA & 24 transferable post high school college credit.

Community College Scholarship

$1,000

Automatic

Student must transfer from a Missouri community college with an AA or AS degree and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Student must transfer to MU immediately following graduation from the community college. Recipients must be Missouri residents and enroll full-time at MU.
These two scholarships are mutually exclusive.

Community College Scholars Award

$2,000

2 per community college

Student chosen based on a letter of recommendation from the community college administration (Shelli Allen). Must have completed an AA or AS degree and a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better. Student must transfer to MU immediately following graduation from the community college. Recipients must be Missouri residents and enroll full-time at MU. These two scholarships are mutually exclusive. Deadline is first week of May.

Phi Theta Kappa

$3,000

Competitive

Be selected to the PTK All-Missouri First Academic Team. Received a degree at a Missouri community college. Enroll immediately after graduation.

Departmental Scholarships

Chancellor's Transfer Award

Curator's Transfer Scholar Award

Varies

Competitive

Deadline for application is February 1.

$1,500

 

Incoming transfer student students from any community college or four-year institution
Must have 40 credit hours at time of application for admission
Must have 3.00 minimum grade point average in college coursework
Not available to medicine or pharmacy students
Renewable with 2.75 cumulative grade point average
This is an automatic scholarship based on application for admission

$3,500 per year

 

Must be receiving an associate's degree from an accredited community college
Must have 3.50 minimum grade point average
Not available to medicine or pharmacy students
Renewable with 3.25 cumulative grade point average

University of Missouri - Columbia
www.missouri.edu

CC Campus Leadership Award

$2,000

 

Must have received degree from community college.
Must have 3.0 GPA and enrolled in at least 12 hours. 
Must be actively involved on community college campus.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$2,500

 

Member of Phi Theta Kappa
Minimum of 45 hours of credit at the time of application
Must have 3.25 minimum grade point average at time of application
Not available to medicine or pharmacy students
Renewable with 3.00 cumulative grade point average

UMKC Legacy Alumni Scholarship

$1,000

 

Incoming freshman or transfer students
Top 20% of high school class or ACT composite score of 23 or better
Parent or grandparent is a graduate of UMKC of the University of Kansas City
Renewable with 2.75 cumulative grade point average

Victor Wilson Scholarship

up to $8,000 per year

 

Freshman/Transfer/Current students
Male students only, who are current and long-time residents of Kansas City, MO
Completion of the FAFSA by March 1, assessing financial need
Renewable with 2.00 cumulative grade point average and completion of FAFSA by March 1 each year

University of Missouri - Kansas City
www.umkc.edu/finaid

Kenneth C. Hill Scholarship

$2500 per year

 

Freshman/Transfer Current students
Residents of Kansas City, MO
Completion of the FAFSA by March 1, assessing financial need
Good academic record with proven community and school activities
Renewable based on student's academic record and decided by the fund's trustees

Transfer Admissions Scholarship

Up to $2500 per year

Automatic

New transfer students with 24 or more college-level credit hours from regionally accredited US college or university. Award level is based on transfer GPA.

Phi Theta Kappa MSM Alumni Scholarship

Up to $2000

Application required

New transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa members at their community college. Awards based on combination of scholarship, leadership, and service.

Women in Science and Engineering

 

Application required

Accepted incoming freshmen, new transfer students.

McBride Scholarship/Loan

$500-$1000

Application required

Upper-level engineering majors with at least 3.0 GPA are encouraged to apply. Typical award is $1000 scholarship paired with $1000 loan.

Presidential Community College Scholarship

$9,000

Automatic

Recognizes academic excellence. Based upon a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above in at least 60 credit hours of course work transferred from a regionally accredited college.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$8,000

Automatic

Recognizes academic excellence. Based upon a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in at least 30 credit hours of course work transferred from a regionally accredited college. Student must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa at the community college previously attended.

University of Missouri - Science & Technology
www.mst.edu

Transfer Achiever Scholarship
(Transfer Students)

$5000-$7000

Automatic

Recognizes academic excellence. Based upon a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in at least 15 semester credit hours of course work transferred from a regionally accredited college.

A+ Scholarship Award

$1,500

Unlimited (must provide proof)

Scholarship for students in the A+ Program transferring from a community college with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is awarded in addition to the Academic Excellence Award.

Last Modified: 12/23/16