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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
  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
  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
  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  
  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
  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
  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
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
  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
  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 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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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.