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.

AANAPISI Scholarship
The Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program is a collaboration between APIA Scholars, AANAPISIs, and the communities they serve to provide scholarships, expand institutional capacity, and mobilize local resources to help foster economic development.

The Disability Insurance Law Group Scholarship
This scholarship is available for U.S. citizens attending school as a pre-law undergraduate or first year law student. 

The Dominguez Firm Collegiate Scholarship
The Dominguez Firm Collegiate Scholarship Award offered in the amount of $5,000 to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community.
Any student attending an accredited university is eligible. The deadline to apply is on or before December 31st, 2023. Two college scholarships are offered every year, in July and December.

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.

Gates Scholarship
The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.

Gregory Bied Scholarship
Gregory Bied is an expert in finance and real estate with a career spanning over three decades. His commintment to excellence and investment in the potential of students reflects in this scholaship program for undergrad and graduate students enrolled fulltime with a GPA of at least 3.0.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 
Since 1975, HSF has awarded more than $650 million in scholarships for more than 65,000 scholars.

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.

Littleton Trust Fund Commission Scholarships, Littleton, MA
The Littleton Trust Fund Commissioners have two scholarships, the FM Kimball II scholarship and the Morrison scholarship which are administered annually. These scholarships are for Littleton (MA) residents and graduates of Littleton schools. The FM Kimball II scholarship, in particular, encourages adult and lifetime learners who are seeking advanced studies to apply, so in addition to the traditional high school student to two or four year college student, there are scholarship opportunities for graduate studies, certificate and even training programs.  There is one joint application for the scholarships which is due on April 1st .

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.

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.

John F. Renner, P.C. Annual Scholarship
This general scholarship is designed to assist students preparing for a legal education from an American Bar Association-accredited Juris Doctorate program.

Danny Russell Law Firm LLCwill be awarding a $500 scholarship to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law studies, or a student entering law school in the Fall 2023-2024 semester. This is to be used exclusively for tuition or other related expenses. Students must be accepted into a program at any U.S. school for Fall 2023-2024 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

There's Space For Everyone Scholarship
The scholarship is aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion by asking applicants to submit a 500-800 word essay on how they have contributed to these values in their communities. We believe this aligns well with your efforts to provide valuable resources to students. The program will be offering multiple $3,000 scholarships.

Weiss & Paarz
A $1,000 scholarship to a student starting or continuing law school.

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


Last Modified: 3/8/24