MCC Sophomore Scholars Program

Sophomore Scholars 2010 - 2011
Program and Application
Sophomore Scholars is a Morgan Community College program that guarantees grants or scholarships to pay sophomore year tuition and fees up to
30 credits. High school graduates who have successfully completed (with a C or better) 30 credits of MCC college classes as high school juniors and
seniors are invited to apply.
DEADLINE: Completed applications are due by April 2, 2010 for May high school graduates and November 5, 2010 for December high school
Sophomore Scholars Student Eligibility Criteria
High school graduate concurrently enrolled with Morgan Community College during their junior and/or senior year of high school.
Successful completion (C or better) of 30 or more credit hours with Morgan Community College and at least a 2.0 MCC cumulative grade
point average at the time of high school graduation or no later than the semester immediately following high school graduation.
Completion of all three of the following by April 2, 2010 for May high school graduates and November 5, 2010 for December graduates:
Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at
Complete and submit Morgan Community College Sophomore Scholars Program application/essay.
Apply for the College Opportunity Fund stipend at
Additional Requirements: A copy of your final high school transcripts and any requested documentation (tax returns, verification
worksheet, etc) must be submitted by June 15, 2010 for May graduates and January 5, 2011 for December graduates.
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Students must qualify for in-state resident status. Students that do not meet in-state resident requirements may apply for other financial
aid programs.
Students may enroll at any MCC location or CCCOnline. (Tuition restrictions apply.)
Morgan Community College Commitment
Eligible students will receive grant and/or scholarship funds (not a loan or work study) to cover tuition and fees at MCC for an additional
30 hours of course work in the degree for which they were enrolled in the initial 30 hours. (On-campus, in-state rates only. Non-resident,
WUE, online and nursing differential NOT eligible.) For program lengths longer than 60 credit hours, student will be responsible for
additional hours over 60. Books are not included.
If a student's financial aid award (including loans and work study) is greater than tuition and fees the student can receive the entire
This program is available for up to three academic semesters beginning the summer or fall semester after high school graduation. This
program does not apply to any hours needed during the summer to complete the 30-hour eligibility requirement. Any student who
graduates from high school in mid-year is eligible to enroll in the spring semester if they meet stated student eligibility criteria.
Students must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester but the scholarship/grant with this program is only guaranteed
for the time period of 3 academic semesters after high school graduation. Other financial aid may be available after that time, but is not
All federal, state, and college rules and regulations regarding financial aid/scholarships apply to this program including MCC Satisfactory
Academic Progress Policy.
Want to know more? Contact the MCC Financial Aid Office at 970-542-3151 or 800-622-0216, ex. 3151
Bennett Center
Burlington Center
Limon Center
Wray Center
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Sophomore Scholars 2010-2011 Application
Return completed scholarship application/essay and transcript to
your local MCC Center or to the Fort Morgan Campus located at:
920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
NOTICE: By completing this application you will be considered for the Sophomore Scholars Program only. To be considered for other scholarships offered primarily
though MCC and the MCC Foundation, you must complete the MCC scholarship application online at By completing and submitting this
application, you are giving permission for the information you provide, along with biographical/demographic information to be provided to selection committees for
consideration. Information is kept confidential.
DUE DATES: May 2010 graduates must submit a completed application by April 2, 2010; December 2010 graduates must submit a completed
application by November 5, 2010. Applications received after these dates will not be considered.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Complete steps 1 – 4 on or before due dates stated above. Final high school transcripts and verification documents (if
requested) must be submitted no later than June 15, 2010, for May graduates and January 5, 2011, for fall graduates.
1. APPLICANT INFORMATION. Please complete the following:
MCC Student ID
Phone (
Number and Street
Which site will you
be attending?
Fort Morgan
Please indicate your program of study while in the Sophomore Scholars Program at MCC. You MUST declare a program of study to be eligible.
Associate of Applied Science
Associate of Science
Associate of Arts
Associate of General Studies
2. FAFSA CERTIFICATION. Apply for federal student aid at by deadline stated above. You must list MCC’s Federal School code
on your application: 009981.
Indicate the term(s) you are requesting Sophomore Scholars funding:
Summer 2010
Fall 2010
Spring 2011
Requires a 2009-2010 FAFSA
(Tax year 2008)
Requires a 2010-2011 FAFSA
(Tax year 2009)
Requires a 2010-2011 FAFSA
(Tax year 2009)
Please record the date you mailed/submitted
your 2009-2010 FAFSA :
Please record the date you mailed/submitted
your 2010-2011 FAFSA:
Please record the date you mailed/submitted
your 2010-2011 FAFSA:
3. HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION/TRANSCRIPT REQUEST. Final high school transcripts must submitted by June 15, 2010.
High School Attended : __________________________________________ City/State: __________________________________________
Month/Year of High School Graduation: ___________________________________
4. ESSAY QUESTIONS. Please respond to the following questions, addressing your response to the Scholarship Committee. Your responses should
be from 200 – 500 words (typed, double-spaced.) Attach your essays to this application.
What are your educational and career goals, both at MCC and beyond? What degree/major do you plan to complete? How do you plan
to use your education to achieve your goals in life?
Describe your work experiences, both paid and volunteer. Please explain how these experiences may have helped you personally and
how they may relate to future goals.
I have read and understand the conditions of my enrollment in the Sophomore Scholars Program. I request and authorize a change to my
degree/program as indicated above.
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Student Signature
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