Scholarships

Scholarships are available to help you pay for college and may be awarded to recognize academic or other achievements. MPCC awards over $1.2 million in scholarships each year.

To be eligible for MPCC Institutional Scholarships you must have completed high school or have a GED and you must be working on a degree, diploma, or certificate program.

YOU’VE EARNED IT.
YOU GET A SCHOLARSHIP.

2021-2022 SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA RANGES

H.S. GPA        or  ACT SCORE   % OF TUITION COVERED BY SCHOLARSHIP
3.8+ 25+      100%
3.5-3.79 23-24      75%
3.25-3.49 21-22      50%


ANNUAL TUITION: $2,940

Scholarships only pay for tuition. The student is responsible for fees ($16 per credit hour).

These scholarships are guaranteed if your application is received by March 1, 2021 (you must reapply each year).

Percentages are based on 15 credits of tuition per semester or 30 credits per year.

Applicants who do not qualify for guaranteed scholarships are still eligible for program specific and other special scholarships.

MPCC Scholarship Application

Application deadline is March 1, 2021

New users: Register for an account
Returning users: Log in with your email address and password

We encourage you to use an email address that you check regularly to ensure you receive time-sensitive communications about your scholarships.

Questions? Contact the financial aid office at finaid@mpcc.edu.

Completed your GED? Contact Robin Rankin at rankinr@mpcc.edu or (308) 535-3637 about our GED scholarship opportunity. 

Apply each year to be considered for scholarships. Most scholarships are awarded for the school year (fall and spring semesters). You must meet the terms of the scholarship during the fall semester to keep the scholarship for the spring. Scholarship selection will be made by the MPCC Scholarship Committee unless otherwise stipulated by the donor.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

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McCook College Foundation

Deadline: March 1

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North Platte Community College Foundation

For application and deadline contact Jacob Rissler at risslerj@mpcc.edu or 308-535-3754.

Winnie Dolph Memorial Scholarship (PDF)

Deadline: April 3, 2020

$2,500 for two MPCC nursing students each year thanks to the legacy of long-time nursing instructor, Winnie Dolph who passed away in 2015.

Susan T. Buffett Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2020 4:00 PM CST

Up to $4,300 for full-time MPCC students, renewable for 3 years.

Peter Kiewit Foundation Scholarship

$1,500 for up to 15 Peter Kiewit Scholars, renewable for 2 years. Students must be full-time and enrolled in a vocational certificate or degree programs at North Platte Community College. Contact Teresa Piccolo at (308) 535-3700 for application details and deadline.

Outside Scholarships

If you will be receiving a scholarship from any source other than MPCC, please submit the Outside Scholarship form and any applicable documents for your scholarship.