To be eligible for MPCC Institutional Scholarships a student must have a high school diploma, GED certificate prior to enrollment in an occupational or academic program of study leading to a degree, diploma or certificate.
Scholarships are intended to recognize academic or other achievements and are designed to financially support the expense of tuition, on-campus residence, and books and supplies that occur while attending Mid-Plains Community College. In almost all instances, fees are excluded from the award.
There are numerous scholarships available at Mid-Plains Community College. Some may be used on any campus and some are restricted to only one campus. Some are awards made by the institution and others are available through private donors.
The Winnie Dolph Memorial Scholarship
This $2,500 scholarship is available for two MPCC nursing students each year. The Winnie Dolph Memorial Scholarship is offered by the North Platte Community College Foundation thanks to the legacy of long-time nursing instructor, Winnie Dolph who passed away in 2015.
Facts to Remember:
- All scholarships require a MPCC Scholarship Application to be filled out unless otherwise noted.
- Priority Review Date is March 1st unless otherwise noted.
- You must contact Financial Aid Office unless otherwise noted.
For additional information regarding scholarships contact one of the Financial Aid Offices located at McCook Community College or North Platte Community College South Campus.
Most scholarship awards are restricted to one year (2 consecutive semesters) unless the student’s award contained the following student guarantee: If a first-year student has reapplied by March 1st (the priority review date) and completed at least 12 credit hours in each of his/her first two semesters with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, he/she will receive at least the same amount of MPCC institutional funds for the second year that he/she received for the freshman year. (Capped at an amount equal to 15 credit hours MPCC tuition each semester.) All freshman students are encouraged to apply for a new scholarship for their sophomore year.
If you are planning on attending McCook Community College, the McCook College Foundation provides additional scholarship opportunities.
The application for these scholarship can be found at the McCook College Foundation site.
Repeated Courses - Courses re-taken by a student in which a grade of A, B, C, or D was previously earned will not be counted towards current full-time enrollment for MPCC scholarships.
Scholarship selection will be made by the College Scholarship Committee unless stipulated otherwise by the donor.