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MCC Foundation opens scholarship application period

Posted: September 30, 2019

The McLennan Community College Foundation will accept applications for 2020-21 academic year scholarships beginning Oct. 1 through the Foundation's website, The scholarship application will be available until midnight Jan. 15, 2020.

The MCC Foundation manages more than 300 scholarship funds and makes awards based on merit, need, academic major, high school, employer, and many more criteria. The Foundation awarded $503,825 in student scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year.

"Putting college opportunity within reach of area students is our mission at the MCC Foundation," said Kim Patterson, executive director. "Thanks to the incredible generosity of community donors, we have been able to increase the number and amounts of awards we are able to make, and we encourage anyone who is thinking about attending MCC to apply."

For more information, contact scholarship coordinator Shelley Cotten at 254-299-8818 or