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Transfer Scholarships

Robert J. Bobb Memorial Scholarship

Established by former Moraine Valley Community College Foundation Board Member Mrs. Marguriet Bobb in memory of her late husband, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees or textbooks at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior/incoming freshman from a high school within the Moraine Valley district and remain a district resident;
  • plan to pursue a career in business administration or become an entrepreneur;
  • must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 (B) or higher;
  • must be a full-time student (12 or more credit hours) per semester; and
  • must demonstrate financial need. This award may be renewed for a second year with a minimum Moraine Valley cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Sandra Broadbent Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Moraine Valley employee Sandra Broadbent, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled full time at Moraine Valley, be and remain a district resident and have completed 12 credit hours. Applicant must also demonstrate a history of outstanding commitment to volunteer service in the community, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, carry a minimum of six credit hours during the semester(s) in which the scholarship is awarded, plan to complete an associate's degree and transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor's degree, and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must provide documented evidence of community service.

Essay: Submit a typed essay discussing your personal and academic responsibilities, the various agencies you volunteer with and type of work you do, and what you have learned from being a volunteer.

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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ComEd Scholarship

Funded by ComEd, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in a math or science transfer program at the college. Applicant also must be and remain a district resident, carry a minimum of nine credit hours at Moraine Valley during the semester in which the award is received, and demonstrate financial need.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Dr. Vernon O. Crawley Scholarship

Established in honor of President Emeritus Dr. Vernon O. Crawley, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Applicant must be and remain a district resident and enrolled at Moraine Valley Community College. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, carry a minimum of six credit hours at Moraine Valley during the semester in which the award is received and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Mathematics or Engineering.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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The Christopher Dunlop Memorial Scholarship

Established by relatives and friends in memory of Christopher Dunlop, this scholarship will benefit students enrolled in a Liberal Arts program at Moraine Valley Community College. It can be used towards tuition, fees and/or textbooks purchased at MVCC Bookstore for the semester in which the award was received.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be and remain a district resident, currently enrolled in a Liberal Arts program at Moraine Valley, and have completed nine credit hours of college-level work. Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA, carry a minimum of six credit hours at Moraine Valley during the semester in which the award is received and demonstrate financial need.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Michelle Gerrity Engineering Scholarship

Established by Michelle Gerrity, a Moraine Valley Community College graduate, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled in Moraine Valley Community College and be and remain a district resident. Applicant must plan to complete an Associate’s degree and transfer to a four- year institution to study Engineering, and must have completed twelve credit hours of college-level work as well as maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher. Applicant must carry a minimum of six credit hours during the semester(s) in which the scholarship is awarded and demonstrate financial need.

Essay: Submit 500-word, essay that expresses his/her thoughts and / or feelings about how this scholarship will make a difference or impact in his/ her life as well as how you became interested in engineering and why you feel it is the right career for you.

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Barbara J. Lehrman Memorial Scholarship

Named in honor of a former Moraine Valley professor, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating Moraine Valley transfer student who completed a degree in August 2013 or December 2013 or will complete a degree in May 2014.

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0; be accepted at a four-year institution and enroll at that institution within a year following graduation from Moraine Valley; and plan to major in communications, literature, humanities, or history.

Applications Available: Year-round

Deadline: March 7, 2014

Location: Printable or Financial Aid Office (S107)

More Information: Liberal Arts Department (708) 974-5464

Liberal Arts Scholarship

Funded by the Moraine Valley Foundation, this scholarship can be used for tuitionand education-related expenses at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in a program offered through Moraine Valley's Liberal Arts subdivision, be and remain a district resident, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, and carry a minimum of six credit hours.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Science and Business Scholarship

Funded by the Moraine Valley Foundation, this scholarship can be used for tuition and education-related expenses at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in a program offered through Moraine Valley's Science and Business subdivision be and remain a district resident; have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 and carry a minimum of six credit hours.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

Apply for all Foundation scholarships here

For informational purposes only and should not be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the college. Moraine Valley Community College reserves the right to change, without notice, scholarship eligibility requirements, award amounts, deadlines, application materials, and other matters within its control.

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