The scholarship application for the 2018-19 school year is now open from February 1, 2018 through March 26, 2018. The Moraine Valley Community College Foundation has more than 1,000 scholarships for both incoming and current students ranging from $500 to $4,000. Scholarships are gift aid — you do not have to repay them or earn them by working.

In addition to scholarships based on outstanding academic achievement, personal achievement, or financial need, Moraine Valley offers scholarships that reward leadership skills and community involvement along with scholarships designed for specific programs and fields of study.

All you have to do is apply – you won’t know what is available to you until you do. The process is simple.  If you are an admitted student of Moraine Valley, your student information will be filtered into your application once you sign-on.  Then, simply answer a few additional questions, and the scholarship program will auto-match you to available scholarships.  If there are additional scholarships you may be eligible for, you will receive an email directing you back into the system to answer additional question.

Current Students

The scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year (next year) is now open February 1 through March 26, 2018. Begin your application today. Click on the blue sign on button in the upper right corner to get started after you click on the button below.

Incoming New Students

In order to fill out a scholarship application, you must have completed both a Moraine Valley Community College admission application and have a completed Federal Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA (for more information on the FAFSA, click here). Click here for more information on admission to Moraine Valley Community College.

Incoming students are encouraged to apply for scholarships once they have their Moraine Valley user name and password

Additional Scholarships

In addition to scholarships available from the Moraine Valley Community College Foundation, there are several scholarships funded by faculty, staff or departments on campus.

These scholarships have a separate application process, outlined in each of the descriptions below. Tap or click on the Additional Scholarships box below to see all available opportunities.

Additional Scholarships

Jean M. Glocker Memorial Scholarship
Established by the Moraine Valley Adjunct Faculty Organization (M.V.A.F.O.), these scholarships provide money for education-related expenses at Moraine Valley Community College.
Amount: Up to $500, depending on funds and qualified applicants
Eligibility: Open to part-time students (less than 11 credit hours per semester) who have attended Moraine Valley for at least two semesters, excluding summer school, and have accumulated six credit hours; are currently enrolled at Moraine Valley and have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Pickup/Drop-off Location: Applications can be accessed through the Moraine Valley Website and when completed should be turned to the Liberal Arts Division Office, F130
Deadline: For Spring 2019 - November 2; For Fall 2019 - April 5
More Information: Contact Scholarship Chair Amy Lubke.
Application

Jane E. Crawley Scholarship
Named in memory of the former dean of Allied Health, Public Service and Nursing, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, books, and transportation at Moraine Valley, as funds permit.
Amount: $500
Eligibility: Must be district resident, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, be currently enrolled in an Allied Health or Nursing Program, have successfully completed 12 credit hours of the program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Applications Available: Year-round. Only this form will be accepted for this scholarship.
Pickup/Drop-off Location: Financial Aid Office (S107)
More Information: Financial Aid Office (708) 974-5726

Distinguished Scholar Award
This award is presented to district high school students who have demonstrated academic excellence. It can be used for 15 credit hours of in-district tuition.
Amount: Equivalent tuition dollar amount for in-district tuition.
Eligibility: Must be resident of the Moraine Valley district and graduate with cumulative class rank in the top 10 percent of high school graduating class at the end of the seventh or eighth semester.
Applications Available: Year-round
Pickup/Drop-off Location: High school counseling offices
Deadline: April 7, 2017 and April 18, 2018 (June graduates)
More Information: Financial Aid Office (708) 974-5726

Faculty Association Scholarships
These scholarships are funded by Moraine Valley’s Faculty Association and can be used for college expenses such as tuition, books and fees at Moraine Valley. Several scholarships are awarded each semester.
Amount: Up to $500, dependent on funds and number of qualified applicants
Eligibility: Open to full- or part-time students who have completed 25 credit hours in a transfer or career program at Moraine Valley, maintained at least a 3.6 GPA, are currently enrolled, have obtained the signature of a full-time faculty member, and are enrolled at Moraine Valley during the semester the scholarship is awarded.
Applications Available: Year-round
Deadline: April 15, 2016 (you must be enrolled for the following fall semester)
Pickup/Drop-off Location: Financial Aid Office (S107)
More Information: Sumeet Singh (708) 608-4353, (Room S201)

Student Government Association Book Scholarship
This scholarship, available every semester, is sponsored by Moraine Valley’s Student Government Association and can be used to purchase books for college at the college bookstore. Full- or part-time students may apply.
Amount: $200
Eligibility: Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be currently enrolled at Moraine Valley. Submit one letter of recommendation from faculty member or Moraine Valley staff.
Applications Available: Year-round
Pickup/Drop-off Location: Student Life Office (Room U115). Applications are available on the Student Life page within MVConnect under Forms.
Deadline: Varies by semester. Contact Student Life Office.
More Information: SGA Advisor, Dewitt Scott (708) 974-5619

Student Life Award of Excellence
This scholarship, which can be used to continue your education at Moraine Valley Community College, is awarded to an outstanding participant in Moraine Valley’s Student Life programs.
Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Must be involved in Student Life Office program(s) and have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, with completion of at least six credit hours per semester. Must complete essay and provide 2 sealed letters of recommendation from Moraine Valley faculty, staff or administration.
Applications Available: Starting every March
Deadline: every April
Pickup/Drop-off Location: Student Life Office (Room U115)
More Information: Demetrius Robinson (708) 974-5717

Support Staff Association Scholarships
These scholarships provide money for academically excellent students pursuing all avenues of education. Awards are funded by Moraine Valley's Support Staff Association.
Amount: $200-$300, dependent on funds and number of qualified applicants
Eligibility: Must have completed 15 credit hours at Moraine Valley, maintained at least a 3.0 GPA, and have obtained a recommendation by a Moraine Valley faculty member.
Applications Available: Year-round.
Pickup/Drop-off Location: Financial Aid Office (S107)
Deadline: March 21, 2016 for spring semester
More Information: Bonnie Keating (708) 608-4156