Think you can’t afford Moraine Valley? Think again.
The Moraine Valley Community College Foundation has more than 60 scholarships for both incoming and current students ranging from $500 to $2,500. 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, we offer 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 will not 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 is filtered into your application once you sign-on. Then, answer a few additional questions, and the program will auto-match you to available scholarships. If there are additional scholarships you may be eligible for, you may be asked an additional question.
Applications must be received by March 20 for consideration.
For Current Students
Click the General Scholarship Application. Once you sign on, your information from Colleague is linked with the software. Answer the additional questions and then start to apply.
For Incoming New Students
In order to fill out a scholarship application, you must have completed both a Moraine Valley 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.
Incoming students are encouraged to apply for scholarships once they have their Moraine Valley username and password.
Don’t wait. Allow adequate time to prepare your scholarship application, which may require an essay and letters of recommendation.
Scholarship application tips
You can get essay-writing help the Speaking and Writing Center is located in Building A, Room A258.
Moraine Valley has additional scholarships available as well. Paper applications need to be completed according to the instructions on each scholarship.