Scholarships

Institutional Scholarship Details

MACC provides several scholarship opportunities from institutional and private sources to assist you with your educational expenses. We strongly recommend that you take the time to read and understand all the information provided for each scholarship. Understanding and thoughtful planning now will benefit you throughout college and beyond.

  • Students shall receive no more than two (2) institutional scholarships and/or awards per semester and must abide by all rules and regulations of the College and of the respective scholarship, award or fee waiver.
  • Students receiving a scholarship and/or award should be advised that, in the event they withdraw from classes or fail to abide by the rules and regulations of the respective scholarship or award, or of the College, renewal privileges will be denied.
  • Unless otherwise noted, institutional scholarships and awards are applied to educational expenses charged (fees, tuition, lab fees, books, housing, meal plan, supplies) at Moberly Area Community College.
  • Cash refunds cannot be given for institutional scholarships.
  • MACC institutional scholarships and awards may be used to supplement educational expenses charged at MACC that are not covered by the Missouri A+ Scholarship.
  • Developmental courses do not apply toward grade point average. Recipients should be aware of this with regard to the grade point average required for renewal eligibility.
  • Student scholarship recipients may re-apply for the same scholarship for subsequent award terms (on a semester or annual basis, depending on the specific scholarship guidelines).

One (1) scholarship will be awarded from each Academic Department (Communication, Education, Fine Arts, History, Math, Psychology/Sociology, and Science) to students who are actively pursuing an Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching, or Associate of Science degree at Moberly Area Community College. These scholarships are valued at $500 each and are applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) college-level credit hours. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester if a cumulative 2.50 grade point average is maintained and nine (9) college-level credit hours are completed. Recipients of this scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.

The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Scholarship is available to those persons who have completed an accepted high school equivalency examination, such as the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) or the General Educational Development (GED) Examination. Applicants must score 2650 points or above on GED or 50 or above on HiSET. This scholarship is valued at $500 per semester and is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. A maximum of five (5) AEL scholarships may be awarded annually. Scholarship recipients must be seeking a degree or certificate at MACC and be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) college-level credit hours per semester. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester if a cumulative 2.50 grade point average is maintained and nine (9) college-level credit hours are completed. Recipients of this scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.

The Art Award is given to outstanding art students at Moberly Area Community College. Selection of the Art Award recipients is on a competitive basis upon the recommendation of the Moberly Area Community College lead Art instructor. To be eligible for the award, students must complete an application and provide a portfolio of work. Recipients must be seeking a degree or certificate at MACC and be enrolled in nine (9) college hours, including at least one three-hour art class. Five (5) $500 Art Awards are granted on a semester basis. This award is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. The award will be pro-rated if the recipient fails to abide by the rules and regulations of the scholarship or the College. Recipients of this award may reapply in subsequent semesters/years.

Notice: 2023 High School Graduates Only

Recipients will be selected through a competitive application process. A maximum of eight (8) awards will be made each year to graduating high school seniors demonstrating citizenship and academic excellence, and having a 3.0 (or equivalent) high school GPA. This scholarship is valued at $500 per semester and is applied to educational expenses charged at MACC, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. The scholarship must be used at MACC the fall semester immediately following high school graduation. Scholarship recipients must be seeking a degree or certificate at MACC and be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) college-level credit hours per semester. The scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester if a cumulative 3.00 GPA is maintained and twelve (12) college-level credit hours are completed.

Try-outs will be announced at a later date.

The Cheerleader Award is made available to students and is awarded on a competitive basis. The number and amount of individual awards may vary each semester, ranging from $250 – $1,000, and will be determined by the needs of the Cheerleading squad; a maximum of $8,000 per semester may be awarded to all recipients. This award is applied to educational expenses charged at MACC, including fees, tuition, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Award recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester. The award is renewable for the one semester if a cumulative 2.0 grade point average is maintained, 12 credit hours are completed, and other designated criteria are satisfied. The award will be pro-rated if the recipient fails to abide by the rules and regulations of the scholarship or the College. Recipients of this award may reapply in subsequent years.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Ambassador Scholarship is a special recognition to be awarded at the discretion of the MACC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. This award is valued at $500 per semester and is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Recipients shall demonstrate good citizenship and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Recipients must maintain a cumulative 2.00 grade point average each semester and must be seeking a degree or certificate and be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours. Additionally, recipients must be active participants on the DEI Committee and provide assistance in DEI related activities, as designated by the DEI Committee chair(s), or designee. The recipient must provide a minimum of 10 hours each semester assisting in DEI related activities. A maximum of five scholarships may be presented annually. This award is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester. Student recipients of this award may reapply in subsequent years.

For more information about the DEI Committee check out their webpage: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Graduating Seniors Summer Start Program allows graduating high school seniors to enroll in up to three credit hours during the summer immediately following high school graduation. A waiver of tuition and all fees (excluding lab fees and online course fees), for up to three credit hours is granted upon documentation of high school graduation. Participants in the Graduating Summer Start Program are responsible for textbooks and lab fees. Classes may be taken at any instructional site of MACC. For more information, students may contact the Office of Student Affairs.

Scholarships will be awarded from each Health Science program as follows: one (1) student per program who is actively pursuing one of the following programs: the Accelerated Associate Degree Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing (2 year), Practical Nursing Certificate-Moberly, Practical Nursing Certificate–Mexico, Practical Nursing Certificate–Columbia, Associate of Science Degree-Medical Laboratory Technician, Associate of Applied Science-Occupational, Associate of Applied Science-Surgical Technology, and Associate of Applied Science-Behavior Health Support.  These scholarships are valued at $500 each semester and will be applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) college-level credit hours each semester. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester if a cumulative 2.50 grade point average is maintained and nine (9) college-level credit hours are completed. Recipients of this scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.

The Honors Scholarship recipients will be selected through a competitive application process. A maximum of two awards will be made each semester to qualified applicants participating in the Honors Program. This scholarship is valued at $500 and is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Scholarship recipients must be seeking a degree or certificate at MACC and be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours and the scholarship is non-renewable. Recipients of this scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.

The New Traditions Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a member of a special population actively pursuing a degree or certificate at MACC. Special populations include single parents, displaced homemakers, dislocated workers, individuals with disabilities, economically  disadvantaged, students seeking employment in an occupation traditionally dominated by the opposite gender (non-traditional), or limited English proficiency. This scholarship is valued at $500 per semester and is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. A maximum of five (5) New Traditions Scholarships may be awarded annually. Scholarship recipients must be seeking a degree or certification at MACC and be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) college-level credit hours per semester. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester if a cumulative 2.50 grade point average is maintained nine (9) college-level credit hours are completed. Recipients of this scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.

The New Traditions program also manages several private scholarships from external donors. Please see the list below under Non-Institutional & Endowment Scholarships.

The Presidential Ambassador Award is a special recognition to be awarded at the discretion of the President of Moberly Area Community College. Award recipients will exhibit the leadership qualities and honor the memory of William A. Edens, a graduate of Moberly Area Community College. While serving his country in Iraq as a 2nd Lieutenant, William Edens lost his life in April 2005. This award is valued at $500 per semester and is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Areas Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. 

Presidential Ambassadors are selected through an application and interview process based on their academic achievement, leadership, communication skills and their interest in supporting student engagement. Presidential Ambassadors will promote student involvement and success at MACC. Presidential Ambassadors may be asked to help organize campus activities, provide campus tours, assist with recruitment and outreach efforts, participate in focus groups, and serve as representatives at community and alumni events. The Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and campus site directors and assistant directors will serve the points of contacts for Student Ambassadors. A maximum of twelve (12) Presidential Ambassador Awards may be presented annually across MACC locations.

     Columbia  and Moberly                        3 awards each

     Hannibal, Kirksville, Mexico                2 awards each

Recipients must maintain a cumulative 2.50 grade point average each semester and must be seeking a degree or certificate and be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) college-level credit hours. Recipients of the Presidential Ambassadors Award will be required to work a minimum of ten (10) service hours per semester. Hours will be tracked by the Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and campus site directors and assistant directors. This award is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester. Student recipients of this award may reapply in subsequent years.

The Superintendent’s Scholarship is awarded by area high school superintendents to graduating high school seniors. Recipients must have a minimum 2.50 high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship is valued at $300 per semester and is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies, for the fall semester immediately following high school graduation. A minimum of two (2) graduating seniors may be selected from each high school. Scholarship recipients must be seeking a degree or certificate at MACC and be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours per semester. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester if a cumulative 2.50 grade point average is maintained and nine (9) credit hours are completed.

The Theatre Award is given to outstanding theatre students at Moberly Area Community College. Selection of Theatre Award recipients is on a competitive basis upon the recommendation of the Moberly Area Community College lead Theatre instructor. To be eligible for the award, students must complete an application, audition, and/or provide a resume/portfolio, and must be enrolled in at least one three-hour theatre class. In addition, recipients are required to take a leadership role (either acting or technical) in the drama production during the semester in which the award is given. The number and amount of individual awards may vary, and will be determined by the needs of the Theatre Department, ranging from $250 to $1,500; a maximum of $2,500 per semester may be awarded to all recipients. This award is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Recipients must be seeking a degree or certificate at MACC and be enrolled in nine (9) credit hours. The award will be pro-rated if the recipient fails to abide by the rules and regulations of the scholarship or the College. Recipients of this award may reapply in subsequent semesters/years.

Vocal Music Awards are awarded on a competitive basis upon the recommendation of the Moberly Area Community College Music Director. To be eligible for the award, students must audition and enroll in the vocal music program and actively participate as instructed by the Music Director. Interested students may contact Ryan Hampton at for more information about auditions for this scholarship. The number and amount of individual awards may vary, and will be determined by the needs of the Vocal Music Department, ranging from $250 to $1,500; a maximum of $15,000 per semester may be awarded to all recipients. This award is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Scholarship recipients must be seeking a degree of certificate at MACC and be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours per semester. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semesters if a cumulative 2.00 grade point average is maintained each semester and nine (9) credit hours are completed. The award will be prorated if the recipient fails to abide by the rules and regulations of the scholarship or the College. Recipients of this award may reapply in subsequent years.

The William A. Edens Student Body President Award was established in memory of William A. Edens who was Student Body President (1998-99) and a graduate of Moberly Area Community College. While serving his country in Iraq as a 2nd Lieutenant, he lost his life in April 2005. The Student Body President Award is presented to the student who is elected as the Moberly Area Community College Student Body President. This award is valued at $500 per semester and is applied to tuition and fees at Moberly Area Community College the semester immediately following election results. The recipient of the award is expected to demonstrate leadership qualities and abide by the regulations of Moberly Area Community College and the Student Government Association. Award recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours per semester. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) semester if a cumulative 2.50 grade point average is achieved and twelve (12) credit hours are completed. The award will be pro-rated if the recipient fails to abide by the rules and regulations of the scholarship or the College.

One scholarship will be awarded from each Workforce Development and Technical Education division as follows:

  • Business Administration/Business Office Administration 
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics
  • Information Technology (Networking/Programming); and, 
  • Veterinary Technology
 

These scholarships are valued at $500 each semester and will be applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies. Recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) college-level credit hours each semester. This scholarship is renewable for one (1) consecutive semester if a cumulative 2.50 grade point average is maintained and nine (9) college-level credit hours are completed. Recipients of this scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.

Other Non-Institutional & Endowment Scholarships

All applicants must meet specific scholarship guidelines. It is strongly recommended that students file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to document financial need. Award values are subject to change.

Notice: 2024 High School Graduates Only

The Alumni Association Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors through a competitive selection process. The award may be used for educational expenses charged at MACC, including tuition, activity/support service fees, technology fees, course fees, lab fees, contracted housing, contracted meal plan, and/or books and supplies. This scholarship is stackable with other scholarships, including the A+ Scholarship.  

The amount of the scholarship is $200 per semester, and will be renewable for three semesters if the recipient completes 12 credit hours and maintains a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Notice: MACC Sophomore in 2024-2025 seeking an Associate Of Arts Teaching

Approximate scholarship value is $750 per semester.

The Louise Anderson Trust Fund scholarship is awarded annually to a student attending MACC and majoring in the field of education. Students at MACC who, at the end of the spring semester, have completed thirty credit hours and will be sophomores are eligible to apply.

Applicants will:

  • Attend Moberly Area Community College
  • Enroll in at least 12 college credit hours with a 3.3 cumulative GPA
  • Major in education
  • Have completed enough courses to be considered a sophomore (30 hours or more) before the upcoming fall semester and,
  • submit a statement to describe financial need, importance of good moral character and service to community.

The scholarship is awarded for the sophomore year and renewable for four subsequent semesters at a four-year institution if all renewal requirements have been fulfilled.

Notice: 2024 High School Graduates Only

Approximate scholarship value is $500 per semester.

Guidelines for the awarding of the scholarship are:

  • Recent high school graduate with a satisfactory academic record (minimum 2.50 out of a 4.0 high school cumulative grade point average) at time of application.
  • ACT score is strongly recommended.
  • The financial need and academic accomplishments of the applicant will be considered in the selection process
  • Applicant must submit a carefully-written letter addressed to the Search Committee in which you describe your long-term career goals including your involvement in high school activities.

Approximate scholarship value is determined each year

Guidelines:

  • The financial need and academic accomplishments of the applicant will be considered in the selection process
  • Applicant must submit a carefully-written statement that describes their personal financial need, interest in design and/or business, long-term career goals, and an explanation about your plans to work and remain in your community.

Notice: 2024 High School Graduates Only

Approximate scholarship value is $3,000 per semester.

Guidelines for the awarding of the scholarship are:

  • The scholarship shall be awarded to students based on financial need, good moral character and scholarship
  • The scholarship shall be in a monetary amount to provide recipient adequate money for room, board, books, tuition and fees at MACC (award will be reduced by any federal and state grants and other scholarships received)
  • the scholarship will be awarded the fall semester immediately after high school graduation, and is renewable for one consecutive semester if recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Letters of recommendation are encouraged. 

Approximate scholarship value is $500 per semester.

  • Application criteria shall include academic promise, community service and financial need.
  • Applicants will be required to: 1) Submit a written statement to include extent of financial need, career goals and service to their community.
  • Submit a valid Student Aid Report as processed by the Federal Title IV Student Aid Program.
  • Applicant must be full time students at Moberly Area Community College, take business courses, and plan to continue their education in the business administration at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

NOTICE: Must be 2024 Moberly High School Graduates Only

Approximate scholarship value: $2,000 per semester (renewable for up to three semesters)

Guidelines:

  • The financial need and academic accomplishments of the applicant will be considered in the selection process (must have a minimum 2.0 GPA)
  • Must be graduating senior from the Moberly Public School District seeking a two-year degree at MACC, and planning to continue their education at Columbia College to complete a Bachelor’s degree
  • Applicant must submit a carefully-written statement that describes their personal financial need and career goals, including their plans to transfer to Columbia College after completing their two-year degree at MACC

Notice: 2024 High School Graduates Only

Guidelines for awarding this scholarship:

  1. academic achievement
  2. financial need
  3. resident of Randolph County (or any county adjoining Randolph County, for at least 12 consecutive months prior to applying for the scholarship
  4. attending Moberly Area Community College as a freshman student
  5. applicants must submit a written statement to include extent of financial need, career goals and service to their community.

Approximate scholarship value: $1,500 per year

Guidelines:

  • The financial need and academic accomplishments of the applicant will be considered in the selection process
  • Applicant must submit a carefully-written statement that describes their personal financial need and long-term career goals.
  • Preference given to students interested in construction.

Approximate scholarship value is $1,000.

  • Applicants for the scholarship must have completed a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours and who are enrolled in any degree program in which project management skills are applied, such as Associate of Applied Science degrees, Associate of Arts degrees in Business, STEM, or other related  fields, Associate of Science degrees, or other similar degrees;
  • Applicants must submit
    1. a completed application
    2. a statement explaining career objectives and how you see project management as an important tool in your field of study

Approximate scholarship value is $500. This is a one-time award given to the recipient during the fall semester.

  • This scholarship will be awarded to a college freshman who is a strong student maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Selection criteria will be based on financial need of the applicant, academic achievement, and character.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are considering a career in journalism and/or who exhibit a love of life, sports and writing.
  • Please provide a narrative statement describing your “zest for life”. Include your involvement in sports, academics, writing, and/or student government; additionally, explain your career goals.

This scholarship will be awarded to students studying in the following programs:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Accelerated Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Practical Nursing
  • Law Enforcement Training
  • Professional Truck Driving
  • Agriculture Technology
  • Mechatronics or
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology

 

Selection criteria will be based on

  • financial need of the applicant
  • good moral character
  • student attending classes at the Moberly campus, or is a resident of Randolph County
  • applicants must submit a written statement to include extent of financial need, career goals and service to their community; and
  • preference will be given to a single parent or veteran.

 

Scholarship awards will be offered annually:

  • Professional Truck Driving; (1) award of $2,000;
  • Law Enforcement: (1) of $1,500;
  • Practical Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing or Accelerated Associate Degree in Nursing: (1) award of $750 per semester, renewable for one year for students who maintain at cumulative GPA of 2.5;
  • Agriculture Technology, Mechatronics, or Advanced Manufacturing Technology: (1) award of $750 per semester, renewable for one year for student who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Notice: 2024 High School Graduates Only

Approximate scholarship value is $400 per semester.

The guidelines for the award state that the scholarship applicant shall meet the following requirements:

  1. The principle requirement shall be financial need and academic promise
  2. The scholarship shall be renewable for the second semester if a 2.50 grade point average is maintained.

Notice: MACC Sophomore in 2024-2025 

Approximate scholarship value is $200.

  • Applicants must show an interest and capability in the field of social science.
  • Consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate an interest and capability in the field of social science, with emphasis in political science.
  • Applicants should be: (1) Attending MACC; (2) Enrolled in at least 12 college-level hours; (3) Majoring in social science or a related field; and (4) Students must have completed 30 credits or more and be considered sophomores for the upcoming fall semester

Notice: 2024 High School Graduates Only

Approximate scholarship value is $1500 per semester.

Guidelines for the awarding of the scholarship are:

  • The applicant must have a minimum 2.50 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the date of application
  • This scholarship may be renewed for one consecutive semester if the recipient maintains a minimum 2.50 grade point average
  • The financial need and academic accomplishments of the applicant will be considered in the selection process; and, applicant must submit a carefully written statement to include extent of financial need, career goals and service to their community.
  • Ideal candidates are ones pursuing a career business administration, public administration, or political science.

Scholarships for MACC Graduates

The following scholarships are for fall 2023 and spring 2024 MACC graduates only.

Notice: Must be Randolph County resident transferring to 4-year institution in the Fall 2024

Approximate scholarship value is $400 per semester.

  • Applicants shall submit a narrative statement (typed) outlining his or her community involvement in services and service groups past and present.
  • All applicants must make arrangements to be present for the Scholarship Reception Ceremony.

The Altrusa Foundation Board selects its recipient and one award is presented each year. The scholarship may be renewed for one subsequent semester.

Please prepare the required supplements and forward as one complete package to scholarship@macc.edu by the published deadline. Please include your full name, student ID, and the name of the scholarship.

Notice: 

Must be transferring to University of Missouri-Columbia in Fall 2024

This scholarship shall be renewable for one subsequent semester, provided all renewal criteria are met. 

 

Approximate scholarship value is $800 per semester.

  • Applicants must have cumulative GPA at MACC of 3.00 or better on a 4.00 scale;
  • Documented acceptance letter at one of the universities mentioned;
  • Two letters of recommendation from MACC faculty;
  • A resume of activities demonstrating leadership potential and a sense of social responsibility;
  • A carefully-written letter addressed to the Search Committee in which you describe your long-term goals, including your commitment to social responsibility.

Please prepare the required supplements and forward as one complete package to scholarship@macc.edu by the published deadline, please include your full name, student ID, and the name of the scholarship.

Approximate scholarship value is $750 per semester. This scholarship shall be renewable for three subsequent semesters, provided that all renewal criteria are met.

  • Documented acceptance letter at one of the universities mentioned
  • Applicants shall have a 2.50 cumulative grade point average and must be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Selection criteria will include:
    • high school and college extracurricular activities
    • service to community
    • financial need, and
    • evidence of good character and leadership.
  •  
  • Applicants shall submit a statement of personal goals, career goals, and financial need. This statement must be typed and in narrative form. The portion addressing financial need must indicate what part of the student’s educational expenses are expected to be covered by parents, scholarship, or  by other resources.
  • Applicants must submit three letters of reference from any of the following: high school or college faculty or staff, former or current employers, professionals in the community, minister, or friends. References cannot be submitted by relatives of the applicant.

Please prepare the required supplements and forward as one complete package to scholarship@macc.edu by the published deadline. Please include your full name, student ID, and the name of the scholarship.

NOTICE: Must be transferring to Columbia College in Fall 2024

Approximate scholarship value: $2,000 per semester 

Guidelines:

  • The financial need and academic accomplishments of the applicant will be considered in the selection process (must have a minimum 2.0 GPA)
  • Must be a graduate from the Moberly Public School District
  • Must complete a two-year degree at Moberly Area Community College 
  • Must continue education at Columbia College in pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree 
  • Applicant must submit a carefully-written statement that describes their personal financial need and career goals, including their plans to transfer to Columbia College after completing their two-year degree at MACC

Notice: Must be transferring to 4-year institution in Fall 2024

Approximate scholarship value is $750, one-time award.

  • Documented acceptance letter at 4-year institution.
  • All applicants must make arrangements to be present and in cap/gown for commencement.
  • Selection criteria will include the following:
    • college and/or high school extracurricular activities
    • service to community
    • academic excellence and
    • evidence of good character and leadership.
  • Applicants shall submit a well-constructed statement of personal goals, career goals, academic accomplishments, leadership skills, and community service. This statement must be typed and in narrative form.
  • Applicants must submit three letters of reference from any of the following: high school or college faculty or staff, former or current employers, professionals in the community, minister, or friends. References may not be submitted by relatives of the applicant.

Please prepare the required supplements and forward as one complete package to scholarship@macc.edu by the published deadline. Please include your full name, student ID, and the name of the scholarship.

Notice: Must be transferring to 4-year institution in Fall 2024

Approximate scholarship value is $1,100 per year.

  • Documented acceptance letter at 4-year institution
  • Selection criteria will include the following:
    • Scholastic achievement
    • financial need and
    • good moral character
  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation from MACC faculty.
  • Applicant must submit a narrative statement (typed) in which you describe your college goals and your financial plan to achieve these goals.
  • Renewal for the second year shall be a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA based on a full time status.

Please prepare the required supplements and forward as one complete package to scholarship@macc.edu by the published deadline, please include your full name, student ID, and the name of the scholarship.

Notice: Must be Randolph County Resident & transferring to Truman State University in Kirksville in Fall 2024.

Approximate scholarship value is $500 per semester. 

Each academic year, the one-time scholarship will be awarded for two semesters

  • Documented acceptance letter at 4-year institution
  • Preference may be given to a student pursuing a degree in the business administration program.
  • The selection criteria will be based on a) personal statement which addresses the student’s career goals and financial need, involvement in Randolph County and high school activities
  • Applicants shall have a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average.
  • Financial need of the applicant considered as determined by the student’s application for federal student financial aid.

Notice: Must be transferring to 4-year institution in Fall 2024

Approximate scholarship value is $2,500 per semester. The scholarship may be renewable for three consecutive semesters.

  • This scholarship is granted to a Moberly Area Community College graduate who is an engineering, math, or science major.  Preference is given to engineering majors.
  • All applicants must make arrangements to be present and in cap/gown for commencement.
  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation from MACC faculty/staff
  • Applicants must submit a narrative statement (typed) in which you describe your college goals and your financial plan to achieve these goals
  • Applicant must submit ACT score.

Please prepare the required supplements and forward as one complete package to scholarship@macc.edu by the published deadline, please include your full name, student ID, and the name of the scholarship.

College Transfer Scholarships

Several private and public institutions offer scholarships of various types for which transfer students may be eligible. Please contact the institutions to which you are considering transferring, as soon as possible, for further information about their scholarships and application procedures. 

FastWeb Scholarship Search
A free scholarship search resource. Begin by entering data about yourself and course of study to create a scholarship mailbox. Information in your mailbox will be automatically updated for you, giving you the names, addresses, and details of the scholarships for which you would be eligible to apply. Suggested form letters to each scholarship organization are also included.

College Board Scholarship Search
Available through the College Board On Line, this site is a free scholarship search.

Go College – The Collegiate Websource
One of the largest free scholarship databases in the country. Also includes information about the PLUS Loan, which is a very attractive government guaranteed program.

www.finaid.org/scholarships

Sallie Mae

Scholarship Central
Scholarship Central connects Missouri students and students who live in Missouri to financial resources for college.

Access EXTRA Scholarship
This is a private scholarship for students eligible for the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program and meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a 2020 high school senior
  • Earn 27 or higher on the ACT
  • Complete a 2020-2021 FAFSA (by February 1 for the priority deadline and by April 1 for the final deadline – for this scholarship) and have an Expected Family Contribution 12,000 or less
  • Enroll full-time and be a Missouri resident
  • Complete a supplemental application on Scholarship Central at myscholarshipcentral.org.
  • Awards are prioritized first-come, first-served until funding is depleted.

 

Journey to College:
Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development, Journey to College provides information about college options to thousands of students every year through publications, social media, and events – including Apply Missouri, FAFSA Frenzy, and Decision Day.

Missouri Education and Training Voucher Program – Foster Care to Success
The Missouri Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded, state-administered program designed to help youth who were in U.S. foster care. Students may receive up to $5,000 a year for qualified school related expenses. Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students. Applicants must complete the ETV application which includes documentation each semester that is sent directly from the school to ETV confirming enrollment, the cost of attendance (COA) and unmet need.

For more information and application materials: https://www.fc2sprograms.org/missouri/

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
WIOA programs helps people access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and match employers with skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. The bipartisan passage of WIOA marked the first reform of the public workforce system in more than 15 years, reaffirming the role of the American Job Center (AJC) system and enhancing several key employment, education, and training programs. For more information: https://jobs.mo.gov/community/wioa

Vocational Rehabilitation
The Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation program assists eligible persons with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining quality employment. VR provides a wide range of services. You and your counselor will determine which services are required to help you become employed. This could include vocational training to prepare you for employment, which may include tuition/fees as well as books/supplies for education in a college, university, trade school, community rehabilitation program or on-the-job training program.

VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION – 1-888-442-4551
Veterans’ Benefits: Veterans enrolled at the College who want to apply for the appropriate G.I. Benefits must fill out the Application for Education Benefits and submit a certified copy of their DD214. In addition to this application, a veteran is responsible for completing an enrollment notice each semester. These forms may be obtained in the Financial Aid Office. Veterans must also maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by Moberly Area Community College ‘s academic policy. More information is available at the Financial Aid Veteran’s Benefits page.

For additional information, we also recommend the following links:

American Indian College Fund

United Negro College Fund

Hispanic College Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

International Scholarship Search

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Missouri Travel Council Tourism Scholarship
The Horatio Agler Association’s State Scholarship program in Missouri provides scholarships to high school seniors who pursue higher education. Horatio Alger Scholars are students who have risen above adversity in their lives to maintain their grades, remain active in their communities and participate in extracurricular activities. The Horatio Alger Missouri Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to student who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education.

The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
This web page is a good starting point and general resource for financial aid information, including loans, grants, scholarships and work. Look here for lists of answers to frequently asked questions about financial aid, tips on how to avoid scholarship scams, and general information on financial aid policies and procedures. Many other financial aid web sites can be accessed from here.

NASFAA
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
This site has financial aid calculators, scholarship searches, scam alerts, EFC estimators and much more.

Mapping-Your-Future
On this site you will find information to help you plan your career and pay for your education.

National Student Loan Data System
You can use the web site to make inquiries about your Title IV loans and/or Pell grants. The site displays information on loan and/or grant amounts, outstanding balances, loan statuses, and disbursements. It also has a Glossary of Terms, which contains information on terms relating to loans and grants.

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager