​​Foundation Scholarships

McCOOK COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARS​​HIPS

Up to $4,000 two-year scholarships are provided by the Foundation to full-time students attending McCook Community College with $1,000 being paid per semester. Up to ten (10) scholarships may be awarded in each academic year.

McCOOK COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY & STAFF RECOGNITIO​N

Up to $4,000 two-year scholarship is for a full-time student attending MCC, with $1,000 being paid per semester. This scholarship was established by the McCook College Foundation to acknowledge the dedicated service and contribution of all faculty and staff serving the college since MCC was established as Nebraska’s first two year college in 1926.

DOROTHY CHAMBERS S​​​CHOLARSHIP

Up to $500 one-year scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time student and sponsored through the Foundation with funds given to the Foundation for the support of students, programs, and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of Dorothy Chambers.

​​​WENDELL CHENEY SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $250 one-year scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time student and sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of Wendell Cheney, a member of MCC’s first graduation class (1928).

ESTHER TRANTOW DOBBIE SCHO​LARSHIP

Up to $1,000 one-year scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time student and sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of alumna Esther Trantow Dobbie (1948).

​​MARY ELLIOTT SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $500 one-year scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time student pursuing a Family and Consumer Science academic program and sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs, and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of Mary Elliott, a former instructor at MCC.

​​BEN F. HORMEL SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $1,000 one-year scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time student and sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs, and activities, and acknowledges the generosity of long-time McCook businessman Ben F. Hormel.

​MELBA B. LOKER SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $2,000 one-year scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time student and sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of Melba B. Loker.

RANDY J. MATHENY MEMORIAL PATRIOT SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $1,000 one-year scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time student and was established as an enduring pledge to preserve remembrance, and as a recognition to honor, with distinction, respect, and gratitude, the love, devotion and service of
Randy J. Matheny to his country. Sgt. Matheny, of McCook, was killed in February 2007 while serving in Iraq.

GW​​​ENDOLYN McKENZIE SCHOLARSHIP

Up to three $1,000 one-year scholarships are awarded to full or part-time students enrolled in either Art, Math or Science programs, and are sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of Gwendolyn McKenzie, a former instructor and President of MCC.

FRANK MURRAY SCHOLARSHI​P

Up to two $1,000 one-year scholarships are awarded to full or part-time students, and are sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs, and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of Frank Murray.

​​HENRY O. AND JUNE C. WEETH SCHOLARSHIP

Up to three $1,000 one-year scholarships are awarded to full or part-time students, and are sponsored through the Foundation with funds given for the support of students, programs, and activities at MCC, and acknowledges the generosity of alumnus Henry O. Weeth and his wife June.

​​MYATT W. AND MARY GENEVIEVE VOLENTINE ADVANCED STUDIES SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships of up to $4,000 are provided to students enrolled in a bachelor or graduate degree program through the Advanced Studies Center on the McCook Community College campus, and are to be used within a two-year period from enrollment commencement. These scholarships acknowledge the generosity and commitment of Myatt W. and Mary Genevieve Volentine in supporting educational opportunities at McCook Community College. All approved courses of study are eligible and applicants must be available for a personal interview with the Foundation’s selection committee