Montcalm Community College in Sidney, Michigan

MCCF Scholarships


Thank you for your interest in scholarships at Montcalm Community College!

Each year, the Montcalm Community College Foundation is proud to provide more than $400,000 in student aid and scholarships. Please connect with our helpful financial aid staff to learn about all the financial resources that may be available to you. We are all here to help as you pursue your dreams here at Montcalm Community College.  


MCCF Montcalm Excellence Award Scholarship


Thank you for your interest in scholarships at Montcalm Community College! The Montcalm Excellence Award (MEA) scholarship application will remain open until all scholarships are awarded for 2024-2025. Priority consideration is given to applications submitted before March 31, 2024. New applications received after this date will be held and will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2024. In the meantime, please complete your 2024-2025 FAFSA and work with our helpful financial aid office staff to explore other scholarships/aid for which you may already be eligible. 


UPDATE: Due to delays in the provision of FAFSA information to the college, the MCCF scholarship awarding process is also delayed. We will process MEA scholarship applications when FAFSA information is received. At this time, we believe awarding will be delayed until the beginning of June. Please check back here for updates. Thank you.


Apply NowThe application for the Montcalm Excellence Award Scholarship is open now. You will need your student ID to access the application. Please note that you can leave the application and come back to it as needed. Click the link above to learn more and apply. 

MCCF Fall 2024 Semester Scholarship


The MCC Foundation is offering a scholarship to help students who continue their education at MCC during the 2024 fall semester. The funds will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so you will want to apply soon! Funds used for this scholarship require that you live within the MCC service district (be in-district) or the Belding school district. If you are not sure, please call 989-328-1277 to verify. Award amounts will be based on the number of contact hours for which a student is registered and include: 9 to 11 contact hours – up to $750; 12-14 contact hours – up to $900; 15+ contact hours - up to $1,200. 

Apply Now

Click the link above to apply.

Dual Enrollment Books Scholarship


The MCCF Dual Enrollment Books Scholarship Fund awards scholarships for required course books and materials beyond the state’s per-student dual-enrollment allowance for any MCC dual-enrolled students in need of financial assistance. Students must be residents of Belding, Carson City, Central Montcalm, Greenville, Lakeview, Montabella, Tri-County, or Vestaburg public school districts. If you have questions about whether you are in-district for MCC, please contact Student Services at or (989) 328-1277.

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Michigan Achievement Scholarship

Beginning with the class of 2023, high school graduates will be eligible for up to $2,750 per year at Montcalm Community College through the Michigan Achievement Scholarship Program.


Eligibility begins by completing your FAFSA at or contact MCC’s Financial Aid Office at for FAFSA completion assistance.

  • NOTE: When completing your FAFSA, you must select a Michigan school in order to be eligible for this scholarship. 
Lisa Lund, MCC Executive Director for the MCC Foundation