If you wish to be considered for MTC Scholarships, this scholarship application, along with the FAFSA, must be completed by May 1. These scholarships are various amounts and are for Fall and Spring semesters. For a complete listing, see Financial Aid Resources below.
A complete listing of grants and scholarships available at MTC, including application requirements.
Selection of Foundation, President's, and College Tech Prep Scholarship recipients will be made by high school officials and reported to MTC by May 1. Eligibility is certified after the student's first semester senior-year grades are posted. The number of scholarships awarded is limited, so it is important to apply early. These scholarships are limited to one per student. Each scholarship is for one year and will be credited to the recipient's tuition charges each term of the academic year. In order to apply complete the special High School Senior Scholarship Application (return to HS guidance counselor) and FAFSA application prior to May 1.
Awarded to qualified current high school juniors and seniors with above average grades. COMPASS testing is required. This is a “one-time award” of up to $300 and is often used for summer courses. Applicants must complete the MTC Scholarship Application on-line, check Concurrent Scholarship (Grant) and submit.
Skills for Success (ASC1020 ) is a one credit hour course designed to dissect the ''learning process'' for college-bound individuals. The course combines lecture materials with fun activities, team projects, and individual assignments that illustrate how people learn and what skills and resources are available to them. Students learn strategies for managing time; setting and achieving goals; improving memory and reading comprehension; strengthening note taking and general study skills; and becoming better test takers.
Orientation to College Scholarship
Orientation to College (ASC 1000) is a one credit course designed to prepare you for a successful college experience. You will learn how use technology to access information and course materials, develop an educational success plan, and explore various college services, including financial aid and academic advising. A special emphasis will be placed on “financial literacy” and college/career choice. A scholarship is available for freshman MTC students to cover the tuition cost of the course. Complete the MTC Scholarship Application and contact the MTC Office of Admission for details.
American Opportunity Tax Credit is a credit for qualified education expenses paid for an eligible student for the first four years of higher education. You can get a maximum annual credit of $2,500 per eligible student. If the credit brings the amount of tax you owe to zero, you can have 40 percent of any remaining amount of the credit (up to $1,000) refunded to you..
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Marion Technical College provides equal opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, military status, or sexual orientation. MTC reserves the right to change these scholarships as financial conditions warrant.