All Presidents' Scholarship Recipients must enroll in an Honors-Only Class. All scholarship recipients are automatically admitted into the Honors Program at MCC.
All Presidents’ Scholarship recipients MUST take an Honors-Only class and we encourage Fee Award students to take an Honors-Only class as well. Presidents scholars must also complete a minimum of twelve credit hours including the - three credit Honors-Only class to be eligible. All Honors students must complete a Contract in order to receive credit for an Honors class. Please complete the contract before submitting to the Honors Office in person, by mail, scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to (480) 844-3236.
You must contact the Honors Office before speaking with your instructor about taking their class for Honors Credit. Download and print the Honors Contract.
Please Note: No scholarship funds will be awarded until your registration is complete.
The Presidents' Scholarship is a tuition waiver that covers in-county tuition, and the registration fee for up to fifteen credit hours for four consecutive semesters, excluding Summer sessions. At this time the monetary value is $1,230.00 per semester. Any remaining tuition balance above this amount is your responsibility. Total scholarship value $4,920.00.
Download the application here (updated 03/04/13)
This award does not cover additional class fees, books, private instruction, music lessons, summer classes, or remedial classes (classes below the 100 level).
Award Recipients must meet the following criteria:
*To be eligible for Honors English you must score a 7+
MATH: take one of the following math tests:
The Fee Award has been renamed The Honors Achievement Award and are available to students who meet the following eligibility requirements
The award amount is based on the number of credit hours for which the student is enrolled. Awards are for Fall and Spring semesters only (does not apply to the Summer semesters). To be eligible a minimum of twelve credit hours must already be completed within the Maricopa Community College District. Scholarship funds will be awarded at the end of the Fall/ Spring semester upon completion of Honors course/contract.
The award amounts are:
Retention: In order to continue to receive an Honors Achievement Award, eligible students must maintain a 3.25 GPA and successfully complete (earn at least a grade of C or higher) an Honors class each semester. Students who do not successfully meet all the criteria will not be eligible to receive a Honors Achievement Award the following semester. Students who have not met all the criteria must reapply to the Honors Program if they have not been participating in the Honors Program for more than two semesters.
The following scholarships are offered to continuing students. Students must be in good standing with the Honors Program. Students in their first, second, or third semester of the Presidents' Scholarship are not eligible to apply for these scholarships. There is one application for all three scholarships.
The application is due in March 2014, specific date TBD. Turn the applications into the Honors Office located in the Social and Cultural Sciences Building (SC14) OR to the Center for Service Learning & Honors Office located on the second floor of the Palo Verde Building (RDM-P) at the Red Mountain Campus.
This scholarship covers tuition and fees for one full year (up to 18 credits per semester [in County tuition]) plus $250.00 per semester for books and supplies. To be eligible, a current full-time Honors student must plan to enroll on a full-time basis for the following year and maintain a G.P.A. of 3.25 or higher. One scholarship is awarded at each college annually.
This scholarship is awarded based upon the college Honors Coordinator’s decision. Amounts can vary. Check with your Honors Coordinator for eligibility requirements. (*International Students are eligible to apply)
We have a scholarship opportunity for those who may be participating in one of the programs this summer. The applications is due March 2014, specific date TBD. See the Study Abroad webpage for more information on application information and due dates.
Download and print the Presidents' Scholarship application (updated 01/17/12) and Guidelines and/or the Deferment Application here. Download and print an Honors Progam Application here. Download and print the Chancellors and Foundation application.