Paying for college is one of the biggest hurdles students and their families face. For that reason, MACC students paying their educational expenses are encouraged to seek external scholarships before submitting MACC’s Application for Scholarships and Financial Assistance. The application is available in PDF or electronic format (below).

Search Engines, Indices, and Other Free Scholarships

There are many sites that you can visit to search for scholarships. Below are a few to get you started.

aie
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Alphabetic Index of Scholarships and Aid
Rev. Msgr. Larry J. Droll Scholarships for Catholic Laity
Scholarships.com

Collaborative Program Scholarships and Aid

If you are a student in the collaborative program, you should not apply for institutional aid at MACC.  Apply for aid as designated by UIW’s Financial Aid Office.

Institutional Aid

Students should submit their completed application with the associated requirements before the published deadline.  For more information about the deadlines, view the Academic Calendar.  Approximate deadlines are listed below.

July 1st = Fall Semester
November 1st = Spring Semester
April 1st = Summer Term

Scholarship and Tuition Assistance Application

Instructions: Respond to all questions, leave nothing blank. Do not submit this application until all the required documents are attached. The full application should be submitted to the Office of Degree Based Programs.
  • Request for Merit Based

    Respond to each question in the space provided or write 'attached' and attach an essay response at the bottom of this form.
  • Describe your current ministry. Include the parish and diocese you serve, your Bishop or Pastor, and your immediate supervisor's name. Specify the length of your employment and/or volunteer hours.
  • If you work for a non-profit organization whose mission statement is consistent with MACC's mission, include details about the nature of your work/volunteer efforts, the organization, and your supervisor.
  • What is your reason for choosing this program/course, and how will you incorporate your knowledge in the future?
  • What is the anticipated cost of your program, how much aid are you requesting, and how much can you afford to pay?
  • What is the anticipated cost of your program, how much aid are you requesting, and how much can you afford to pay?
  • Are you able to obtain additional aid/support from your parish, another organization (i.e. VA) or sponsor? Explain.
  • Request for Need Based Aid

    Respond to each question in the space provided or write 'attached' and attach an essay response at the bottom of the form.
  • You MUST apply for aid available through at least two organizations, as noted below, and attached evidence of each application.
  • Describe your household. Who is the primary wage earner, does anyone else contribute to the household expenses, and how many dependents are there? Include names, ages, employment status, and academic level/status.
  • Describe the basis of your household income and the annual amount. Include W2s, tax return(s), and/or any evidence supporting your statement.
  • If your household expenses inhibit your ability to pay for your educational expenses, describe the nature of the expenses and include evidence of the expense(s).
  • If your household receives aid based on your income, describe the nature of the aid and include the supporting documents.
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