Pay It Forward Scholarship | Scholarship

Pay It Forward Scholarship


The Midwestern Career College (MCC) “Pay It Forward” Scholarship is designed to foster student embodiment of core values of commitment, perseverance, resilience, and giving back to the community. MCC appreciates the passion and drive that students bring to their health care studies and professional aspirations. This scholarship is a token of appreciation and support toward their health care career, which will enable to both give back to your community and pay it forward to the next generation in the future. A selected number of one-time scholarships may be allocated and awarded to new applicants enrolling in selected healthcare programs.


  • $1000 towards an eligible AAS program
  • $750 towards an eligible Certificate program


Must be enrolled in one of the following programs (below) and submit scholarship application form three (3) weeks before program start date. Students should not have any administrative holds with the college, satisfy all requirements, and agree with Terms and Conditions.

Eligible Programs:

  • AAS in Surgical Technology
  • Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Sterile Processing


The scholarship value is allocated equally per term throughout the entire length of program. Student must successfully complete the term to be eligible for the scholarship portion applicable to that term.

Application Process

All eligible candidates may apply during the admissions process. All applicants will be required to finalize the application process at least three weeks prior to term commencement. Candidates will require to answer a series of questions. Grammar and spelling will be checked along with answers. Admissions Manager will notify a student should a scholarship be awarded.

  1. Ask your admissions counselor if you can apply
  2. Apply online.
  3. When decision is made you will be notified via email.

Scholarship application:

Apply Here: Scholarship Application Form

Please contact Admissions with any additional questions, or 312-236-9000 x 1.


Additional Terms & Conditions

As with other MCC’s scholarships, students must agree and will be asked to sign an agreement allowing publicity associated with Midwestern Career College, including conducting a formal interview, utilization of applicant’s name, photograph, and providing a testimonial. This helps us inspire and encourage future students from the community. Student must successfully complete the term to be eligible for the scholarship portion for that term. If the term is not completed, scholarship will be considered not earned and removed, increasing the overall balance.

All Financial contracts and Agreements remain enforceable regardless of status of the scholarship application. The scholarship award is discretional and cannot be used in lieu of primary financial obligations like Payment Plan Agreements. Credit balances caused by the scholarship have no cash value; student’s account with credit balances caused by the scholarship shall be adjusted to balance out student account but never by increasing student’s financial obligations to any 3rd parties.


Updated: April 24, 2024

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