Specific Program Scholarships

The following links list the many scholarships available through the MHCC Foundation and other organizations. Under each category click on the application link to find out which scholarships are available this term. ( Link to Scholarship Application - PDF Format) Not all scholarships are available each term. Please check the current scholarship application for which scholarships are open for application each term.

— Automotive Technology

Association of Women in Automotive Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student in the MHCC Automotive Technology IMPORT program.  Must have completed at least two terms of the IMPORT program at the time of the award. Preference will be given to qualified female applicants.

Automotive Technology Student Scholarship
Scholarship for students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program. Applicant must be a full-time student in the Automotive Technology program (pursuing a degree or certificate). This scholarship awards two terms of tuition.

Ford Parts and Service Club Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student in the MHCC Automotive Technology Ford ASSET program.

Hillyers Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student in the Ford Asset Program

Jim Weston Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time Automotive Technology student.

Mike and Joan Porter Scholarship
Scholarship for an MHCC Chrysler CAP student carrying a minimum of 9 credits.

Northwest Motorsports Association Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time, second-year student in the Automotive Technology program.

Over the Hill Gang North West Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student in the MHCC Automotive Technology Ford ASSET program. 

Portland Swap Meet Committee Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student in the MHCC Ford ASSET program.

Sam Kosta Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for high school senior from Sandy High School who is pursuing a degree or certificate for the MHCC Ford ASSET program.


— Business and Computer Technology

Robert Scott Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student who is enrolled in the two-year degree Accounting Technology or Business Administration program with a major in Accounting. Given to a second-year student.

J. Frank Schmidt, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student with a declared major of Business Management or Business Administration.

— Cosmetology

Muriel Schier Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time MHCC student enrolled in the Cosmetology program.

Salon Ambiance Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time MHCC student in the Cosmetology program.

Richard O. Fimmel Scholarship
Scholarship for second year MHCC Cosmetology student.

— Criminal Justice

Jeremy E. Christensen Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a fulltime MHCC student with a major in Criminal Justice.  On behalf of the family of Jeremy E. Christensen, this scholarship has been established by Jan Entenmann, grandmother of Jeremy. A soldier in the U. S. Army, Jeremy had been in Iraq for almost a year when he was killed in action near Ad Duilayah on November 27, 2004. He was laid to rest at Willamette National Cemetery with full military honors.
— Early Childhood Education, History, Education

Betty Gray Early Childhood Scholarship
Scholarship for students enrolled in MHCC Early Childhood Education.

— Education, Counseling or Psychology

Shirley Labinowicz Scholarship
Scholarship for a part-time MHCC student carrying a maximum of 11 credits each term. Students must have Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer, AAOT degree as declared major in Education, Counseling or Psychology. Through her captivating and the lovingly created art, Shirley Labinowicz's passion for life and education will be remembered.

— Fisheries Technology

Fly Fishing Arts and Conservation Annual Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student majoring in Fisheries Technology Program.

James R. Graybill Fisheries Scholarship
Scholarship for full-time, first-year student pursuing a degree in the Fisheries Technology program.

NW Fish Culture Conference Scholarship
Scholarship for full-time student majoring in Fisheries Technology.

PacificCorp Scholarship for Fisheries Technology
Scholarship for full-time student majoring in Fisheries Technology. Must be a member of the Yakama Nation, a Yakama descendant or have other tribal affiliation.

— Funeral Service

Portland Cremation Center Scholarship
Scholarship for a second-year student in the MHCC Funeral Service Program carrying a minimum of 12 credits each term.

Ellsworth and Eleanora Purdy Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student enrolled in the MHCC Funeral Service Program.

SCI Oregon Funeral Services Inc. Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student enrolled in the MHCC Funeral Service Program.

— Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism Club Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student with a minimum of 36 hours in classes relating to a two-year degree in Hospitality and Tourism or 12 credits hours in the certificate program.

Steve Martin Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a student who has completed at least 15 credit hours in the MHCC Hospitality and Tourism major.

— Industrial Technology

Boeing Co. Manufacturing Tech Prep Associate Degree Intern Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time MHCC Machine Tool or Mechanical Engineering Technology student who is also a Boeing manufacturing intern.

Boeing Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student pursuing an engineering or technology degree including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science or machine tool technology.

Hoodview Amateur Radio Scholarship
Scholarship for a MHCC student who is a licensed radio amateur or an immediate family member of a licensed radio amateur.

— Integrated Media

Healthcare Communicators of Oregon (HCO) Scholarship 
Scholarship for a student majoring in Integrated Media or serving on the Advocate newspaper staff (signature of adviser required) and an interest in the healthcare field either personally or professionally.

— Language and Literature

Win Casterline Memorial Fund Scholarship
A MHCC Language and Literature instructor must nominate a student for this scholarship.

— Mental Health

Nikolina Stoyanova Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for an MHCC full-time, second-year, student majoring in Mental Health/Human Service. This scholarship was created to honor Nikolina Stoyanova, who fought a gallant struggle during her short life against various mental health problems.

— Natural Resources

G and A Hertrich Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for student with declared major in Natural Resources Technology - Forest Resources transferring to a university Forestry program or Forest Resource Management transferring to a university Forestry program.

— Nursing

Harold and Mollie Bihn Scholarship
Scholarship for full or part-time MHCC Nursing students who are Oregon residents.

The Tichy Family Nursing Scholarship*
Scholarship for a first and second-year Nursing program student. Must have successfully completed at least one term of clinical nursing courses.

Tichy Nursing Scholarship
for a Nursing student who has completed the first year in the MHCC Nursing program and is enrolled in the second year with financial need for a scholarship.

Olive Elizabeth Grace Scholarship
Scholarship for second-year students enrolled in the MHCC Nursing program.

The Marcus Family Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student enrolled in the MHCC Nursing program.

— Performing and Visual Arts

Paul and Carol Kreider Scholarship for the Performing Arts
Scholarship for a full-time MHCC student. Candidate must successfully audition or interview for a major music ensemble or theatrical production as a vocalist, actor, dancer, etc.

Noll Family Memorial Fund for Performing Arts Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time MHCC Performing Arts student who has completed a minimum of 30 hours toward a two-year degree. Each year the scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in a different aspect of performing arts.

David Spooner Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a student having completed at least one term in visual or performing arts studies.

Frank and Mary Wales Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time MHCC Music student having completed a minimum of 30 hours in classes relating to a two-year degree in music.

Rodney T. and Ruth Robinson Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time second-year MHCC student in the Visual Arts program.

John P. Malcom Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship is for a full-time MHCC student with a declared major in either the Visual or Performing Arts program or Integrated Media program.

Donna Hand Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a full or part-time MHCC student with a declared major in the Visual Arts program.

— Physical Therapy Assistant

Kerri Foland Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time student in the MHCC Physical Therapy Assistant program. This scholarship is in memory of Kerri Foland, a wonderful wife, mother, friend, and physical therapist assistant who lost her battle to cancer in 2010.

— Physics, Engineering or Math

Bob Wilson Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for a MHCC student who has completed a minimum of 36 credit hours by the time scholarship is in effect and be carrying a minimum of 12 credits each term the scholarship is in effect.

— Transitions/Transciones

Connections Community, Inc.
Scholarship for a full or part-time MHCC Transitions/Transiciones graduate.

Evelyn E. Humphreys Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a MHCC Transitions student.

Gresham Altrusa Club Scholarship
Scholarship for a MHCC student actively participating in the Transitions program, having completed the Transitions program and carrying a minimum of six credits at the time the scholarship is in effect.

Kaiser Permanente Latino Staff Association Scholarship
Scholarship for Latina students who are enrolled in or have been enrolled in the Transitions/Transiciones program. Students must intend to pursue a career in healthcare.

Margaret Lorain Scholarship
Two-year scholarship for Transitions program graduate who is attempting to make a significant life change. It remembers a person who changed her life, and in doing so, changed the lives of others.

Soroptimist International of Gresham Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship to provide assistance to single women with dependent children enrolled in a declared major. Student must have completed the Transitions program at the time of the scholarship is in effect.

Soroptimist International of Portland East Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for a MHCC student who has completed the Transitions program.

Wintz Family Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships for current students of graduates of the Transitions/Transciones programs.
All scholarships are contingent upon availability of funds.

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