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Scholarships come in many forms. You may apply for and receive scholarships from your home church, civic organizations, your home state, your parent's employer, maybe even your grandparents. There are many scholarship opportunities available, but you must take the time to explore the options. Manhattan Christian College offers a number scholarships that are available to all who attend MCC.

All MCC scholarships require that the student be seeking a MCC degree, making satisfactory progress toward a MCC degree, and be enrolled full-time. Dual-degree students must enroll full-time at MCC during the first year, enroll at MCC for a minimum of 9 hours per semester the second year, enroll for a minimum of 6 hours per semester at MCC during the third year, and enroll at MCC for a minimum of 3 hours per semester their fourth year.  For more information on how scholarships work with Dual-Degree Students, you can check out our Dual-Degree Financials page.

For information on scholarships for a current student, you can check out our Current Student Scholarship page. 


Final high school and college transcripts must be submitted to the MCC Admissions Department for us to obtain final cumulative GPA and ACT scores.  Changes in scores may change scholarship awards.

$14,000 ($1,750 for 8 consecutive semesters). Student must have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, or ACT score of 25 or above, SAT score of 1140 or above. Student must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA to continue to receive this scholarship.  Tranfers are not eligible for this scholarship until their second year at MCC.  

$10,000 ($1,250 for 8 consecutive semesters). Students must have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.49 or ACT score of 21-24, SAT score of 990-1139. Student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA to renew this scholarship.

$6,000 ($750 for 8 consecutive semesters). Students must have a high school cumulative GPA of 2.50-2.99. Student must maintain a 2.50 cumulative GPA to renew this scholarship.

Additional $1,000 for freshmen year. Student must have ACT score of 30 (SAT of 1340) or higher. Student must complete an Application for Admission and submit ACT/SAT score.

Full Tuition for 8 consecutive semesters. Student must be designated a high school National Merit Scholar finalist or semifinalist. Student must maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA.  This scholarship does not stack with other institutional scholarships.  


Award varies between $500-$3500 based on involvement, service, and other contributing factors.  Students must complete the scholarship application as well as be accepted for admission into the college.  Priority deadline is March 1 for fall students and December 1 for spring students.  


Awarded to top students who can demonstrate a passion for ministry in their past and a vision for ministry in their future.  Student must be seeking a B.A. or B.S. from Manhattan Christian College and complete a Ministry Scholarship Application form.  The deadline for this Scholarship is March 1.


This is the largest and most prestegious award given out to incoming freshmen.  Only awarded to four students total, the Timothy Days Leadership Scholarship winners demonstrate the high levels of leadership and potential.  

Award - $2500 for semesters one and two. 
Tuition equal to ½ full time tuition for semesters three and four.
Tuition equal to ¾ full time tuition for semesters five and six.
Tuition equal to full time tuition for semesters seven and eight.

Qualifications: Student must be nominated by their youth leader or minister
Student must be a senior in high school
Student must attend and interview at one of the two Timothy Days Leadership Events.
Student(s) are chosen by the Leadership Committee.
All other MCC academic scholarships and the Timothy Days Scholarship are nullified.

Requirements:  Student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Must follow other critia outline in signed contract.


Yvonne Kafka College Scholarship
Awarded to students for service in a local church, Christian camp, mission, or benevolent efforts who are active in their community or school.
Application Deadline: April 15

Alexander Christian Foundation - Nebraska | Iowa | Indiana | Florida | Oregon
Awarded to academically outstanding Christian young people from select states who are attending college in preparation for Christian service in any vocational field. 
Application Deadline: March 31

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