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Career Program Scholarships

Aileen S. Andrew Foundation — Mechanical Technologies Career Programs Scholarship

This scholarship funded by the Aileen S. Andrew Foundation, can be used for tuition, fees, and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in a Mechanical Technologies program (Automotive, Heating and Air Conditioning, Welding) through the Career Programs subdivision of the college and have completed at least two courses in the program curriculum. Applicant must also be and remain a district resident, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, carry a minimum of six credit hours at Moraine Valley during the semester in which the award is received and demonstrate financial need.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Aileen S. Andrew Foundation — Career Programs Scholarship

This scholarship funded by the Aileen S. Andrew Foundation, can be used for tuition, fees, and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Culinary and Hospitality Management, Travel/Tourism or Meeting Planning, Computer Integrated Technologies or Information Management Systems at the college. Applicant must also be and remain a district resident, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, carry a minimum of six credit hours at Moraine Valley during the semester in which the award is received and demonstrate financial need.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Career Programs Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by the Moraine Valley Foundation, and can be used for tuition and education-related expenses at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in a program through the Career Programs subdivision of the college, be and remain a district resident, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, and carry a minimum of six credit hours at Moraine Valley during the semester in which the award is received.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Joanne Casolari Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Joanne Casolari, a former Moraine Valley employee, this scholarship is available to single parents enrolled in Moraine Valley's Nursing Program and can be used for tuition or education-related expenses.

Amount: $200-$500 (dependent on funds available)

Eligibility: Applicants must be a returning single parent, be a resident of the Moraine Valley Community College District, be enrolled in the Nursing Program and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or above.

Essay: Submit a two page essay stating why you want to become a nurse and how you think a nursing career will help you achieve your goals and the goals you have for your children.

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Jane E. Crawley Scholarship

Named in memory of the former dean of Allied Health, Public Service and Nursing, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, books, and transportation at Moraine Valley, as funds permit.

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Must be district resident, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, be currently enrolled in an Allied Health or Nursing Program, have successfully completed 12 credit hours of the program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Applications Available: Only this form will be accepted for this scholarship.

Location: Printable or Financial Aid Office (S107)

More Information: Financial Aid Office (708) 974-5726

Angelika Hadjimitsos Scholarship

Established in honor of Angelika Hadjimitsos, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $750-$1,500

Eligibility: Must be a permanent resident of the United States, or an International student, and currently enrolled in Moraine Valley Community College. Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate in Culinary Arts or Restaurant/Hotel Management, have completed 9 credit hours, earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, carry a minimum of 6 credit hours during the semester(s) in which the scholarship is awarded and demonstrate financial need.

Essay: General Essay

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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The Hickey Foundation Scholarship

Established by the Hickey Foundation for a single mother who is pursuing an Associate's Degree in Nursing, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000 dependent on funds

Eligibility: Must be a single mother currently enrolled in the Nursing Program at Moraine Valley Community College, plan to pursue a career in Nursing, carry a minimum of six credit hours in Nursing during the semester(s) in which the scholarship is awarded, demonstrate financial need.

Essay: Submit a 500-word, typed, essay that expresses thoughts and/or feelings about Nursing as a career and how the student plans to make a difference or impact.

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014).

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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Lieutenant Gene Marcheschi Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of Lieutenant Gene Marcheschi to honor his outstanding work and leadership and his dedication to continuing professional development for firefighters, this scholarship can be used for tuition, fees and books at Moraine Valley.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled in the Moraine Valley Community College Fire Science Program and plan to pursue a degree in Fire Science, be and remain a resident in the Moraine Valley Community College district, have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and carry a minimum of six credit hours in Fire Science during the semester(s) in which the scholarship is awarded.

Essay: Submit a 500-word, typed, personal statement that demonstrates financial need and outlines how the scholarship will benefit the student's professional development and assist him/her in promoting ongoing fire science education among his/her professional colleagues.

Applications Available: Starting fall 2013 semester for next academic year (fall 2014)

Deadline: March 7, 2014

More Information: Foundation Office (708) 974-5740

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For informational purposes only and should not be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the college. Moraine Valley Community College reserves the right to change, without notice, scholarship eligibility requirements, award amounts, deadlines, application materials, and other matters within its control.

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