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AwardSpring FAQs

AwardSpring Frequently Asked Questions

Before starting your AwardSpring profile and applying for scholarships, please read through these helpful tips.

How Often do I need to fill out the scholarship application?

  • The general scholarship application needs to be completed one time per academic year. Throught the year, students are encouraged to check their Scholarship Dashboard to see if they have any follow up work to complete.

Students will need to:

  • Use the single sign on process to log into AwardSpring. If you do not have an MCC username and password, you can use this link and create a profile and apply: Prospective Student Application

  • Fill-out all required fields to the best of your ability.

  • Check your Scholarship Dashboard to provide any follow up questions. Complete short-answer essays, if required for a particular scholarship. 

  • Fill out and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid application to be eligible for scholarships that require students to show financial need.

  • New students must also complete an MCC application to be considered for scholarships.

I don't see my MCC program of study (Major)

  • Current MCC students - your current program of study has already been recorded for you.
  • ​Prospective students: If your program of study (major) is not listed, select Other/Not Listed

I don't know my gpa

  • Current MCC students - your current GPA has already been recorded for you.

  • Prospective students:  Enter your last known cumulative high school or college GPA.

How do i know if my application is complete?

  • Your AwardSpring Dashboard will indicated your application has been submitted and you will receive an email notification indicating your general application has been submitted.

how do i know if i received a scholarship?

  • After the scholarship window has closed, you will be notified in approximately two - three weeks. Emails are sent to your MCC email if you are a current student or to your personal email if you are a new student.

I have questions about writing an essay

  • Students may need to submit an essay in AwardSpring to be considered for certain scholarships.
  • Visit Writing a Scholarship Essay for helpful tips to compose a competitive essay.