Financial Aid and Scholarships


Please be aware that we add new scholarship information to the below documents on a continual basis, so it is suggested you check back once in a while to check for new additions.

External LinkOctober Scholarships
External LinkNovember Scholarships
External LinkDecember Scholarships
External LinkJanuary Scholarships
External LinkFebruary Scholarships
External LinkMarch Scholarships
External LinkApril Scholarships
External LinkMay Scholarships
External LinkJune Scholarships

For more scholarship opportunities, please view PDF DocumentScholarship Websites.

Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Paper FAFSA’s are only available through download at the Federal Aid web site or by calling 1-800-4-FEDAID.  About 5% of FAFSA’s are now filed by paper with the majority being filed on-line.  Both the dependent student and parent must Create an Account that will serve as an electronic signature.  Keep this information in a safe place.  It will be used every year that you apply for financial aid.

You can call the Financial Aid Office at Muskegon Community College or the college or university your student is planning to attend and get help filling out the Financial Aid Form.  Beware of people who want to charge you for this service, or of people who promise to get you Financial Aid if you pay them to complete your form.  When in doubt, call first for advice.

Additional information is available at

Financial Aid Night

When:  Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:  6:30 pm
Where:  Mona Shores High School Library/Media Center

What:  FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opens October 1!  Completing your FAFSA is important not only for college financial aid but also for scholarship eligibility.  A financial aid representative will be here to explain the FAFSA process.  Enter through the main high school entrance and meet in the LMC.

PDF DocumentFAFSA Night Presentation 2022

MI Student Aid Information

PDF DocumentAffording College in Michigan Guidebook
PDF DocumentFinancial Aid Common Mistakes
PDF DocumentMI Student Aid Programs at a Glance

FAFSA Assistance at Muskegon Community College

Help with the FAFSA is available on Monday - Thursday at the Muskegon Community College's Welcome Center.  See MCC's Financial Aid page for more information.

Websites For More Help and Information

Please visit these websites to find more financial aid and scholarship opportunities.