We encourage you to complete your Student Center “TO DO” list by the priority dates. This is when our financial aid offices' high volume period starts.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Login to myMCCKC to check your financial aid status.
3100 Main Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone - 816.604.4400
Fax - 816.759.4416
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Each year, MCC helps students receive millions of dollars from the federal government. The following grants use the FAFSA to determine need. They do not have to be paid back as long as you stay in school and maintain satisfactory progress.
Award: 2014-2015 annual range is $595 to $5730
For students who have not earned a bachelor's or graduate degree. Students must submit a FAFSA and meet the other general eligibility requirements. Award amount is based on your enrollment status, Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Used (LEU).
Award: Typical amount is $300 per semester
For Pell Grant recipients who demonstrate exceptional financial need. The number of recipients depends on availability of funds. Priority is given to students with a zero (0) EFC.
A loan is money you borrow and must pay back. Low-interest loans are available through the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program. Amounts vary depending on the type of loan. More information is available on our loans web page.
Federal Work Study (FWS) lets you work part-time and earn at least minimum wage to help pay for your education expenses. There is no minimum or maximum amount allowed, except that you cannot receive more than your financial need. More information can be found on our work study web page.
Various types of benefits are available to veterans and their families from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Visit our veterans web page for the steps to apply and have your benefits certified.
MCC also offers other assistance to veterans, those serving on active duty, and members of the Guard or Reserve. See our military services web pages to learn more.