WCC News Story Archive: Scholarships

Agnes & Stephen Reading with Reading Scholars

Agnes and Stephen Reading gift additional $1 million, now funding 20 full-ride nursing scholarships

Fran LeFort - January 09, 2024

Agnes and Stephen Reading have endowed an additional $1 million to double the size of the Reading Nursing Scholarship program for Washtenaw Community College students.

View Post :   Agnes and Stephen Reading gift additional $1 million, now funding 20 full-ride nursing scholarships

tags: Reading Scholars, Donation, WCC Foundation, Scholarships, Nursing

Photo of  Mustafa Alhefady

Honors scholarships attract top high school graduates to WCC

WCC Public Relations - December 07, 2023

Skyline High School graduate Mustafa Alhefady has tinkered around with cars since seventh grade. What started as a hobby with his dad has turned into a promising career path. After researching top automotive technician programs, he decided to pursue his education at WCC and enrolled this Fall.

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tags: Student Success, Scholarships, Launch winter 2024, Automotive Services, Launch

WCC students walking

Yes, you can afford college!

WCC Public Relations - December 05, 2023

Fear of debt and the ability to afford college continue to be major concerns for students, their parents and adult learners seeking to expand their education to support their career goals. But at Washtenaw Community College financial aid awards are on the rise, allowing students to chase their dreams and avoid the college debt trap.

View Post :   Yes, you can afford college!

tags: Michigan Reconnect, Scholarships, Fall 2023, Michigan Achievement, Launch, Student Success

Reconnect at WCC

Michigan Reconnect Scholarship lowers minimum age requirement from 25 to 21 for a limited time

WCC Public Relations - October 03, 2023

The State of Michigan’s Reconnect program is expanding its reach to help more students pursue their dreams through a college education.

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tags: Scholarships, Affordability, Michigan Reconnect

Gala dueling pianos

WCC Foundation hosts Gala 2023 to support Student Emergency Fund

Kayla Gahagan - September 20, 2023

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation will host Gala 2023 to support the college’s Student Emergency Fund and other programs. This year’s presenting sponsor is Toyota.

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tags: Foundation, Student Emergency Fund, Scholarships, Gala

WCC&YOU

Learn more about Washtenaw Community College at WCC & You event

WCC Public Relations - April 13, 2023

Prospective students and community members are invited to explore the Washtenaw Community College (WCC) campus and academic programs Saturday, April 15. The college’s WCC & You event is designed to give an inside look at all the college has to offer.

View Post :   Learn more about Washtenaw Community College at WCC & You event

tags: WCC & You, register, Scholarships, Academic Pathways, student life, enroll, campus life

Ken Wilson and Julia Huttar-Bailey

Donation will support WCC single mom students

Rich Rezler - March 29, 2023

A recent $20,000 donation by Ken Wilson to the WCC Foundation created the Nancy C. Wilson Single Mom’s Relief Fund, an endowment that will provide at least one annual scholarship to a qualified WCC student in perpetuity, along with directing additional money into the college's Student Emergency Fund.

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tags: On The Record, March 2023, Scholarships, Donation, WCC Foundation, Student Success, Student Emergency Fund

Winter Clark Road sign

Winter classes at WCC begin January 9

WCC Public Relations - December 23, 2022

Winter classes at Washtenaw Community College will begin January 9, with flexible scheduling options and more than 135 programs to prepare students for rewarding careers that meet local workforce needs or transfer to a university to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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tags: Scholarships, On The Record, December 2022, enroll, Winter 2023, Registration

Kiwanis donation

Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor ups annual donation to nearly $90K

Rich Rezler - September 15, 2022

The Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor raised nearly $90,000 to put toward Kiwanis Scholarships at Washtenaw Community College.

View Post :   Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor ups annual donation to nearly $90K

tags: Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor, Scholarships, WCC Foundation

7 Reasons to Choose WCC

7 smart reasons to choose WCC

WCC Communications - April 19, 2022

Affordability. Transferability. Flexibility. And more.

View Post :   7 smart reasons to choose WCC

tags: Career, Affordability, Student Activities, Scholarships, Launch Summer 2022, Transfer