We want you to know that MDC Cares, especially during these challenging times. We care about our commitment to students. We care about the prosperity of our community. Whether you're moving forward with your educational goals, striving to improve yourself with professional development or training for a new job, we're here for you. These are just some of the ways we're hoping to make your journey a little easier.

Financial aid is still available for fall, no matter how you take your classes: in-person, blended (hybrid), MDC Online or remote. Learn if you qualify and apply

Financial and Educational Support

CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

MDC is grateful to the US Department of Education for identifying a significant funding source to support our students during this unprecedented health and economic crisis. Additional information on eligibility criteria and other important information.

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American Dream Scholarship

The American Dream Scholarship will be expanded to cover tuition and fees during the summer term. All students who were eligible during the spring semester will automatically be eligible for the 2020 summer and fall terms.

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Last Mile Scholarship

Our Last Mile Scholarship program is being expanded to cover the costs of tuition and fees for students who need 13 or fewer credits to finish their associate degree.

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Veteran and Military Support

Military and veteran students will continue to receive personalized attention at MDC. Students requiring support or assistance can contact the Department of Veteran & Military Services at 305-237-2841 or via email at veterans@mdc.edu.

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Kick-Start Your Career

High skill, high wage and high demand positions, Kick-Start Your Career is aimed at helping individuals who are unemployed to retool and retrain in a high-demand field.

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In an effort to help during this difficult time, we have developed a catalog of online professional development courses so you can acquire the skills you need to rejoin the workforce.

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Other Scholarship Opportunities

We encourage students to explore additional scholarships opportunities at MDC. Students should contact their academic advisors for assistance with eligibility and applications.

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MDC is working to quickly develop and implement robust plans to support all students, help restore the local economy and build a stronger Miami. The College is grateful to the U.S. Department of Education, the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation and the MDC Foundation for making the MDC Cares program possible.