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Johnny Rodgers Career and Technical Education Scholarship in conjunction with Metropolitan Community College (MCC) Foundation is available to assist new and returning MCC students with full ride scholarships for tuition and books in the career and technical trades programs at MCC.

Consideration is given to students that show financial need, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and demonstrates a commitment to start and complete the program.  OPS graduates preferred.

MCC academic programs offer a wide range of career options within the skilled trades to prepare students for entry-level employment and advancement opportunities as technical professionals in a wide variety of industries. Training options range from a single course to a two-year associate degree, as well as apprenticeship training programs.

MCC, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable and quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest post-secondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 50,000 students annually.

Funds generated by The Johnny “The Jet” Rodgers National College Football Return Specialist Award Gala and matched by Metropolitan Community College targets new and returning students enrolled full-time.  100 Black Men of Omaha, and Urban League of Nebraska are community partners, providing mentoring and referrals to support the scholarship program.

For More Information.  Please contact Tim Clark, Special Projects: Office: 531-622-2371, Cell: 402-306-2734, Email: