What is the MECC Promise Program?

Beginning with the graduating class of 2023, students graduating from a public school or recognized home association in the counties of Lee, Scott, Wise, Dickenson and City of Norton can attend MECC tuition-free. To qualify, students must:

  • Maintain a 2.0 for each semester and cumulative GPA and be continuously enrolled, full-time
  • Meet Virginia in-state domicile requirements, reside in the service region, and able to provide proof of residency
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit all required documentation by August 1 annually. (May 1 for Summer enrollment)
  • Complete the MECC Foundation Scholarship application by August 1 annually. (May 1 for Summer enrollment)

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This is a last dollar scholarship for tuition only – federal and state aid and additional scholarships will be applied first.

For more information, contact the MECC Financial Aid Office at 276-523-7470 or fa@mecc.edu.