Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $100,000 to transform the future of career and technical students in the community through the Metallica Scholars Initiative. Students selected to become a Metallica Scholar may receive up to $4500 towards the fall 2022 semester for these eligible programs.
- Live Entertainment Technology
- Hotel & Restaurant Management Technology
- Travel & Tourism Management Technology
- Culinary Arts Technology
- Baking & Pastry Arts Technology
Students must have submitted the following and been accepted to MGCCC in one of the programs above before applying for the Metallica Scholars Initiative.
- Application for Admission and been accepted to MGCCC
- High School and/or Community College Transcripts*
- FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)* **
* Submitted with admission requirements to the Office of Admissions
** MGCCC’s FAFSA School Code: 002417
Complete the online application by September 15, 2022, to be considered.
About All Within My Hands (AWMH)
Established by the members and management of Metallica in 2017 as a means to invest in the people and places that have supported the band, the Foundation is focused on supporting sustainable communities through workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services. All expenses of the Foundation are covered by the band, the board, and a few special friends so that 100 percent of donations go to the organizations it supports. AWMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Since establishing the initiative in 2019, All Within My Hands (AWMH) has been working with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to provide direct support for career and technical education programs across the U.S.
To learn more about the Metallica Scholars Initiative, please visit allwithinyyhands.org/metallica-scholars.
About American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
As the voice of the nation’s community colleges, the AACC delivers educational and economic opportunity for more than 10 million diverse students searching for the American Dream. Uniquely dedicated to access and success for all students, AACC’s nearly 1,100 member colleges provide an on-ramp to degree attainment, skilled careers, and family-supporting wages. Located in Washington, D.C., AACC advocates for these not-for-profit, public-serving institutions to ensure they have the resources and support they need to deliver on the mission of increasing economic mobility for all.