HCC Foundation Scholarships

Let Us Help You Pay for College! Apply today for an HCC Foundation Scholarship!

Complete the online application, and you may receive an HCC Foundation scholarship that pays for part or all of your HCC tuition, fees, and books. The application process is simple and there is only one application you have to complete to be considered for the many scholarships awarded by the HCC Foundation each year.

General Scholarship Application Requirements

  • Scholarship Essay - In 600 words or less your essay must discuss the following topics:
    - Background including any successes or struggles
    - Education and career goals
    - How a scholarship will help achieve your goals
    - Why you deserve a scholarship
    We suggest typing your essay in a Word Document then copy and paste to the Essay section within the application.

  • Upload your most recent Transcripts or GED Certificate of Completion in the ATTACH DOCUMENTS tab within the application. 

The scholarship application for the 2015-2016 academic year is now open and will close promptly at 2 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2015. Scholarship award notifications will be e-mailed in July.

The HCC Foundation scholarship application is now fully automated using STARS Online.


Please read the following instructions carefully as the application process has changed.

  • If you are an HCC student, proceed to the application page.
  • Enter your HCC username that begins with W and click "Retrieve Password". 
  • Your temporary password for the application will be sent to your email. The system will inform you which email address the temporary password was sent to.
  • DO NOT copy and paste the temporary password, you must type it.
  • If you are not an HCC student, proceed to the application page and click the "Sign Up" button to create a username and password for the application.

Follow the instructions on the application carefully. Make sure you answer ALL of the questions in each section of the application. You will be able to save your progress and return to the application at any time before the deadline date.

Please be sure to enter a valid email address and phone number on the application.

Proceed to the application

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Click here to start your application for an HCC Foundation scholarship!



Check here if you have a questions about HCC Foundation scholarships or the application process.

Scholarship List

See a listing of scholasrhips offered by the HCC Foundation.

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