Financial Aid - Scholarships

Philanthropic gifts, including annual and endowed scholarships and grants, are made available through the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc.

2018-2019

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Aberdeen High School Alumni Association Scholarship

The Aberdeen High School Alumni Association offers a $500 annual scholarship to recent (3 years) graduates of Aberdeen High School. This scholarship may be used for tuition and fees and is valid for all areas of study with the exception of Nursing.

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • Financial need preferred, but not required
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Graduate of Aberdeen High School
  • Must be Aberdeen resident
  • Recent high school graduate

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Aberdeen High School Class of 1951 Scholarship

Three scholarship awards of $2,000 each shall be awarded annually based on availability of funds by the Aberdeen High School Class of 1951 Endowment to students who meet the following criteria:

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Graduate of Aberdeen High School
  • Must be Harford County resident

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Aberdeen Lioness Lions Club Scholarship

The Aberdeen Lioness-Lions Club awards one $1,000 scholarship annually to help a female student who is seeking a career change or is trying to enter or reenter the work force. The final recipient is selected by the donor.

The Aberdeen Lioness Lions Club awards a scholarship to help female students who are seeking a career change or is trying to reenter the workforce. The annual award is $1,000 for a full-time student and $500 for a part-time student.

Application deadline is March 15.

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
  • Student must be female
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Must be Harford County resident
  • Student re-entering the workforce or making a career change

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Aberdeen Lions Charities, Inc. Scholarship

Aberdeen Lions Charities, Inc. in conjunction with the Aberdeen Lions Club awards one annual scholarship to a student who resides in Aberdeen and is a graduate of Aberdeen High School. To reflect the Lions motto of “We Serve,” students should explain their volunteer/community service activities in the application narrative.

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Graduate of Aberdeen High School
  • Must be Aberdeen resident

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Adam Thompson Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2011 by Roy and Pat Thompson (an HCC Nursing graduate), in loving memory of their son, Adam Thompson. Adam was a graduate of North Harford High School and a student at HCC at the time of his passing. This $1,000 annual scholarship is designated for a first year student who has been accepted into the HCC Nursing Program in the fall. Preference is given to North Harford High School graduates. A 300-500 word essay explaining the student's goals for a career in nursing and their reasons for entering the field. The recipient will receive the scholarship for their second year in the nursing program, provided they continue to meet the scholarship criteria. Final recipient is chosen by the donor.

Selection Criteria:

  • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
  • Financial need preferred, but not required
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Must be Harford County resident
  • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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AFCEA Cyber Defense Scholarship

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Aberdeen Chapter, seeks to recognize one deserving student on an annual basis for a full, needs based scholarship who plans to pursue and complete the 1 year, Cyber Defense Certificate (39 credits). This scholarship is a one-time award up to $8,000 to cover the cost of tuition, books and any associated fees to complete the Cyber Defense Certificate. The scholarship funds will be placed in the student's HCC account to be drawn upon during the year to pay for all uncovered, eligible expenses (note: if the awardee receives other forms of financial aid for this certificate program, the amount of this scholarship will be reduced by that amount, but still provide enough funds to cover all required expenses). Applicants must be outstanding, well-rounded students with documented financial need who plan to complete the certificate within the programs 1-year time frame. The student selected for this scholarship will be notified of their selection in advance of the start of the certificate program and be invited to an AFCEA-Aberdeen Chapter event to be recognized for their award. The name and photographs of the scholarship recipient will be provided to local papers, websites and the national AFCEA publication, "Signal" Magazine.

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Must be Harford County resident
  • Enrollment in Cyber Defense Certificate Program

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Alena & David M. Schwaber Nursing Scholarship

Three $3,000 scholarships will be awarded in both the fall and spring semesters providing for tuition, fees, supplies, materials, books, uniforms, other related program costs and personal expenses. Final selection will be made by the Nursing Scholarship Committee. Applicants must apply separately for the fall and spring semesters.

Application deadline is May 15 for fall and December 22 for spring semester.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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Alicia Castillo Taylor Memorial Scholarship

The Alicia Castillo Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund has been endowed by Westway Feed Products and Man Liquid Products, in memory of Alicia and will be awarded to students exhibiting a financial need and are deserving Harford Community College students. This award is intended to help students realize their dream of a higher education in the field of Business. While this scholarship is primarily intended to support tuition costs, it may be used for other necessary academic expenses. Preference in the selection process will be given to female students who best exemplify the spirit and qualities of Alicia: individuals who are vivacious, love life, and are interested in pursuing a career in Business. One or more awards will be made annually for approximately $2,000; smaller awards may also be made. The award is intended to help support students that receive financial aid and demonstrate financial need. Applications will be reviewed by and recommendations for recipient selection will be made by Westway Feed Products. Eligible students will be asked to submit a narrative/essay that describes their academic and professional goals, financial need, how the scholarship will help them attain their goals, and a list of recent volunteer/community service activities.

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
  • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Must be Maryland resident

Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

  • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Equine Business Mgmt/BA AAS Program

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Alpha Delta Kappa (CHI Chapter) Education Scholarship

The Maryland CHI Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa awards a $250 book scholarship in the fall of each academic year. The grant should be awarded to a female in the education field. Recipient is requested to meet with several members of the Chi Chapter Organization for a photo opportunity on the HCC campus during the fall semester.

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
  • Student must be female
  • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
  • Must be Harford County resident

Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

  • Enrollment in Early Childhood Education AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program
  • Enrollment in Early Childhood Ed/Spec Ed AAT Program
  • Enrollment in Teacher Ed Secondary Spanish AAT Program
  • Enrollment in Elementary Ed/Special Ed AAT Program
  • Enrollment in Teacher Ed Secondary English AAT Program
  • Enrollment in Teacher Education-Physics AAT Program
  • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary AA Program
  • Enrollment in Teacher Education Mathematics AAT Program
  • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary Certificate

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Alumni & Friends Association Endowment

The Harford Community College Alumni & Friends Association will award three scholarships for part-time students and three scholarships for full-time students annually. Award amounts are based on availability of funds. Recipients are required to attend one Alumni & Friends Association meeting. The meeting schedule is posted at www.harford.edu/alumni.

Selection Criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
  • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required

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American Association of University Women Scholarship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awards at least one $500 book scholarship annually to female students who are seeking a career change or reentering the workforce. Narrative will be rated on the following: how well topics are addressed (need, future goals, how grants and/or scholarships will help one attain goals, recent volunteer or community service, and reason for re-entering the workforce or making a career change) as well as grammar and mechanics. Final selection is made by the AAUW Scholarship Committee.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
  • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
  • Student must be female
  • 3.25+ cumulative GPA required
  • Must be Harford County resident
  • Student re-entering the workforce or making a career change

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American Legion Aux/Edgewood Unit #17, Inc. Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary-Edgewood Service Unit #17, Inc. provides one $500 scholarship. Applicant must be a resident of Edgewood or Joppatowne.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
  • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
  • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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American Society of Military Comptrollers Chesapeake Chapter

One $500 scholarship is funded annually by the American Society of Military Comptrollers. Recipient is required to attend one American Society of Military Comptrollers' meeting.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
  • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Must be Harford County resident

Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

  • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
  • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program

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Anna & James Lambdin Nursing Scholarship

James Lambdin has been a long time member of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health System Board of Directors (since 1995) and together with his wife, Anna, an HCC graduate, have been major advocates for the support of the finest health care available to Harford and Cecil County communities. Mr. Lambdin also serves on the HCC Foundation Board of Directors. Based on funds available, this scholarship is awarded to an HCC student enrolled in the Nursing program of study. The recipient may use the funds for tuition, fees, books, supplies, uniforms and equipment. Final selection will be made by the Nursing Scholarship Committee.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
  • Financial need preferred, but not required
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
  • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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Art + Design Ceramics Project Grant

The Ceramics Project Grant is intended to support development of new ideas, experimentation, or a new body of work in ceramics. A narrative describing the intended project, how it is a departure from the applicant's previous work, the requested grant amount, and how the grant will be used to support the project is required. Completion of ART 220 or equivalent is required. Recipient must be enrolled in a Ceramics credit course. A committee of faculty and staff in the Ceramics area will select grant recipients. The grant will be awarded each fall and spring semester based on fund availability. APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE CERAMICS STUDIO.

Application deadline is October 1 for fall and February 15 for spring semester.

Selection Criteria:

  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

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Art + Design Supply Award

Based on funds available, student recipients receive up to $500 to purchase art supplies. Applicant must be a current matriculated art and design major and must complete a one-page essay (max. 500 words) describing their financial need and how the supply scholarship will benefit their art and/or design at Harford Community College.

Selection Criteria:

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Art and Design Photography Certificate
    • Enrollment in Art and Design Digital Arts AA Program
    • Enrollment in Art and Design Fine Art AA Program
    • Enrollment in Art and Design Graphic Design AA Program
    • Enrollment in Art and Design Photography AA Program

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    Arthur S. Lambert Memorial Endowment

    The Arthur S. Lambert Memorial Endowment was established in honor of Mr. Lambert by his family and friends. He was in the music industry for over 60 years and was a member of the Screen Actors Guild. Awards are made based on fund availability. Applicant must be taking at least 3 credits. Final recipient is selected by the donor.

    Selection Criteria:

    • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Enrollment in Music AA Program

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    Ashley Marie Bolgiano Memorial Scholarship

    Established by family and friends in loving memory of Ashley Marie Bolgiano, this scholarship works to keep Ashley's loving and caring ways alive by assisting HCC students in reaching their goals at the school she attended at time of her passing. Despite having Type I Diabetes since age 7, Ashley never complained. She pushed forward and never gave up; even with the odds against her, she kept fighting. This $1,000 annual scholarship is intended to give a student in need of an opportunity to succeed here at HCC, to complete the path Ashley was on when Type I Diabetes took her from this world. A 300-500 word essay is required explaining who the student is, a little bit about the student's background, and his/her future career goals. Preference given to those affected by Type I Diabetes.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 2.25+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Maryland resident
    • Enrollment in any degree program

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    Athena Leadership Scholarship

    The ATHENA award is given to community members who have proven to be exemplary leaders; they have achieved excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession; served the community to improve the quality of life for others; and most importantly, actively assisted women to achieve their full leadership potential. This $1,000 annual award is offered to students who exemplify those same characteristics. The hope is that the funds will assist students to achieve their full leadership potential and give them the opportunity and motivation to become future leaders in Harford County. Applicants must be pursuing a major in Business. First preference is given to a female adult returning to college who exemplifies professionalism and commitment to the community.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
    • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Equine Business Mgmt/BA AAS Program

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    Athena Macris DeFabo Memorial Book Endowment

    Family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Athena (Nana) Macris DeFabo, HCC Professor of History, established this endowed scholarship in her memory. Based on fund availability, one to two $250 - $500 book scholarships will be awarded each year. The student must be an Alfred C. O'Connell Scholarship recipient.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in English AA Program
    • Enrollment in Philosophy AA Program

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    B. Tate Hibschman

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Graduate of Bel Air High School
    • Enrollment in any degree program

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    Barbara & Mark Schultz Nursing Scholarship

    This endowment was established in memory of Barbara and Mark Schultz to honor the Nursing Department. These awards will assist in costs incurred from nursing expenses. Awards are based on fund availability.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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    Barbara & Mark Schultz STEM Scholarship

    This endowment was established in memory of Barbara and Mark Schultz for a student enrolled in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) program of study. Awards are based on fund availability.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
    • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
    • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education-Physics AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education Mathematics AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Technical/Professional Studies AAS Program

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    Battelle Science and Mathematics Scholarship

    Battelle sponsors two $2,500 annual tuition and fees scholarships for qualifying students who are seeking degrees in the areas of science, engineering or mathematics. Qualified applicants will be invited to answer questions in front of the Battelle Scholarship Committee. The Battelle Scholarship Committee will select two deserving candidates based on grades, the essay and the board appearance. An essay of no more than 1000 words is required telling the Committee about yourself and about the topic "What am I going to do in the world of Science, Engineering, or Mathematics?" Recipient is required to follow Battelle's Linkedin company page before and after packet submission.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Must be Cecil County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Environmental Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
    • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program

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    Bel Air Lions Club Scholarship

    The Bel Air Lions Club funds one $3,000 annual scholarship covering tuition and fees. Applicants may be interviewed for final selection by the Bel Air Lions Club.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Bel Air resident

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    Bel Air New Car Dealers Association Endowment

    The Bel Air New Car Dealers Association, Inc. established this endowed scholarship in 1997. Based on funds available, one scholarship for tuition, fees and textbooks will be made available to a highly motivated student. The recipient will receive the scholarship for four semesters or until full-time enrollment is discontinued.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Recent high school graduate

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    Bel Air Rotary Club Scholarship

    The Bel Air Rotary Club Foundation awards two $1,000 awards annually. The donor requires that the recipient attend a Bel Air Rotary Club meeting and submit a written thank you note to the organization.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

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    Books for Mom

    Two $500 annual book scholarships are awarded to HCC students who are single mothers.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • Student must be female

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    Bridget O'Leary Memorial Scholarship

    One $1,000 scholarship in memory of Bridget O'Leary, a wonderful Irish woman who positively impacted her family, will be awarded annually.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program

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    Bruce Hart Memorial Scholarship

    This $2,000 annual scholarship is awarded to one male and one female Lacrosse Player in their second year. The scholarship was established in memory of Bruce Hart. Bruce Hart was a lifelong advocate and leader in the Harford County community. He coached lacrosse, football, wrestling and boy's volleyball and amassed a 89.91% winning percentage. His teams won three Harford County lacrosse championships, two Baltimore County lacrosse championships, one district/regional lacrosse championship and two Harford County boys volleyball championships. He was selected as "Coach of the Year" two times and "Man of the Year" once by the United States Lacrosse Association and the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Association. He served 18 years in the Army National Guard and retired as Lieutenant Colonel Brevet when he was injured in an automobile accident in January of 1984, which left him a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the chest down. He never allowed this injury to stop him. He continued as head coach of Edgewood High School JV Boys Lacrosse and then moved on to defensive coach at Harford Community College. He was goalie coach at Harford Lacrosse camp for over 30 years. Bruce Hart served on many boards and committees for the betterment of education, accessibility issues and the disabled community. He believed in helping others reach their full potential through higher education and the game of lacrosse.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
    • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required

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    C. Warren Mullins, NMTC STEM Scholarship

    Warren Mullins has been the long-term President of the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (1998-2009), Vice President of Battelle, and a guiding force in our technology community. Throughout his career, he strongly advocated for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education as the key component in strengthening our nation in the global marketplace. In Warren's honor, the NMTC has funded a $1,000 annual scholarship to reward high school students in pursuing a college STEM education. Scholarships are open to all STEM high school seniors in Harford County and are awarded based on their meeting the College's internal criteria and the determination of the NMTC scholarship selection committee. The following criteria is also to be included: Academic record verified by transcript, education recommendation, personal statement, and list of STEM-related activities that demonstrate a true commitment to the pursuit of a STEM college track as identified in a written essay.* Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident and reside in Harford County. *The typed essay of approximately 500 words will describe the applicant's interests and experience relative to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. This essay should contain any additional information relevant to the application, such as why the scholarship is important to the applicant. Make sure to include your full name on the essay. Final selection is made by the NMTC scholarship selection committee.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Requires three letters of recommendation
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
    • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
    • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
    • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program

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    CADD Scholarship

    One $500 scholarship ($250 fall and $250 spring) will be awarded to a student enrolled in the CADD program of study. The recipient must have had an "A" or "B" in their most recent completed CADD class.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting Certificate

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    Carol Lynn Potter Helmkamp Memorial Endowment

    This endowed scholarship awards $500 each year in memory of Carol Lynn Potter Helmkamp, a former HCC Interior Design faculty member. A 100-word goal statement is required.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Maryland resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Art and Design Photography Certificate
    • Enrollment in Art and Design Photography AA Program
    • Enrollment in Music AA Program

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    Charles E. & C. Stanley Blair Memorial

    This endowed memorial fund was established through a bequest to honor the memories of both Harford County men and to provide scholarships for needy students. Several awards are made each academic year, and award amounts vary according to enrollment status. Depending upon availability of funds, deadline for applications remains open throughout the academic year. The scholarship is renewable for a second semester if the student continues to meet the established criteria.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Enrolled in at least one credit course
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

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    Chesapeake Professional Women's Network Scholarship

    The Chesapeake Professional Women's Network sponsors two annual $1,000 scholarships for female adults returning to college who exemplify professionalism and commitment to the community.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Student must be female
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

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    Cindy Conroy Memorial Scholarship

    Established in 2011 by administrative staff members at Harford Community College in memory of their beloved co-worker, Cindy Conroy. Cindy will be remembered not only for her infectious smile, her cheerful nature and her generosity, but also for her willingness to share her time and expertise with students and colleagues. Cindy devoted many years to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters mentoring program between Harford Community College and John Archer School and she was instrumental in establishing youth programs that are now in existence at HCC. This scholarship exemplifies her passion for education and children by providing funds for tuition and/or books. Preference will be given to students who may be utilizing Disability Support Services and those in the Education Curriculum. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded per year. If funds are available, a second $1,000 may be awarded. Final selection is made by the donor.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

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    Colleen Blakeman Memorial Scholarship

    Established in 2013 by her parents, this scholarship honors the memory of Colleen “Scooter” Blakeman. Colleen was happiest when attending school and being with other children her age. The award is intended to encourage those students who will one day teach or care for those with special needs. Preference is given to graduates of North Harford High School.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program
    • Enrollment in Elementary Ed/Special Ed AAT Program

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    Comm. Found. of Harford County Ortiz Memorial Scholarship

    The Community Foundation of Harford County established this nursing scholarship in memory of Captain Maria Ines Oritz, an Army nurse who volunteered to care for wounded soldiers and Iraqi children. She was the first Army nurse killed in combat since the Vietnam War. Based on funds available, this scholarship provides an annual $1,000 award to a student enrolled in the HCC Nursing program to be used for tuition, fees and books, or supplies and equipment. Final selection is made by the HCC Nursing Scholarship Committee.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
    • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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    Country Garden Club of Harford County Scholarship

    Established in 2012 by the Country Garden Club of Harford County is a $500 annual scholarship designated for a student enrolled in Horticulture, Environmental Science or related fields. Applicant must submit a 250-word goal statement with application. Recipient must attend the June meeting of the Country Garden Club of Harford County.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 3.25+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Environmental Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
    • Enrollment in Landscape Mgmt/BA AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Turfgrass Mgmt/BA AAS Program

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    Deer Creek Watershed Assoc Environmental Science Schol

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Must be Cecil County resident
    • Must be Baltimore County Resident
    • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program

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    Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Phi Chapter Book Grant

    The Phi Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society awards one book grant annually to a female student. The award amount is based on fund availability.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • Student must be female
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Early Childhood Education AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Early Childhood Ed/Spec Ed AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Ed Secondary Spanish AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Elementary Ed/Special Ed AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Ed Secondary English AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education-Physics AAT Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary AA Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary Certificate

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    Donald J. Waldon Memorial Scholarship

    The Donald J. Waldon Memorial Scholarship, established by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., awards one two-year scholarship for full tuition, fees, and books. Applicants must submit a 250-word typed essay discussing career goals. Final selection will be made by the donor.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Enrollment in any degree program

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    Dorothy Wade Loetell Nursing Scholarship

    The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Harford Chapter #114 sponsors a nursing scholarship. One $500 award is made annually for the spring semester. The student with Confederate ancestry will receive preferred consideration. Final selection will be made by donor organization.

    Application deadline is December 22.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program second year

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    Dr. Clarence & Mary R. G. Tinsman Memorial Endowment

    Bryan and Katherine Kelly established this endowment in loving memory of Dr. Clarence A. and Mary R. G. Tinsman. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually. First preference will be given to a Kelly Group employee or children or grandchildren of The Kelly Group employees. The final selection will be made by the donor.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Medical Assisting Certificate
    • Enrollment in Medical Assisting AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Medical Office Assistant Certificate
    • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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    Dr. Edward C. Kuhl Jr. Memorial Scholarship

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
    • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
    • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
    • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
    • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
    • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
    • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program

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    Dr. Lehman W. Spry, Jr., DDS Memorial Scholarship

    In memory of an HCC trustee, the Board established the Lehman W. Spry, Jr., DDS Scholarship. The Board will award one $900 HCC scholarship per semester to a full-time student and one $450 HCC scholarship per semester to a part-time student. Student must address intent to pursue a dental or medical science program in their narrative.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
    • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

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    Dr. Margaret L. Olivier Nursing Scholarship

    This annual scholarship provides $500 per year to one male and one female student enrolled in the first year of the HCC Nursing program. A 500-word essay detailing the reasons for enrolling in the Nursing program is required.

    Application deadline is May 15 for fall and December 22 for spring semester.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Enrolled in at least one credit course
    • Financial need preferred, but not required
    • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
    • Graduate of any Harford County High School
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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    E. Roy & Mary S. James Memorial Endowment

    This endowed scholarship fund was established to assist one student per year to attend HCC. The award amount is based upon fund availability.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required

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    Eamonn J. Gordon Scholarship

    Two $750 scholarships will be awarded annually to students enrolled in paralegal studies.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in Criminal Justice AA Program
    • Enrollment in Criminal Justice-Legal Studies AAS Program
    • Enrollment in Paralegal AAS Program

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    Elaine & Roger Ralph Scholarship

    Elaine and Roger Ralph established this Head of Household Scholarship. First preference is given to a female head of household. There are several $1,000 annual awards based on funds available.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
    • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
    • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
    • Must be Harford County resident
    • Head-of-household student

    Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

    • Enrollment in any certificate
    • Enrollment in any degree program

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    Evelyn Ann James Feeney Memorial Scholarship

    Selection Criteria:

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      Fallston Lions Club Scholarship

      The Fallston Lions Club awards an annual $2,000 to students who graduated from Fallston High School. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA throughout the duration of the scholarship and engage in community service activities.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Graduate of Fallston High School
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Frank Stacey Memorial Scholarship

      The Vietnam Veterans of America, Harford County Chapter #588, funds one $500 scholarship to honor the memory of Frank Stacey. Preference will be given to a student who is a military veteran, child or grandchild of military veteran, but high financial need is the main criteria. Final selection is made by donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Freedom Federal Credit Union Scholarship

      Since 1953 Freedom Federal Credit Union has taken great pride in its ever-expanding commitment to and support of the Harford County community. Freedom is offering an annual $2,000 scholarship for tuition, fees, and books to a deserving Harford Community College student. First preference will be given to a Freedom Federal Credit Union Member, Freedom Federal Credit Youth Club member and/or a family member of a Freedom Federal Credit Union member. Recipient must be a member of Freedom Federal for six months. The final selection will be made by the Freedom Federal Credit Union scholarship committee.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Maryland resident

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      George S. & Frances M. Hopkins Memorial Scholarship

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Geraldine M. Liechty Memorial Endowment

      Based on funds available, this endowed scholarship was established in the memory of Geraldine M. Liechty. It is awarded to students who have demonstrated good academic ability and character, and who have actively participated in extracurricular activities while in college. The funding for the scholarship is made possible through a bequest to the College by Esther A. Liechty in Geraldine M. Liechty's name. Geraldine Liechty was a very active Harford County citizen who contributed significantly to the American Association of University Women and other public service activities. The student must plan to enroll for a combined 18 credit hours in the fall and spring semesters. In addition, the student must have completed at least 26 credits at HCC prior to the semester for which the award is made and have at least 24 credits remaining in their program. To apply, students must submit a letter of application which contains a detailed statement describing why they should be considered and in what community service and/or extracurricular activities they have participated.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled for a combined 18 credit hours in next 2 semesters
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required

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      H. William Acker Memorial Scholarship

      Established in 2012 by the Harford Community College Foundation Board of Directors as a tribute to H. William (Bill) Acker. Mr. Acker served on the HCC Foundation Board since its inception in 1989 and for many years served as the Secretary/Treasurer. First preference for the $500 annual award will be to those students with an affiliation or association to military, law enforcement, or health care providers. Student recipients need to be enrolled in the Accounting or Business programs of study.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program

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      Harford Artists' Scholarship

      The Harford Artists' Association awards two $500 scholarships annually to second year students enrolled in the Art and Design Program. Awards may be applied to tuition, fees, and books. Portfolio submission to be reviewed by Art and Design faculty. Contact the Financial Aid Office for portfolio requirements. Recipient must attend one Harford Artists' Association meeting.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • Requires one letter of recommendation
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Fine Art AA Program

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      Harford Community College Blanche Fletcher Memorial Fund

      The Board of Trustees of Harford Community College established a scholarship in memory of Blanche Fletcher in recognition of her devoted service to the College. The scholarship covers tuition and fees for one academic year. The student must have completed at least 30 credits at HCC.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Harford Community College Dr. Percy Williams Scholarship

      This award was initially established by HCC's Black Student Association in honor of Dr. Percy Williams. Two $1,000 scholarships to full-time students and two $500 scholarships to part-time students are offered. Graduating high school seniors planning to attend HCC and any currently enrolled students may apply.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      Harford Community College Honors Scholarship

      Harford Community College supports merit scholarships for students who are enrolled in the Honors Program. Awards will contribute to the cost of an Honors Courst in the next semester. Students meeting the criteria will automatically be considered for this scholarship. The number of awards is based on funding availability. Must have earned the grade of "A" or "B" in the last completed HCC Honors Course(s). Students that have completed the Honors Program are not eligible to receive this award. There is no deadline for this scholarship.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA in Honors Program Courses

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      Harford Community College Library William Schwartzman Memorial Textbook Scholarship

      The HCC Library has established several textbook scholarships, which consist of $400 awards, for HCC students. The awards are based on funds available. The recipient must have a valid Harford Community College library card.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Maryland resident

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      Harford Community College Music Scholarship

      Music scholarships are available directly through the College's Music Department. Scholarship amounts vary based upon audition with potential for full tuition and fees award. Special application forms are available from the HCC Music Department. Eligibility criteria differ from student to student. Applicants will be required to prepare two selections of contrasting styles for an audition not to exceed 10 minutes. Contact the HCC Music Department, 443-412-2291, prior to May 1 for more information.

      Application Deadline is determined by the Music Department.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Music AA Program
      • Enrollment in Theatre: Performance AA

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      Harford Community College Presidential Grant

      Award amounts vary based on the number of credits and funding availability. The student must complete a FAFSA. A transcript is required for students who have never attended HCC. Please include a Federal Tax Return (see application), W-2 forms, and list all other sources of income.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA

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      Harford Community College Presidential Scholarship

      Four $500 scholarships are awarded annually for students. Students must have completed at least 30.5 credits at HCC (sophomore status). Preference is given to students involved in College/community activities mentioned in the narrative and/or reference.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Harford Community College Public Safety Scholarship

      This scholarship is funded by fines collected through the College Department of Public Safety. The number of awards and award amounts are based on availability of funds.

      Application deadline is May 15. (Late applications will be accepted if funds are available.)

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      Harford Community College STEM Scholarship

      There are multiple awards of $3,000 for full-time students and $1,500 for part-time students. Students should be enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math fields of study. Recipients must have completed 12 credits at Harford Community College. Renewal each semester is contingent upon maintaining 2.0 GPA. REQUIRES SPECIAL APPLICATION.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
      • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program

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      Harford Community College Students in Nontraditional Program

      Two $1,000 scholarships to full-time students and two $500 scholarships to part-time students are offered annually to new or currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in a nontraditional program. Current students must have completed 12 credits (at the 100 level or above).

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required

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      Harford County Association of Realtors Foundation Schol.

      Several scholarships for tuition and required fees are awarded annually by the Harford County Association of Realtors Charitable and Educational Foundation. Award amounts vary. Foundation members will conduct the interviews and make final selections. The scholarship is renewable upon reapplication. Information can be found at www.hcarfoundation.com or by emailing hcarcharityfoundation@gmail.com.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Harford County Chamber of Commerce Business Scholarship

      The Harford County Chamber of Commerce sponsors a $1,000 annual scholarship to a graduating Harford County high school student attending Harford Community College. The recipient must be enrolled in the Business program of study or pursuing a certificate in business administration or acocunting.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program

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      Harford County Deputy Sheriff's Union Book Scholarship

      The Harford County Deputy Sheriff's Union awards one $300 annual book scholarship.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice AA Program
      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice-Legal Studies AAS Program

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      Harford County Farm Fair Agricultural Scholarship

      The Harford County Farm Fair Board has established this scholarship to provide funding for students enrolled in an agriculture-related program of study. One $500 annual scholarship is available to a student demonstrating a strong interest in the field of agriculture. Applicants must include a description of their community service and activities in the Harford County agricultural community in their narrative. Final recipient will be chosen by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Equine Business Mgmt/BA AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Golf Course Mgmt/BA AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Landscape Mgmt/BA AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Turfgrass Mgmt/BA AAS Program

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      Harford County Medical Association Nursing Scholarship

      The Harford County Medical Association awards six $500 scholarships annually to students pursuing a degree in nursing. Recipients must attend one HCMA dinner meeting.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Harford County Sheriff's Office Endowment

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA in Honors Program Courses
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice AA Program
      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice-Legal Studies AAS Program

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      Harford Cty. Electrical Contractors Assoc., Inc. Memorial Schol.

      The Harford County Electrical Contractors Association is offering a $500 annual book scholarship to graduates of the HCECA Electrical Apprentice Program who are interested in pursuing a degree in any field of study.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      Harford Mutual Insurance Company - Benjamin Tobin

      The Harford Mutual Insurance Company provides an annual $2,500 scholarship in memory of Benjamin P. Tobin, a Harford Mutual employee of 17 years, who served as Vice President and General Counsel. First preference will be given to a relative of a Harford Mutual employee. Applicants must submit a 350-500 word essay addressing choice of business administration, marketing and/or accounting as a field of study and stating professional goals. Full-time enrollment is preferred.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program

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      Harry Brown Memorial Scholarship

      The Behavioral and Social Sciences Division Faculty offer this scholarship award once a semester in memory of Harry E. Brown, a well-respected Sociology instructor, mentor, and friend. The scholarship award is available to HCC students who have completed at least twelve (12) credit-hours in college-level courses at HCC (including at least one BSS course) at the time of application. Each semester $500 is awarded to a full-time student and $250 to a part-time student. The scholarships are not renewable, one award per student, per semester. A letter of recommendation is required from a Behavioral and Social Sciences faculty member. In addition, the applicant(s) must submit a 500-word essay explaining the reason(s) for declaring their major, academic and professional goals, and how they hope their education at HCC will help them attain their goals. Final selection will be made by the donor.

      Application Deadline is May 15 for fall and December 22 for spring semester.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Requires one letter of recommendation

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice AA Program
      • Enrollment in History AA Program
      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice-Legal Studies AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Paralegal AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Paralegal-Legal Studies Certificate
      • Enrollment in Political Science AA Program
      • Enrollment in Political Sci Interntionl Relations AA Program
      • Enrollment in Psychology AA Program
      • Enrollment in Sociology-Anthropology AA Program
      • Enrollment in Sociology-General AA Program
      • Enrollment in Sociology-Social Work AA Program

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      HCC Alfred C. O'Connell Honors Scholarship

      The scholarship covers the cost of tuition and regular fees for two years at HCC. Twenty scholarships are available to high school level students. A 400-500 word essay on a designated topic at a specific time on the HCC campus is part of the application process. Special application forms are available in the HCC Financial Aid Office or in the high school guidance offices. Renewal each semester is contingent upon specific criteria as indicated on contract.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 3.25+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      HCC Foundation Active Military or Dependent Grant

      Award amount is based on student's need. Applicant must provide proof of military status or military dependent status. An essay is required outlining education and career goals, and the need for the grant. The student must furnish a copy of the 1040, W-2 forms and LES. REQUIRES A SPECIAL APPLICATION. The application may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      HCC Foundation Head of Household Grant

      This grant was established for a high school or college student who is the head of household with dependent children. Please include an essay outlining educational and career goals.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Head-of-household student

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      HCC Foundation International Student Grant

      This grant was established for current F-1 students in good status. The applicant must complete an essay outlining his/her education and career goals and the need for the grant.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      HCC Foundation Merit Scholarship

      This scholarship provides $500 per year for part-time students and $1,000 per year for full-time students. Applicants must complete an essay outlining their education and career goals.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • 3.25+ cumulative GPA required

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      Heather L. Hurd Magical Wishes/Dreams Memorial Scholarship

      In loving memory of our daughter, Heather L. Hurd, whose magical life will live forever in the hearts of those who love her, this $2,500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a student wishing to enter the Disney College Program. Final selection will be made by the donor. Final selection will be made by the donor. In the event that there are no students who have been accepted into the Disney College Program for the academic school year, then this scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the STEM program of study.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required

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      Heather L. Hurd Memorial Scholarship

      This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded annually in loving memory of our daughter, Heather L. Hurd, to a student wishing to further their studies of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Final selection will be made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program

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      Herman F. and Hazel Bauer Memorial Nursing Endowment

      The Lutheran Home & Hospital Foundation, Inc. of Baltimore established an endowed scholarship in honor of one of its members, Mr. Herman Bauer. The award covers tuition, fees, books, supplies, uniforms, and equipment. The amount awarded is based on availability of funds. The scholarship is renewable for a second year if the student continues to meet the established criteria for the award.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      J. Kenneth Wilson Family Scholarship

      This $750 annual scholarship was established by Ms. Myrna Wilson Schwarz in memory of her father, J. Kenneth Wilson and his relationship with North Harford High School.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Graduate of North Harford High School

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      Jarrettsville Lioness Club Endowment

      This endowed fund was established to honor the Jarrettsville Lioness Club and its dedicated members. Awards are made based on fund availability. Applicant must be a graduate of North Harford High or any private high school while living in Northwestern Harford County.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Jason D. Verfaillie Memorial Scholarship

      This $250 scholarship was established by Jason Verfaillie's mother, who is an HCC graduate, in memory of her son, Jason, who at the time of his death was attending the Electrical Apprenticeship program at HCC. This scholarship award is for Fall Semester only.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Graduate of Harford Technical High School
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Jason Jeffrey Metz Memorial Scholarship

      This $2,000 annual scholarship is in memory of Jason Jeffrey Metz. Preference will be given to students who may be utilizing Disability Support Services. Final selection is made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Jessica M. Falis Memorial Scholarship

      This $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of Jessica Falis, whose spirit, integrity and determination were an inspiration to all who knew her. Final selection will be made by donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      John Brennan Memorial Scholarship

      This endowed fund was established in memory of John Brennan, a Mass Communications graduate who died in a car accident a few months after graduation. The scholarship was created to provide scholarship funding for a student enrolled in the Mass Communications curriculum. Students must have completed at least 24 credits at HCC and have participated in an HCC Mass Communications activity. Final selection will be made by Mass Communications faculty.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Requires two letters of recommendation

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Mass Comm-Advertsng Sale Promotion AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mass Comm-Prod/Announ Electronic AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mass Comm-Advertising Sales Certificate
      • Enrollment in Mass Comm-Prod/Electr Media Certificate

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      John F. Mayhorne Scholarship

      Faculty, staff and colleagues of Business, Education, Computing, Applied Technology Dean John F. Mayhorne have established the John F. Mayhorne Scholarship for students graduating from a Harford County Public School career and technology education program. The $500 scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours of an Integrated Business and Applied Technology program of study.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
      • Enrollment in Info Assurance and Cybersecurity AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program

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      John J. Leidy Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

      The John J. Leidy Foundation, Inc., funds two $1,100 scholarships that are to be used for tuition, fees, and books.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Maryland resident
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      Jordan Family Endowment

      This endowed scholarship was established in memory of Bruce Jordan. The endowment provides up to three $250 scholarships annually, based on fund availability.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program

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      Judith L. Scotten Scholarship Fund

      The Judith L. Scotten Scholarship Fund awards an annual $1,500 scholarship.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required

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      Kenneth & Patricia Perluke Foundation Scholarship

      The Kenneth and Patricia Perluke Foundation sponsors an annual $2,000 scholarship for a student who seeks to advance his/her life goals by obtaining a college education in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) program of study. Veterans, students with unmet financial need, and those currently active or interested in becoming active in community service are encouraged to apply. Students should include their current community service activities or involvement in their narrative. Final selection will be made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education-Physics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Mathematics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Technical/Professional Studies AAS Program

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      Kiwanis Club Book Endowment

      The Kiwanis Club of Harford County established this endowment which provides one book scholarship annually, based on fund availability.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Klein's ShopRite Employee Scholarship

      Klein's ShopRite is offering several $500 awards per semester for tuition, fees, and books. Students must have been employed by Klein's ShopRite for 3 months and work a minimum of 12 hours per week. Employment will be verified by Klein's ShopRite Human Resources Department. Applicants should contact Denise Dregier, Director for College and Alumni Development, on 443-412-2428 to apply.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Maryland resident

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      Klein's ShopRite's of Maryland Degree Seeking Scholarship

      The scholarship recipient must be willing to work in a Klein's ShopRite store.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Student re-entering the workforce or making a career change

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      Klein's ShopRite's of Maryland Nursing Scholarship

      The Klein's Family Stores sponsor this $1,100 scholarship. The final selection will be selected by the Upper Chesapeake Health System, Head of Nursing.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Klein's ShopRite's of Maryland Science Pharmacy Scholarship

      The Klein's Family Stores award a $500 scholarship annually. The recipient must be willing to work in a Klein's family store. The recipient will be selected by a Klein's Family Stores representative.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Environmental Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Environmental Technology Certificate
      • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program

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      Lion William T. Jackson Scholarship

      The Bel Air Lions Foundation sponsors this $500 scholarship in memory of William T. Jackson, a charter member of the Bel Air Lions Club. This scholarship honors Mr. Jackson for his 57 years with the Bel Air Lions Club and countless hours of service to the Bel Air community.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Bel Air resident
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      Lois and Charles Reed Fine Arts Memorial

      This scholarship was established by the Reeds’ children and funded by them and memorial donations. Both Lois and Charlie Reed were supporters of all the arts. Charlie Reed was past chair of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees. Lois Reed was one of the founders of the Harford Artist Association. One annual scholarship is awarded based on availability of funds. The applications are reviewed by the Fine Art Department faculty.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Art and Design Digital Arts AA Program
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Fine Art AA Program
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Graphic Design AA Program
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Photography AA Program

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      Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Scholarship

      The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to assist universities and colleges in their efforts to increase the numbers of students completing high quality degree programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in order to diversify the STEM workforce. Selected applicants will receive up to a $2000 scholarship via the Washington Baltimore Hampton Roads (WBHR-LSAMP) program at HCC and be provided with opportunities to participate in workshops, research experiences, and other program activities. Recipients must: 1) be a declared STEM major at HCC (Biology, Chemistry with Calculus Based Physics, Chemistry with Non-Calculus Based Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science); 2) Have faced or face social, cultural, educational, or economic barriers to careers in STEM as an underrepresented minority (African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Native Pacific Islanders) student in a STEM field; 3) Have an interest in pursuing a graduate degree (M.S./Ph.D.) in a STEM discipline; 4) Agree to participate in required LSAMP activities and/or courses; and 5) agree to be part of the longitudinal tracking of students after transfer. Qualified applicants must submit an application, including two letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a teacher/professor. Application deadline August 10.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident

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      LTC Eugene C. Chandler Memorial Scholarship

      LTC Eugene C. Chandler, a former president of the Harford County Board of Education and decorated member of the United States Army, was a tireless advocate for the importance of education and service to the community. To honor his memory, his family established this scholarship to assist recent Harford County Public School graduates who are pursuing full-time academic study at Harford Community College. Multiple $500 scholarships will be awarded annually based on the availability of funds. Final selection will be made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Graduate of any Harford County High School
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      Lyndell B. & Harry G. Green Memorial Scholarship

      This scholarship is given in loving memory of Lyndell Green and Harry Green. Lyndell was an educator in Harford's "one room" schools. Harry was a farmer and prominent Churchville businessman. Both cared greatly for their family, friends and Harford County.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Early Childhood Education AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Equine Business Mgmt/BA AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education-Physics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary AA Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Mathematics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary Certificate

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      Margaret S. Horky Nursing Scholarship

      In memory of Margaret S. Horky, this scholarship provides an annual $1,000 award to a student enrolled in the HCC Nursing program. The funds are to be used for supplies required by the program. Final selection is made by the Nursing Scholarship Committee.

      Application deadline is May 15 for fall semester and November 15 for spring semester.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      MarketPoint LLC Scholarship

      MarketPoint, LLC funds a $1,000 annual marketing scholarship for a student pursuing a degree in marketing or Mass Communications (Advertising and Sales Promotion). Students should display academic excellence, good character, and a strong interest in a career in Marketing. Applicants are required to submit a 500-word narrative about the role of corporate social responsibility in business. In addition, the applicant is required to write a personal statement including their background, who they are, why they are interested in pursuing their degree, as well as their career goals. Final selection will be made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mass Comm-Advertsng Sale Promotion AAS Program

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      Maryland Association of Community Colleges Scholarship

      Five (5) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must have completed the FAFSA and demonstrate a financial need.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      Maryland Nurses Association District Seven Scholarship

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      McPherson Family STEM Scholarship

      One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields of study will be awarded annually. A personal statement of approximately 500 words describing the applicant's interests and experience relative to Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics is required. This statement should contain any additional information relevant to the application, such as why the scholarship is important to the applicant.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Requires two letters of recommendation
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Landscape Mgmt/BA AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education-Physics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Mathematics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Technical/Professional Studies AAS Program

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      Megan Boesch Nursing Scholarship

      In loving memory of Megan Elizabeth Boesch, who aspired to become a nurse, a $1,000 annual scholarship will be awarded. The scholarship is designated to a first-year female student who has been accepted into the Harford Community College Nursing Program. A 300-500 word essay explaining the student’s goals for a career in nursing and describing the reason for entering the nursing field as well as two letters of recommendation from a faculty member are required with the application. The recipient must have graduated from high school within the past three years. This annual scholarship is renewable for the second year in the nursing program provided the student meets the criteria listed below. Final selection will be made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • Student must be female
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Requires two letters of recommendation
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Michael Joseph Napoli Tennis Scholarship

      In memory of Michael Joseph Napoli, this scholarship provides two $250 awards annually for students with an interest in tennis. An interest in tennis must be included in the narrative. Final selection is made with the assistance from the HCC tennis coach.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      Michael Uglick Memorial Endowment

      This endowed memorial fund was established by the Uglicks in memory of their son, Michael V. Uglick, R.N., to assist nursing students. Based on fund availability, this endowment funds two $500 awards per academic year. Applicant must have completed NURS 101 with a "B" test average. Applications will be reviewed two times per year. Final selection will be made by the Nursing Scholarship Committee.

      Application deadline is May 15 for fall semester and December 22 for spring semester.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Million Dollar Real Estate Association of Harford County

      The Million Dollar Real Estate Association of Harford County awards several scholarships in varying amounts. Final selection is made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Mitchell-Ross-Letschin Memorial Endowment

      Based on available funds, this endowed scholarship provides several annual $1,500 scholarships in memory of Irene Mitchell, Charles W. & Oleita Horton Mitchell, Nellie Mitchell-Ross, J. Melvin & Hazel Keithley Mitchell, and Albert & Beulah Mitchell-Letschin. This scholarship is renewable if the recipient maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Graduate of Aberdeen High School
      • Graduate of Havre de Grace High School
      • Must be Aberdeen resident
      • Must be Havre de Grace resident

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      MyEyeDr. Endowment

      MyEyeDr. (Formerly Vision Associates) established this endowed fund. Awards are made based on fund availability.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Medical Assisting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Medical Assisting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Medical Office Assistant Certificate
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Nancy Sterner Fine Art Memorial Endowment

      Family, friends and colleagues of Nancy Sterner, HCC Academic Advisor, established a Fine Art endowed fund in her memory. Awards are based on fund availability and may be applied to tuition, fees, books, and supplies. Portfolio submission to be reviewed by Art and Design faculty. Contact the Financial Aid Office for portfolio requirements.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Art and Design Photography Certificate
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Digital Arts AA Program
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Fine Art AA Program
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Graphic Design AA Program
      • Enrollment in Art and Design Photography AA Program

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      National Science Foundation S-STEM Scholarship

      The National Science Foundation S-STEM scholarship (Grant #1643498) supports full time students majoring in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, or physics. Scholarships vary in amount up to $10,000 per academic year based on financial need. S-STEM Scholars are also eligible for a $2,000 stipend to support a summer research experience and funding to participate in scientific conferences and meetings. Each S-STEM Scholar is assigned a faculty mentor and supported through cohort activities in academic and life skills, transfer/career planning, and research opportunities. Qualify to place into Precalculus or Calculus I in the first semester of the program (determined by transcript review or scores on Accuplacer, SAT, ACT, AP, IB, or HCC's Calculus Readiness Test). Agree to participate in cohort activities such as mentor meetings, orientation, seminars, field trips, workshops, and/or team building activities. Agree to complete all surveys during and post program.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident

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      Nellie Price Smith Endowed Scholarship

      This endowed scholarship honors the memory of Nellie Price Smith (1909-2014). Ms. Smith made a bequest in her will to create a scholarship which would enable worthy students in need of financial assistance to attend Harford Community College. The amount is based on available funds.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA

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      Patrick John Walker Memorial Scholarship

      This scholarship was established in memory of Patrick John Walker. Two awards in the amount of $1,500 each will be given to one male and one female annually.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Equine Business Mgmt/BA AAS Program

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      Patrick Xavier Ward Scholarship

      This $500 annual scholarship is in memory of Patrick Xavier Ward. Preference will be given to students who are blind or visually impaired and may be utilizing Disability Support Services. Please note in narrative if student is utilizing Disability Support Services.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      Pauline Ford Ivins Memorial Endowment

      This endowed scholarship fund was established to assist HCC students. The number of scholarships and award amount will vary depending upon fund availability. Preference will be given to a Nursing student.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Aberdeen resident

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      PNC Bank Scholarship

      The scholarship provides an annual $500 award that assists with the cost of books.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program

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      President Chiesi Excellence in Performing Arts

      This award was created to honor the contributions of Claudia E. Chiesi, Ph.D., the sixth President of Harford Community College (1995-2004). A cash award(s) will be presented annually to a graduating Harford Community College student(s) who has demonstrated ability in theater, music and/or dance. A currently enrolled student(s) who has met all requirements for May graduation or a student who graduated in August or December is eligible. The student(s) must have demonstrated ability in public recitals or stage presentation; qualifying areas include theater, dance and/or music and associated activities such as composition, costume and technical design. An interview and an audition are required, citing specific ability and depth of understanding in music, theater or dance. Students do not need to be enrolled in HCC courses for dance, theater or music. Anyone may nominate students for this award or students can self-nominate in writing. Preference will be given to applicants who have a GPA higher than the minimum 3.25 and/or an applicant with recent service to the community through the arts and/or an applicant who demonstrates ability in multiple areas of the performing arts. Final selection will be made by a panel designated by the donor. Applications are available from the Harford Community College Foundation located in the Chesapeake Center. For more information, contact Denise Dregier at 443-412-2428.

      Application deadlines are November 9 for December graduates and April 20 for May graduates.

      Selection Criteria:

      • 3.25+ cumulative GPA required
      • Requires three letters of recommendation

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      PTK Rho Beta Chapter Outstanding Member Scholarship

      The Phi Theta Kappa Rho Beta Chapter established two $250 scholarships to provide funding for members of the Rho Beta Chapter that contribute to the mission and values for which Phi Theta Kappa stands. Applicants must be a member of the Rho Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing and must submit a 300-500 word essay describing how the student demonstrates excellence in scholarship as well as college and/or community activities. Additionally, applicants must be enrolled in at least six credits for the spring semester. Recipients will be chosen by the HCC Academic Honors and Scholarship Committee for use during the spring semester.

      Deadline to apply is December 22.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)

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      R. Walter & Beatrice L. Ward Endowment

      R. Walter and Beatrice L. Ward created this endowment. Award amounts are based on fund availability.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA

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      Ralph & Harriet Allen Memorial Endowment

      This endowed scholarship is in memory of Ralph & Harriet Allen. The number of scholarships and award amounts vary depending on fund availability. Applicant must be a graduate of a public school in Harford County. To remain for a second year, the student needs at least a 2.75 GPA for the first year.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      Ramsay Family Scholarship Endowment

      The education that Bud and Ann Ramsay received at Harford Junior College greatly influenced the direction of their lives. Their educational roots are truly at Harford. To help others benefit from this opportunity, they have endowed a scholarship in the family name providing for a $1,000 annual scholarship to be awarded to a deserving student.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Remembrance Book Scholarship

      Across the United States we lose 30,000 of our loved ones each and every year in highway collisions. This book scholarship is awarded to remember those we have lost and to bring awareness on how to reduce these needless fatalities. Recipients of this award are asked to attend the Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Walk/Run. Each recipient will be contacted by the HCC Office of College & Alumni Development with the event details.

      Application Deadline is December 22.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Enrolled in at least one credit course
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      Reverend C. Hunter Book Award

      Rev. Cordell Edwin Hunter, Sr. established this annual $500 book award to provide funding for students enrolled full time in the field of education. The student must maintain a 2.75 GPA and submit at least two letters of recommendation. The student will be required to attend a meeting to explain how this book grant has assisted him/her to achieve this goal. Recipients will be selected by Rev. C. Hunter's scholarship committee.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Early Childhood Education AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Early Childhood Ed/Spec Ed AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Ed Secondary Spanish AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Elementary Ed/Special Ed AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Ed Secondary English AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education-Physics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary AA Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Mathematics AAT Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Secondary Certificate

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      Route 40 Business Association Returning Adult Scholarship

      The Route 40 Business Association provides a $1,000 scholarship to a returning adult student who has completed 6 credits with at least a 3.0 GPA and resides along the Route 40 corridor. (Aberdeen, Abingdon, Belcamp, Edgewood, Havre de Grace or Joppa) The applicant must be pursuing a major in Business or state a business related career goal.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Equine Business Mgmt/BA AAS Program

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      Route 40 Business Association Scholarship

      The Route 40 Business Association provides a $1,000 scholarship to a student who has graduated high school within the last 5 years and is planning to attend Harford Community College. Applicants must be graduating from a Route 40 High School, (Edgewood, Havre de Grace or Joppatowne). The applicant must be pursuing a major in Business or state a business related career goal.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Agricultural Business Mgmt AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Equine Business Mgmt/BA AAS Program

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      Ruritan Club of Churchville Scholarship

      The Ruritan Club of Churchville awards an annual $1,000 scholarship to students involved in community service activities. The scholarship is open to current and former graduates of the high schools listed in the selection criteria. Applicants must submit an essay regarding their service to the community. Recipients are required to send a thank you note of appreciation as well as attend a Ruritan Club of Churchville meeting.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Graduate of Aberdeen High School
      • Graduate of C. Milton Wright High School
      • Graduate of Harford Christian School
      • Graduate of Havre de Grace High School
      • Graduate of Harford Technical High School
      • Graduate of John Carroll High School
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      Ruritan Club of Churchville Scholarship for GED Graduates

      The Ruritan Club of Churchville awards an annual $1,000 scholarship/Grant to Harford County residents who have completed a GED program. Applicants must submit an essay describing their involvement in community service and how they will use their post-secondary education to achieve their life goals. Recipients are required to send a thank you note of appreciation to the Churchville Ruritan Club as well as attend a Ruritan meeting. Recipient must be enrolled in a degree program or a non credit workforce training certificate program.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Ruth, Mary & Irene Memorial Nursing Scholarship

      A annual scholarship award of $7,500 for the full program period (either 4 semesters or 18 month program) has been established for Harford students enrolled in the Nursing AS program of study. The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Ruth Schwalm, Mary Shaeffer and Irene Guinivan. These three nurses, all from the same family, collectively devoted over 100 years of their lives to the care of their patients and the education of nursing students. The scholarship recipient must maintain a 2.50+ GPA in the nursing program in order to receive consecutive term/semester funding. Final selection will be made by the Nursing Scholarship Committee.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      S. Shane Diggin Memorial Scholarship

      This scholarship was established at HCC in 2013 by Jack and Claudette Diggin in loving memory of their son, Shane Diggin. Shane was a 1987 graduate of Bel Air High School who died in an automobile accident one month after his graduation. Shane loved music and wanted to train for a career in radio. He was reared in a single-parent household and this scholarship was developed to help other students who are from single parent homes attain their educational goals. An annual $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying Bel air High School senior.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Graduate of Bel Air High School
      • Must be Harford County resident

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      Sharon Mack Memorial Scholarship

      In memory of Sharon L. Mack, this scholarship provides an annual award of $500 to a student enrolled in the HCC Nursing Program. Funds may be used for any purpose related to education. Recipient will be chosen by the Harford Community College Academic Honors and Scholarship Committee.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Spalding Nursing Scholarship/Memorial Endowment

      This endowment was established in memory of Charles and Adalene Spalding to honor the Nursing Department. These awards will assist in costs incurred from nursing expenses that do not include tuition/fees or books. Awards are based on fund availability.

      Application deadline is May 15.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Stancill Wulkow Endowment

      This endowment was created by the Terry and Regina Stancill family in the spirit of making an education available and possible for every woman. The family hopes that this endowment will enable single, non traditional age women to pursue their dreams regardless of the obstacles that may stand in the way. Award is based on fund availability with the potential to include full tuition, fees, books and child care expenses. Applicant must be a female head-of-household or caretaker or guardian of other family members. Applicants may be asked to interview with the donor. Final recipient will be selected by donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • Student must be female
      • Head-of-household student

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in English AA Program
      • Enrollment in Philosophy AA Program

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      Stanley A. Kollar Research Scholarship

      The Stanley A. Kollar Research Scholarship supports students interested in engaging in undergraduate research through an independent study, cooperative education, internship or special topics course with a focus on science research. Scholarships of up to $500 per student to cover the cost of tuition and fees will be awarded. Recipients must have completed 12 credits at Harford Community College. REQUIRES SPECIAL APPLICATION. Application may be obtained by contacting Associate Professor Tami Imbierowicz in the STEM Division. Final selection will be made by the STEM Scholarship Committee. Recipient is required to submit a research plan developed with a faculty mentor in biology or environmental science.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
      • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program

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      Stephen M. Wright Political Science Scholarship

      This $500 annual scholarship was established in memory of Stephen M. Wright. Mr. Wright was characterized by those who knew him as a hard worker, loving father, and a man committed to the community. Candidates for this scholarship must be enrolled in the Political Science program of study. A 500-word essay on the most influential political figure in the last fifty years is required with the application.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Political Science AA Program
      • Enrollment in Political Sci Interntionl Relations AA Program

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      T. Deanne Waite Memorial Endowment

      This scholarship was established by Wendy Bohdel and Marcie Hyman in memory of their mother, T. Deanne Waite, former Harford Community College Registrar. The awards amounts may vary, but can be up to $1,000 for tuition, fees and books per academic year. Final selection is made by the donors.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Student must be female
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required

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      TFC Joseph T. Lanzi Law Enforcement Scholarship

      The Maryland Troopers Association, Lodge 96 established this scholarship in memory of TFC Joseph T. Lanzi. Two $500 awards per year are awarded to students who have the desire to serve the community.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice AA Program
      • Enrollment in Criminal Justice-Legal Studies AAS Program

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      The Environmental Science Scholarship

      The Environmental Science Scholarship is a $1,200 award that will be given to a second year student in the Environmental Science AS program. The student must submit a 250-word essay, which includes their reason for choosing Environmental Science as their field of study, and their professional goals. Preference will be given to a student who intends to transfer to a four-year institution and major in an environmentally-related curriculum. Final selection will be made by the donor.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need not considered (FAFSA not required)
      • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required
      • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program

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      The Kelly Group Scholarship

      The Kelly Group, on behalf of their clients, awards up to three $500 scholarships per year. First preference will be given to a Kelly Group employee or children or grandchildren of employees of The Kelly Group. The final selection will be made by The Kelly Group.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Administration AS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Administration Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Agribusiness Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Entrepreneurship AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Human Resources AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing Certificate
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Admin Professions AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Business Mgt Marketing AAS Program

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      The Ralph & Joyce Hilsher Nursing Scholarship

      Rakph and Joyce Hilsher established this annual $1,000 award to assist a student enrolled in the HCC Nursing Program. The scholarship is a tribute to the members of their family who placed great emphasis on education and instilled values of preserverance, dedication and life-long learning. The award covers tuition, fees, book, supplies, uniforms and equipment. Final selection is made by the Nursing Scholarship Committee.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program second year
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      The Stacey T. & C. Scott Sewell Scholarship

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Financial need preferred, but not required
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Accounting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Accounting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Biology AS Program
      • Enrollment in Biotechnology Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Aided Design & Drafting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Calculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Information Systems AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Chemistry-Noncalculus Based Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Programming Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems Software Certificate
      • Enrollment in Computer Info Systems UNIX Certificate
      • Enrollment in Environmental Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Environmental Science AS Program
      • Enrollment in Environmental Technology Certificate
      • Enrollment in Info Assurance and Cybersecurity AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Info Assurance and Cybersecurity Certificate
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Mgmt AS Program
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Security Certificate
      • Enrollment in Information Systems Security AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Mathematics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering AS Program
      • Enrollment in Engineering Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Physics AS Program
      • Enrollment in Science Laboratory Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Teacher Education Chemistry AAT Program

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      Upper Chesapeake Health Medical Staff Scholarship

      The Upper Chesapeake Health Medical Staff Scholarship sponsors three $1,000 scholarships. Recipient must be a Harford or Cecil County resident.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • 3.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Must be Cecil County resident
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      Walter W. Enderlein Endowed Scholarship

      This scholarship was established through a bequest, in memory of Walter W. Enderlein to provide scholarships to deserving Harford Community College students. Several awards are made each academic year depending upon the availability of funds.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Full-time enrollment required (12+ credits per semester)
      • Half-time enrollment required (6-11.5 credits per semester)
      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      Wason Family Scholarship

      Four scholarships will be awarded annually. Two $1,000 awards for tuition and fees and two $500 book scholarships will be awarded. For one of the scholarships, preference will be given to an international student.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.50+ cumulative GPA required
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      William H. Amoss Memorial Book Endowment

      Based on funds available, an annual book scholarship is awarded each year in memory of Senator William H. Amoss.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.75+ cumulative GPA required

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in any certificate
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      William S. James & Margaret H. James Memorial Scholarship

      This endowed scholarship was established in honor of former Senator William S. James by the former Blood Bank of Maryland, Inc. Based on fund availability, this fund provides one tuition and required fees scholarship per year. Recipient should be a returning student in distress.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits)
      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • 2.00+ cumulative GPA required
      • Returning student

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Medical Assisting Certificate
      • Enrollment in Medical Assisting AAS Program
      • Enrollment in Medical Office Assistant Certificate
      • Enrollment in Nursing AS Program

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      William S. James Grant

      This endowed scholarship was established in honor of former Senator William S. James by the former Blood Bank of Maryland, Inc. Based on funds available, this scholarship will cover the cost of tuition, fees, and books. Recipients will be chosen by the HCC Academic Honors and Scholarship Committee.

      Selection Criteria:

      • Financial need required; student must have completed FAFSA
      • Must be Harford County resident
      • Must be Cecil County resident

      Additionally, at least one of the following criteria must be met:

      • Enrollment in any certificate
      • Enrollment in any degree program

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      2014-2015 Alfred C. O'Connell Scholarship (High School Seniors ONLY)

      Philanthropic gifts, including annual and endowed scholarships and grants, are made available through the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc.

       

      Federal School Code:  002075

       

      Office of Financial Aid

      401 Thomas Run Road

      Bel Air, MD 21015

      Telephone:  443-412-2359 / Fax: 443-412-2169

      email: finaid@harford.edu

       

       

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