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Scholarships

The Housatonic Community College Foundation is committed to the education of all its students. To this end, financial assistance is available for tuition and fees for academic achievement or financial aid as determined by the Scholarship Committee of the Foundation Board of Directors.


Summer and Fall scholarship will open mid-spring.

Office 282 in Beacon Hall


Qualifications

  • HCC student ID and student email address required
  • First apply for financial aid for the current/latest academic year (required if applicable)
  • International & Undocumented students eligible to apply as well
  • Full-time or part-time students eligible to apply
  • 2.3 GPA Minimum required
  • Latest Tax forms required - upload parents, guardian(s), & yours
  • Essay required - Answer: "Why do you deserve a scholarship?" (150min-600 words max)
  • Letter of Recommendation required - 1 minimum, 2 suggested (one as a backup)
  • NEW STUDENTS ONLY - required to upload latest/last high school or college transcripts
  • Awards for HCC courses ONLY and do not include lab fees or supplemental online learning tools
  • Good academic standing
  • All deadline dates are final - No exceptions
  • Students who can receive 100% funding for classes through FAFSA, Pell Grant, or HCC Grants, Do Not qualify for scholarships.
  • Students with 70 credits or more, or a degree are ineligible for scholarships (Associates, Bachelors, or Masters).

It is the student's responsibility to ensure the letter of recommendation is submitted and that the application is complete before the deadline date.


The Allison Foundation Scholarship Fund

Available for full or part-time HCC students.

Requirements include: 

  • Full-time student status 
  • Good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better for new incoming High School students and a GPA of 2.5 or better for current students or students with previous college credits. (Not including Developmental Courses). 
  • You have applied for financial aid for the academic year. Students receiving Federal and/or State grants that cover all tuition and fees are not eligible. 
  • You do not need to have 9 completed credits for this scholarship. 
  • You cannot be an international student. 

HCC Scholarships

Available for full or part-time HCC students.

Requirements include: 

  • Good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better for those who have completed 9 or more credits. (Not including Developmental Courses). 
  • You have applied for financial aid for the academic year. Students receiving Federal and/or State grants that cover all tuition and fees are not eligible. 
  • HCC Scholarships are available for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. 

The William Pitt, III Foundation Scholarship

Available for full or part-time HCC students.

Requirements include: 

  • Good academic standing with a GPA of 2.3 or better. 
  • You have applied for financial aid for the academic year. Students receiving Federal and/or State grants that cover all tuition and fees are not eligible. 
  • You do not need to have 9 completed credits for this scholarship. 
  • You cannot be an international student. 

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Scholarships

Available for full or part-time HCC students.

Requirements include: 

  • Full-time status 
  • Preference is given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • This is a selective admissions program and students must be evaluated in order to qualify for a scholarship.

For More Info

Carla Mackintosh
Scholarship and Operations Manager
Beacon Hall, Room B282
Email:
Phone: 203.332.5038

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