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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


1st Farm Credit Services Agriculture Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  1st Farm Credit Services Agriculture

Student must be pursuing a degree in Agriculture and reside in Illinois and attending HCC full-time.
Academic Interests: Agriculture


American Business Women Association Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Lamplighter Chapter of American Business Women Association

Must be a female student attending HCC as a sophomore. Student must reside in either Stephenson, Carroll, Ogle, or Jo Daviess county and be attending at least part-time (6 credit hours or more). Student must also have a minimum GPA of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Financial need may be a consideration and student must demonstrate community involvement.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County, Carroll County, Ogle County, JoDaviess County


Ames Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Irma Dittmar Ames

Student must be a graduate of Stockton High School and be attending HCC full-time. Academic excellence will be the main criterion and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any


Ames Cosmetology Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Virginia Ames Cosmetology

Student must be full-time and be participating in the HCC Cosmetology programs. Financial Need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Cosmetology


Anonymous Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Anonymous

African American students who attended Freeport High School or Aquin. Must maintain a 2.0 GPA or better. Financial need is a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any


Baldwin Cosmetology Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Maureen Baldwin Cosmetology

A full-time student enrolled in the Cosmetology program at Highland Community College. Financial Need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Cosmetology


Berberet Scholarship Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Michelle Berberet Scholarship

This scholarship consists of a $1,500 award for a student's academic year at Highland Community College. Preference to a student enrolled full-time, living in the HCC District, majoring in Journalism. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Academic Interests: Journalism
Stephenson County, Jo Daviess County, Ogle County, Carroll County


Borchers Music Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Lola Burd Borchers Music

Student must be studying music and attending HCC full-time and maintain a minimum GPA of a 2.0. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Music


Broshous Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Cyril Broshous Memorial

Full time sophomore students majoring in Agriculture or interested in Environmental Science.
Academic Interests: Agriculture


Buss Business and Technology Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Eduard Buss Business and Technology

Student must be enrolled full time and have a declared major in the Business and Technology Division.
Academic Interests: Business


Buss Fine Arts Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Eduard Buss Fine Arts

Student must be enrolled full-time in the one of the following areas: Art, Music, or Theatre. Academic excellence will be a criterion. A minimum GPA from a High School Student is a 2.5 and a college student 2.75.
Academic Interests: Art, Music, Theatre


Buss Forensics (Speech Team) Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Eduard Buss Forensics (Speech Team)

Student must be enrolled full-time at HCC and be participating in forensics full-time as well. Priority given to students who are willing to compete in public speaking, interpretation, and/or debate. Speech team. Student must have a minimum GPA of a 2.5.
Academic Interests: Speech


Buss Humanities/Social Science Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Eduard Buss Humanities/Social Science

Student must be full-time and pursuing a degree in the field of Humanities or Social Science. Academic excellence will be the primary criterion. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required for High School Students and a 2.75 for college students.
Academic Interests: Humanities and Languages, Political Science


Buss Natural Science & Health Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Eduard Buss Natural Science & Health

Student must be full-time and pursuing a degree in the field of Natural Science or Health. Academic excellence will be the primary criterion. A minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required for High School Students. The college GPA of a non-traditional student with 12 or more credit hours will also be considered.
Academic Interests: Health, Science


Buss Women in Engineering Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Eduard Buss Women in Engineering

Student must be enrolling full-time in the field of engineering. Academic excellence will be the primary criterion used for determining the winner. A minimum High School GPA of 3.0 is required. The GPA of students with 12 or more college credits will also be considered.
Academic Interests: Engineering


Byram Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Marion L. Byram

Student must be a Stephenson County resident majoring in a non-traditional field, i.e.: women in engineering field, men in child-care, single parent household, etc.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County


Chapin Wind Turbine Technology Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Dr. Neal and Flo Chapin Wind Turbine Technology

Full time student accepted into the Wind Turbine Technology degree program.
Academic Interests: Wind Turbine Technology


Chapman Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Clarence Chapman Memorial

Freeport High School students attending HCC full time in the fall. Financial Need will be a consideration
Academic Interests: Business


Coppernoll Scholarship Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Della Mae Coppernoll Scholarship

Student must be full-time as sophomore this fall semester, pursuing a degree in preparation for a career in Early Childhood education. Preference may be given to a Stockton High School graduate. Min. of 2.75 GPA with financial need being a consideration.
Academic Interests: Education


Davis Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: James A. Davis Memorial

Student must be pursuing a Manufacturing/Technical curriculum to include CAD/CAM design, engineering (Architectural and Civil) with preference for building trades. GPA 2.5 GPA is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Engineering
Stephenson County


Davis/Balluff Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Davis/Balluff

Student must live in the HCC district (Mt. Morris resident preferred) and be in financial need.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Dornink Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty and Roger Dornink Memorial

Full time, sophomore students residing in the rural areas of the HCC District.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Early Childhood Consortium Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Early Childhood Consortium

Award to be given in the spring semester to a Highland Community College District Student who is pursuing a certificate or a degree in Early Childhood Education or Professional Education.
Academic Interests: Education


Endress Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Charles Endress Memorial

Student must be a Pearl City or Le-Win High School graduate and be pursuing a degree in Education with an emphasis in the field of science or technology. Student must be attending full-time and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required.
Academic Interests: Education


Engelkens Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Todd Engelkens

Full or Part-Time sophomore students studying or entering the Equine Program. HCC District residents, minimum GPA of 2.0 and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County, Jo Daviess County, Ogle County, Carroll County


Ennenga/Holm Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Ennenga/Holm Memorial

Student must be a graduating high school senior and be enrolling full-time majoring in Business Administration and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0.
Academic Interests: Business


Fauser/Bankers Mutual Life Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Louis Fauser/Bankers Mutual Life

Student must be pursuing an insurance related career (BS Administration, Computer Science, Math, Secretarial) awarded for academic/general accomplishments.
Academic Interests: Business, Health, Information Systems, Math, Science
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Fehr-Graham & Associates Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Fehr-Graham & Associates

Student must live in the HCC District and be pursuing a degree in Civil, Structural, or Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science and be attending full-time. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required.
Academic Interests: Engineering, Science
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Ferguson Fine Arts Merit Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Ferguson Fine Arts Merit

Students must be full-time and be pursuing a degree in theatre, music and/or art majors. A minimum GPA of a 2.75 is required.
Academic Interests: Art, Music, Theatre


Ferguson Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Leonard C. & Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation Nursing

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be pursuing a degree in Nursing. A minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required.
Academic Interests: Health


Ferguson Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Leonard C. Ferguson Memorial

Student must be the son/daughter or spouse of a Newell employee and be attending HCC full-time. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any


Freeport Memorial Alumni Nursing Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Freeport Memorial Alumni Nursing

Preference to student pursuing ADN, BS, and MS. Must be accepted in the nursing program. Financial need is a consideration.
Academic Interests: Health


Gillespie Auto Mechanics Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty and Lyle Gillespie Auto Mechanics

Applications for this scholarship will be accepted from the Auto Mechanics students who will be attending HCC as a full-time student. Student must be able to attend the annual Scholarship Award Ceremony.
Academic Interests: Automotive


Gillespie Memorial Athletics Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty and Lyle Gillespie Memorial Athletics

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be participating on one of HCC's athletic teams. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any


Gillespie Memorial Business Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty and Lyle Gillespie Memorial Business

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be pursuing a degree in a business related field. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Business


Gillespie Memorial Computer Science Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty and Lyle Gillespie Memorial Computer Science

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be pursuing a degree in computer science. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Information Systems


Gillespie Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty and Lyle Gillespie Memorial Nursing

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be pursuing a degree in Nursing. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Health


Goodwill Industries Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Goodwill Industries

The recipient must be permanently physically, mentally, or developmentally disabled with documentation from a physician or service provider as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. A temporary disability is not acceptable.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Gordon Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Philip Gordon Memorial

Student must be full-time and be pursuing an Associate of Science degree in business Administration. First preference will be given to a son or daughter of a Highland graduate. A minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Business


Graff GED Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: David And Cheryl Graff GED

This scholarship consists of a $250.00 annual award for students enrolled at Highland Community College (minimum 12 credit hours earned at HCC). Applications for this scholarship will be accepted from students who will be attending Highland next fall. Priorities for selection: A. Student must have received GED from Highland Community College district. B. A copy of GED official scores must be submitted.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Grouchy Vocal Music Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Matthew and Evelyn Grouchy Vocal Music

Student must be a full-time female, and be participating in a vocal ensemble at HCC. Also must be enrolled or completed Applied Music I or Applied Music II. Student must have a minimum GPA of a 2.75 after their first semester. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Music


Hadjokas Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Stacy Hadjokas Memorial

Student must be an International athlete and be participating on the men's basketball team. Student must also be attending HCC full-time.
Academic Interests: Any


Harlan Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Robert & Lois Harlan

Student must be a resident of the HCC District and be attending HCC full-time majoring in humanities/social science or a science program. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA must be maintained. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Humanities and Languages, Science
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Hayes Memorial Music Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty J. Hayes Memorial Music

Full-time sophomore studying Music (vocal and instrumental). Minimum GPA of 3.0 Financial need will be a consideration
Academic Interests: Music
Stephenson County, Jo Daviess County, Ogle County, Carroll County


Health Trust Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: ICCSF Health Trust

This scholarship supports a student, who is pursuing a 2-year degree in a health-related field at a Highland Community College.
Academic Interests: Health


Healthcare Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: ICCSF Healthcare

Applications will be accepted from students, who are enrolled in a healthcare program that provides direct medical care to individuals and is committed in his/her intent to practice in Illinois or in an area out-of-state directly benefitting Illinoisans.
Academic Interests: Health


Hill Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Dr. and Mrs. Ozro Hill

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be interested in an area of study dealing with health/healing, pre-med or education.
Academic Interests: Health


Home School Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Home School

Applications will be accepted from students who have graduated from a home school and are attending HCC full-time and planning on earning an associates degree.
Academic Interests: Any


Hutmacher Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Roger A. Hutmacher Memorial

Must be an Orangeville High School graduate. Financial need will be a consideration and academic acheivements will be a primary criterion.
Academic Interests: Any


Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Edna Hayden Johnson Memorial

Preference to African American females who are active St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church members and their families. A resident of Freeport is prefered. Student must be interested in education, nursing or cosmetology and be attending HCC either full-time or part-time and maintain a minimum of a 2.0 GPA. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Cosmetology, Education, Health


Kable Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: H.G. Kable Memorial

Student must be a Forreston, Mt. Morris, or Oregon High School graduate. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any


Kepner Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Hubert Kepner Memorial

This is a scholarshiop for books and student must be pursuing a degree or certificate (not CNA) and live in HCC district. Detailed list of books/supplies must be attached. Book/supply list can be obtained from HCC Bookstore or online resource.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Kinney Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: George Kinney Memorial

Full-time sophomore majoring in Political Science. If no qualified applicants, students interested in Social Science. Minimum 2.0 GPA.
Academic Interests: Political Science
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Kirkman Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Fredrick and Alice Kirkman Memorial

Student must be attending HCC full-time and maintain 2.5 GPA. First preference will be given to Forensic student with second consideration going to Math or History majors.
Academic Interests: Speech, Math, History


Klaas Nursing Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Emmert and Florence Klaas Nursing

Student must be enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree in and be accepted into the nursing program. First preference is give to an ADN student. The student must be a resident of the HCC district and maintain a minimum GPA of a 3.0.
Academic Interests: Health
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Klee Trustmark Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Raymond A. Klee Trustmark

Student must live in the HCC District and be attending HCC full-time pursuing a business related degree.
Academic Interests: Business, Health, Information Systems, Math, Science
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Krug-Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Krug-Phillips Memorial

Student must be a resident of Stephenson County and have completed 15 credit hours in general education. A minimum GPA of a 2.75 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Anu
Stephenson County


Kutz Family Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Kutz Family Memorial

Student must be enrolled in the nursing program. Financial need will be a consideration and a minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required.
Academic Interests: Health


Leary Memorial Scholarship Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Patricia (Pat) Leary Memorial Scholarship

Freshman or Sophomore, who have been accepted into the nursing program. Full-time student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and financial need may be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Health


Mihina Mathematics-Science Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Steve Mihina Mathematics-Science

Applications will be accepted from entering sophomores who will be enrolled at Highland Community College this fall semester, as a full-time student, majoring in Mathematics-Science and have completed Calculus II at HCC. (does not pertain to HCC employees or their spouses/children)
Academic Interests: Math, Science


Mihina Nursing Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Joseph S. and Bettye J. Mihina Nursing

Student must be accepted into the nursing program and be attending HCC full-time. A minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Health


Miller Agriculture Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: R. C. Miller Agriculture

Student must be a resident of the HCC District and be entering full-time in the fall semester. The student must be pursuing a degree in Agriculture, with special consideration for those in the field of conservation.
Academic Interests: Agriculture
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Mitchell Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Margaret and Clarence Mitchell

Student must live in Northwestern Illinois with preference given to a gradute of Oregon High School. Student must be in the upper 50% of his/her class with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Academics, financial need and extracurricular achievements will be a consideration. High School transcript must be attached.
Academic Interests: Any


Mook Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Ada Mook Memorial

Student must be graduating from HCC and have been accepted at a 4-year educational institution with a declared major of elementary education. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Education
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Norman Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Ronald & Betty Norman Memorial

Student must be a graduate of Freeport High School and have participated in at least one varsity sport. Preference will be given to students who are on one of HCC's athletic teams. Student must also plan on attending HCC full-time and be in financial need.
Academic Interests: Any


Northwest IL Deer Collectors Club Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Northwest IL Deer Collectors Club

Student must be a resident of the HCC District and be pursuing a degree in agriculture. Financial Need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Agriculture
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Offenheiser Ecology-Biology Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Harold Lee Offenheiser Ecology-Biology

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be majoring in life science. Overall academic excellence will be the main criterion.
Academic Interests: Science


O'Malia Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Eunice M. O'Malia Memorial

Student must live in the HCC District and be a full-time sophomore attending HCC in the fall. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Padfield Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: James A. Padfield Memorial

Student must be a resident of the HCC District and be permanently physically challenged.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Rawson Engineering Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Rawson Engineering

Student must be pursuing a degree in engineering and reside in Stephenson County. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required.
Academic Interests: Engineering
Stephenson County


Retired Teachers Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Retired Teachers

Applications will be accepted from Stephenson County district students who are enrolled as full-time students at HCC and pursuing a degree in education with an interest in teaching. A minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required.
Academic Interests: Education
Stephenson County


Scheider Agriculture Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Del Scheider Agriculture

Resident of Northwestern Illinois. Academic standing a consideration. Pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Agriculture-related curriculum.
Academic Interests: Agriculture


Schneiderman Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: James Schneiderman Memorial

This scolarship is for a Forreston High School graduate attending Highland Community College full time. GPA of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Academic Interests: Any


Shockey Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: J. Rosemary Shockey Memorial

This is a scholarshipo for books, supplies, misc. fees available to full- or part-time HCC students pursuing a degree or certificate.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Stamm Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty and Ray Stamm

Student must be attending HCC full-time and be a resident of Lena-Winslow (first preference) then HCC district or Wisconsin. Student must be pursuing a Nursing degree. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Health
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Stein Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Ken and Marien Stein

Student must be a first generation student in their family pursuing higher education. A minimum high school GPA of 3.0 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any


Stephenson County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Stephenson County Farm Bureau

Student must live in the HCC District and be considered a sophomore. Student must also be pursuing a degree in an ag-related field and be a member of the Stephenson County Farm Bureau. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Agriculture
Stephenson County


Stott Scholarship Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Joey Stott Scholarship

Student must reside in the HCC District and have strong community, organizational, civic, and volunteer involvement. Financial need will be a consideration and a minimum of a 2.0 GPA is required.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Teeter Vocal Music Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Gene and Betty Teeter Vocal Music

Student must be enrolled full-time and be participating in a vocal ensemble. A minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required.
Academic Interests: Any


Theena Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Jessica Theena Memorial Teacher Education

Applications will be accepted from Highland District residents who will be enrolled as a full-time sophomore level student at HCC this fall semester. The scholarship is for tuition and consists of a $500.00 award for a student's sophomore academic year at Highland Community College. 30 credit hours must have been completed at Highland before the start of the fall semester to be considered for this scholarship.
Academic Interests: Education
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Trunck Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Trunck Memorial Nursing

Students must be accepted into the ADN nursing program, be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours each semester, and fill out FAFSA.
Academic Interests: Health
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


United Presbyterian Church Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  United Presbyterian Church

Student must be a full-time freshman with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA. Financial need will be a consideration. Preference will be given to active members of the United Presbyterian Church and Freeport High School AVID graduates.
Academic Interests: Any


Wade Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Opal Wade Memorial

Student must live in the HCC District and be a full-time sophomore pursuing either an Early Childhood or Professional Education major.
Academic Interests: Education


Walker Mortuary, LTD - Freshman Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Walker Mortuary, LTD - Freshman

Student must be an incoming Freshman from Freeport High School.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County, Jo Daviess County, Ogle County, Carroll County


Walker Mortuary, LTD - Sophomore Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Walker Mortuary, LTD - Sophomore

Student must be a full time sophomore entering the fall semester.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County, Jo Daviess County, Ogle County, Carroll County


Walkup Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Harold D. Walkup

Student must be a resident of Mt. Morris or Ogle County (first preference) then HCC District and be entering as a full-time freshman. Student must be pursuing a 4 year degree and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Financial need will be a consideration. HCC district, and in financial need. Student must be pursuing a 4-year degree (Liberal Arts preference), 3.0 GPA from high school.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson county, Carroll county, Ogle county, Jo Daviess county


Wallmo Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Thomas E. Wallmo Memorial

Students must be attending HCC full-time and be pursuing a degree in the English field with second priority given to students majoring in a Humanities or Social Science discipline. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required.
Academic Interests: Humanities and Languages, Science


Warthen Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Harry A. Warthen

Student must be pursuing a CNA certificate. First preference will be given to a student interested in geriatrics. Financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Health


Warthen Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Mary Gregory Warthen

Student must be pursuing the field of education and be considered as a non-traditional student. A minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required.
Academic Interests: Education


Whitetails Unlimited Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Whitetails Unlimited

Student must live in the HCC District and be pursuing course studies related to Field Biology, Wildlife Conservation, or a related field.
Academic Interests: Science
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Wid Hance Automotive Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Wid Hance Automotive

Student must be a resident of HCC District and be entering as a full-time freshman majoring in Auto Mechanics/Auto Body. Academic excellence will be the main criterion.
Academic Interests: Automotive
Stephenson County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County


Wurtzel Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Wurtzel Memorial

Student must be full-time pursuing a career in a Journalism/Communications field. A resident of Stephenson County will be the first preference with second going to HCC District students. Academic excellence will be the main criterion and financial need will be a consideration.
Academic Interests: Any
Stephenson County


Yates Nursing Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Dorothy Yates Nursing

Students must be accepted into the nursing program with preference to the ADN nursing program. Student must also be full time at HCC, and a resident of Illinois.
Academic Interests: Health


Zartman Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Charlotte A. Zartman

Student must be a sophomore pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education or Professional Education. General Education courses should be completed and the student should be starting their sophomore year.
Academic Interests: Education


Scholarships Found: 94


Highland Community College Foundation Non-Discrimination Statement

Highland Community College Foundation awards financial aid to qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, sex, color, individuals with special needs or national origin. Applications from qualified individuals, individuals with special needs and minority group members will be accorded equal consideration for awards based on academic and/or other merits as compared with all other applications.

It is the policy of Highland Community College Foundation with respect to financial aid practices to fully comply with all applicable existing federal, state and local governmental regulation concerning non-discrimination so far as race, creed, religion, sex, individuals with special needs or national origin my be concerned, included, but not limited to, Executive Order 11245, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act


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