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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


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


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


Bauer Family Scholarship Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Bauer Family Scholarship

• Resident of Lena, IL or graduate of Lena-Winslow High School • Must be accepted & enrolled in the ADN Nursing program, full-time • $1,000 for academic school year
Academic Interests: Nursing


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


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


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


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


FHN EMT Paramedic Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  FHN EMT Paramedic

The scholarship consists of a $1000 award at HCC for a student entering Highland in the fall, enrolled in the HCC EMT Paramedic program. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need is a consideration.
Academic Interests: EMT Paramedic


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 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


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


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


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


Hobart Agriculture (out-of-distict) Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name:  Hobart Agriculture (out-of-distict)

Student must reside out-of-district, pursuing a degree in Agriculture, full-time and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Academic Interests: Agriculture


ICCSF 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


ICCSF 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Shaffer Memorial Scholarship
Full Scholarship Name: Betty Shaffer Memorial

This scholarship award amount is $500.00 for a full-time or part-time student enrolled at HCC. Must reside in the HCC district. First preference is a student with special needs. Second preference is a student pursuing the education field (with preference to a student specializing in special education). This student must also be enrolled in at least a minimum of 8 credit hours and demonstrate leadership or community service. A letter of recommendation from a non-relative is also required.
Academic Interests: Education, Special Needs
Caroll country, Jo Daviess county, Ogle county, Stephenson county


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Scholarships Found: 36


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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