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HCC Foundation announces ten new scholarship opportunities
2/16/2012

FREEPORT � The HCC Foundation has announced ten new scholarships for eligible Highland Community College students. With more than 200 scholarships available through the Foundation, award amounts range from $500 to $2,000.

This year�s additional Foundation scholarships include:

Cyril Broshous Memorial Scholarship
Full time sophomore students majoring in agriculture or environmental science. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, resident of Northwest Illinois and financial need will be a consideration. ($1,000)

Dr. Neal and Flo Chapin Wind Turbine Technology Scholarship
Applications will be accepted from full time students accepted into the Wind Turbine Technician Program. Min. GPA of 2.5. ($2,000)

Betty and Roger Dornink Memorial Scholarship
Applications will be accepted from full time sophomore students residing in rural areas of Highland�s district. Min. GPA of 2.5 and financial need will be a consideration. ($600)

Sarah (Sally) Dupee Memorial Scholarship
Student must reside in the HCC District and be a full time student. Academic excellence will be a criteria and must demonstrate community involvement. Two scholarships at $800 each.

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Applications will be accepted from full or part-time students studying or entering the Equine Program. Must live in the HCC District, Min. GPA of 2.0. Financial Need will be a consideration. ($500)

Jessica Theena Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship
Students must be at sophomore level for the fall semester, a resident of the HCC District with a Min. GPA of 3.5. This is for students with a major in Professional Education. Financial need will be a consideration. ($500)

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Scholarships will be awarded to a current sophomore and an incoming freshman from Freeport High School. Applicants must be a resident of the HCC District. Financial Need will be a consideration. Two scholarships at $1,000 each.

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Students who attended Freeport High School and entering HCC full time in the fall and pursuing a degree in business or a related field. Financial need will be a consideration.

Betty J. Hayes Memorial Music Scholarship
Applications will be accepted from students who will be full time sophomore students studying music with first preference given to a student in a string instrument. Must be a resident of the HCC district, min. GPA of 3.0 and financial need will be a consideration.

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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. Students must have completed Calculus II at Highland Community College. ($1,100)

Scholarship applications, full requirements and award amounts are available at the HCC Financial Aid Department or on the HCC Admissions� Department homepage. In addition to the scholarship application, students are required to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine financial need. All applications are due by April 1.

Thanks to the ongoing generosity of donors throughout northwest Illinois, the not-for-profit HCC Foundation annually awards more than $350,000 in scholarships to over 250 students. For more information on scholarships and the financial aid process, contact 815.599.3519.



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Freeport, IL 61032-9341

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