Scholarships by Honors or Learning Community
HCC's honors programs and learning communities are as diverse as the college's students. They provide an academically enriched environment to help students excel, whether they are earning an associate degree or transferring to a 4-year institution. However, many students in these programs need scholarship assistance to achieve their academic goals.
The Ambiciones program was designed to support the Hispanic/Latin students by providing networking opportunities, educational and recreational activities, and workshops with other Hispanic/Latin students and campus organizations. Students can also receive specialized guidance and assistance with, academic advising and tutoring, mentoring and coaching, financial aid, scholarship, work study opportunities, career counseling and internships, and personal counseling. The program's goal is to facilitate success for college students at HCC and beyond. Many of these students face challenges with a gap in the financial aid they receive and the total cost of classes, books, transportation, and living expenses. Other priority funding areas for Ambiciones include tutoring support and food funds to assist with food insecurity on campus.
Howard P.R.I.D.E.The college created the Howard P.R.I.D.E. program to encourage the continued academic, professional, and personal development of black and minority male students. Participants of Howard P.R.I.D.E. have the following resources available: tutoring, mentoring, service learning, leadership seminars, individualized academic advising, academic monitoring, and personalized career and academic plans. Many of these students face challenges with a gap in the financial aid they receive and the total cost of classes, books, transportation, and living expenses. Other priority funding ares for Howard P.R.I.D.E include tutoring support, travel abroad funds to give these students the opportunity to experience new cultures and experiences, and food funds to assist with food insecurity on campus. This group is always looking for professional men of color who can relate to the young men int he program to share how they became successful and the importance of the path to their success. Your support can bridge the financial gap for Howard P.R.I.D.E. students and provide access to resources to prepare these students for employment or transfer to a 4-year institution.
The James W. Rouse Scholars Program is a selective, challenging honors and leadership program designed for recent high school graduates planning to transfer to distinguished 4-year institutions at the end of their sophomore year. Rouse Scholars participate in challenging honors course work, leadership development, projects involving community mentors, cultural and recreational activities and international travel opportunities. Your scholarship support can make it possible for more students to become Rouse Scholars, your program support can provide more staffing, services and resources available for Rouse Scholars, and your time can support students through mentorships or internships.
Open to high-achieving full- and part-time HCC students of all ages and majors, the Frederick K. Schoenbrodt Scholars Program provides flexible opportunities to fulfill general education requirements and prepare for more advanced study and transfer as part of a supportive, intellectual community.
As a Schoenbrodt Scholar, students learn from outstanding faculty and peers in stimulating honors courses and seminars, engage in a wide variety of research and scholarship across the disciplines, and participate in specially selected cultural and intellectual enrichment events each semester. The distinctive status of being a Schoenbrodt Scholar at HCC also increases the opportunities for scholarships and recognition.
Silas Craft Collegians
The Silas Craft Collegians Program provides recent high school graduates, whose past academic performance does not reflect their true potential, with a comprehensive academic program leading to an associate degree. Collegians are assisted with career planning, skills assessment and development, tutoring, internships, community service opportunities and networking with professionals. Your scholarship support can fund scholarships for Silas Craft Collegians and program funds provide tutoring, leadership classes and cultural excursions.