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/Latino students by providing networking opportunities, educational and recreational activities, and workshops with other Hispanic/Latino 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. Our goal is to facilitate success for college students at HCC and beyond.
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. 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 and your program support can provide more staffing, services and resources available for Rouse Scholars.
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, you’ll 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 fund staffing, services, and resources to accommodate more students in the program.
Recently the college has seen STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) enrollment increase more than double the increase of college enrollment. In order to meet the demand for STEM educational opportunities and the critical shortage of STEM professionals across the nation, the college expanded the STEM learning community program to include the STEM Scholars Honors Program for high school graduates. Admission to the program is competitive based on grades, college entrance exam scores, course selection, intellectual interest, extracurricular activities, recommendations and other indicators of academic excellence.
The program combines academic opportunities, mentorships, service learning, cultural and recreational experiences, and travel opportunities. Students can expect small classes, industry-experienced and accessible faculty, diverse student populations, hands-on learning, and cutting-edge technology in both the labs and the classrooms. A wide range of services are available for students, including academic advising, a transfer center, counseling and career services, and much more. In addition, students have formed a cyber club and plan to take part in competitions.
Your scholarship support can make it possible for more students to pursue STEM related fields and your program support can provide more staffing, services and resources available for STEM Scholars.