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28 January 2015

HACC Foundation Scholarships Available to HACC Students!

Apply for scholarships before April 3, 2015


HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – The HACC Foundation spring scholarship cycle will open Feb. 2, 2015, with more than 200 scholarships available. HACC students are encouraged to apply by April 3, 2015, for funds that will financially assist them during the  fall 2015 and spring 2016 terms.

Students receive scholarships and awards from the HACC Foundation as a result of charitable contributions from private and corporate donors throughout Central Pennsylvania. These scholarships and awards were established to provide educational opportunities for students who are in need, who are studying particular programs, who excel academically, who are involved in community service or who meet other criteria.

The HACC Foundation awarded 2013-14 scholarships to 845 students totaling nearly $1.1 million to be used for tuition and book costs.

Previous recipients commented on how their scholarship impacted their lives:

“When I received the scholarship, I felt surprised because I never expected to even qualify for one.” – Lakiesha Mellott, HACC psychology student and recipient of the Donald and Dorothy Stabler Foundation Scholarship 
 
“By going to HACC, I can pursue my lifelong dream of becoming a nurse and helping others.” – Natalie Smith, HACC nursing student and recipient of the Jennifer Weaver Scholarship
 
“When I received this scholarship, I felt honored to have been selected and excited to keep working toward my goals.” – Melissa Lazarony, HACC business student and recipient of the York Campus Annual Scholarship
 
Students can apply online through AcademicWorks, a convenient scholarship management system that allows HACC to efficiently match students with relevant scholarship opportunities, manage awards and recognize scholarship donors. Students only need to apply once per cycle and are automatically matched to one or more scholarship opportunities based on specific criteria. An online video tutorial is available to provide instruction  on how to easily navigate the scholarship application process.

For more information about HACC scholarships or AcademicWorks, contact HACCScholarships@hacc.edu.  

For further information or general inquiries, please email newsroom@hacc.edu. This is the most effective way to ensure a timely response.
 
About the HACC Foundation
The HACC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established in 1985 to raise private and corporate revenues in support of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. In fiscal year 2013-14 alone, the HACC Foundation contributed nearly $2.1 million to the College in scholarships, special programs and capital support and provided financial assistance to 2,835 students.

Contributions to the HACC Foundation are accepted in the form of unrestricted gifts to augment endowed funds, contributions to existing or new scholarship programs or award funds, support for academic and workforce programs, sponsorship of special events and cultural programs and contributions made in honor or in memory of individuals. In addition, the Foundation holds annual events, including the Frank J. Dixon Tournament for Scholarships at HACC, and various scholarship award ceremonies. The HACC Foundation is gratefully YOURS.

For more information on the HACC Foundation, visit www.HACCFoundation.org or the College’sYouTube channel.

About HACC
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, offers more than 150 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to nearly 20,000 students at campuses in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York and through virtual learning. In addition, HACC serves more than 29,000 students in noncredit workforce development, public safety, adult basic education and continuing education programs offered at all campuses and off-site locations in many communities in Central Pennsylvania. For more information on how HACC is uniquely YOURS, visit www.hacc.edu
 
 
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