Scholarship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in scholarships at Henderson Community College. Unfortunately, the deadline for fall 2017-18 scholarship applications has passed.   The application will again be available in October 2017 for application for spring term only scholarships.  Please check back after October 1st to apply.  

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Scholarship Deadlines:

FALL: March 15 
SPRING: November 15

 

 


List of Available Scholarships at HCC 

Henderson Community College is honored and blessed to have annual support from public and private donors in our local community.  Scholarships make an incredible impact on the success of students at HCC.  If interested in donating to HCC or setting up a new scholarship, please CLICK HERE.

To apply for one of the scholarships listed below, please complete the online scholarship application during the open application period, unless otherwise noted.  The applications are reviewed by a committee and awarded based on eligibility.

Commonwealth Scholarship – Awarded to recent high school valedictorians, salutatorians or top 10% of graduating class.  Renewable for one year.

KCTCS President's Scholarship – The President’s Scholarship goes to students in each of the KCTCS colleges who have outstanding academic performance and unmet financial need.

John T. Smith Scholarship – Awarded to recognize outstanding African-American residents of Kentucky.  Grade point average, rank in class, ACT scores and extracurricular activities are considered.  Renewable for one year.

Dr. Marshall Arnold Memorial Scholarship – Established by Ms. Dorris C. Arnold. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

Gleaner Scholarship Endowment – Provided by The Gleaner newspaper, Awarded to applicants who meet minimum academic standards and show financial need.

Joan Frields Hoffman Scholarship– Made possible by the Partners in Progress (PIP) Campaign. Provides a scholarship based on academic merit.

KENERGY Scholarship – Established in 2011, this scholarship is awarded to a student who resides in Kenergy service area.

Kentucky Colonels Better Life Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time student pursuing an Associate Degree.  Student must be a single parent with one or more children under the age of 12.  Renewable for one year.

N. O. Kimbler Memorial Scholarship – Established by the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, with preference given to a student pursuing a career in education.

Dr. John Logan Scholarship – Established by Methodist Hospital. Preference given to a student pursuing a degree in the medical field.

C. Royden McCollom Scholarship – Established by Mrs. Margaret McCollom, provides a scholarship based on academic merit.

Richard D. McElroy Scholarship – Established by J.C. McElroy, preference given to applicants majoring in Agricultural Technology, demonstrating financial need, and is employed part-time.

Raymond B. and Hattie Preston Scholarship – Established by Gary and Charlotte Critser. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

Tri-County Labor Council Scholarship – Criteria includes Henderson, Union or Webster co. residency; 2.5 GPA or higher with an active, retired or deceased Union member in the family.  Requires separate application, which is available from the Financial Aid Office.  

George P. and Agnes B. Whittington Memorial Scholarship – Established by Mrs. Agnes B. Whittington.  Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

Alcan Scholarship Endowment Scholarship – Established in 1997 with preference given to immediate family members of Alcan employees.  The award is also based on GPA, community support activities, and financial need.

Crawford-Bellomy Student Scholarship Endowment – Established in 1996 with preference given to Henderson County residents with the intent to transfer to a four year university.  The award is also based on financial need, GPA and community service.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Dempewolf Scholarship Endowment – Established in 1996 with preference given to children of Dempewolf employees, Henderson County residents with the intent to transfer to the University of Kentucky.

Victoria Peck Donahue Nursing Scholarship – Established by Patrick H. Donahue in 1994 in memory of his wife.  Preference is given to a nursing student.

Robert H. English Endowment Scholarship - Established by Mrs. Lavenia English. Provides tuition, fees and books; Preference given to Henderson County residents pursuing a course of study in a health care related field.

HCMA Health Career Scholarship - Preference given to students pursuing a degree in a health care field.

Henderson Community College Partners in Progress (PIP) - Awarded to students who meet the scholarship application requirements of a 2.75 GPA. Selected by the HCC Scholarship Committee.  

Henderson Community College Title III Endowment Scholarship - Awarded to students who meet the scholarship application requirements of a 2.75 GPA. Selected by the HCC Scholarship Committee.  

Kenneth M. Lyne Memorial Scholarship – George H. Lyne established this memorial endowment with preference given to Henderson County residents.  Selected by the HCC Scholarship Committee.  

Ben Strother Memorial Scholarship – No restrictions. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

Tri County Agriculture Technology Scholarship Endowment Scholarship – Preference given to agriculture students.  

Marilyn A. Chapman Scholarship Endowment – Established by C. Ron Chapman in 1995 in memory of his wife. No specific criteria. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.  Selected by the HCC Scholarship Committee.  

William Deep Family Scholarship Endowment – Established in 1997 with preference given to Henderson County residents.  The award is also based on financial need and GPA.

Fifth Third Bank Scholarship – established in 1996.- Recipients selected by HCC scholarship committee with preference given to family members of associates of Fifth Third Bank, low to moderate income families residing in counties directly served by Fifth Third Bank.

Charles C. Kissinger Scholarship Endowment – Established in 1996 with preference given to students entering the medical field.  Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

Mary Lynns Scholarship - No restrictions. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

William Gene Marshall Memorial Scholarship Fund – Established in 1993 with preference given to a Henderson County graduate demonstrating a financial need.  Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

E. L. Overfield Scholarship - No restrictions. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

William L. Sullivan Scholarship Endowment – Established 2009. Recipient is selected by HCC Scholarship Committee. Preference is given to student demonstrating potential for achieving academic excellence in healthcare, mining and manufacturing. May also be used to provide scholarship for students transferring from HCC to baccalaureate degree program in Kentucky.

Margie Tapp Scholarship - No restrictions. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

Scott Willet Memorial Scholarship – Established by Service Uniform & Rental, Inc. Children of Service uniform and rental given first priority, Must maintain a good GPA. Recipient chosen by HCC Scholarship committee.

George Hoffman Departmental and Division Scholarships  - Awarded to students, chosen by the faculty in their field of study, who demonstrate a sincere interest beyond that normally required, and who have performed to an excellent manner in this discipline. These scholarships are made possible by the George Hoffman Trust in the areas of study listed below.

  • George Hoffman Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS) Division Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Allied Health Division Scholarship
  • George Hoffman STEM Division Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Associate of Science Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Associate of Arts Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Medical Laboratory Technician Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Dental Hygiene Program Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Industrial Maintenance Technology Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Computer Information Technology Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Medical Assistant Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Nursing Departmental Scholarship
  • George Hoffman Agricultural Technology Departmental Scholarship