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Regents Scholarships available through HCC

Students at Hagerstown Community College are eligible to apply for a variety of Regents Scholarships that are currently available for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Available Regents Scholarships include the Gross Scholarship, which requires that students earn a 4.0 GPA; the Shaeffer Scholarship, which requires that students complete their associate’s degree; the Weinburg Scholarship, which requires that students pursue a major that leads to a bachelor’s degree at any University of Maryland (USM) institution; the Kelly Scholarship, which requires that students earn a minimum 3.8 GPA, complete a minimum of 56 credits, demonstrate financial need, and pursue a major that leads them to a bachelor’s degree at any USM institution; the Kelly at Shady Grove Scholarship, which has the same requirements as the standard Kelly Scholarship, but requires students to pursue their bachelor’s degree at the Universities at Shady Grove; the Part-Time Scholarship, which requires students to earn a 4.0 GPA, complete their associate’s degree, and pursue a major that leads them to a bachelor’s degree at any USM institution on a part-time basis; and the Tyson Scholarship, which requires that students earn a minimum 3.8 GPA, complete a minimum of 56 credits, and pursue a major within the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park campus.

In order to apply for any of the Regents Scholarships, the following documentation is required:
•    Nomination letter from the HCC president
•    Scholarship application
•    Personal statement of the student’s educational and career goals
•    Official copy of the student’s HCC transcript
•    Unofficial copies or grade slips from all other colleges and universities attended
•    Resume or listing of the student’s extracurricular and community activities
•    Evidence of the student’s scholarly and creative activities. Limit of two items. Items can
     include copies of research papers, published material, honors, awards, etc.
•    One or two letters of recommendation from faculty or staff members at HCC

Application deadline is May 3, 2010. Applications can be picked up at the Student Financial Aid Office in the Administration and Student Affairs (ASA) Building on HCC's main campus.
For more information, contact Student Financial Aid Counselor Britney Carter at 301-790-2800, ext. 605, or via e-mail at blcarter@hagerstowncc.edu.