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New scholarship available for high school graduates

Recent graduates of Boonsboro High School are eligible to apply for a new scholarship through the Boonsboro Lions Club. The scholarship is renewable and is geared towards students in need. Recipients will receive $500 per semester for their freshman year and $1000 per semester for their sophomore year as long as the student maintains a 2.0 GPA and is enrolled at HCC full-time.

To receive this scholarship, students must:

  • Submit an application to HCC
  • Fill out a 2011-2012 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. Use HCC school code 002074.
  • Completely fill in the scholarship application form, which can be obtained at the HCC Student Financial Aid Office
  • Attach a copy of their high school transcripts to the application form
  • Prepare a short one page essay that will address the question, “How will your education at HCC help your future?” and include with application materials
  • Attend a Boonsboro Lions Club meeting upon receipt of this scholarship

Application deadline is April 22, 2011. Applications can downloaded by clicking on the PDF below or can be picked up at the Student Financial Aid Office in the Administration and Student Affairs (ASA) Building on HCC's main campus. Applications can also be picked up from any Boonsboro Lions Club member or from a Boonsboro High School guidance counselor.

For more information, contact Student Financial Aid Counselor Britney Carter at blcarter@hagerstowncc.edu.