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Scholarship Information

All applicants must be enrolled in a college/university or trade school AND currently reside within one of HFNC’s service areas.

Criteria for consideration will include the following: legibility of the completion of the application, academic excellence, community service experience, recommendations, and personal essay. We wish you the very best of luck as you pursue your dreams.

Recipients of scholarships please be advised, we will be sending payment directly to your school.  

No individual may receive more than one scholarship per year. If there are not enough applicants to utilize all available scholarships, the money will be carried over to the following year, thus increasing the amount available in the unused scholarship.  

Click the scholarships below to learn more about each one.   

2024 Scholarship Application

Application portal opens: January 25, 2024. Deadline for applications: April 1, 2024.  

No need to specify which scholarship you are applying for. Our scholarship committee examines all applications and will make recommendations as to which scholarship is a best fit for each individual based on the previously stated criteria.

First Name *
Last Name *
Address Line 1 *
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
Institution of higher education which you plan to attend or are attending
Current admission status at above institution
Field of major interest and degree or certificate expected
List all school or community activities you have taken part in. Also, please highlight any awards, honors and offices held.
Employment/Career Goals
Will you be attending college
Upload two letters of reference (from people who are not family members)
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You may also have the letters sent directly to the HFNC office
Upload Essay: In 750 words or less please answers the following:
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How will your study of (your major) contribute to your immediate or long range career plans? Explain the importance of (your major) in today’s society. What are the most important issues your field is facing today? From a financial standpoint, what impact would this scholarship have on your education?
Received a scholarship before? In addition to the above essay, in 250 words or less, please share your educational experiences that have affected you and helped progress towards your professional goals in the last year.

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