HOPE SCHOLARS APPLICATION

*First Name: *Last Name:
*Street Address:
*City/State/Zip:
*Contact Phone: *Contact Email:
*Student # *Date of Birth
*Gender: *Race/Ethnicity:
*County of Birth: *Shirt Size:

Are you a U.S. Citizen or do you meet the requirement of an eligible non-citizen as defined by the Federal Financial Aid Program? (Information can be found at fafsa.ed.gov)

INCOME INFORMATION
Do you qualify for Financial Aid:
Have you completed the 2015 - 2016 FAFSA?
Are you receiving any Scholarships (If yes, please state)?

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Degree (AA or AS)? Program of Study (Major)
HCC GPA: Credit Hours Completed:
Prep-Credit Hours Completed:
Are you registered for any prep courses this semester?
Campus you mostly attend:
What University do you plan to attend upon graduation from HCC?

Personal Statement
Please type or paste your personal statement essay into the box below. The minimum word count for all essays is 500 words.

The statement should address each of the following:
  • Why should you be selected for the Hope Scholars Program?
  • Discuss your academic strengths and weaknesses.
  • Discuss your career goals.
  • Explain any work experience, community service, leadership and school activities in which you participated?
  • Why do you desire a 4 year college degree?

RECOMMENDATION FORM
One recommendation form completed by the applicant's professor, faculty, staff or college administrator is mandatory to apply for the scholarship. Additional recommendations are encouraged, letters are welcomed. Please enter the email address of the individual providing the recommendation below. They will be notified to electronically complete their portion of the form.
*Reference's Email Address:

FIRST GENERATION
Please answer the questions by selecting the correct response.
*Are you a first generation college student? (Neither of your parents graduated from a four-year college or university):
What is the highest level of education completed by your parents
*Mother: *Father:

EXTRA CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES
*College Activities
*Community Activities
*Work Experience
*Current Employer: *Hours per week:

My signature indicates that I understand the HOPE scholars Program requirements and the information contained in this application is true to the best of my knowledge. I also affirm that the included personal essay was composed by me.
*Signature: *Date: