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HCC's Hispanic, Latino students eligible for scholarship

January 17, 2011

Hispanic or Latino students attending Hagerstown Community College may be eligible to receive the 2011 Accenture Scholarship.

The scholarship is intended for second-year Latino students majoring in business, technology or engineering who intend to transfer to a four-year institution after completing their associate degree at HCC.

To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a Latino student enrolled in a two-year accredited program with the intent to transfer to a four-year program
  • Have a minimum grade-point of average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Be a full-time college student completing the second year of study with an anticipated graduation date of December 2012 or May 2013, or have completed a third year of study with an anticipated graduation date of May 2012
  • Be seeking degrees in business, engineering (all disciplines), computer science, computer engineering, information-systems technology, mathematics or statistics
  • Be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

Students can apply online at www.aspira.org/si. Applications and supporting materials must be received no later than Feb. 1.

For more information, contact Student Financial Aid Counselor Britney Carter at 301-790-2800, ext. 605, or e-mail blcarter@hagerstowncc.edu.

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