Application For Foundation Scholarships

The following documents are required and must be received by February 15th to be considered for a Foundation Scholarship:
  • Application for Admission to Hinds Community College
  • Application for Foundation Scholarships which includes a summary of why you feel you should be considered for this scholarship,
    list of achievements and statement of financial need, if applicable.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals representing school, church, community, civic, work, etc.
    It is the student’s responsibility to make sure their recommendations have been submitted to the Office of Enrollment Services by February 15.
    Please use this standard recommendation form.
  • A typed resume, which includes a list of achievements, honors, extracurricular activities, work, etc. Email your resume to
  • A copy of high school transcript or equivalency diploma transcript or college transcripts, if applicable
    (Transcripts submitted for Foundation Scholarship purposes may be unofficial and will not be used for admission purposes.
    Transcripts should include current cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above).
    If GPA is not listed on the high school transcript, you must submit a signed High School GPA Verification Form verifying a high school GPA of 2.0 or above.
  • ACT scores (or high school equivalency diploma scores, if applicable).

Please note: students wishing to be considered on the basis of financial need must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
and have results on file in the Hinds CC Financial Aid Office by February 15th.

All information must be postmarked to: Enrollment Services, P. O. Box 1100, Raymond MS, 39154-1100,
or hand-delivered to 1st floor, Fountain Hall, on the Raymond Campus or submitted online on or before February 15th.
Incomplete application packets will not be considered for a foundation Scholarship.
Fields marked with an * are required.

SECTION 1: Student Information
Last Name:*  
First Name:*  
Middle Initial:
SSN OR Hinds ID#:*  
Date of Birth:*
Home Phone Number:*  
Cell Phone Number:
Email Address:*  
Permanent Address:* (Street, Route, Box)
Zip* :  
County of Legal Residence/since?*  
State of Legal Residence/since?*  
Do you identify yourself as Hispanic or Latino:
Please select one or more of the following races:

SECTION 2: Education prior to attending Hinds Community College
Are you, or will you be, a high school graduate?
High school cumulative grade point average (present time):*  
Name of high school:*  
Graduation Year:*  
Do you, or will you, have a (choose one):*  

Have you taken the ACT test?
Are you a returning HCC Student?
Have you attended colleges or technical schools,other than Hinds Community College, since you attended high school?
SECTION 3: While attending Hinds Community College
For which semesters are you applying for a Foundation Scholarship: Fall 20
Spring 20

Which campus will you be attending:*  

I plan to major in:*  
Are you currently applying for or currently enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing program at Hinds Community College?
I expect to graduate from Hinds Community College:(month / year):*  
SECTION 4: Because some scholarship criteria is very specific, it is helpful to have the following additional information.
Are you an Eagle Scout?
Do you have a Girl Scout Gold Award?
Marital Status:
Number of Dependent Children:
Are you a veteran or related to a veteran?
Are you related to a Hinds Community College employee?
Why do you feel you are deserving of a Foundation Scholarship?
What are your educational and career goals?
Statement of your Financial Need:
  1. By entering my birth date and initials below, I am certifying that all the information provided by me or any other person on this form is true to the best of my knowledge.
  2. I understand that this application does not guarantee me a scholarship.
  3. I further understand that I must fully comply with all guidelines governing the scholarship if awarded (see College Catalog and Handbook).
All information must be submitted by February 15th to:
Hinds Community College Office of Enrollment Services
Attn: Foundation Scholarships
P. O. Box 1100
Raymond, MS 39154-1100
or delivered to the Office of Enrollment Services on the first floor of Fountain Hall, Raymond Campus.
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