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Johnson Controls Scholars Program

Partnership with Johnson Controls

The Johnson Controls Scholars Program is a partnership between Johnson Controls and HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, to increase the presence of historically underrepresented groups in the skilled trades workforce. With a grant investment of $100,000, funds will be used to recruit and retain future leaders through training and educational opportunities in:

  • Electrical technology
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning/refrigeration (HVAC)
  • Mechatronics
  • Welding

Individuals selected to participate in this program will be called Johnson Control Scholars.

Johnson Controls Scholars will receive:

  • A $2,500 scholarship to help pay for their HACC tuition and fees
  • Emergency assistance funds to cover tool kits, housing, clothing, food insecurities and transportation
  • Student engagement opportunities
  • Mentorship from industry experts
  • Career assistance to help them secure a job after graduation
  • A HACC credential that will launch them into the workforce

For more information, please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.


HACC Programs Supported by the Johnson Controls Scholars Program

The Johnson Controls Scholars Program is designed for current and future HACC students who belong to historically underrepresented groups. These groups may include but are not limited to:

  • Adult learners (ages 25+)
  • Black, Indigenous and people of color
  • Economically disadvantaged individuals
  • Individuals from different religious backgrounds
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Members of the LGBTQIA+ community
  • New Americans, immigrants or refugees
  • Veterans
  • Women

Eligible students must also be interested in pursuing any of the following HACC programs:

Name of Program

Academic or workforce development program Academic programs have either a career or transfer focus. Upon completion, students earn an associate degree, certificate of proficiency or diploma. Workforce development programs provide knowledge skills for the workforce. Upon completion, students receive a certificate of completion.
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) (4280): Certificate Academic
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) (4780): Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Academic
Electrical Technology (4370): Certificate Academic
Electrical Technology (4750): Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Academic
Mechatronics (4261): Certificate Academic
Mechatronics (4711): Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Academic
Welding (0500): Diploma Academic
Welding courses Workforce Development
Welding Technology (4161): Certificate Academic

APPLY HERE!

Please apply by Nov. 20, 2023!
 

Upcoming Events for Those Interested in Applying to be a Johnson Controls Scholar

Please join us for an upcoming event. We are excited to help you complete your Johnson Controls Scholars application and answer questions about this amazing opportunity.

Event Name Date Location Time Registration
Johnson Controls Scholars Information Session Nov. 2, 2023 Virtual Noon Register and Apply Here
Johnson Controls Scholars Visit Day Nov. 10, 2023 HACC’s Harrisburg Campus, Bruce E. Cooper Student 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Register and Apply Here
Johnson Controls Scholars Visit Day Nov. 10, 2023 HACC's Gettysburg Campus, Community Room 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Register and Apply Here
Johnson Controls Scholars Information Session Nov. 16, 2023 Virtual 6 p.m. Register and Apply Here


Information for Those Selected to be Johnson Controls Scholars

Congratulations on being selected as a Johnson Controls Scholar! We care about your success and look forward to watching you grow during your time at HACC. Please refer to the resources on this page if you have questions or need assistance.

Subject Where to Go for Assistance
Questions about the Johnson Controls Scholars Program Please email foundation@hacc.edu.
Questions about Applying for other HACC Scholarships Please visit this webpage.
Questions about how to access Johnson Controls College Partnership Program Emergency Assistance Funds Please visit this webpage.
Interest in taking over HACC’s Instagram account to share your experience of being a Johnson Controls Scholar Please email IMCprojects@hacc.edu.