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)
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
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|
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.
|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 email@example.com.|
|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.|