Welcome to the Student Awards Application!

Awards are offered on a limited basis to students meeting specific criteria. The awards are based on the criteria provided by donors.

Please note the following information:

  • Only the award designees are permitted to submit applications. The designees are listed below.
  • To ensure awarding will be possible, designees should contact HACCscholarships@hacc.edu to inquire about funding. The designee should make the contact at least 60 days before the funds will be needed and provide the amount of funding required.
  • Once the funding has been confirmed, the designee should complete the form below at least 30 days before the payment is needed. You are welcome to submit multiple students for the same fund on one form.
  • If the event date where the award is being presented is more than 30 days from the application submission date, you may request a date for processing the awards.
  • If the student meets the criteria, the award is placed directly on the student’s account. If the student has a balance due, the award funds will be applied toward the balance owed to HACC.
  • The award funds will be reported to all applicable government agencies in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Any balance available on the student account will be refunded to the student based on the refund options chosen for their student account.
  • If you have questions, please contact HACCscholarships@hacc.edu. Thank you.
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Adele S. Birx Outstanding Achievement Award

The Nursing Student Organization, Nursing Program faculty, alumnae and friends

Monica Filburn, Nursing Department Chair

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Good clinical skills, strong desire to learn, energetic; enthusiastic and ability to incorporate nursing process in clinical setting

Cheryl F. Plawsky Memorial Photography Award

Estate of Jean Plawsky

Ron Talbott

  • Must be enrolled at HACC
  • Must have participated in the Photography Honors Show

Dr. Eleanor Ebersole Memorial Photography Award Fund

Dr. Jay Ebersole

Ron Talbott

  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need
  • Must have completed 15 credits
  • Must be enrolled in a Photography degree or certificate program
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Complete the award application

Engineering and Technology Club Student Award

The Engineering and Technology Club

Kim Ketelsleger

An active member is defined as a member who attended 80% of the club meetings and participated in the organization and execution of two-thirds of the club activities and community service projects.


George D. Heiser, M.Ed., R.T. (R) (QM) Program Director Memorial Award

George D. Heiser and family

Jennifer Kyle, Interim Program Director

  • Student must be a graduate of the radiologic technology program
  • Students must have demonstrated academic achievement
  • Students must have demonstrated leadership or professionalism
  • Student must have conducted documented research or experiments related to radiologic technology
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Students must be enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program at HACC’s Lancaster Campus
  • Students must have demonstrated leadership and professionalism

Gettysburg Campus Nursing Graduation Award

HACC nursing program uniform vendor(s)

Caren LaRue

  • Students must be enrolled in HACC’s clinical nursing program at the Gettysburg Campus
  • Students must be nominated by the nursing faculty
Guy J. and Helen Y. Swope International Education and Travel Award Helen Y Swope and friends of Guy J. and Helen Y. Swope Nancy Hile
  • Students must be enrolled full-time in a degree program at HACC.
  • Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Proposed travel must show a direct connection to the students’ educational career goals. Applicants must provide a 200-word essay.
  • Award recipient students must submit a written report to the HACC Foundation within 60 days of returning from the travel event. The report must explain the travel events’ benefits to the students’ education.

John C. & Kathryn H. Lanz Memorial Scholarship Endowment

The estate of John C. and Kathryn H. Lanz

Kelley Engle, Engineering and Technology Department Chair, OR Matthew Pragel, Math Department Chair

Graduating in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Elementary Education or related fields

Joseph Register Award

Friends, family and colleagues of Joseph Register

Matthew Goodman, Associate Dean, Lancaster Campus

  • Students must be enrolled in a literature course at HACC’s Lancaster Campus.
  • Students must be nominated by the English faculty at the Lancaster Campus.

Meghan Freas Memorial Award

Family and friends of Meghan Freas

Brenda Eppley, CHA Department Chair

  • Students must be enrolled full-time as a film and theatre major
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Students must be travelling with international student program focusing on film and theatre.
  • Students must complete the Meghan Freas Award application.

Wallace H. Alexander Memorial Award Fund

H.B. Alexander Foundation; Mr. William H. Alexander

Kelley Engle, Engineering and Technology Department Chair

Graduating from BET program with the highest GPA