HCL Foundation Scholarship

HCL Foundation Scholarship

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2024 Application


Award Amount:  $500.00

Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

Complete application and return (with all required items) to 718 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537

            Attention: Library Director


1.      Applicants can be any student who is a permanent resident of Shelby County and a U.S. Citizen.

2.      Applicants must be a current college student or a graduating high school senior.

3.      Applicants who are graduating high school seniors must not have any “Good Conduct Violations” (cell phone violations are exempt).

4.      Applicants must be enrolled full time for the 2024 Fall Semester at a 4-year college/university or a 2-year community college. 

5.      Must have a current GPA of 2.5 (either in high school or college) on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to a student pursuing a degree in the field of Library Science, Education, Journalism or English.  If there are no applicants in this field, others will be considered. 

Scholarship Award:

1.      Recipient must maintain a GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) during the Fall 2024 semester. 

2.      Scholarship will be paid directly to the college/university at the end of the Fall 2024 semester after the Foundation receives verification of GPA and completion of Fall 2024 semester.