Applications Being Accepted for Foundation Scholarships at Hudson County Community College

  JERSEY CITY, N.J. / February 23, 2012 — The Hudson County Community College Foundation has numerous scholarships available for the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters.

 The HCCC Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from students who are enrolled in the current academic year and new students who have completed the College’s admission application and assessment process. Applications are available in both English and Spanish through the HCCC Foundation Office ((201) 360-4006) and online at The submission deadline is June 1.

 Student applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria for an HCCC Foundation scholarship: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and living in Hudson County; applicants may not receive more than one HCCC Foundation scholarship; applicants must submit a financial aid form (FAFSA) and supporting materials; scholarships are for tuition purposes only and may not be applied towards books, fees or outstanding balances from previous semesters.

 The Hudson County Community College Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit corporation providing tax-exempt status to contributors. The organization, which was founded in 1997, is dedicated to generating financial support for the College and its students, developing needs-based and merit scholarships, and providing seed money for innovative faculty development programs, and for the College’s physical expansion.