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HCC Foundation extends scholarship deadline for 2020-21 school year

The Highland Community College Foundation has extended the deadline for its scholarship applications for the 2020-21 school year. The deadline for the majority of scholarships is June 1.

Highland awarded $482,262 scholarships to more than 200 students for 2019. Highland-bound student scholarships are available for traditional and non-traditional students in more than 17 areas of study, including undeclared majors.

Pat Dunn, Director of Operations for the Highland Foundation, emphasizes that scholarships aren’t just for academic achievement.

“Highland has over 350 scholarships based on where you live, fields of study, special interest, financial need and academic performance, so there is something for almost everyone,” Dunn said. “The Foundation is always happy to help students find the specific opportunities to apply for.”

Applicants can view the list of scholarships by accessing For more information on Highland Foundation scholarships email or call 815-599-3413.