faculty and staff will assist prospective and returning HCCC students
with applications and essays for scholarships – as well as early
registration – at the April 5 event on the Journal Square Campus.
CITY, N.J. / March 13, 2018 – Hudson County Community College
(HCCC) is one of the best higher educational values anywhere. Tuition
at HCCC is a fraction of that at New Jersey public and private
four-year colleges and universities.
every year, dozens of prospective and returning Hudson County
Community College (HCCC) students struggle to budget for tuition
while leaving thousands of dollars in HCCC scholarship awards on the
table and unused. Sometimes, students do not apply for these
scholarships because they do not know about them, are unsure whether
they qualify, and/or are feel intimidated in completing the
remedy this situation, the College has planned a special “Dollars
for Scholars” event, during which, HCCC staff and faculty will
provide free HCCC Foundation and Government scholarships application
guidance and assistance for those who register for Fall 2018 semester
classes on that that day or beforehand.
HCCC “Dollars for Scholars” event will be held on Thursday, April
5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at in the College’s Enrollment Services
offices at 70 Sip Avenue in Jersey City, which is adjacent to the
Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. The event is open to
students who have completed the college application process.
application counselors will guide applicants through the application
process for Government or Foundation scholarships, including the
essay portion. Faculty and staff will help applicants write the
essays highlight educational and career life goals.
or Government scholarship information is detailed as follows:
HCCC Foundation Scholarship program provides needs- and merit-based
financial scholarships to deserving students. Students must submit a
500-word essay describing career goals, reasons for attending
college, why they should be considered as a candidate, and how the
scholarship will benefit them. Any college, community, and civic
activities should also be included. Applicants must be Hudson County
residents, and citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
HCCC Government scholarship program is for students pursuing an
Associate’s degree at HCCC, who would otherwise be unable to meet
the financial hurdles of paying for college without scholarships.
Applicants must be full-time HCCC students, reside in Hudson County,
and maintain a 2.75 GPA. Additionally, a financial aid application to
the college is required. The application consists of seven short
sections, including a 200-word essay explaining future goals related
to college degree education.
College encourages high school seniors and current HCCC students to
participate in the April 5 event so they may obtain their ideal class
schedules and apply for savings on tuition costs through scholarship
information may be obtained by contacting the HCCC Enrollment
Services office at 70 Sip Avenue in Jersey City at