Performing Arts Program Anticipates Upcoming Year
How would you like to have multiple job offers after 5 weeks of training, and possibly receive grant money to help pay for it?
Scholarships are free money that doesn't need to be paid back. According to thinkimpact.com, 58% of students in 2020 used scholarships to help pay for school. They also estimate that there are 1.7 million dollars in scholarships available to students. But many students aren't sure how to qualify for scholarships, where to find them, or how to apply.
At Hocking, students are automatically enrolled in many different scholarships when they apply to the college. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Currently, there are around 50 scholarships available.
It's no surprise the cost of college has risen faster than inflation. So many students want to go to school but worry about the high price tag. Here at Hocking College, we’ll navigate the cost of college with you and your family. It doesn't have to be intimidating, and we are here to help.
Beginning in January 2022, Hocking College has increased scholarship opportunities for students enrolling in one or more Short-Term Certificate programs, thanks to a grant received from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Students enrolling in one of the eligible certificate programs and meeting the enrollment eligibility criteria will be considered for up to a $2,000 award. The award will be applied to the expenses of tuition and fees.
The Hocking College Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that works with members of the community to achieve and maintain excellence, undertake development programs and enhance the college’s educational and public service mission. The Foundation provides over 50 scholarships and is responsible for the coordination of philanthropic and fundraising initiatives within the private sector and external support for the college’s programs, students, faculty and staff. The mission of the Hocking College Foundation is to promote community awareness, build and nurture meaningful relationships, and connect community partners with giving opportunities that fulfill their philanthropic objectives while advancing the mission of Hocking College.
Hocking College is designated by the National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education as an Entrepreneurial School; in fact, it was named the nation’s first Higher Ed Entrepreneurial School in 2019. As an entrepreneurial school, Hocking College not only prepares students for careers in the workforce by providing hands-on classroom experience, it also offers students the opportunity to work in student employment positions while in college, often working in their field while studying.
One deserving student will earn a two-year full-tuition scholarship in the memory of a beloved Ohio brewer.
If you need financial aid to help you pay for college, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. The 2021–22 FAFSA form became available on Oct. 1, 2020. You should fill it out as soon as possible on or after Oct. 1 at the official government site, fafsa.gov.
If you woke up one morning and discovered that a zombie apocalypse had occurred where would you go? What supplies would you take with you? Who would you take into hiding with you? More importantly, what would you be willing to do to survive?