Academic Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to recognize academic excellence at Hocking College. Current Hocking students who have completed a minimum of 28 academic credits towards your degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 are eligible for consideration. Students must demonstrate how they have exhibited leadership within the local and/or college community. Students must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.

Jack O. McClenaghan Academic Scholarship

Jack O. McClenaghan was a local businessman and avid supporter of Hocking College. The McClenaghan Center for Hospitality Training was named in his honor. Scholarship awards are available to students in all areas of study who are residents of Ohio. Recipients are chosen based on academic performance, potential contribution to the local economy, and financial need. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.

La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux Athens County Voiture #775 408 Scholarship

The Soceite des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux, or Forty and Eight (40/8), is an honor society formed by American Legionnaires in 1920 to recognize wartime veterans. The Society has a history of supporting charitable causes. In 1955, the Society adopted a program to provide scholarships in the face of the nursing shortage that existed at that time.In keeping with that tradition, the Athens County Voiture #775 408 established a scholarship fund to provide assistance to Hocking College nursing students. Eligibility is extended to students who have completed the practical nursing program and who are enrolled in the registered nursing program and who are not eligible for Pell funding but demonstrate financial need.

Presidential Scholar Award

New students, current year high school graduates, will be considered for this scholarship. If selected, students must serve as college student ambassador; must be enrolled full-time; must live in Hocking College residential halls; and, must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 23 ACT Composite Score or Above
  • 3.5 Cumulative GPA
  • Number of awards: Competitive
  • Renewable, must maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must successfully complete a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester in courses related to graduation requirement

Transfer Excellence Scholarship

Students considered for this award will be a current transfer student from another Ohio college with at least 28 earned credit hours that can be applied towards your Hocking degree program. This is a one time award. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.

Hocking College Employee Funded Scholarship

Each year, Hocking College employees donate a portion of their paychecks to fund scholarship awards to deserving students. The scholarships are given to students from every discipline who exhibit scholastic achievement and financial need. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.

Transfer Excellence Award

The Transfer Excellence Award is available to students who are transferring from another college into Hocking College. Students must have a minimum of 28 earned credits and a grade point average of 2.5 or above. The Transfer Excellence Award is $500 per semester up to 3 semesters.

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