Scholarships are available from several sources. Applications for most of the fall semester scholarship must be submitted by May 1 (for high school seniors, the priority deadline is April 1). All HART students who can use assistance paying for tuition, books fees or tools in are encouraged to apply for a scholarship. Scholarships home page
Students may apply online Helpful information from other websites
Tips on writing the essay
Basic application tips
7 steps to writing a winning essay
Tips on writing letters of recommendation
Industry-specific scholarships include the following. For information on these, contact Department Chair
ASHRAE (American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers)
Grainger scholarship(s) may be available each year Be aware that…
A letter of recommendation from an instructor (optional) can help your application stand out from others
If you apply for one scholarship and don’t receive that one, you are automatically considered for all other scholarships for which you are eligible
Scholarship awards look great on resumes. Apply!
Many scholarships are for one academic year. If you receive a scholarship during your first year, you can reapply during your second year at ACC.
There are also numerous scholarships available to students in all areas of study, outside scholarships and scholarships for veterans. HART students seeking scholarships are encouraged to look into these scholarships.
Tips on writing the essay for ACC scholarships
Don’t panic! Just write a paragraph or two about your education and career goals – why you chose ACC and your plans after graduation. That’s all that is needed.
Write the first draft in a word processor
Consider having someone else read it for content and grammar – ask an instructor or someone from the Learning Lab (
overview – locations) Copy and paste it into the scholarship application
The essay is done!
Video of April 2010 presentation on scholarships
This video of the scholarships presentation for Building Construction students includes much information that is relevant for HART students.
Transcript of presentation