The Honors Transfer Council of California (HTCC) has resolved to invest in the development of students from its member colleges by establishing a program of Awards for Student Excellence. Details of the program follow.
Number of awards: up to 24 depending on funding
Amount of each award: $150
Form of award: Check from the HTCC payable to awardees'
Applicant is to be a student in good (non-probationary) standing in an honors/scholars program at an HTCC member school.
Applicant must be on track to complete the exit requirements of an honors/scholars program by the end of the current academic year.
Applicant must submit a two-page, typed essay addressing selection criteria 1-3 below.
Applicant must provide to sponsoring director/coordinator of the honors/scholars program a current college transcript or official record of grades.
Criteria for Selection of Recipients (Address numbers 1-3 in your essay)
Evidence of excellence or extraordinary improvement in scholarship, especially if related to performance in an honors/scholars program.
Progress toward specified personal goals or objectives, especially if accompanied by evidence of extraordinary commitment or perseverance in overcoming specified obstacles to success in college and/or in an honors/scholars program.
Extracurricular service to college or community, and/or extraordinary involvement in athletic or cultural activities, especially in leadership roles.
Quality of thought and written expression in application essay.
Selection Committee: An ad hoc committee of HTCC members, including a committee chair, will be selected by the general membership.
Application Forms: Forms will be available on line on the HTCC web page (http://htcca.org/awards-and-scholarships/) and from all honors/scholars program directors and coordinators, or from the HTCC secretary.
Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted to local honors/scholars directors or coordinators by March 31, 2004.
Each member-campus of the HTCC may forward up to two (2) applications for consideration by the HTCC Scholarship Committee
Announcement Date: Award winners will be announced by the Scholarship Committee to honors/scholars directors and coordinators by April 29, 2004
Award Date: Award winners will be recognized at the Friday, May 7, 2004, HTCC meeting at Mira Costa College.
HTCC Scholarship Committee Chair:
Prof. John D. Madden
The Scholarsí Honors Program
Cerritos College 11110 Alondra Boulevard
Norwalk, CA 90650