Hill Country University Center Foundation Scholarship Application Guidelines

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The Hill Country University Center is where eager-to-learn minds gather to pursue higher education in the Texas Hill Country. The Hill Country University Center (HCUC) Foundation was created to offer a quality, higher education to underserved and non-traditional students throughout the Texas Hill Country. The HCUC Foundation partners with Central Texas College (CTC) and Texas Tech University (TTU) in Fredericksburg, and provides scholarship opportunities for students enrolled in courses at these two institutions during the fall, spring and summer semesters.

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the Hill Country University Center Foundation Scholarship Application form.
    1. Attach to the Application: unofficial transcript and informative essay.
    2. If you don’t have a copy of your transcript, please contact your advisor.
  • Enrollment in at least six (6) hours of college classes toward a program offered at Hill Country University Center, during the semester for which you are applying for the scholarship.
    1. If you have not yet enrolled for classes, proof of academic planning and intent to register for at least six hours of college classes from your CTC/TTU advisor must be attached.
  • A current, cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher.
  • If chosen as a scholarship recipient, the following are required:
    1. Recipients must submit a “thank you” letter to the HCUC Foundation. Details will be provided at time of award notification.
    2. Scholarship funds will be mailed directly to the recipient’s college or university (CTC or TTU) upon receipt of “thank you” letter.
    3. Recipients are expected to attend the CTC/TTU Graduation Reception in May at the Hill Country University Center for recognition of scholarship.


Deadline for HCUC Foundation Scholarship applications:

– Fall semester: July 15
– Spring semester: November 15
– Summer semester: April 15


To apply, please fill out and submit the online form below.

You can also download and complete a fillable PDF version of the form here. Submit the completed PDF application form via email to scholarships@hcucenter.org, or print and return the completed application form to your CTC/TTU Fredericksburg academic advisor at:

HCUC 2818 E. U.S. Highway 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Central Texas College – Room 102
Texas Tech University – Room 116

For more information or questions, please contact your advisor or call 830-990-2717.

Hill Country University Center Foundation Scholarship Application

Please fill out all required fields*

Financial Information

Educational Goals
Students in the 2+2 program complete an associate degree at CTC Fredericksburg and then transfer to TTU Fredericksburg for a bachelor’s degree.
Essay must include: 1) Your personal story 2) Your work and academic history 3) How you plan to utilize your education in your career 4) How your education will benefit the community 5) Unusual or unique circumstances that relate to your need for financial assistance 6) How this scholarship will help you achieve your higher education goals. You can type inside the box or paste in text. Expand the box by dragging the corner tab.

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I certify the truth of all information provided and agree to the scholarship requirements.