The Hagan Scholarship

The Hagan Scholarships are intended for high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college. The students will graduate from a public high school located in one of twenty eligible states and in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents. Hagan Scholars currently attend 147 different colleges and universities. Two hundred new scholarships can be awarded each year. Each scholarship is worth up to $40,000 over four years.

The Purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate college debt free.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and resident of an eligible state
  • Must have attended as a junior and senior an eligible public high school
  • Must be a student in the 2017 high school graduating class
  • Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher
  • Must score 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score.)
  • Must enroll in a four-year college the first-semester following high school graduation
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college
  • Must complete the FAFSA in 2016 using 2015 tax return information
  • FAFSA EFC must be less than $7,500
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony

How to Apply:

  • The candidates must complete scholarship application form that will be available on September 15, 2016.
  • Each applicant must complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA using 2015 tax return information and provide a complete copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR).

Award Amount:

  • Each Hagan Scholarship will help pay the unmet financial need of the recipient, up to $5,000 each semester.
  • Recipients achieving a 3.50 CGPA after their sophomore year of college will be eligible to apply for an $8,000 Study Abroad Award
  • Recipients will be provided with a $10,000 Schwab Brokerage Account the fall semester of their sophomore year
  • Recipients must attend a mandatory workshop prior to the start of each academic year of college

Application Deadline:

Application deadline is November 15, 2016.

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