About the Scholarship

The students who belong to counties that have a population of not more than 50,000 residents across the nation are offered financial assistance by the Hagan Scholarship Foundation in order to receive postsecondary education without having to face any obstacle.

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation programs are offered to high school graduates who are enrolled or planning to enroll in one of the 325 eligible universities and colleges in the United States on the basis of the financial need demonstrated.


Hagan Scholarship Awards

  • The students who are enrolled in qualifying educational institutions receive an amount of $6000 per semester and can be renewed for 8 semesters or more according to the scholarship committee.

  • The number of awards available varies every year depending on the number of participants and the funding received by the organization. Around 411 scholarships were awarded in the previous years.


Hagan Scholarship Application

The scholarship is a need-based financial aid that is awarded to students based on certain eligibility criteria as follows:

  • The applicant must be a high school graduate who has intentions of pursuing postsecondary education in one of the qualifying educational institutions in the United States.

  • The student must have good academic standing with a GPA of 3.75, and the ACT and SAT scores of 24 and 1150 or better, respectively.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a four-year university or college.

  • The applicant must demonstrate financial need with EFC below $6500.

  • The applicant must complete the FAFSA and apply for the federal and state grants he/ she is eligible to receive.


Hagan Scholarship Application Deadline

The application is available on the official website of the organization from 1st September to 1st November. The recipients of the scholarship will be awarded in April of the preceding year. Any application received past the deadline will be considered invalid.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen or an eligible noncitizen of the U.S.

  • The student must have acquired a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

  • The student must have a score of 1200 on the SAT and 23 in the ACT or higher.

  • The student must work 240 hours in the twelve months before the start of college.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited four-year university or college.

  • The applicant must not have been convicted of any felony.


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