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2016-2017 Application

Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year will be accepted Feb. 1 through midnight Mar. 25. Please read the helpful tips and FAQs before continuing. 

All students will complete the General Application and will be matched to available scholarships based on various criteria. Once you submit the application, no further action is required. 


Application Process for Current Students

In order to be eligible to apply, students must have the following:

1. Collin College Student ID (CWID)
2. Valid email address (CougarMail email preferred)
3. GPA of 2.5 or higher

Please be prepared to provide essays and other general information. No paper applications will be available or accepted.


  Application Process for New Students to Collin College

In order to obtain a Collin College Student ID (CWID), you will need to complete a Collin College admissions application and be accepted as a student prior to applying for a scholarship. This process may be lengthy, so start as soon as possible. For more information visit


Application Process for Transferring Students

Are you transferring from Collin College to a four-year institution? Do you have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and at least 50 credit hours? If so, you may apply for the LeBrecht-Hites Transfer Scholarship. This $6,000 scholarship is awarded to one applicant per year and paid out over four semesters. In order to apply, please complete the General Application, but answer the "desired field of study" question with "LeBrecht-Hites Transfer."



If you have additional questions, call us at 972-599 3147 or send an email with your question(s) to You may also visit the Foundation staff at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) Suite 429 during normal office hours.