Transfer Scholarships

Thanks to the support of donors to our endowment, the Collin College Foundation is able to offer two transfer scholarships to select students annually who are continuing their higher education journeys at a Collin College university partner.

Collin College Foundation transfer scholarship applications will open in January for the academic year beginning in August.   Please review the important information below regarding Collin College Foundation's transfer scholarships.

Funded by the estate of World War II Veteran Royden L. Lebrecht, the Lebrecht Hites Family Transfer Scholarship provides $2,500 per semester for four semesters to one-to-two Collin College students who are continuing to work toward their educational goals at one of our "partner institutions."  Born in Denison, Texas, to a middle-class family, Mr. Lebrecht attended the University of North Texas on scholarship and understood the importance of supporting students as they work to achieve success.

  • The Lebrecht Hites Transfer Scholarship is offered to one-to-two students once per year who will be transferring to one of the following institutions:
    • Austin College
    • Baylor University
    • Dallas Baptist University
    • Southern Methodist University
    • Texas A&M Commerce
    • Texas Tech
    • Texas Women's University
    • Texas Wesleyan 
    • University of Texas at Dallas
    • University of North Texas 
  • To qualify for the Lebrecht Hites Family Transfer Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale (PLUS, if awarded, the recipient must maintain a 2.75 GPA or higher the first semester at the transfer institution and 3.0 GPA or higher in all subsequent semesters)
    • Complete 50+ hours at Collin College
    • Submit one letter of recommendation from a Collin College faculty member
    • Be a member of the honors program or have taken honors courses

The High Technology Education Coalition of Collin County (HiTECCC) Transfer Scholarship is a partnership uniting Collin College, UT Dallas, Texas Instruments, Plano ISD and an array of other area technology powerhouses.  Thanks to over a $1 million endowment gift from Texas Instruments in 2004, the HiTECCC Transfer Scholarship supports the education of students who are completing degrees at Collin College in STEM fields and transferring to UT Dallas. 

  • The HiTECCC Transfer Scholarship is awarded once per year to up to five students who meet the following criteria:
    • Graduated from a Plano ISD high school
    • Is in the process of completing Associates degree at Collin College in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) and will have completed degree upon receiving scholarship
    • Will attend and is eligible to attend the University of Texas at Dallas
    • Has a 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • HiTECCC applicants will also be asked to include a letter of recommendation from a member of the STEM faculty at Collin College
  • Applicants are scored on the following:
    • Quality of academics and stated educational goals
    • Level of involvement in student and professional organizations
    • Participation in internships, projects and research related to their fields of study
    • Results and participation in science and technical fairs
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