Programs And Courses

Transfer Opportunities for Honors Scholars

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If you plan on transferring to a four year institution from HACC, please consult your academic advisor. For more information about any of the Honors transfer agreements and further assistance, contact the Honors coordinator on your campus: Iva Balic – Harrisburg ( or Sarah Jacobson – Lancaster (

At this time, HACC Honors students can take advantage of Honors transfer agreements with the following colleges and universities:


Albright College

Full-time Albright College students (enrolled in 3 or more courses a semester) with a final HACC grade point average (GPA) could receive a scholarship of o Founders Scholarship in the amount of $32,000 with GPA of 3.8 or higher o Presidential Scholarship in the amounts of $25,000 - $28,000 with a GPA of 3.0 – 3.7 o Albright Scholarship in the amounts of $14,000 – $24,000 with a GPA of 2.4 – 2.9 o Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship in the amounts of $28,000 or $32,000 with a 3.5 or higher

Dickinson College

Each admitted student will be considered for a $15,000 annual PTK Scholarship from Dickinson, the John Montgomery Scholarship ($10,000 per year) or the Founders Scholarship ($7,500) based on grades, curriculum and leadership abilities.

Elizabethtown University

All students accepted into the Honors Program at Elizabethtown College through this agreement will be eligible for a dean, provost, or presidential merit scholarship, as determined by the Elizabethtown College Office of Admissions.

Goucher College

Students meeting the criteria listed in the transfer agreement will o Apply to Goucher with the application fee waived o Be considered for a transfer merit scholarship up to $19,000 o Receive an additionl $2,000 scholarship if a member of Phi Theta Kappa o Receive an additional $2,000 if they have completed their associate degree with a minimum of 12 honors credits and a minimum GPA of 3.5

Shippensburg University

HACC Honors students who transfer to SU and are admitted to the SU Honors Program will be treated in the same manner as other SU Honors students of equal class standing when applying for financial aid and in the award and distribution of funds, subject to appropriate regulations.



Negotiations with additional colleges and universities are underway. Please check back regularly for more information.

HACC Honors students have successfully transferred to the following colleges and universities:

Albright College
Columbia University
Elizabethtown College
Pennsylvania State University
Shippensburg University
St. John’s College
Temple University
Texas A&M
University of Pennsylvania

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