Black/African American students graduating from high schools in Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Washington, Bridgewater, Newtown, Redding and Ridgefield are eligible to apply.
Students must be residents of the eligible community at the time such award is made and they and/or their family must maintain residency to qualify for subsequent awards.
A student may apply and may be awarded a Hord Scholarship for only 4 years of undergraduate-level study. Must be a Full time student (12 minimum credits)
Previous award recipients are not guaranteed to receive a subsequent award.
The Hord Foundation, Inc. Award Criteria (Synopsis)
The Selection Committee reserves the right to grant or deny an award to any applicant for any and all donor awards based on the rules of the selection process and the criteria established by the donor. The Selection Committee determines the amount of the award an applicant will receive. If a student attends a college other than that which was represented on their application, the award may be reduced to reflect the costs at the college the student will actually attend.
These scholarships are awarded to adults who have been out of the school and in the workforce for some years. Adult applicants must be accepted to attend college or post secondary vocational school for the first time or accepted to re-enter such school to complete a baccalaureate or associate degree program or obtain a non-degreed professional credential from an approved institution.
The Foundation will only accept the following as proof of registration
A letter from the College or University Registrat's Office certifying that you have PAID IN FULL, and are ENROLLEDin the FALL SEMESTER.
The National Student Clearinghouse - Current Enrollment Verification that reflects ENROLLMENT in the FALL SEMESTER of the College or University.
Verification can be sent via:
Email to: email@example.com ,
Fax to: 203 672-6506 or
Mail to: The Hord Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 4671, Danbury, CT 06813
To promote the education and enhance the career opportunities of young people of African-American descent by providing post-secondary school scholarships.
The Hord Foundation, Inc is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt organization, and all donations
are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. The Hord Foundation Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 06-1359296.