The Scholarship

The Harlan County Community Scholarship is a one-time scholarship annually awarded to seniors at Harlan High School and Harlan County High School. Don't miss your chance to apply for a limited opportunity to help you succeed in your academic career!


The HCCS scholarship was created in 1984 and has impacted numerous individuals looking to further their education. This opportunity is made possible by generous donations by individuals, businesses, and organizations. All donations to the Harlan County Community Scholarship are greatly appreciated.


Harlan County residents, organizations and businesses can help reward the area’s best and brightest students for their academic success by contributing to the Harlan County Community Scholarship Fund.


Honoring students from Harlan Independent Schools and Harlan County Schools, community scholarships in the amount of $1,250 are awarded, along with $750 Harlan County Soil Conservation District Scholarships.


The scholarships are based on five areas of performance. These include evidence of promise as a leader, evidence of well defined college and/or career plans, evidence that referees have positive assessment of the applicants, evidence of high school performance and evidence of academic achievement as measured by standardized tests.

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A lot goes into the scholarship process and these are the people behind it. Click "Executive Members" to see who iks behind the scholarship.