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Scholarships 2021-2022

Office of Student Financial Aid -- Financial Aid Resources


The following scholarship papers and information can also be found in the Guidance office and the library:  

Wilhelmina Foundation Textbook Scholarship -- -- sponsored by Attorney Sean Pittman, this scholarship provides textbooks to hundreds of students in need.  The deadline to apply is June 1, 2022.

Daniel Brownell Memorial Scholarship -- given by the Holmes County Sheriff's Office, this one-time $1,000 scholarship is given each year to honor the memory of Holmes County Sheriff Daniel Jackson Brownell.  To be eligible, applicants must be a graduating senior at HCHS and also seeking a career in law enforcement (including corrrections and game warden) or an emergency responder (paramedic, firefighter, EMT).  Award check will be made payable to a college of the recipient's choice.  Deadline is May 3, 2022.

Poppy's Pizza Class of 2022 Scholarships -- applicants must be a resident of HC, a graduating Senior, be of good character, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and a record of extracurricular activities and community service.  The application is online at

Holmes County Farm Bureau Youth Scholarship -- $1,000 scholarship ($500 each semester) -- must be a graduating senior from HCHS and parents or grandparents must be a currrent member (in good standing) of Holmes County Farm Bureau and have maintained their membership for at least two years prior to the application.  The deadline is April 18, 2022.

Community South Credit Union Scholarship -- (6) $1,000 scholarships -- applicant must be must be a member in good standing of Community South Credit UNion and reside in one in one of the following counties: Holmes, Jackson, Walton or Washington.  Application must be filled out online at  Application deadline is Saturday, April 30, 2022.

The Dr. Brooks Memorial Scholarship in collaboration with Doctors Memorial Hospital Foundation -- $1,000 -- applicant must have attended HCHS for their entire senior year , have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and planning on going into the medical field (physician, nurse, therapist, etc.).  The application deadline is April 29, 2022.

The Bonifay Woman's Club/Mrs. Dianne Smith Memorial Scholarship in collaboration with the HCHS Class of 1994 -- $500 -- applicant must have attended HCHS their entire senior year and have a 2.5 GPA.  The dealine is 3PM May 4, 2022.

Bonifay Kiwanis FPTC ($500) and Chipola College ($1,000) Scholarships -- must be resident of HC, graduating senior at HCHS, willing to attend FPTC or Chipola on a full-time basis, have demonstrated sufficient academic achievement, be of good character, demonstrate a desire and a need to obtain financial assistance in order to continue his/her education.  The applicaton deadline is May 4, 2022.

Florida Panhandle Technical College Robert and Kathryn McRae/Rex Lumber Scholarships for FPTC Electircal Program -- application and documents must be turned in to the Office of Grant Managements at FPRC.  Attention: Marla Whitaker.  

Chipola College Foundation Scholarships -- multiple scholarships -- pick up information in the guidance office or the library.  The deadline is June 2, 2022.

Holmes County Republican Executive Committee -- $500 -- must be registered as a Holmes County Republican (if under 18, a parent must be a HC registered Republican).  The deadline is April 20, 2022.

Joel C. Mayo Award -- $500 -- student must be planning a career in the military or as a first responder. The deadline is May 6, 2022.

Holmes County Teachers Association -- $500 -- student must have a parent that belongs to the HCTA.  The deadline is May 6, 2022.

Alpha Delta Kappa -- applicant must have attended a Holmes District school their entire senior year.  The deadline is May 6, 2022.

Holmes County Cattlemen's Association -- parent/grandparent/guardian that is a current HCCA member in good standing as of April 1 must be listed -- application is due May 10, 2022.

The Wink Family Foundation -- must be planning on pursuing a degree in one of these fields: science, technology, engineering, art or math.  Apply online at https://form.jotform.221174471833151.  The deadline is May 9, 2022.

The Wilhelmina Foundation -- helps pay for college textbooks -- for details, [email protected]  The deadline is June 1, 2022.


Application Fee Waiver -- information on qualifying to have application fees wavered on college admissions and ACT/SAT Tests.



ACT Test Dates

ACT scores may be used for high school dual-enrollment, Florida Bright Futures Scholarships, as concordant scores for state testing, and ultimately as a college-entrance exam.  The ACT is offered at HCHS in October, December, February and April.  

Students register online at

ACT Dates and Registering For ACT Test | CollegeData


Several ACT Prep Courses are offered in our area.  While we do not endorse any single group or test prep, we want our students to be aware of options that are available.  Houston Academy in Dothan offers their Wiregrass Plus ACT Preparation Course.  The next session begins November 15 for the December 11 ACT.  They are available in the evening.  Pre-registration and pre-pay is required.  More information can be found at

Dual Enrollment

Requirements for Chipola College Dual Enrollment


* Must meet eligibility assessment scores:

ACT 17 19 19
PERT 103 106 123
SAT 25 24 24

*Fill out application online at:

*Meet with guidance personnel to fill out required paperwork and schedule classes

*Take required paperwork to Chipola College to register



Student Services Staff

Student Services Staff

Gilda Kelly
Guidance Counselor
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Robert Hawkins
Curriculum Coordinator
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Sharon Griffin
Guidance Clerk
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Jody Richardson
Data Clerk
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