Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.


Are scholarships available to students admitted to the Honors Program?

Yes, the Honors Program offers partial scholarships. The scholarships are merit-based: $500 Richland College Honors and $400.00 Joe Stanco Scholarships. You may apply for both but only win one.

What is the Application Process?

Students must have completed both the online Richland Honors Program Admissions Application (for students who are new to the program), and the online DCCCD Foundation Scholarship applications (opening August 1, 2020, for both new and returning students).
The application deadline is August 15, 2020. (If you need assistance with the application from the Honors staff, please request it by 4:00 pm on August 14).

Scholarship application requirements are as follows:

  • be a member of the Honors program at Richland College (New students are also welcome to apply to the program.);
  • be approved by the Honors Council at Richland College;
  • take at least one Richland Honors course in the fall of 2020;
  • take a full course load of at least 12 hours in the DCCCD in the fall of 2020;
  • be in good standing in the Honors Program with at least a 3.5 grade point average for returning students (New students are also welcome to apply. If you are new to college, a GPA is not needed.);
  • not have won an Honors scholarship in the spring of 2020.

For additional information, contact RLCHonors@dcccd.edu.