John J. Hanigan Scholarship
Prior to his passing in 2014, John Hanigan managed NCHC's financial investments as well as serving on the NCHC Board of Directors. John possessed both incredible business instincts along with the unique ability to connect with his clients as both a highly respected advisor as well as a supportive friend. He took special interest in the success and happiness of others and his leadership, which was an example to all who worked with him. John left a legacy of integrity, honesty, and sincerity with a commitment to helping others.
The NCHC John J. Hanigan Student Scholarship Award began in 2015 with its inaugural presentation at the 50th Annual Conference of NCHC in Chicago, Illinois. The student recipient must be currently active in honors with a demonstrated record of community service. The Scholarship will provide $500 to the honors program to be used for the student’s conference expenses, which may include conference registration, airfare, hotel accommodations, or personal needs the student may have in order to attend.
- Student is currently active in honors at an NCHC member institution
- Student has a presentation proposal accepted for the upcoming conference
- Student has demonstrated a history of service and commitment to the spirit of volunteering
To apply, complete the application below and request that the reference form be submitted on your behalf by the administrator of your school’s honors program or college.
2021 John J. Hanigan Scholarship
Applications will open April 1, and will close September 8, 2021.
2021 Award Adjustments
If the NCHC Annual Conference does not take place in person in 2021, the recipient of the 2021 John J. Hanigan Scholarship will receive $500 to use toward the costs of an honors event or activity that will honor the award's spirit of commitment to volunteerism. This could be a regional conference, a local educational event, etc. The recipients may also be recognized by NCHC as part of a Virtual Awards Ceremony this fall.