Tampa, FL – Hillsborough Community College (HCC) 2016 graduate Shahriar “Shawn” Zamani is the latest recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university.
The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 85 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.
Shawn was a member of the HCC Honors Institute and was one of 20 students named to USA TODAY’s 26th annual All-USA Community College Academic Team for outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership.
Shawn will head to the University of South Florida this fall.
Hillsborough Community College serves more than 44,000 students annually at five campuses and three centers throughout Hillsborough County. HCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.