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Holmes Plus

Holmes Plus Qualifications

ACT Composite of 24 and Math sub-score of 23
STEM/Health Sciences Pathway (Program of Study)

What is Holmes Plus?

  • Holmes Plus is a scholarship program for students interested in a STEM/Health Sciences Pathway.
  • This program will provide a broad-based STEM experience for participants who demonstrate a proven aptitude in these areas.
  • Holmes Plus allows the scholar to gain valuable insight into various realms of the academic world and will help to develop the leader within each scholar. 
  • This program will give the scholar a background of coursework that will allow them to choose most any major later without a loss of credit courses.
  • Holmes Plus seeks to inspire the scholars to use their talents, opportunities, and responsibilities to increase their positive contributions to society.
  • This program is only offered on the Goodman campus.
  • Potential Holmes Plus scholars are selected by an advisory committee and will be notified by late June.


Engineering Pathway – Trigonometry, Calculus I, II, III, IV, General Chemistry I and II,   Engineering Physics I and II

Health Sciences Pathway – Trigonometry, Calculus I and II, General Chemistry I and II, and the combination of two of the following: Engineering Physics I and II, Calculus III and IV, and/or Organic Chemistry I and II. 

Maintain a 3.0 GPA and a minimum of 15 hours each semester.

Attend Holmes Plus meetings and assist in projects (if applicable).  

Obtain an Associate of Arts degree.


The Holmes Plus Scholarship will cover the remaining charges for tuition, housing, and meals once all other scholarships and aid have been applied, excluding fees.

The required course textbooks/e-books.

The scholarship will be funded for a maximum of 4 semesters at Holmes (excludes summer). 


Jodie Burchfield

Mathematics Instructor

Donee McAllister

Biology Instructor

Dr. Durga Siwakoti

Physics Instructor

William jr Devore

Mathematics Instructor

Angela Miles

Mathematics Instructor

Heather Jones

Chemistry Instructor

I am so thankful that I was able to be a part of Holmes Plus! Holmes Plus has definitely helped me in my career of having a doctor of pharmacy. I was pushed to do my best and supported even after my time at Holmes.

— Taylor Adcock, PharmD – G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA

On top of providing the funds I needed to attend community college at a comfortable capacity, Holmes Plus also offered a mentoring opportunity that prepared me for professional success.

— Loftin Price – Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Systems Engineering in May 2021

taylor bishop

“Holmes Plus is a phenomenal program that provided me with the educational foundation that helped me get through engineering school and build a successful engineering career in the power generation industry!”

— Taylor Bishop

This application closed on April 30, 2024