Scholarships

LCC administers scholarships offered by the institution itself, foundations,
and private agencies.

For more detailed information on available scholarships, call 719.336.1590
or email aid@lamarcc.edu.




Scholarships Available

Scholarship NameSponsorCategoryDescriptionDueAmountApply
Horse Training & Management ScholarshipLCC HTM DepartmentAgriculture / EquineCreated to reward those individuals who exhibit integrity, desire and dedication in the area of horse training.4/1/17variesapply online
Agriculture ScholarshipLCC Agriculture Department & donorsAgriculture / EquineAvailable to students who possess a strong academic and leadership background and have an educational interest in agriculture.4/1/17$500 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
John E. Ketcham Memorial ScholarshipFriends & family of John KetchamAgriculture / EquineIntended for Horse Training & Management and/or LCC Rodeo students entering their sophomore year.4/1/17$500 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
National Western Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship National Western Stock ShowAgriculture / EquineAvailable for a freshman student studying in an agriculture-related area.4/1/17$1,750 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Rodeo ScholarshipLCC RodeoAthleticCreated to reward those individuals who exhibit integrity, desire and dedication in the area of Collegiate Rodeo.8/1/17variesapply online
Runnin' Lopes Booster Club ScholarshipsLCC Runnin' Lopes Booster ClubAthleticApplicants must be completing freshman year participating in a LCC Division I sport or have been recruited by an LCC athletic coach for the fall semester.7/1/17$500 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Robert Hoag Rawlings ScholarshipsRobert Hoag Rawlings FoundationBusiness / JournalismStudents intending to complete their associate degrees and continue toward Bachelor’s degree in Journalism (preferred) or business.6/30/17 † $1,000 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Ron Gomez Memorial ScholarshipFriends & family of Ron GomezCriminal JusticeDesigned for individuals who plan to pursue a career as a probation officer or as a "second chance" to those individuals who may have gone through the Colorado juvenile justice system.6/30/17 †$200 fall semesterapply online
Boundless Opportunity ScholarshipDaniels FundGeneralAdult students (age 22 and older) who demonstrate financial need according to FAFSA.7/30/17 † $1,500 / semester (fall, spring). Prorated for less than full-time studentsapply online
Colorado Merit ScholarshipColorado Department of Higher EducationGeneral2.75 GPA or higher or GED score 550 or higher
Colorado residents only
Must be eligible for Title IV Federal Student Aid as determined by FAFSA and enrolled at least half-time.
7/1/17$500 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Johnson Financial AidHelen K. & Arthur E. Johnson FoundationGeneralMust have unmet financial need, as determined by FAFSA. Preference given to adult students (22 and older).7/30/17 †$750 / semester (fall, spring). Prorated for less than full-time.apply online
Kane Family Foundation LCC ScholarshipsKane Family FoundationGeneralTwo-year scholarships for two full-time students completing studies at LCC.3/24/17Full tuition, mandatory fees, & booksapply online
Lamar Rotary Club ScholarshipLamar Rotary ClubGeneralLocal full-time student with preference given to applicant who is an active volunteer in the community.6/30/17 †$250 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Presidential ScholarshipsLamar Community College Foundation & SponsorsGeneralFull-time students with a minimum 3.25 GPA.3/9/17$1,000 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Boundless Opportunity EMT ScholarshipDaniels FundNursing / Allied HealthFor students completing Emergency Medical Technician-Basic coursework.Spring: 1/9/17
Fall: 8/15/17 †
Up to full tuition, fees, & booksapply online
York Rite ScholarshipLamar York Rite Bodies & Order of Eastern Star #112Nursing / Allied HealthBook scholarship for student entering Level I of LCC’s Nursing program.6/30/17 †$250 for fall semesterapply online
Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing ScholarshipsProwers Medical Center AuxiliaryNursing / Allied HealthMust be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.6/30/17 †$500 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship Friends & family of Rich LovellNursing / Allied HealthMust be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.6/30/17 †$250 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Zonta Club of Prowers County Young Women in Public Affairs ScholarshipZonta InternationalGeneralMust have volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women. 2/1/17application form
Stone Family Foundation ScholarshipStone Family Foundation / Foundation for Colorado Community CollegesGeneralNeed-based scholarships to CCCS students to be used for tuition, fees, books, & required supplies.5/5/17 at 5:00 p$500 / semester (fall, spring)more information
Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation ScholarshipsPueblo Hispanic Education Foundation & LCCGeneralSelection based primarily on an applicant’s financial need, proven academic ability, personal essay, and educational desire, in addition to the following criteria:
• SE Colorado resident
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
$1,000 / semester (fall, spring). $500 PHEF/$500 LCCapplication form
Zonta Club of Prowers County Scholarships - LCC & Non-TraditionalProwers County ZontaGeneralMust be a full-time female student from Prowers, Kiowa, Baca or Bent County, CO. working toward a degree which will advance the status of women. Maintain a grade point average (GPA) 3.0 or better. 4/3/17$600 / semester (fall, spring)application form
Colorado Pride ScholarshipLamar Community College / LCC FoundationGeneralNo minimum GPA
2017 HS graduates
Colorado residents only
Complete 2017-18 FAFSA to apply. Must be eligible to receive Title IV Federal Student Aid as determined by FAFSA and must attend LCC full-time in Fall 2017 & Spring 2018. Follow-up: submit final high school transcript and all financial aid requirements by 8/15/17.
Recipients receive $1000 of either Federal Pell Grant or CO Pride Scholarship, or a combination, not to exceed $1000. Colorado Pride FAQs
5/15/17

8/15/17
follow-up deadline
$500 / semester (fall, spring)apply online with the FAFSA
Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship Foundation for Colorado Community CollegesGeneralAvailable to two CCCS students each year. These scholarships are renewable for one additional year.5/5/17 at 5:00 pAt least $300 / semester (fall, spring)more information
Credit Union of Colorado Foundation ScholarshipsCredit Union of Colorado FoundationGeneralAvailable to part-time or full-time CCCS students who are Credit Union of Colorado members and have submitted their FAFSAs.5/5/17 at 5:00 p$375 - 750 / semester (fall, spring) application form
Elks Lodge #1319 ScholarshipsMembers of the Elks Lodge #1319Agriculture / Equine / Athletic / WeldingAvailable to Colorado residents participating on the LCC Rodeo team and/or enrolled in Agriculture, Horse Training & Management (HTM/EBM/BRM), or Welding programs of study. Incoming and continuing full-time students may apply.6/30/17$500 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Online ScholarshipLamar Community CollegeGeneralDegree-seeking students enrolled in at least 12 online credit hours through LCC are eligible to apply. Recipients must earn a 2.50 semester GPA while receiving the scholarship and complete all classes.Ongoing$1,000 / semester (fall, spring)Contact Berna Griego at 719.336.1536 or berna.griego@lamarcc.edu
CTE TuitionColorado Department of Higher EducationNursing / Allied HealthFor Colorado resident students completing Nurse Aide Certificate courses.PendingUp to full tuition costapply online and
complete FAFSA
Walter Ely Memorial ScholarshipFriends & family of Walter ElyGeneralSDS encourages all individuals who wish to further their education in the fields of Human Services or Education with an emphasis in Special Education to apply. Priority will be given to those who document a connection to someone with an intellectual and/or developmental disability or a love for recycling.4/17/17 at 12:00 p$500 / semester (fall, spring)application form
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) - Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, & ProwersColorado Dept. of Higher Education & individual donorsGeneralAvailable to Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Prowers County students with 2017-2018 EFC of 13320 or less and completing their certificate or degreeSpring: ongoing
Fall: 4/21/17 †
$600 - 750 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Ark Valley Board of REALTORS ScholarshipArkansas Valley Board of REALTORSGeneralThis scholarship is open to full-time students with a 2.5 GPA or higher who are residents of Bent, Crowley, Otero, or Prowers (Colorado) Counties. Must be high school graduate or GED recipient.7/1/17$250 / semester (fall, spring)apply online
Kaiser Permanente Health Science - Spring 2017Kaiser Permanente & generous individual donorsAllied HealthScholarships for students completing Nurse Aide and EMT certificates in the Spring 2017 semester.1/31/17Up to the total cost of tuition, fees, books, & suppliesapply online
Ted Geringer Lamar Lions ScholarshipsLamar Lions ClubGeneralAvailable to two graduating 2017 seniors in Prowers County enrolling at LCC in 2017-2018 academic year.5/5/17 by 8:00 a.m.$5002017 Lions Scholarship Information


Lions Scholarship Application
Quarterly Forum/COSI ScholarshipsQuarterly Forum & Colorado Dept. of Higher EducationGeneral/CTE/EducationAvailable to Colorado students with 2017-2018 EFC of 13320 or less and completing their certificate or degree3/15/17Up to $5,000 / academic year (fall, spring, summer)apply online
Last Mile ScholarshipFoundation for Colorado Community CollegesGeneralAvailable for students who are within 15 credits (one semester) of graduating, enabling students to focus on studies and graduate when it might not be possible.Ongoing$100 - $2,000 as determined by financial aidContact LCC Financial Aid at aid@lamarcc.edu
Audrey D. & Harvey D. Rothenberg ScholarshipFoundation for Colorado Community CollegesGeneralNon-traditional CCCS student scholarship pursuing a degree or certificate.5/5/17 at 5:00 p$500 / semester (fall, spring)more information

† priority deadline.  Applications submitted after priority deadline date will be considered based on available funding.


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