other foundations, organizations and agencies. Most scholarships have been awarded for the current year. 2018-2019 scholarships will open after 11/1/18.
|Horse Training & Management Scholarship||LCC HTM Department||Agriculture / Equine||Created to reward those individuals who exhibit integrity, desire and dedication in the area of horse training.||closed||varies||Horse Training & Management Scholarship apply online|
|Agriculture Scholarship||LCC Agriculture Department & donors||Agriculture / Equine||Available to students who possess a strong academic and leadership background and have an educational interest in agriculture.||closed||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||Agriculture Scholarship apply online|
|John E. Ketcham Memorial Scholarship||Friends & family of John Ketcham||Agriculture / Equine||Intended for Horse Training & Management and/or LCC Rodeo students entering their sophomore year.||closed||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||John E. Ketcham Memorial Scholarship apply online|
|National Western Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship||National Western Stock Show||Agriculture / Equine||Available for a freshman student studying in an agriculture-related area.||closed||$1,750 / semester (fall, spring)||National Western Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship apply online|
|Robert H. Rawlings Scholarships||Robert H. Rawlings Foundation||Business / Journalism||Students intending to complete their associate degrees and continue toward Bachelor’s degree in Journalism (preferred) or business.||closed||$1,000 / semester (fall, spring)||Robert Hoag Rawlings Scholarships apply online|
|Colorado Merit Scholarship||Colorado Department of Higher Education||General||2.75 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.
|7/1/18||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||Colorado Merit Scholarship apply online|
|Kane Family Foundation LCC Scholarships||Kane Family Foundation||General||Two-year scholarships for two full-time students completing studies at LCC.||closed||Full tuition, mandatory fees, & books||Kane Family Foundation LCC Scholarships apply online|
|Lamar Rotary Club Scholarship||Lamar Rotary Club||General||Local full-time student with preference given to applicant who is an active volunteer in the community.||closed||$250 / semester (fall, spring)||Lamar Rotary Club Scholarship apply online|
|Presidential Scholarships||Lamar Community College Foundation & Sponsors||General||Full-time students with a minimum 3.25 GPA.||closed||$1,000 / semester (fall, spring)||Presidential Scholarships apply online|
|Rawlings EMT Scholarships||Robert H. Rawlings Foundation||Nursing / Allied Health||For students completing Emergency Medical Technician certificates.||2/1/19 †||$500-1,000 toward tuition, fees, & books||Rawlings EMT Scholarship apply online|
|York Rite Scholarship||Lamar York Rite Bodies & Order of Eastern Star #112||Nursing / Allied Health||Book scholarship for student entering Level I of LCC’s Nursing program.||closed||$250 for fall semester||York Rite Scholarship apply online|
|Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships||Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary||Nursing / Allied Health||Must be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.||closed||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships apply online|
|Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship||Friends & family of Rich Lovell||Nursing / Allied Health||Must be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.||closed||$250 / semester (fall, spring)||Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship apply online|
|Zonta Club of Prowers County Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship||Zonta International||General||Must have volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.||closed||Zonta Club of Prowers County Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship application form|
|Stone Family Foundation Scholarship||Stone Family Foundation / Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges||General||Need-based scholarships to CCCS students to be used for tuition, fees, books, & required supplies.||closed||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||Stone Family Foundation Scholarship more information|
|Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships||Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation & LCC||General||Selection 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.
|closed||$1,000 / semester (fall, spring). $500 PHEF/$500 LCC||Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships application form|
|Zonta Club of Prowers County Scholarships - LCC & Non-Traditional||Prowers County Zonta||General||Must 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.||closed||$600 / semester (fall, spring)||Zonta Club of Prowers County Scholarships - LCC & Non-Traditional application form|
|Colorado Pride Scholarship||Lamar Community College / LCC Foundation||General||No minimum GPA. |
2018 HS graduates
Colorado residents only.
Complete 2018-19 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 2018 & Spring 2019. Follow-up: submit final hs transcript and all financial aid requirements by 8/15/18.
Recipients receive $1000 of either Federal Pell Grant or CO Pride Scholarship, or a combination, not to exceed $1000. Colorado Pride FAQs
|closed||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||apply online with the FAFSA|
|Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship||Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges||General||Available to two CCCS students each year. These scholarships are renewable for one additional year.||closed||At least $300 / semester (fall, spring)||Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship more information|
|Credit Union of Colorado Foundation Scholarships||Credit Union of Colorado Foundation||General||Available to part-time or full-time CCCS students who are Credit Union of Colorado members and have submitted their FAFSAs.||closed||$375 - 750 / semester (fall, spring)||Credit Union of Colorado Foundation Scholarships more information|
|Cliff VanCampen Memorial Scholarship||Lamar Elks Lodge #1319||Athletic / Equine||Available to Lamar residents/LHS graduates intending to participate in LCC Basketball or complete studies in equine-related program.||closed||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||Cliff VanCampen Scholarship apply online|
|Online Student Scholarship||Lamar Community College||General||Degree-seeking students enrolled in 12 or more credits online are eligible to apply.||ongoing||$1,000 / semester (fall, spring)||LCC Online Student Scholarship apply online|
|CTE Tuition Scholarship||Colorado Department of Higher Education||Nursing / Allied Health||For Colorado resident students completing Nurse Aide Certificate courses.||1/8/18 †||Up to full tuition cost||CTE Tuition apply online and
|Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship||Friends & family of Walter Ely||General||SDS 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.||closed||$1,500 total||Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship application form|
|COSI/Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative - Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, & Prowers||Colorado Dept. of Higher Education & individual donors||General||Available to Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, and Kiowa County students with EFCs within 250% of Pell eligibility and completing their certificate or degree||ongoing||$1,000 / semester (fall, spring, and/or summer)||Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) - Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, & Prowers apply online|
|Ted Geringer Lamar Lions Scholarships||Lamar Lions Club||General||Available to two graduating Prowers County seniors attending LCC in 2018-2019 academic year.||closed||$500||2018 Lions Scholarship|
|Last Mile Scholarship||Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges||General||Available 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 aid||Contact LCC Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Audrey D. & Harvey D. Rothenberg Scholarship||Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges||General||Non-traditional CCCS student scholarship pursuing a degree or certificate.||closed||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||more information|
|Cannopy Corporation Scholarships||Cannopy Corporation||Agriculture or Biochemistry||Available to graduating high school seniors or current college students in agriculture or biochemistry studies.||10/19/18||$500 / semester (fall, spring)||Cannopy Corporation Scholarships application form|
|Colorado Garden Foundation Scholarships||Colorado Garden Foundation||Agriculture||Available to full-time student pursuing degree in Soil & Crop Science or Ag Education.||closed||$5,000 annual award||more information|
|Senior Citizen Scholarship||Lamar Community College||General||Available to all in-state residents 60 years and older||ongoing||Up to 1/2 net tuition after COF applied.||Contact LCC Cashier's Office at email@example.com|
|Bette Doty Hershey Memorial Scholarship||Sheryl Shaban, Doug Appel & Greg Appel||Cosmetology||Available to full-time Cosmetology student with unmet need||closed||$2,000 annual award||Bette Doty Hershey Scholarship apply online|
† priority deadline. Applications submitted after priority deadline date will be considered based on available funding.
There are multitudes of scholarships available in Colorado and nationwide to qualifying students. For more information about government and organizational scholarships not affiliated with LCC, please visit:
- County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarships – available to permanent residents of alternating counties each year. In example, Baca, Kiowa, and Prowers County residents may apply in event years. Bent, Cheyenne, and Otero scholarships are funded in odd years.