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.5/1/18variesHorse Training & Management Scholarship
apply online
Agriculture ScholarshipLCC Agriculture Department & donorsAgriculture / EquineAvailable to students who possess a strong academic and leadership background and have an educational interest in agriculture.5/1/18$500 / semester (fall, spring)Agriculture Scholarship 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.5/1/18$500 / semester (fall, spring)John E. Ketcham Memorial Scholarship apply online
National Western Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship National Western Stock ShowAgriculture / EquineAvailable for a freshman student studying in an agriculture-related area.5/1/18$1,750 / semester (fall, spring)National Western Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship 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.7/1/18 † $1,000 / semester (fall, spring)Robert Hoag Rawlings Scholarships 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.Pending$200 fall semesterRon Gomez Memorial Scholarship apply 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.
7/1/18$500 / semester (fall, spring)Colorado Merit Scholarship 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).Spring: 1/8/18$750 / semester (fall, spring). Prorated for less than full-time.Johnson Financial Aid apply online
Kane Family Foundation LCC ScholarshipsKane Family FoundationGeneralTwo-year scholarships for two full-time students completing studies at LCC.3/15/18Full tuition, mandatory fees, & booksKane Family Foundation LCC Scholarships apply online
Lamar Rotary Club ScholarshipLamar Rotary ClubGeneralLocal full-time student with preference given to applicant who is an active volunteer in the community.7/1/18 †$250 / semester (fall, spring)Lamar Rotary Club Scholarship apply online
Presidential ScholarshipsLamar Community College Foundation & SponsorsGeneralFull-time students with a minimum 3.25 GPA.3/8/17$1,000 / semester (fall, spring)Presidential Scholarships apply online
Boundless Opportunity EMT ScholarshipDaniels FundNursing / Allied HealthFor students completing Emergency Medical Technician-Basic coursework.Spring: 1/8/18 †Up to full tuition, fees, & booksBoundless Opportunity EMT Scholarship apply 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.8/1/18$250 for fall semesterYork Rite Scholarship apply online
Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing ScholarshipsProwers Medical Center AuxiliaryNursing / Allied HealthMust be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.8/1/18$500 / semester (fall, spring)Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships apply online
Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship Friends & family of Rich LovellNursing / Allied HealthMust be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.8/1/18$250 / semester (fall, spring)Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship 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. 2/1/18Zonta Club of Prowers County Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship application 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.Pending$500 / semester (fall, spring)Stone Family Foundation Scholarship 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 LCCPueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships application 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. 4/3/18$600 / semester (fall, spring)Zonta Club of Prowers County Scholarships - LCC & Non-Traditional 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
5/15/18

8/15/18
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.PendingAt least $300 / semester (fall, spring)Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship 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.Pending$375 - 750 / semester (fall, spring) Credit Union of Colorado Foundation Scholarships more information
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.1/8/18 †Up to full tuition costCTE Tuition apply 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.Pending$500 / semester (fall, spring)Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship 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 EFCs within 250% of Pell eligibility and completing their certificate or degreeSpring: 1/8/18
Fall: 8/1/18 (and as submitted)†
$750 / semester (fall, spring)Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) - Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, & Prowers 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.7/1/18$250 / semester (fall, spring)Ark Valley Board of REALTORS Scholarship apply online
Ted Geringer Lamar Lions ScholarshipsLamar Lions ClubGeneralAvailable to two graduating 2017 seniors in Prowers County enrolling at LCC in 2017-2018 academic year.Pending$5002017 Lions Scholarship Information


Lions Scholarship Application
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.Pending$500 / semester (fall, spring)more information
Cannopy Corporation ScholarshipsCannopy CorporationAgriculture or BiochemistryAvailable to graduating high school seniors or current college students in agriculture or biochemistry studies.Pending$500 / semester (fall, spring)Cannopy Corporation Scholarships application form

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


General Scholarships

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