LCC Scholarships

The LCC Foundation and College administer scholarships offered by the institution, other foundations, organizations, and agencies.  This fall, we launched a new scholarship application, which will make the process of applying for scholarships easier.  As before, you can apply for multiple scholarships at one time.

Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year are now OPEN! Start your application today to earn scholarships for next year.

While most scholarships have been awarded for the current year, there are still limited scholarships for Spring 2019. For more detailed information on currently available scholarships, call 719.336.1590 or email

General Scholarships

Additional scholarships are available through various local, state, and national organizations, including the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges. Explore these additional opportunities after applying for LCC scholarships above.

OPEN Scholarships

Zonta Club of Prowers County Scholarships

Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship
LCC & Non-Traditional Scholarships

Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship

Information for the Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship:

  • Description: For individuals who wish to further their education in the fields of Human Services or Education with an emphasis in Special Education. Priority given to those who document a connection to someone with an intellectual and/or developmental disability or a love for recycling.
  • Amount: $1,500 total
  • Application Due: April 8, 2019, at 12:00pm
  • Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship application form

County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarships

Information for the County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarships:

  • Description: Available to permanent residents of alternating counties each year. In example, Baca, Kiowa, and Prowers County residents may apply in even years. Bent, Cheyenne, and Otero scholarships are funded in odd years.
  • Amount: $500 annual award
  • Application Due: February 2019
  • County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarships application form

CLOSED Scholarships

Stone Family Foundation Scholarship (available in March)

Information for the Stone Family Foundation Scholarship:

Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships

Information for the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships:

  • Description: 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.
  • Amount: $1,000 per semester (fall and spring), $500 PHEF/$500 LCC
  • Application Due: Currently closed
  • Find more information and apply online for the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships

Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship (available in March)

Information for the Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship:

Credit Union of Colorado Foundation Scholarships (available in March)

Information for the Credit Union of Colorado Foundation Scholarships:

Ted Geringer Lamar Lions Scholarships

Information for the Ted Geringer Lamar Lions Scholarships:

Audrey D. & Harvey D. Rothenberg Scholarship (available in March)

Information for the Audrey D. & Harvey D. Rothenberg Scholarship:

Colorado Garden Foundation Scholarships (available in March)

Information for the Colorado Garden Foundation Scholarships:

Additional Scholarships

National Scholarships

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:

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