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

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.4/8/16variesDeadline has passed
Agriculture ScholarshipLCC Agriculture Department & donorsAgriculture / EquineAvailable to students who possess a strong academic and leadership background and have an educational interest in agriculture.4/8/16$500 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
John E. Ketcham Memorial ScholarshipFriends & family of John KetchamAgriculture / EquineIntended for Horse Training & Management and/or LCC Rodeo students entering their sophomore year.4/8/16$500 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
National Western Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship National Western Stock ShowAgriculture / EquineAvailable for a freshman student studying in an agriculture-related area.4/8/16$1,750 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Rodeo ScholarshipLCC RodeoAthleticCreated to reward those individuals who exhibit integrity, desire and dedication in the area of Collegiate Rodeo.4/8/16variesDeadline has passed
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.7/15/16$500 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
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.6/30/16 † $1,000 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
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.6/30/16 †$200 fall semesterDeadline has passed
Boundless Opportunity ScholarshipDaniels FundGeneralAdult students (age 22 and older) who demonstrate financial need according to FAFSA.7/30/16 † $1,500 / semester (fall, spring). Prorated for less than full-time studentsDeadline has passed
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.
7/15/16$500 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Darrell Cook Memorial ScholarshipBill CarderGeneralGraduating seniors from the LCC service area.6/30/16 †$562.50 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Johnson Financial AidHelen K. & Arthur E. Johnson FoundationGeneralMust have unmet financial need, as determined by FAFSA. Preference given to adult students (22 and older).7/30/16 †$750 / semester (fall, spring). Prorated for less than full-time.Deadline has passed
Kane Family Foundation LCC ScholarshipsKane Family FoundationGeneralIntended for full-time students who plan to seek immediate employment thereafter, making Career & Technical Education students excellent candidates.4/8/16Full tuition, mandatory fees, & booksDeadline has passed
Lamar Rotary Club ScholarshipLamar Rotary ClubGeneralLocal full-time student with preference given to applicant who is an active volunteer in the community.6/30/16 †$250 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Presidential ScholarshipsLamar Community College Foundation & SponsorsGeneralFull-time students with a minimum 3.25 GPA.3/10/16$1,000 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Boundless Opportunity EMT ScholarshipDaniels FundNursing / Allied HealthFor students completing Emergency Medical Technician-Basic coursework.8/15/16 †Up to full tuition, fees, & booksapply online
Kaiser Permanente Health Science ScholarshipsKaiser Permanente & individual donorsNursing / Allied HealthStudents enrolled in Level I or II Nursing, Nurse Aide, or EMS courses are eligible. 7/30/16Minimum of $1,000 per year for tuition, fees, books & supplies.Deadline has passed
York Rite ScholarshipLamar York Rite Bodies & Order of Eastern Star #112Nursing / Allied HealthBook scholarship for student entering Level I of LCC’s Nursing program.6/30/16 †$250 for fall semesterDeadline has passed
Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing ScholarshipsProwers Medical Center AuxiliaryNursing / Allied HealthMust be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.6/30/16 †$500 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship Friends & family of Rich LovellNursing / Allied HealthMust be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses.6/30/16 †$250 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
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. 4/1/16application form
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, Open, & 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. 4/1/16$600 / semester (fall, spring)application form
Kane Family Foundation LCC/UCCS University Connection ScholarshipsKane Family FoundationGeneralDesigned to assist LCC students in their efforts to complete associate degrees then transfer to UCCS to attain bachelor’s degrees. Scholarships cover tuition, mandatory fees, and books at both colleges for up to four years/eight semesters in total; two years/four semesters at LCC and two years/four semesters at UCCS.4/8/16Full tuition, mandatory fees, & booksDeadline has passed
Colorado Pride ScholarshipLamar Community College / LCC FoundationGeneralNo minimum GPA
2016 HS graduates
Colorado residents only
Complete 2016-17 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 2016 & Spring 2017. Follow-up: submit final high school transcript and all financial aid requirements by 8/15/16.
Recipients receive $1000 of either Federal Pell Grant or CO Pride Scholarship, or a combination, not to exceed $1000. Colorado Pride FAQs
extended deadline

follow-up deadline
$500 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship Foundation for Colorado Community CollegesGeneralOffered through the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges, this CCCS student scholarship funds two each year. These scholarships are renewable for one additional year provided that the student maintains a 2.5 GPA each semester during the scholarship year.5/27/16$300 / semester (fall, spring)application form
Credit Union of Colorado Foundation ScholarshipsCredit Union of Colorado FoundationGeneralAvailable to CCCS students who are Credit Union of Colorado members. Scholarships are renewable for two consecutive years of study provided that the student maintains a 2.5 GPA.
5/27/16$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.6/30/16$500 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
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: 719.336.1536 or
CTE TuitionColorado Department of Higher EducationNursing / Allied HealthFor Colorado resident students completing Nurse Aide Certificate courses.8/31/16Up to full tuition costapply online and
complete FAFSA
Walter Ely Memorial ScholarshipFriends & family of Walter ElyGeneralAnyone who wishes to further their education is encouraged to apply. There are no age restrictions. To enter, please submit a 1000 word essay as to why you should be awarded the scholarship.4/7/16$500More information
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) - Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, & ProwersColorado Dept. of Higher Education & individual donorsGeneralAvailable to Baca, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Prowers County students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degreeDeadline Extended to 9/30/16$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.8/31/16$250 / semester (fall, spring)Deadline has passed
Quarterly Forum/COSI ScholarshipsQuarterly Forum & Colorado Dept. of Higher EducationGeneral/CTE/EducationAvailable to Colorado students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degree5/27/16Up to $5,000 / academic year (fall, spring, summer)Deadline has passed

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

General Scholarships

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