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.

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Scholarship Name Sponsor Category Description Due Amount Apply
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. 4/8/16 varies 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. 4/8/16 $500 / semester (fall, spring) 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. 4/8/16 $500 / semester (fall, spring) 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. 4/8/16 $1,750 / semester (fall, spring) apply online
Rodeo Scholarship LCC Rodeo Athletic Created to reward those individuals who exhibit integrity, desire and dedication in the area of Collegiate Rodeo. 4/8/16 varies apply online
Runnin’ Lopes Booster Club Scholarships LCC Runnin’ Lopes Booster Club Athletic Applicants 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) apply online
Robert Hoag Rawlings Scholarships Robert Hoag Rawlings Foundation Business / Journalism Students 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) apply online
Ron Gomez Memorial Scholarship Friends & family of Ron Gomez Criminal Justice Designed 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 semester apply online
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship* Daniels Fund General Adult 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 students 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.
7/15/16 $500 / semester (fall, spring) apply online
Darrell Cook Memorial Scholarship Bill Carder General Graduating seniors from the LCC service area. 6/30/16 † $562.50 / semester (fall, spring) apply online
Johnson Financial Aid Helen K. & Arthur E. Johnson Foundation General Must 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. apply online
Johnson Financial Aid – SUMMER Helen K. & Arthur E. Johnson Foundation General Must have unmet financial need, as determined by FAFSA. Preference given to adult students (22 and older). 5/25/16 $750 / semester (summer only). Prorated for less than full-time. apply online
Kane Family Foundation LCC Scholarships Kane Family Foundation General Intended for full-time students who plan to seek immediate employment thereafter, making Career & Technical Education students excellent candidates. 4/8/16 Full tuition, mandatory fees, & books 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. 6/30/16 † $250 / semester (fall, spring) apply online
Presidential Scholarships Lamar Community College Foundation & Sponsors General Full-time students with a minimum 3.25 GPA. 3/10/16 $1,000 / semester (fall, spring) apply online
Boundless Opportunity EMT Scholarship* Daniels Fund Nursing / Allied Health For students completing Emergency Medical Technician-Basic coursework. 8/15/16 † Up to full tuition, fees, & books apply online
Kaiser Permanente Health Science Scholarships Kaiser Permanente & individual donors Nursing / Allied Health Students enrolled in Level I or II Nursing, Nurse Aide, or EMS courses are eligible. 7/30/16 Minimum of $1,000 per year for tuition, fees, books & supplies. 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. 6/30/16 † $250 for fall semester apply online
Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing / Allied Health Must be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses. 6/30/16 † $500 / semester (fall, spring) apply online
Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship Friends & family of Rich Lovell Nursing / Allied Health Must be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses. 6/30/16 † $250 / semester (fall, spring) 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. 4/1/16 application form
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.
$1,000 / semester (fall, spring). $500 PHEF/$500 LCC application form
Zonta Club of Prowers County Scholarships – LCC, Open, & 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. 4/1/16 $600 / semester (fall, spring) application form
SE Colorado Diversity Council Scholarship SE Colorado Diversity Council & LCC General $500 / semester (fall, spring). $250 SECDC/$250 LCC pending
Kane Family Foundation LCC/UCCS University Connection Scholarships Kane Family Foundation General Designed 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. 4/8/16 Full tuition, mandatory fees, & books apply online
Colorado Pride Scholarship Lamar Community College / LCC Foundation General No 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
6/15/16
extended deadline

8/15/16
follow-up deadline

$500 / semester (fall, spring) complete FAFSA
Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges General Offered 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 Scholarships Credit Union of Colorado Foundation General Available 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 Scholarships Members of the Elks Lodge #1319 Agriculture / Equine / Athletic / Welding Available 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) apply online
Online Scholarship Lamar Community College General Degree-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 berna.griego@lamarcc.edu
CTE Tuition Colorado Department of Higher Education Nursing / Allied Health For Colorado resident students completing Nurse Aide Certificate courses. 1/25/16 Up to full tuition cost apply online and
complete FAFSA
Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship Friends & family of Walter Ely General Anyone 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 $500 More information
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) – Baca County Colorado Dept. of Higher Education & individual donors General Available to Baca County students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degree pending $600 – 750 / semester (fall, spring) pending
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) – Bent County Colorado Dept. of Higher Education & Bent County General Available to Bent County students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degree 6/1/16 $600 – 750 / semester (fall, spring) apply online
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) – Cheyenne County Colorado Dept. of Higher Education, Cheyenne County, & individual donors General Available to Cheyenne County students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degree pending $600 – 750 / semester (fall, spring) pending
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) – Kiowa County Colorado Dept. of Higher Education & Kiowa County General Available to Kiowa County students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degree pending $600 – 750 / semester (fall, spring) pending
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) – Prowers County Colorado Dept. of Higher Education, Prowers County, PCDI, & individual donors General Available to Prowers County students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degree pending $600 – 750 / semester (fall, spring) pending
Ark Valley Board of REALTORS Scholarship Arkansas Valley Board of REALTORS General This 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. 7/30/16 $250 / semester (fall, spring) pending
Quarterly Forum/COSI Scholarships Quarterly Forum & Colorado Dept. of Higher Education General/CTE/Education Available to Colorado students with 2016-2017 EFC of 13095 or less and completing their certificate or degree Priority deadline: 5/27/16 Up to $5,000 / academic year (fall, spring, summer) application form

† priority deadline.  Applications submitted after priority deadline date will be considered based on available funding.
* final awards pending successful submission of BOS grant application.  LCC Foundation will be notified in March 2016 of final award status.


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