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

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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. 4/10/15 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. 4/10/15 $500 per semester 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. 4/10/15 $500 per semester 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. 4/10/15 $2,500 apply online
Rodeo Scholarship LCC Rodeo Athletic Created to reward those individuals who exhibit integrity, desire and dedication in the area of Collegiate Rodeo. 4/10/15 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. 3/1/15 $1,000 Sorry, deadline has passed.
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. 6/30/15 † $1,000 / semester apply online
Anschutz Family Foundation ECE Scholarships Anschutz Family Foundation Education Spring 2015 scholarship for students with a designated Early Childhood Education program of study are eligible to apply for these awards. 3/2/15 $5,000 Sorry, deadline has passed.
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. 6/30/15 † $200 per semester apply online
Galen Gilbert Memorial Scholarship Friends & family of Galen Gilbert Education Designed for LCC student completing elementary or secondary education program of study. 6/30/15 † $500 per semester apply online
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Daniels Fund General Adult students (age 22 and older) who demonstrate financial need according to FAFSA. 6/30/15 † $1,500 per semester, max. apply online
Colorado Merit Scholarship Colorado Department of Higher Education General Colorado residents only. 7/15/15 $500 per semester, max. apply online
Darrell Cook Memorial Scholarship Bill Carder General Graduating seniors from the LCC service area. 7/30/15 † $500 per semester apply online
Johnson Financial Aid Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation General Must have unmet financial need, as determined by FAFSA. Preference given to adult students (22 and older). 7/30/15 † $500 per semester, max. 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. 4/11/15 Full tuition, mandatory fees, and 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. 6/30/15 † $250 per semester apply online
Presidential Scholarships Lamar Community College Foundation & Sponsors General Full-time students with a minimum 3.25 GPA. 3/12/15 $1,000 per semester, max. Sorry, deadline has passed.
Boundless Opportunity EMT Scholarship Daniels Fund Nursing / Allied Health For students completing Emergency Medical Technician-Basic coursework. 6/30/15 † Full tuition, fees, and books apply online
Kaiser Permanente Health Science Scholarships Kaiser Permanente and individual donors Nursing / Allied Health Students enrolled in Emergency Medical Technician, Nurse Aide, and Nursing courses are eligible. 7/9/15 † $1,000 per year, minimum, for tuition, fees, books and 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. 6/30/15 † $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. 6/30/15 † $500 per semester apply online
Rich Lovell Nursing Scholarship Friends & family of Rich Lovell Nursing / Allied Health Must be enrolled in Level II Nursing courses. 6/30/15 † $250 per semester apply online
Zonta 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. 4/1/15 application form
Stone Family Foundation Scholarship Stone Family Foundation / Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges General Renewable for up to three consecutive years, providing that the student maintains enrollment in one of Colorado’s community colleges. 5/29/15 $1,000 per semester, max. apply online
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.
3/13/15 $1,000 per semester ($500 PHEF/$500 LCC) application form
Prowers County Zonta 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. 4/1/15 $600 per semester application form
SE Colorado Diversity Council Scholarship SE Colorado Diversity Council & LCC General $500 per semester ($250 SECDC/$250 LCC) pending
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. 4/11/15 Full tuition, mandatory fees, and books apply online
Colorado Pride Scholarship Lamar Community College/LCC Foundation General For 2015 HS graduates who are Colorado residents; it requires no minimum GPA. Must be eligible for Title IV Federal Student Aid and attend LCC full-time in Fall 2015 & Spring 2016. Recipients receive $1000 of either Federal Pell Grant or CP Scholarship, or a combination, not to exceed $1000. To apply: Complete the 2015-16 FAFSA & include LCC as a school selection by 5/15/15. Apply for LCC admission. Submit final HS transcript to LCC and complete any additional financial aid requests by 8/15/15. CP FAQs 5/15/15 $500 per semester complete FAFSA

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

General Scholarship Opportunities

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