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.

Community 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

Ted Geringer Lamar Lions Scholarships

Information for the Ted Geringer Lamar Lions Scholarships:

Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships

Information for the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarships:

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

Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges Scholarships

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges has additional scholarship opportunities for ALL students attending Colorado Community College System-member schools, including Lamar Community College.  LCC students regularly receive these scholarships. Apply for FCCC Scholarships

Additional Scholarships

National/Colorado 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:

Find Additional Scholarship Funding

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