Scholarship Programs

      
 
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LCCC Scholarships and Incentive Awards

The programs below are grouped by academic discipline and other categories. 



All Disciplines

Trustee Scholarship:
Criteria: New Lorain County high school graduates who earn a minimum 3.7 high school GPA or better at the end of the sixth semester high school grading period will be eligible for this scholarship, which covers 60-72 credit hours of tuition over two consecutive years.

The recipient can use 30-36 credit hours each year at the maximum rate of 15-18 credit hours per semester. Recipients must earn a minimum 2.5 LCCC cumulative GPA each semester to maintain scholarship eligibility. No application is required for students attending a Lorain County high school.

Presidential Scholarship:
Criteria: New Lorain County high school graduates who earn between a 3.4 and 3.699 high school GPA by the end of the sixth semester high school grading period will be eligible for this scholarship, which covers 40 credit hours of tuition over two consecutive years. The recipient can use 10 credit hours per semester. Recipients must earn a minimum 2.5 LCCC cumulative GPA each semester to maintain scholarship eligibility. No application is required for students attending a Lorain County high school. 

Attention Home-Schooled Students!
If you are a Lorain County resident, you may apply for the LCCC Trustee Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, or Diversity Incentive Award based on your ACT or SAT Test Scores. Click on this link below for the appropriate application:


Choose Ohio First Scholarship:    LCCC will offer full- and partial-tuition scholarships to LCCC and University Partnership students pursuing majors in one of the many identified programs in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) as part of the State of Ohio’s Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program. Click here to learn more and to see a list of qualifying majors.  

University Partnership Empowerment Award:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  The University Partnership Empowerment Award (UPEA) is a privately funded award intended to help University Partnership students achieve a college education and training on LCCC's campus with a University Partner. The UPEA is intended to provide financial assistance to students in need empowering their pursuit of higher education. All University Partnership students with need are invited to apply!

University Partnership Scholarship Program:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  The Lorain County Community College Foundation, through the generous support of private donations, has made scholarship dollars available to University Partnership students. The intent of the University Partnership Scholarship Program (UPSP) is to reward academic excellence thereby enabling more students to further their educational pursuits through the University Partnership. Scholarship awards vary based on the academic excellence, hours enrolled and unusual circumstances documented on the application.

Bernell G. Helm Memorial Scholarship: Criteria: Applicants must be New Elyria High School graduates planning to enroll at LCCC full time in the fall term and have a seventh semester cumulative GPA between 2.0 and 3.39. Applicants need to submit a special application, which can be obtained from the Elyria High Guidance Office or LCCC Financial Aid Office and a 250-500 word essay to the EHS guidance office. Recipients of this scholarship are selected based upon high school cumulative GPA, school activities, essay and community service.

Beta Sigma Phi Endowed Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This award is intended to support full time students who are residents of Lorain County and ranked within the top ten percent of his/her high school graduating class. Preference will be given to children or grandchildren of Beta Sigma Phi members.

Betterway Foundation Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This award is sponsored by the Betterway Foundation/Tom Meehan Endowed Scholarship Fund. The Lorain County Community College Betterway Foundation Scholarship is a privately funded award intended to help individuals who demonstrate some promise for learning and possess one or more of the following characteristics: troubled background, involved with the justice system, involved with Alcoholics Anonymous or similar organizations which offer self-help programs.

The Lorain County Community College Boy Scout Scholarship in Honor of Terry Goode:  Deadline May 31, 2014 for Fall Semester.   Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of The Lorain County Community College Boy Scout Scholarship in Honor of Terry Goode.  This two-year award is intended to support a Boy Scout or a Venturer from the Heart of Ohio Council Boy Scouts.  Applicant must be: a high school graduate; be active at time of graduation in Boy Scouts or Venturing Program; enrolled at least six credit hours at LCCC or a University Partnership; and must be in a troop or crew from one of these nine counties:  Ashland, Richland, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Wyandot, Erie, Huron, or Lorain. 

LCCC College Tech Prep Award: Deadline April 1, 2014 for Fall Semester.  Criteria: Lorain County high school students who complete the high school portion of the Tech Prep pathway and have earned a minimum GPA of 2.75 by the end of their seventh semester high school grading period may be selected for this award. The maximum annual award, based on full time enrollment varies but can be valued up to the cost of full tuition. Recipients will receive the award for two academic years contingent upon maintaining award eligibility criteria. Two letters of recommendation are required along with completion of the special application.

Leo Koury Scholarship Award for students who graduated from high school in the City of Lorain.
Applications Due July 25, 2014
Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the Leo Koury Scholarship Award Supported by the Dr. Alfred J. Loser Memorial Scholarship for summer or fall semesters. This award is intended to support Lorain County Community College/University Partnership students who graduated from Lorain High School, Admiral King High School, Southview High School, Lorain Catholic High School and any successor named high school in the City of Lorain. Lorain High School seniors planning to attend LCCC/UP summer or fall semesters after their high school graduation may apply. This includes seniors dually enrolled in LCCC and a UP institution. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better and be in good standing with the College.

Hageman Scholarship (through CenturyLink and LCCC):   Due April 30, 2014 for CenturyLink Students and May 30, 2014 for LCCC/UP students; for Fall Semester 2014. Three (3) $3,000 scholarships will be awarded fall semester to support Lorain County Community College and University Partnership students. Preference will be given to CenturyLink employees’ children or grandchildren as well as retirees’ children/grandchildren (to be identified by CenturyLink).  Scholars must be in good academic standing with LCCC or the UP institution going into the following semester to receive the remainder of the award.  SEE ADDITIONAL CRITERIA AND IMPORTANT DETAILS ON THE APPLICATION AND GUIDELINES.

Incentive Award for Non-Traditional Students:   Criteria: Recipients must be enrolled on at least a half time basis in a program leading to a degree or certificate, and be independent students or dependent single parents. The award will be granted on the basis of last dollar/need-based support. A mentoring program has been established to assist students with adjusting to the college experience. Recipients must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5 each semester to maintain award eligibility.

Deadline:  30 days prior to the start of the semester in which the student plans to attend.  Not available summer semester.


LCCC ABLE/GED Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  The purpose of the LCCC ABLE/GED Scholarship is to encourage GED recipients who participate in Lorain County’s ABLE programs to continue their education by enrolling at Lorain County Community College soon after successfully passing the GED test. 

LCCC and The University of Akron Midpoint Campus Center Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This scholarship award is to support students who are attending Lorain County Community College or The University of Akron at the Midpoint Campus Center in Brunswick, Ohio.  Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours.

Laura M. O’Neill Memorial Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  The Laura M. O’Neill Memorial Scholarship is valued at a minimum of $500 for the year disbursed during the Fall Semester. Scholarship criteria and eligibility are as follows:

  • Must be enrolled in the second year of an Associate Degree or transfer program at LCCC;
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average;
  • Recipient may only receive the scholarship once;
  • Scholarship will be disbursed in Fall Semester and may be applied to tuition and fees only;
  • Recipient will be selected by the family of Laura M. O’Neill;
  • Recipient’s participation in community service will be an integral factor in the selection process.

Lorain County Labor Agency Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. The Lorain County Labor Agency (LCLA) has established a scholarship fund with the Lorain County Community College Foundation to assist eligible Lorain County Community College and University Partnership students in continuing their education. The scholarship may be used for degree or certificate-seeking students; students in need of upgrading skills in order to remain employable; or to take advantage of career advancement opportunities.

The OSCA Foundation Community Education Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of The OSCA Foundation Community Education Scholarship.  This award is intended to support full or part-time Lorain County Community College or University Partnership students.  Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need and have and/or maintain a 3.0 GPA.

The Alvin A. and Phyllis M. Pfaff Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  For the Non-Traditional Student at LCCC. Minimum Scholarship Award is $500.00. This scholarship was established for assisting the non-traditional student who attends Lorain County Community College. Its goal is to give financial help so that the recipient can obtain further education to support him/herself and family, which will in turn assists and improves the community. Applications will be reviewed by a committee comprised of the Pfaff family. Scholarship selection will be based upon academic record, completion of application, financial need and the letter of recommendation.

The Service Above Self Scholarship and The Robert S. Cook Memorial Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  These awards are sponsored by the Elyria Rotary Club. Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the Service Above Self Scholarship and the Robert S. Cook Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Elyria Rotary Club. These privately funded scholarships are intended to reward those individuals who are active in community service or extra-curricular activities. LCCC will award one Robert S. Cook Memorial Scholarship valued at $4,000 and two Service Above Self Scholarships valued at $2,400 each for the academic year.

Teddy (Theodores Zestoki) Witt Award of Compassion:   Applications deadline has passed.  New applications will be posted in the fall for spring semester awards. To qualify for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • High School or GED graduate
  • Enrolled at LCCC or UP half-time (at least six hours)
  • 2.5 GPA or better
  • Preference given to part-time LCCC/UP staff or student worker – non student workers who meet all other criteria will be considered
  • Preference given to applicants exemplifying Teddy’s compassion to the community and her dedication to education

Victor Stewart, Jr. Memorial Scholarship:  Applications deadline has passed.  New applications will be posted in the fall for spring semester awards.  Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the Victor Stewart, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.  This award is intended to support LCCC or University Partnership students studying any discipline and attending at least six hours per semester.

 


Arts, Writing and Journalism

Alice Weston Broadcast Journalism Scholarship:   Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This award is intended to support part-time or full-time LCCC/UP students pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.

The John G. Cole Memorial Scholarship in Journalism:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. This scholarship is intended for full or part-time (at least six credit hours) Lorain County Community College or University Partnership students studying Journalism. Preference will be given to students who are involved in Journalistic clubs or programs on LCCC’s campus such as “The Collegian,” Duck Radio, The Society of Professional Journalists, or any future club/program pertaining to Journalism such as television broadcasting.

The Ralph and Bernadine Capasso Music and Arts Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of The Ralph and Bernadine Capasso Music and Arts Scholarship. This award is intended to support students attending Lorain County Community College and enrolled in an Arts program. Preference will be given to those students majoring in Music and who have a financial need.

Hal Lebovitz Memorial Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. Lorain County Community College announces the availability of THE HAL LEBOVITZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP for a deserving student attending Lorain County Community College. The Scholarship will be awarded to a student who meets the required criteria and is pursuing an educational program that will support a career in the writing field.


Athletics

Chris Ritchey Leadership Scholarship: Applications deadline has passed.  New applications will be posted in the fall for spring semester awardsThis award is intended to support part-time or full-time students attending Lorain County Community College who are active in club team sports and displays both leadership and strength in character on the playing field and in academics. While this award is open to all club team sports members, preference will be given to soccer players who meet these criteria. 


Business

Thomas D. and Jean C. Bowen Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  Preference will be given to LCCC students who are either Elyria High School graduates, members of First United Church, Third St., Elyria, OH; Girl Scouts; or a member of the Elyria, OH WYCA. If there is a decision to be made between two or more applicants then the applicant that is majoring in accounting or business at LCCC or the applicant with the most community volunteerism will be awarded the scholarship.  The name and brief background information of the scholarship recipient will be provided to the Bowen family each year.

LCCC Accounting Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. This award is intended to support part-time or full-time accounting majors attending Lorain County Community College with their tuition, fees and books.

Robert C. Ross Endowed Scholarship in Business or Entrepreneurship: - Application deadline has passed.  New application will be posted in the fall for spring semester awards. This scholarship is intended for students who are pursing education/learning opportunities in a business field.  Criteria: be a high school graduate; be enrolled at least half time at LCCC or the University Partnership; be pursuing an education in a business related field or entrepreneurship.  Preference will be given to those who have completed at least 12 college credit hours.  


Diversity Scholarships

Diversity Incentive Award:
Criteria: New Lorain County high school graduates who earn a minimum 2.5 high school GPA by the end of the sixth semester high school grading period and are of African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Island, Middle Eastern, Indian or Native American descent will be eligible for this award, which is available for three years or 72 credit hours. Each recipient must enroll at LCCC on a full-time basis and work a job either on or off campus. A mentoring program has been established to assist students with adjusting to the college experience. Recipients must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater each semester to maintain award eligibility. No application is required for students attending a Lorain County high school.

 

Ford/EEOC Endowed Scholarship:   Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. Criteria: Applicants should be a minority or woman who is employed by Ford, or a spouse or offspring of a Ford employee. They should be enrolled as a full-time student, submit the scholarship application and essay. Recipients of this scholarship will show academic promise on their high school and college transcripts and maintain at least a 2.0 LCCC GPA to maintain scholarship eligibility. Scholarship is renewable but must be applied for yearly.

Manuel Marín Serrano Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  Lorain County Community College announces the availability of The Manuel Marín Serrano Scholarship. The Scholarship will be awarded to a needing and deserving student attending Lorain County Community College. The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. The scholarship seeks to recognize students who are involved in their community; particularly students who are advocates within the Latino community. The recipient must demonstrate unmet need after grants and other awards.


Engineering

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  The North Coast Chapter #134 of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, in association with the LCCC SME Student Chapter #S-254, has established a fund to award scholarships each academic year. The scholarship may be applied to educational expenses (tuition, fees, textbooks, supplies) incurred by the selected recipient(s) at Lorain County Community College.


Health, Nursing and Related Careers

Roseann Kaminsky Nursing Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. 
Must be Lorain County Community College Associate Degree Nursing students in your second-year of nursing clinical courses.  Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or better who demonstrate financial need, and who intend to continue their education for a RN to BSN or RN to MSN after graduation.

The Sylvia Zilch Memorial Nursing Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the Sylvia Zilch Memorial Nursing Scholarship. This award is intended to support full or part-time Lorain County Community College or University Partnership Nursing or Allied Health students.  First preference will be given to students who work at Elmcroft Assisted Living in Lorain, Ohio on Cooper Foster Park Road.

The Jake and Gen Memorial Nursing Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semster.  Lorain County Community College announces the availability of THE JAKE AND GEN RN MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP. The Scholarship will be awarded to a needing and deserving student attending Lorain County Community College or University Partnership pursuing a nursing degree. The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. The recipient must demonstrate unmet need after grants and other awards.

The Tara Marie Redmond Memorial Nursing Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This award is intended for Lorain County Community College or University Partnership RN or LPN nursing students enrolled at least half-time in their clinical coursework and who demonstrate unmet financial need.  Applicants must be pursuing a Nursing Degree.  

LifeShare Community Blood Services Scholarship in Honor of David A. Dobrow, M.D.:  Applications deadline has passed.  New applications will be posted in the fall for spring semester awards.  This scholarship is intended for full or part-time Lorain County Community College or University Partnership students majoring in any health field.  Criteria: Recipients must be high school graduate or hold a GED, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

James A. Gamellia Sr. Memorial Scholarship:  Application deadline has passed.  New application will be posted in the fall for spring semester awardsThe James A. Gamellia Sr. Memorial Scholarship is available to a Lorain County Community College student enrolled in an Allied Health Career program.   Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Preference will be given to students who currently or have previously worked in a long term care facility while enrolled in the Allied Health Care program.

The Yala’s Pizza Scholarship in Nursing:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This renewable scholarship is intended for newly graduated Lorain County high school students majoring in Nursing at Lorain County Community College.  The scholarship is renewable only if the student is in good standing with LCCC and meets all requirements.  The scholarship will only cover tuition, books and fees.

Betty Jane Lobdell Memorial Scholarship:  Application deadline has passed.  New application will be posted in the fall for spring semester awardsThis scholarship will be awarded to a Lorain County Community College student majoring in either Radiology or Education.  Preference will be given to students 25 years old or older. 

Special Allied Health and Nursing Scholarship:  Due February 15, 2014.  Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the Special Allied Health and Nursing Scholarship. This award is intended to support a fulltime or equivalent, second-year, LCCC students in an Allied Health & Nursing program who reside in Lorain County and holds a 2.5 or better GPA.


International Students

LCCC International and Study Abroad Scholarship: The Lorain County Community College International and Study Abroad Scholarship is a privately funded award intended to help individuals interested in public diplomacy, foreign language development, cultural enrichment and international understanding. Scholarships will be awarded to students participating in an approved LCCC Study Abroad Program or to international students from the college’s overseas partner institutions attending LCCC for the first time. Scholarships will be applied to the student’s cost of education and will be paid directly to the higher educational institution the student is attending. The scholarship can be used to help pay for tuition, books, and other educational expenses. Scholarships will have a minimum value of $1,000 per academic year and are not renewable.


Police Academy

Bill Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund in Law Enforcement - Application period is currently closed:  
Lorain County Community College announces the availability of THE BILL BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN LAW ENFORCEMENT. This scholarship seeks to recognize students who are enrolled in the Police Academy at Lorain County Community College and may be used for expenses associated with successfully completing the Police Academy Program. The recipient must demonstrate an unmet financial need.  Fall applications are due September 27, 2013.  PLEASE CALL 440-366-7225 FOR AN APPLICATION

Police Academy Incentive Award for Non-Traditional Students (IANS) - Spring applications are due by March 21, 2014: The Police Academy Incentive Award for Non-Traditional Students (IANS) is a privately funded award intended to help non-traditional students achieve a college education and training through the Lorain County Community College Police Academy. You may be a non-traditional student 1) if you are not dependent on your parents for support, 2) if you support your own child; 3) if you are a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces; or 4) if you are over 24 years of age. Other qualifications are defined by the Federal government on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A copy of these guidelines is available in the Financial Services Center.    PLEASE CALL 440-366-7225 FOR AN APPLICATION.

George Revta, Jr. Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the George Revta, Jr. Scholarship.  This last-dollar award (unmet financial need) is intended to support a full-time Lorain County Community College student. Preference will be given to those students who graduated from a Lorain County High School and are majoring in Police Science, however all may apply.


Science and Mathematics

Kaiden Power of Pi Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall SemesterThe Power of Pi scholarship will be awarded annually to one student who has successfully completed (or is currently attending and making successful progress towards the completion of) at least one math course through the Academic Foundations division. The scholarship will be a one time award of $500.


Social Science and Human Services

Dr. Robert Callaway Book Scholarship:   This $300 award is intended to support part-time or full-time Social Science and Human Services majors attending Lorain County Community College with their books. Preference will be given to those who meet the following criteria: Has successfully completed 30 credit hours overall; Has completed at least 12 hours within a specific social science discipline; Holds an overall 3.4 GPA or better.

Ralph J. Smith Memorial Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This award is intended to support Lorain County Community College second-year students majoring in the College’s Public Administration Program.  Preference will be given to students who have a 3.5 GPA and are eligible for the capstone course (practicum internship – PBAD 285).

The McKinley Psychology Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester. Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of The McKinley Psychology Scholarship.  This award is intended for full-time (preference given) or part-time degree-seeking LCCC and/or University Partnership students with an expressed interest in Psychology.  LCCC students must be planning to transfer to a four-year college or university. Applicants must have and maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.33 as an LCCC or UP student and have completed at least one semester of college.  The award may be used for tuition, fees and books only. 

 


Students with Disabilities

 

Lorain County ADA Coordinators Network Scholarship:  Applications are due within the first week of each semester; however, applications will be accepted throughout the semester for unusual circumstancesThis award is intended to support a Lorain County Community College student with a disability who is registered with the Disability Services Office or and individual who demonstrates his/her advocacy for the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Student must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible.

The Elyria Rotary Club Incentive Award for Students with Disabilities:  Applications are due within the first week of each semester; however, applications will be accepted throughout the semester for unusual circumstances.   This award is intended to provide last dollar awards for tuition, books, fees, adaptive and/or assistive equipment for Lorain County Community College students with disabilities.  Student must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible.    Applicant must registered with the LCCC’s Disability Services Office.

The Invacare Incentive Awards of Excellence:  Applications are due within the first week of each semester; however, applications will be accepted throughout the semester for unusual circumstances.  This award is intended to support Lorain County Community College students with physical disabilities. Applicant must be in good standing with the College and registered with the LCCC’s Disability Services Office.  This Award may be used for school-related expenses such as tuition, fees, books, supplies or for academically-necessary adaptive equipment.  Please see the application for more details.  For questions regarding this scholarship, please feel free to contact LCCC’s Disability Services Office at 440-366-4058 or via email at  disabilityservices@lorainccc.edu.

 


Veterans

Marine Corp League Detatchment 576 Hawke-Turner Scholarship:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  This award is intended for Lorain County Community College students who come from a military family, is currently in the military or has formerly been in the military.

LCCC Veterans Scholarship: Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  The LCCC Veterans Scholarship is a privately funded award intended to help veterans achieve a college education and training. The amount of the award varies per student and it can be used to help pay for tuition, books, and other educational expenses including child care and transportation. The LCCC Veterans Scholarship is a need-based award and completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for consideration. 

Alfred R. Wolfli Scholarship for Military Veterans or their Children:  Deadline May 30, 2014 for Fall Semester.  Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the Alfred R. Wolfli Scholarship for military veterans or their children. This award is intended to reward honorably discharged United States veterans attending Lorain County Community College or its University Partnership and who meet the following criteria:

  • High school graduate or equivalent;
  • Enrolled at least half time at LCCC or the University Partnership (minimum six credit hours);
  • Demonstrate evidence of academic success;
  • Provide documentation of veteran status;
  • Active in the community, with preference given to applicants who are involved with veterans’ groups or organizations.
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need in order to attend college.

Kenneth C. and Patricia Hamister Military Veterans and Family Members Scholarship:  Application deadline has passed.  New application will be posted in the fall for spring semester awardsThis award is intended to support Lorain County Community College or LCCC University Partnership students who are U.S. military veterans (honorably discharges) or their immediate family members.



Welding

American Welding Society Foundation Scholarships.  The AWS is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 National Scholarship Program and District Scholarship Program .  The AWS Foundation is dedicated to meeting the needs for education and research in the field of welding and related joining technologies.  The attached Overview provides a brief description of all programs and deadlines for each scholarship offered through the AWS Foundation.  For additional information and online applications please visit, https://scholarship.aws.org/applications/.   Click here for Overview information.

 


Other

 

HGR Industrial  Surplus Manufacturing Scholarship:  Deadline March 31, 2014.  HGR Industrial Surplus, in cooperation with MAGNET, The Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network, is pleased to offer a $2,000 scholarship for Northeast Ohio students pursuing degrees in manufacturing-related academic areas.  Applicants must be a high school senior or student currently enrolled in one of the following programs with a minimum 2.5 GPA:  Engineering or Engineering Technology; Electrical, Mechanical, Welding, Manufacturing or Construction Cirriculum.

Junior League of Cleveland, Inc. Scholarship Fund:  Deadline March 1, 2014.  The Junior League of Cleveland, Inc. awards scholarships from its scholarship fund to women who are 17 years and older and are seeking the opportunity to gain further education and/or career training.  The scholarship is opent o non-traditional students int he Northeast Ohio area.  Inquiries may be made to the JLC by calling 216-231-6300 ext 3.  Copies of the application are available at www.jlcleveland.org using "The JLC Scholarshp Fund" link on the main menu.

Community Resource Services Scholarship:  Deadline March 19, 2014.  In order to recognize and nurture the spirit of service in the future leaders of our communities, Community Resource Services (CRS), through a special donation, is offering high school students and other individuals who live in Avon or Avon lake the opportunity to receive a one-time educational scholarship to be applied toward tuition and fees. 

 Young Adult Scholarship Program Deadline for submission is February 28th, 2014.  The School Employees Lorain County Credit Union (SELCCU) invites LCCC/UP student to participate in their Young Adult Scholarship Program.  The credit union will award up to four non-renewable scholarships including the Warren Wallace Education Major Scholarship.  To qualify, applicants must be SELCCU members between the ages of 17-25 and attending college full time in fall of 2014.  For questions regarding the Young Adult Scholarship Program contact the SELCCU at 440-324-3400.

 

Jags Culinary Scholarship Deadline for submission is March 31, 2014.  Jags, a steak and seafood restaurant located in Cincinnati, OH has recently created a $1,000 scholarship for students seeking a degree in a culinary program.  For further information on the scholarship, please visit http://jags.com/restaurant/jags-fine-dining-scholarship/.

 

Berea Business and Professional Women Scholarship Application - Applications are accepted from January 1, 2014, through April 1, 2014.  The Berea Chapter of the Business and Professional Women’s Association (BPW) offers, every year, one $1,000.00 Jeanne Squire Memorial Scholarship for a woman 30 years or over working towards her Associate or Bachelor Degree attending a North Central Ohio accredited college or university. http://ncahlc.org/ Applicants must be residents of the following Ohio counties: Cuyahoga, Lorain, or Medina.  This scholarship is open to women who fulfill the requirements as posted on the BPW Website, http://berea.bpwohio.com/scholarship/

 

North America Taiwanese Women’s Association (NATWA) Ohio Chapter ScholarshipDeadline January 31, 2014.  This scholarship is offered to currently enrolled community college students in Ohio.  Applicant must have minimum GPA of 3.0 and have completed a minimum of 10 credit hours.  For additional information and scholarship criteria please visit their website at www.natwa.com.


Cleveland Frieght Association Scholarship - Application are due by 5 p.m., September 15, 2014. Applicant must be currently enrolled or scheduled to attend courses:  In an accredited two or four year program with a major in a broad field of transportation, distribution, logistics, or supply chain management; for industry-related certification; in industry-related training program; or for continuing education credits.

College Club West ScholarshipDeadline for submission is March 14, 2014.  College Club West, an organization of women college graduates, is offering scholarship to women whose official home residence is within Cuyahoga, Medina and Lorain Counties.  Applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in any area of study.  The scholarship will be awarded to women 25 years of age and older based on financial need, goals, and academic record.  Complete eligibility requirements and applications can be found at  www.collegeclubwest.org.

 

The Mary Elizabeth Keller Scholarship - Deadline for submission is April 1, 2014.  Mary Elizabeth Keller, a local retired teacher, funded the scholarship which has been named in her honor and is administered by LORCORTA.  This scholarship is available to any resident of Lorain County who is pursuing a career in education with preference given to those in their junior or senior year of college.  Complete eligibility requirements and application form can be found at www.lorcorta.org.

Merit Company and Sherwood Company LCCC/University Partnership Scholarship: The Merit Company and Sherwood Company LCCC/University Partnership Scholarship is available to Lorain County Community College and University Partnership students who: (i)are enrolled in not less than two (2) three-hour credit courses during at least two (2) semesters for the academic year and maintain a C average in these courses; and (ii) enter into, or reside with an immediate family member who has entered into, a one-year lease agreement at any one of College Park Townhouses, Commodore Arms or Sherwood Forest Apartments in Lorain County.  The scholarship is renewable, and US Veterans are encouraged to apply.  For more information, call 440-365-9810 or 440-365-6296.

 

For more information on Lorain County Community College scholarship and incentive awards, call (440) 366-4034 or visit the LCCC Financial Services office located in the Barbara and Mike Bass Library/Community Resource Center building.

 

University Partnership Student Scholarships

Click here for a listing of scholarships available to University
Partnership students.

Announcements

Extended Hours

Enrollment and Financial Services, located on the first floor of the Bass Library, will offer extended hours through August including some Saturday hours. 

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Register Today!

Register today for Fall classes. Classes begin August 25. Click here to learn more and register now! 

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
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Campus Tours

Tours for new and prospective LCCC student will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 4 p.m. on Thursdays through August 21. This is a great way to become familiar with campus and find classes for the upcoming semester. No registration is necessary. Simply show up at the Student Life desk on the second floor of College Center.

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.