Scholarship Programs

LCCC Scholarships and Incentive Awards

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

 

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University Partnership Student Scholarships

American Opportunity Credit to Pay for College Expenses
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), more parents and students will qualify for a tax credit, the American Opportunity Credit, to pay for college expenses. The new credit modifies the existing Hope Credit for tax years 2009 and 2010.  Learn more

 

All Disciplines

Trustee Award:
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 award, 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. The award is a last dollar award and requires recipients to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Awards can be used for tuition for courses in associate degree programs as well as LCCC courses within a University Partnership bachelor’s degree.

Recipients must earn a minimum 2.5 LCCC cumulative GPA each semester to maintain scholarship eligibility. No additional application is required for students attending a Lorain County high school.

Presidential Award:
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 award, which covers 40 credit hours of tuition over two consecutive years. The recipient can use 10 credit hours per semester. This award is a last dollar award and requires recipients to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Awards can be used for tuition for courses in associate degree programs as well as LCCC courses within a University Partnership bachelor’s degree.

Recipients must earn a minimum 2.5 LCCC cumulative GPA each semester to maintain scholarship eligibility. No additional 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:

Trustee and Presidential Scholarship application for Home Schooled Students

Diversity Incentive Award application for Home Schooled Students

 


 

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. Learn more and to see a list of qualifying majors.  

University Partnership Empowerment Award: Closed until February 2018.   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 Academic Scholarship Program:   Closed until February 2018. 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 Academic 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.

Margaret C. Bauer Memorial Scholarship  Due December 1, 2017   This award is intended to support full or part-time Lorain County Community College students who are single mothers. Applicants must be employed (full or part-time) and preference will be given to those with a GPA of 3.0 or better. To be considered for this scholarship, applicant must be enrolled in Spring Semester classes in a program leading to a degree or certificate by the application due date.

Community Foundation of Lorain County John D. Baum University Partnership Scholarship Fund Closed until February 2018. This award is intended to support Lorain County Community College University Partnership students. Preference will be given to those who meet the following criteria: enrolled as a full-time University Partnership student at LCCC except if in final year and final semester with less than 12 credit hours before completion; students may be taking bachelor program-required courses at LCCC that is part of the fulltime schedule; resides in Lorain County; and demonstrates financial need.

Bernell G. Helm Memorial Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. 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: Closed until February 2018. 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. However, if no applicants meet the preferences, UP students may apply if they have graduated first from LCCC.

Betterway Foundation Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. 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.

Thomas D. and Jean C. Bowen Scholarship: Closed until February 2018.  Preference will be given to Lorain County Community College 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 YWCA.  If there is a decision to be made between two or more applicants then the applicant with the most community volunteerism will be awarded the scholarship. 

Lorain County Be Green Scholarship:    Closed until February 2018. This award is intended to support LCCC/UP students residing in Lorain County who are interested in the preservation of our environment. Preference will be given to current or graduated Lorain County private or public high school students enrolled at LCCC or UP.

LCCC GED, High School Equivalency and 22 Plus Adult Diploma Scholarship:   Due no later than December 11, 2017.  The purpose of the LCCC ABLE/GED and 22 Plus Adult Diploma Scholarship is to encourage successful completers to continue their education by enrolling at Lorain County Community College soon after successfully passing the GED test or earning their high school diploma through the 22 Plus Program. See application for additional criteria.  

LCCC College Tech Prep Award:   Closed until February 2018.  Criteria: High school students who complete both years of a Tech Prep program with a “B” or better and have earned a minimum 2.50 overall high school grade point average  may be selected for this award. The maximum annual award, based on full time enrollment varies, but can be valued up to $1,000. Recipients will receive the award for two academic years contingent upon maintaining award eligibility criteria and funding. One letter of recommendation is required along with the completion of the special application.

LCCC Staff Council Keys to Excellence Staff Education Award: Due December 1, 2017    This award is to support a full-time or part-time LCCC staff member pursuing educational growth through college credit courses taken at LCCC and/or a University Partnership college. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must be enrolled for fall semester classes in a program leading to a degree or certificate by the application due date. See application for additional criteria.

LCCC Incentive Award for Non-Traditional Students:     Due December 1, 2017     The Incentive Award for Non-Traditional Students (IANS) is a privately funded award intended to help non-traditional students achieve a college education and training.  You may be a non-traditional student if you:

  • are not dependent on your parents
  • support your own child
  • are a U.S. Veteran
  • are over 24 years of age

You must complete a FAFSA, be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and have a cumulative LCCC grade point average of 2.5

Leo Koury Scholarship Award for students who graduated from high school in the City of Lorain: Closed until February 2018.  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 fall semester 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): Closed until February 2018 Four (4) $3,000 scholarships will be awarded each fall semester (as the fund warrants), for the entire academic school year (two semesters), to support Lorain County Community College and University Partnership students. Preference will be given to CenturyLink employees, employees’ children or grandchildren and retiree’s families.  See the application for additional criteria.

If no CenturyLink associated students are eligible, the scholarships will be awarded to any LCCC/UP student meeting the above criteria.  Award money not expended by the student for tuition, fees, or books must revert back to the Hageman Fund.

Hal Lebovitz Memorial Scholarship: Closed until February 2018.  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.

Laura M. O’Neill Memorial Scholarship: Closed until February 2018.

  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’s participation in community service will be an integral factor in the selection process.

Lorain County Labor Agency Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. 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.

Ridge Tool Company Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018. This scholarship will be awarded fall semester for the entire academic school year to support enrolled Lorain County Community College and/or University Partnership students.  Preference will be give to Ridge Tool employees or their children.  However, non-Ridge Tool associated students may be considered.  Students must be in good academic standing with LCCC and a GPA preference of 2.5 if not a first year student.

The OSCA Foundation Community Education Scholarship:   Due December 1, 2017    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:   Closed until February 2018. 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. 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:    Due November 20, 2017. These scholarships are intended for fulltime LCCC and/or UP students Fall and Spring semesters.  Criteria include: high school grad or equivalent, Lorain County resident, enrolled 12 credit hours or more.  See application for additional criteria.

The Ralph and Bernadine Capasso Music and Arts Scholarship: Closed until February 2018.  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.

Victor Stewart, Jr. Memorial Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018.  This award is intended to support Lorain County Community College or University Partnership students. The Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled at least half-time (minimum of 6 credit hours) in a program leading to a degree or certificate.

Teddy (Theodores Zestoki) Witt Award of Compassion:   Closed until February 2018. Community College or University Partnership students. Preference given to part-time staff or student workers and applicants exemplifying Teddy’s compassion to the community.  The Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is: high school or GED graduate, enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours), and has a 2.5 GPA or better.

 


 

Arts and Humanities

The Hal Lebovitz Memorial Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. Applicants must be a high school graduate; be enrolled at least half time at LCCC or the University Partnership in a program leading to a degree or certificate by the application due date; pursuing an educational program at LCCC and/or its University Partnership that will lead to a career in writing (journalism, marketing, communication, etc.).

The Nancy Kelley Memorial Communication Scholarship:   Due December 1, 2017     This scholarship will only cover tuition, books and fees.  Preference will be given to students who have completed at least three (3) LCCC communication courses; have a 3.5 GPA or better in said courses and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  Additionally, two reference letters from LCCC faculty evaluating applicants’ academic performance and potential must be submitted.  Applicants may either be enrolled in LCCC alone or dually enrolled in LCCC and a UP school – but not exclusively a Partnership school.

John Jeffrey Murbach Theater Scholarship: Due December 1, 2017   This award is intended for full-time or part-time LCCC and/or University Partnership students taking theater courses at LCCC or any future University Partnership theater courses.

The John G. Cole Memorial Scholarship in Journalism:   Due December 1, 2017      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. To be considered for this scholarship, applicant must be enrolled in Fall Semester classes in a program leading to a degree or certificate by the application due date.

 


 

Athletics

Chris Ritchey Leadership Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018. This 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: Closed until February 2018.    Preference will be given to Lorain County Community College 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 YWCA.  If there is a decision to be made between two or more applicants then the applicant with the most community volunteerism will be awarded the scholarship. 

The Robert C. Ross Endowed Scholarship in Business or Entrepreneurship: Closed until February 2018. The scholarship will be awarded to a needing and deserving student attending Lorain County Community College or its University Partnership during the 2014-2015 academic year and is pursuing education/learning opportunities in a business field (examples: Accounting, Management, Marketing, etc.) or entrepreneurship.  The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  Criteria is as follows:

  • Be a high school graduate;
  • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA or better;
  • Be enrolled at least half time at LCCC or the University Partnership by the application due date;
  • Preference will be given to those who have completed at least 12 college credit hours;
  • Provide a letter of recommendation (non family) directly to Debra L. Richter, LCCC Foundation Office
  • Previous Awardees may resubmit an application the following year if all criteria are met

Clark and Claudia Lubaski Accounting Scholarship: Closed until February 2018.  This scholarship is intended to support part-time or full-time Accounting majors attending Lorain County Community College or a University Partnership (UP) institution with their tuition, fees and books.  Applicants must be LCCC or UP Accounting majors who have obtained at least 50 credit hours and preference will be given to students with a 3.2 grade point average or better.

 


 

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. . The DIA is a last dollar award and requires recipients to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Awards can be used for tuition for courses in associate degree programs as well as LCCC courses within a University Partnership bachelor’s degree.

Each recipient must enroll at LCCC on a full-time basis and work a job either on or off campus. Recipients must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater each semester to maintain award eligibility. No additional application is required for students attending a Lorain County high school.

 

Ford/EEOC Endowed Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018. 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 to yearly.

Manuel Marín Serrano Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018.  Lorain County Community College announces the availability of The Manuel Marín Serrano Scholarship. The Scholarship will be awarded to a 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.

 


 

Education

Dr. Cathy Dietlin Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018.    This award is intended to support Secondary Education Majors at LCCC or the University Partnership.  Preference will be given to those who meet the following criteria:

  • Lorain High School graduates who have participated in Dual Enrollment, College Credit Plus or College Tech Prep
  • Majoring in Secondary Education
  • Have earned a GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more) at LCCC or its partnership

Betty Jane Lobdell Memorial Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018.  This award is intended to support LCCC students, majoring in Radiology or Education. Preference will be given to students 25 years or older.

 


 

Engineering

Anthony and Margaret DeGennaro Scholarship:  Closed until February 2018.  This award is exclusively to support students holding a GPA between 2.75 and 3.3 and is enrolled at LCCC or one of its University Partnership institutions.  Preference will be given to graduates from Firelands and Avon Lake School Districts, those who have financial need, and those who are majoring in a STEM discipline.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship:   Due December 1, 2017.  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.

Choose Ohio First Scholarship through Hiram College:
This award is intended to support full-time Lorain County Community College and Hiram College University Partnership students in STEMM field majors. For associate degree students, preference will be given to those who express an interest in completing a 4 year degree in a STEMM discipline.

Gene Haas Scholarship:    Due December 1, 2017   Lorain County Community College is proud to announce the availability of the Gene Haas Scholarship.  Awards are $1,000 each and are to support Lorain County Community College/University Partnership students in LCCC/UP machinist-based training, CNC or engineering programs.  Students must have completed TECN115; CADD111; TECN131; and CAMM111 to qualify.  Funds may cover tuition, books, fees, tools or post-certifications. Applicants must be enrolled by the due date of the application. 

 


 

Roseann Kaminsky Nursing Scholarship: Due December 1, 2017     
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.

Special Allied Health and Nursing Scholarship:  Due December 1, 2017   This award is intended to support fulltime or equivalent second-year LCCC students in an Allied Health & Nursing program who reside in Lorain County and hold a 2.5 or better GPA. One letter of recommendation from an LCCC Nursing Professor or Instructor must accompany the completed application – see app for the form.

Betty Jane Lobdell Memorial Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. This award is intended to support Lorain County Community College students majoring in either Radiology or Education. Preference will be given to students 25 years old or older. To be considered for this scholarship, applicant must be enrolled in Spring Semester classes in a program leading to a degree or certificate by the application due date.

Sylvia Zilch Memorial Nursing Scholarship:  Due December 1, 2017      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:  Closed until February 2018.    This scholarship will be awarded to a  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.

David Dobrow Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018. This scholarship is intended for full or enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours) at LCCC or University Partnership students majoring in any health field.  Applicants mush be a high school or GED graduate and a U.S. citizen.  

The Louise R. Horn, R.N. Scholarship in Nursing:   Closed until February 2018. This scholarship is intended for Lorain County Community College and/or University Partnership nursing students.  Preference will be given to applicants with financial need; academic achievement; second term or longer status; and is either divorced or a widow/widower.

The Tara Marie Redmond Memorial Nursing Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. 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.  

James Kidd Scholarship in Allied Health:  Due December 1, 2017   This award is intended to support Lorain County Community College/University Partnership students who are enrolled part- or full-time at LCCC or one of its University Partnerships; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; are studying a health field; and plan to continue studies in the field of medicine. 

Richard Cluck Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018.  This scholarship is intended for full or enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours) at LCCC or University Partnership students majoring in any health field.  Applicants mush be a high school or GED graduate and a U.S. citizen.  

Choose Ohio First Scholarship through Hiram College:
This award is intended to support full-time Lorain County Community College and Hiram College University Partnership students in STEMM field majors. For associate degree students, preference will be given to those who express an interest in completing a 4 year degree in a STEMM discipline.

 


 

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.

 


 

Police Academy

Bill Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund in Law Enforcement: Closed until February 2018. 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. PLEASE CALL 440-366-7769 FOR AN APPLICATION

Police Academy Incentive Award for Non-Traditional Students (IANS) –  Call number below for both spring and fall applications. 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 440-366-7769 FOR AN APPLICATION.

The Lorain County Deputies Association Police Academy Scholarship at Lorain County Community College: Closed until February 2018.

Criteria include:

  • Preferably a Lorain County Resident;
  • Pursuing a Career in Law Enforcement;
  • Acceptance into the Police Academy at Lorain County Community College;
  • Successfully complete the LCCC Police Academy

PLEASE CALL 440-366-7769 FOR AN APPLICATION.

 


 

Science and Mathematics

Kaiden Power of Pi Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018.The 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.

Anthony and Margaret DeGennaro Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. This award is exclusively to support students holding a GPA between 2.75 and 3.3 and is enrolled at LCCC or one of its University Partnership institutions. Preference will be given to graduates from Firelands and Avon Lake School Districts, those who have financial need, and those who are majoring in a STEM discipline.

Choose Ohio First Scholarship through Hiram College:
This award is intended to support full-time Lorain County Community College and Hiram College University Partnership students in STEMM field majors. For associate degree students, preference will be given to those who express an interest in completing a 4 year degree in a STEMM discipline.

 


 

Social Science and Human Services

Dr. Robert Callaway Book Scholarship:    Closed until February 2018. This 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: Due December 1, 2017     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).  See application for additional criteria.

The McKinley Psychology Scholarship:  Closed until February 2018.  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. 

The Judge P. Horn Law Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018. This scholarship is intended for Lorain County Community College and/or University Partnership students studying Justice Systems, Corrections (Associate of Applied Science); Justice Systems, Police Science (Associate of Applied Science); or Certificate of Proficiency in Police Science.  Preference will be given to applicants with financial need.

George Revta, Jr. Scholarship: Closed until February 2018. 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.

 


 

Lorain County ADA Coordinators Network Scholarship:    Closed until February 2018. This award is intended to support a Lorain County Community College student with a disability who is registered with the Accessibility 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: Opened until further notice.   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 Accessibility Services Office.

The Invacare Incentive Awards of Excellence:  Closed until February 2018.  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 Accessibility 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 Accessibility Services Office at 440-366-4058 or via email at  accessibility@lorainccc.edu.

Janette Ann Kelley Scholarship:   Closed until February 2018.  The scholarship is intended for Lorain County Community College/University Partnership students with mental health related disabilities. Applicants must be registered with the LCCC’s Accessibility Services Office and show documentation of such. Applicants must be enrolled for courses at LCCC during the time of the application.  Preference will be given to LCCC/UP students with mental health related disabilities or a child of a parent with a mental health disability

 


 

Veterans

Marine Corp League Detachment 576 Hawke-Turner Scholarship: Due December 1, 2017   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  Due December 1, 2017. 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:    Closed until February 2018. 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:  Due December 1, 2017   This 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 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/.

 


Other

Alice Flaherty Excellence in Nursing:  Closed until further notice.  Alice Flaherty was a 40 year veteran nurse and a member of the Cleveland Clinic Nursing Hall of Fame. She loved her job and the field of nursing. This scholarship was established to honor her memory and to support future nurses. Please review the application requirements and deadlines.

ITT Pathway to LCCC Scholarship  
The ITT Pathway to LCCC Scholarship is a privately funded award intended to help students transitioning from the closure of ITT Technical Institute to Lorain County Community College. The amount of the scholarship award is $500 and can be used to help pay for tuition, books, and other educational expenses including child care and transportation. This is a one-time award to help with the transition of ITT students to successfully complete at LCCC.

Junior League of Cleveland, Inc. Scholarship Fund:   Closed until December 2017.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 open to 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 http://www.jlcleveland.org using “The JLC Scholarship Fund” link on the main menu.

Community Resource Services Scholarship:  Closed until further notice. 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 –   Closed until Fall Semester 2018.  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 2018.  For questions regarding the Young Adult Scholarship Program contact the SELCCU at 440-324-3400.

College Club West Scholarship:    Due March 18, 2017. 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  http://www.collegeclubwest.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. 

Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program:    Due May 15, 2017  The mission of Nordson BUILDS is to attract and develop a diverse, highly-skilled talent pool for careers in the manufacturing industry. Scholarship recipients will be considered for available internship opportunities with Nordson Corporation. These scholarships are targeted at individuals whose permanent residence or postsecondary institution is near a Nordson facility and/or attend a college targeted by Nordson for employment. To be considered, applicants must be pursuing a major in manufacturing, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), or business disciplines, and demonstrate how their area of study prepares them for a career in manufacturing. Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 will be awarded to students planning to enroll or already enrolled in an accredited public or private not-for-profit postsecondary institution.
Learn more at http://www.nordson.com/BUILDS.  

 

Questions?

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.

 

SCHOLARSHIP-APPEAL-FORM

 

University Partnership Student Scholarships

Scholarships available for University Partnership Students