Fall 2021 Lorain County Community College Foundation/ Choose Ohio First
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Scholarship


This scholarship is available to 2021 high school grads only.


The LCCC Foundation is pleased to announce funding for full tuition scholarships for students enrolled in the University of Toledo Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) program through the University Partnership at LCCC. This scholarship has an approximate value of $31,000 for the entire CSE program. At the discretion of the Selection Committee, partial scholarships may also be awarded. The priority date for scholarship application is January 31, 2021.

Completed applications received by January 31, 2021 will receive full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted through June 15, 2021 on a funds available basis. Selection is based on the completed scholarship application, academic performance, letters of recommendation, and essays. Scholarship finalists may be invited to personally interview with the University Partnership CSE Scholarship Selection Committee.

Decisions of the Selection Committee will be final.


Scholarship Qualifications

Automatic scholarships awarded to students with a 3.8 cumulative GPA and 28 composite ACT or 1320 composite SAT.


High School Graduates

  • 3.21 cumulative GPA and 24 composite ACT/ 1170 Composite SAT


  • 3.00 cumulative GPA and 25 composite ACT/ 1210 Composite SAT


  • 4 years of high school math (including Trigonometry)
  • Ability to enroll in Calculus at LCCC (applicants will be tested for calculus readiness)


 Transfer College Students

  • Maximum of 11 semester hours of UT/EECS coursework earned
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative college GPA, with a minimum of 16 semester hours completed


  • B or better in Calculus I (LCCC MTHM 181 or equivalent)


  • B or better in General Chemistry (LCCC CHMY 171 or equivalent)

Decisions for transfer college students will be made after spring grades are received.


Questions regarding this scholarship application can be directed to Karen Tomcko at 440-366-4823


Scholarship Application

Please complete the form below to apply. 


  • Name * Required
  • Address * Required
  • Scholarship NameAmountDate Applied 
  • Please answer all three of the following essay questions in less than 300 words for each question. Please type the three questions in a separate document file and attach your essay answers using the field below.

    1. 1. Why have you selected Computer Science and Engineering as a career over other engineering disciplines, such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, etc.?
    2. 2. How has your academic coursework and/or work experience prepared you to be successful in the Computer Science & Engineering Program?
    3. 3. How will receiving this award affect your decision to enroll in the CSE Program and make you successful in the program?
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, jpg, png.
  • Recommendation Letters

    Attach three letters of recommendation in the fields below.
    Two of the three recommendation letters must be from Science, Math, or Computer Science teachers.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, jpg, png.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, jpg, png.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, jpg, png.
  • Application Agreement * Required
    By submitting this form, I agree the information on this form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that falsification of any information may result in disqualification or cancellation of this award. I also understand that incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered. I give permission to LCCC to release my information and my LCCC and University of Toledo academic record(s) to the scholarship donor and the CSE Scholarship Advisory Committee. I also authorize release of my name, directory and academic information to be utilized in news releases and publicity materials for LCCC.