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Cardinal Scholarship All majors, tuition & books
John "Jack" & Ruth Amos Endowed Scholarship To be awarded to students in good academic standing who are deserving or needing assistance.
Avis C. Arnett Trust Scholarship All majors
L. Lorene Bailey Scholarship  Pre-medical, Nursing, Radiography, or Respiratory Care student. Health Science Major.
J. Lucille  Bailey Scholarship Business major
Virginia W. Blevins Nursing Scholarship Nursing Education majors
Leota L. Bolander, RN and John W. Bolander, RN Endowed Nursing Scholarship Student(s) must be in Nursing Program. Preference given to males, veterans, and students with financial need.
Ephner Bowin Memorial Endowed Scholarship First preference is for student(s) majoring in Accounting. Second preference is student(s) majoring in Business.
Frank and Dora Brandenburg Memorial Respiratory Therapy Scholarship 2nd year Respiratory major with grade average of B or better in first year. Non-smoker, KS resident, financial need.
If no 2nd year student qualifies , award to a 1st year RT student. 
Martha Brandenburg Music Scholarship Scholarships for students studying any major as long as they are nonsmokers.
Scholarship is renewable if academic progress is satisfactory.
Scholarship recipients are required to send Martha Brandenburg a thank you letter that explains who they are, such as something about their background and what they want for their future.
Robert and Sharon Brandenburg Scholarship Students who are non-smokers. Must be a Health Science student. Preference given to student with a scouting background.
Lynn Brinkman Nursing Scholarship Any Nursing Major
Vashti Buchanek Health Science Pre-medical, Nursing, Radiography, or Respiratory Care student. Health Science Major.
M.L. (Lee) & Noretta Caldwell Scholarship The Caldwell Scholarship is restricted to students attending Labette Community College studying business, science, technology or teaching. Excluding areas of study are athletics, music, poetry, and theater. Students must be pursuing a degree program which also can include an associate degree. Applicants must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 in the previous semester is required for renewal of funds. Financial need is a determining factor. Scholarship funds will be distributed from the M. L. (Lee) & Noretta Caldwell Fund through the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas. Any relative of the donor is not eligible to apply due to IRS regulations.
Paul D. and Erlene Cares Endowed Scholarship Any Major. Must be non-traditional age with children. First preference is for woman. Second preference is a man. Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
Helen Ferrier Carter Endowed Music Scholarship Scholarships for students enrolled in any LCC music course or ensemble.
Todd Clay Memorial Music Scholarship  Music Major
Cathy Cranor Single Parent Scholarship Radiography Majors, Female, Single Parent
Edith & Harry Darby Scholarship All majors, tuition & books
Roberta and Taylor Day Scholarship Health Science Majors
John F. & Nell H. DeFratus Memorial Scholarship Accounting major, graduates of Labette County High Schools & LCC GED graduates, Full-time student.
High School GPA 3.5 or higher maintained at LCC, Financial need and strong personal character.
No athletes or physical education majors.
Ed and Fern Dickerson Nursing Scholarship Nursing major
Ron and Dr. Janet Eads Endowed Scholarship Students should meet as many as possible
a. Students must complete the FAFSA before being considered
b. Age preference: 18-40
c. Prefer students majoring in secondary education, career technical, or business
d. Preference given to student from Southeast Kansas (Labette, Neosho, or Cherokee counties) or Northeast Oklahoma (Ottawa, Craig, or Nowata counties)
e. Preference given to a minority (especially American Indian, Black, or Mexican) No foreign students
f.  Emphasis on financial need
Angie and Tony Formicola Memorial Scholarship Respiratory Therapy major, non-smoker, KS resident. Tuition, books, supplies, and fees.
Friends of LCC Scholarship All majors
Ronald Fundis Scholarship All majors
Ralph & Letty Gaier Nursing Scholarship Nursing majors
Judy Beth Gearhiser Memorial Scholarship Students enrolled in Nursing Program
Nadine Gilpin Memorial Scholarship Preference is for students with demonstrated financial need
Goppert Foundation Scholarship Given to Neosho or Crawford County students. Preferably St. Paul or Girard Graduates.
Graphic Design Scholarship Graphic Design student
Linda Owens Gray Memorial Scholarship Secondary Education Majors, GPA of at least 2.5
Wallace & Elizabeth Guthridge Scholarship All majors, 1st priority books, then tuition
Mona Harris Scholarship Nursing Students
Dr. Lester L. Hearson, Ph.D. Scholarship Assist students studying science or health science. First preference given to freshman, Parsons High School graduate, with a GPA of C+ or higher.
Connie Holsteen "Kindred Spirits" Memorial Scholarship All majors, tuition & books
Brad Huffaker Memorial Scholarship Any student(s) in good standing studying sociology subjects or healthcare fields
Rees & Isabel Hughes Memorial Scholarship All majors, tuition & books
The Harry L. & Clarease N. Ireland Memorial Scholarship Parsons residence, library science, secretarial-clerical preferred but not required
Dee Jack Memorial Scholarship Must be graduate of Labette Count High School, Altamont or Parsons High School
Paul J. & Iva June Johnston Scholarship Education majors
Glenn Jones Memorial Scholarship  Sophomore, 4.0 gpa in recognition of outstanding academic achievement at LCC.
Non-renewable.  Minority, internat'l, women, financially disadvantaged, or older students
Caroline Kirkpatrick Scholarship Area students with strong GPA, displaying financial need with a desired field of study in Music, Business Administration or Education.
Kenneth Knox Memorial Scholarship All majors, books first, then tuition
George & Jacquelyn Kovaciny Memorial Endowed Scholarship All majors, books and tuition
Irma Blasdel/LCMC Scholarship Nursing major
Labette Health/LCC Foundation Nursing, RadiographRespiratory Careapy majors.
Jack Maier Memorial Catholic Student Scholarship Catholic Student
Paula Markham Memorial Scholarship Must be enrolled in Nursing Program
Geta Markley Memorial Scholarship 1st preference is for nursing students. Otherwise the selection committee may choose who they deem most worthy and/or in need.
Francis Max and Edna Every Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  1. Scholarships for students, who need financial assistance, and are enrolled in any LCC music ensemble. 
  2. Scholarships for students, who need financial assistance, and enrolled in any music courses at LCC. 
  3. Payment for expenses of purchasing sheet music for the LCC Music Department.
Treva McColey Memorial Scholarship  Labette County Residents only, Tuition & Books
Dr. Charles H. Miller Memorial Scholarship Financial need. Radiography, nursing, Respiratory Care, pre-med, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinarian, pre-optometry,
pre-physical therapy, etc.
Edgar & Dess Miller Accounting Scholarship Resident of Parsons, Accounting major. Needy student enrolled in accounting.
Edgar & Dess Miller Nursing Scholarship Parsons resident, full-time or part-time Nursing major student, needy student.
Marie Pulcher Nangle Scholarship All majors, tuition & books
Nursing Scholarship Nursing major
Mike Nutt Memorial Scholarship Full-time Radiography major, tuition, books, and supplies. Renewable up to four semesters.

Charles A. and Rosie L. Olson Memorial Scholarship

First preference is Business Majors; Second preference is Accounting Majors; Other students may also be considered as determined by the selection committee
Glennice Trembly Owens Memorial Scholarship Students majoring in elementary education with a 2.5 average or above. Graduate of a Labette or Neosho
County High Schools. Elementary Education Major.
William F. "Bill" Owens Memorial Scholarship Physical Education major with 2.5 GPA or above. Tuition and books.
Louis Palmer Memorial Scholarship Nursing major. Non-smoker.
Grant P. & Nell H. Pargen Memorial Scholarship Engineering, Pre-Engineering, or Business Administration major, 1st preference to graduates of Labette county high schools & LCC GED program, then to graduates of Neosho, Cherokee, Crawford, or Montgomery County high schools, High School GPA 3.5 or higher
Justin William Ramirez Memorial Scholarship 1. A student majoring in Engineering
2. A student majoring in Mathematics
3. A student from a GED program
Steve and Jackie Ray Accounting and Business Administration Award Student shows need for financial assistance; must be majoring in Accounting or Business Administration
Clyde & Betty Reed Scholarship Full-time, 1st preference Communication major then others
E.W. & Maude Reynolds Scholarship Pre-medical, Nursing, Radiography, Respiratory Careare student. Health Science Major.
Dana J. Saliba Scholarship  1st preference to Labette County students then others, must be enrolled in at least 3 credit
hours of music classes, not all private lessons. Tuition, books, sheet music, ensemble fees
& other music class costs.
Edward & Hazel Sauter Scholarship Freshman/renewable with high gpa/1st prefer. Oswego HS grad then others. tuition/books
Norma Jean Seaton Music Scholarship Scholarships for students enrolled in any LCC music ensemble
Scholarships for students enrolled in any private music lesson at LCC
Payment to support salary expenses of the LCC Music Department
Marlene Kay Seller Nursing Scholarship Full-time who do not qualify for other financial aid, tuition & books for nursing classes only. Must maintain 3.0 GPA.
Ruth Sharpe Memorial Scholarship Female degree-seeking student; age 40 or over; single mother; any major
James & Mary Stewart Scholarship  Pre-pharmacy major
Glen Steinmitz and Granval & Mary Maxson Endowed Scholarship To be awarded to students in good academic standing who are deserving or needing assistance.
John and Bharathi Sudarsanam Endowed Scholarship Biology student
Charles E. Thiebaud Scholarship 1st preference Chemistry or Nursing student then others
Toni Tippet Memorial Scholarship HS graduate, 1st preference Parsons HS, then other Labette County HS, then others.
1st preference Journalism major, then Graphic Arts major, then Printing Technology major
then English or Communications major.
Pat Underwood Washburn Memorial Scholarship Nursing major, Must submit an essay on why he/she wants to go into the Nursing profession,
along with references from teachers, ministers, or others in the service sector.
Hazel Wall Memorial Scholarship Elementary Ed. Need and merit based.
Mary Rose Wellington Memorial Scholarship Graduate of Erie, St. Paul or Girard HS
Betty & Emanuel Wiener Memorial Scholarship All majors, full-time students. For tuition, fees, and books.
Richard and Ellen F. (Pargen) Willis Memorial Scholarship Business Administration; Office Technology; Others as recommended by LCC
Maurice Wyckoff Memorial Scholarship Respiratory Therapy major. Non-traditional student.
Emil & Ruth Zetmier Scholarship Parsons resident, full-time student. 1st preference Grandview employees children then others
Sonny Zetmeir Scholarship All majors


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