Availability of Funds
What types of Scholarships are available?
Jump Start for High School Students
Labette County Assistance
Student's Financial Aid Rights and Responsibilities
Availability of Funds
All awards are subject to availability of funds. (Although
some students may qualify for a specific type of assistance, funds may
not be available.) Some courses may qualify for financial assistance.
Students are encouraged to apply by May 1 for the coming academic year
and November 15 for Spring-only preference.
Note: (1) All applicants must process a
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to issuance of
any financial assistance, including scholarships, except high school
students and International students. (2) Tuition refers only to
instate tuition rates - which at this time is $48.00 per credit hour.
(3) Fees are not covered by scholarships - which at this time is
$42.00 per credit hour. (Subject to change)
What types of Scholarships are
Who may apply: High school seniors may apply for
an academic scholarship to be used the coming academic year following
high school graduation, with renewal pending performance & availability
GPA 3.75 - 4.00
Tuition Plus $200 books per semester
GPA 3.50 - 3.74
Tuition plus $100 books per semester
GPA 3.00 - 3.49
Tuition plus $50 books per semester
GPA is based on seven semesters
Tuition amount will cover up to 16 credit hours
Student must be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours by June 15 prior to
fall semester and December 15 for spring semester to validate
acceptance. Allied Health students should check with their appropriate
Director. Students who withdraw to less than 12 credit hours will
be ineligible the next renewal period.
Reapplication (assistance may be renewed as long as funds are
Must submit application by May 1 of
Must be enrolled in 15 hours for fall
semester of Sophomore year by June 15.
Must maintain required grade point
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Jump Start (Concurrent)/Dual Enrollment Assistance
Who may apply: High school students who are eligible to enroll
may receive assistance w/properly completed Student Financial
Assistance/Scholarship Application. Attendance must be approved by a
high school official. Fees and books are not covered by LCC.
Students attending Labette County
high schools are eligible to receive full tuition up to 16 hours per
semester if they have met the 2.5 GPA requirement.
Cherokee County and Crawford County
high school students will
receive up to 16 hours of paid tuition per semester, provided they
meet the 2.5 GPA requirement.
Students attending high schools in
other Kansas counties may receive assistance/scholarship of half tuition
for up to 6 hours per semester w/GPA of 2.5 or above, including
In all cases no fees or books are covered.
Students can be simultaneously enrolled in
Students exceeding the maximum hours are
responsible for 100% of the remaining balance.
High school students are not eligible for
federal financial aid.
Scholarship application must be
appropriately completed, signed and returned within the proper time
(Contact your high school counselor if you have questions.)
Who may apply: Assistance is awarded per semester or academic
year for performance
(i.e., baseball, graphic design, wrestling, commercial music,
cheerleading, softball, music, volleyball, dance team, basketball,
leadership, fine arts, etc.). Criteria & length of scholarship are established by the coaches
&/or instructors of each activity.
Many Foundation scholarships from private and corporate donors are
available and awarded according to applicant qualifications and funding
availability. Early application is encouraged.
Students receiving their GED through the Adult Basic Education program
offered by the Student Success Center at Labette Community College are
eligible for the GED Scholarship. The students will reveice up to 12
credit hours of paid tuition if they enroll within 6 months of
successfully completing their GED, funds permitting.
General Assistance Scholarships
Students must meet the following
characteristics to be considered for aid, if funds are available:
enrolled and have at least an LCC GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial
need via FAFSA application. (Full-Time, Part-Time, & Nontraditional
Students) Nontraditional refers
to students 25 years or older.
Awarded to international students (funds permitting) who have and
maintain a cumulative LCC GPA of 3.0. The scholarship shall not
exceed the instate rate of tuition for 16 hours per semester.
Labette County residents who have an accredited high school diploma or
GED are eligible to receive full tuition up to
16 credit hours per semester at LCC, regardless of past LCC academic
performance. Reapplication and 2.5 cumulative GPA are necessary for
renewal. Some exceptions do apply.
A transfer student: (1) must submit official transcripts from all schools
previously attended; (2) has completed a minimum of 12 hours at
one other institution of higher education with cumulative 2.5 GPA.
Tuition assistance up to 16 credit hours per semester. Renewable if GPA
exceeds 2.5 & if funds are available.
Book Scholarships are available for students to apply for sponsored by
campus organizations and employee groups.
Debbie Groff Memorial Book Scholarship,
sponsored by Faculty, Professional Staff, and Educational Support Staff.
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