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2014-2015 Fall Financial Aid Worksheets
2014-2015 Fall Loan Procedures
Debbie Groff Memorial Book Scholarship
Tax Return Transcript
Work-Study Application
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Contact Information

Rhonda Baker
Director of Financial Aid
(620) 421-6700 ext. 1219

Nancy Seal
Financial Aid Specialist
VA Specialist
(620) 421-6700 ext. 1226

Theresa Hundley
Financial Aid Specialist
(620) 421-6700 ext. 1246


Scholarship Information


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Availability of Funds
What types of Scholarships are available?
     General Assistance
     Jump Start for High School Students
     Activity Assistance
     Foundation Scholarships
     GED Scholarships
     International Assistance
     Labette County Assistance
     Transfer Assistance
     Book Scholarships
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 available?

Academic Scholarships
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 of funds.

Presidential Scholarship
GPA 3.75 - 4.00
Tuition Plus $200 books per semester

V.P Scholarship
GPA 3.50 - 3.74
Tuition plus $100 books per semester

Merit Scholarship
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 available):

  1. Must submit application by May 1 of Freshman year.

  2. Must be enrolled in 15 hours for fall semester of Sophomore year by June 15.

  3. Must maintain required grade point average (cumulative).

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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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 online courses.


  • In all cases no fees or books are covered.

  • Students can be simultaneously enrolled in JS/DE.

  • 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 limits.
    (Contact your high school counselor if you have questions.)

Activity Assistance Scholarships
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.

Foundation Scholarships
Many Foundation scholarships from private and corporate donors are available and awarded according to applicant qualifications and funding availability. Early application is encouraged.

GED Scholarships
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.

International Assistance
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 Assistance
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.

Transfer Assistance
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
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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