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Allentown School District Promise Scholarship

To support graduates of Allentown School District who want to obtain a two year associate degree from Lehigh Carbon Community College, regardless of income.

Qualificaitons:
  • Graduate from a high school in the Allentown School District in June 2018.
  • Have had a minimum 80% attendance rate during senior year of high school.
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 
  • Enroll in an LCCC associate degree program with a minimum of 12 credits per semester.
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Allentown Young Professionals

The Allentown Young Professionals Association provides $1,000 in an annual scholarships to the College to help students gain access to higher education through LCCC; specifically to defray a portion of the costs of tuition and fees for the academic year.   Available for Fall and Spring. Scholarships are awarded to new and continuing students.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate need as determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Resident of Allentown
  • Submit essay on the following topic: "What goals are you pursuing that your education will help you accomplish"
  • Complete an Interview Skills Program through LCCC Career Services Center
     
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Alumni Legacy Scholarship

To provide aid to a deserving student or students who wish to pursue their education at Lehigh Carbon Community College and are children or grandchildren of an LCCC graduate.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a child or grandchild of an LCCC Graduate.
  • Must attend LCCC during the semester following submission of the application.
  • Minimum GPA 2.0 
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Annabelle B. Creveling Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship award to a second year Associate Degree Nursing student.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Second Year Associate Degree Nursing student
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Three quarter time (9-11 credits) to full time enrollment (12 or more credits)
  • Estimated Family Contribution of 4400 – 8000 as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Preference given to an Allentown School District Graduate
  • Student must submit a note of thanks to the LCCC Foundation
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Anne Jaindl Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship award to a Nursing student.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in the Nursing program
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Arcadia Foundation Arts Scholarship

As part of the College's 50th anniversary, a grant was approved by the Arcadia Foundation to fund scholarships for students in our Fine Arts Program.

Qualifications:
  • Must be enrolled in the Fine Arts/Studio Arts A.A. (ARTA) program
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Betty Jane Lee Nursing Scholarship

Established in 1995 to support the Associate Degree Nursing Program at LCCC.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • First-year Associate Degree Nursing Student
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 8 credits in the Associate Degree Nursing Program at LCCC
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Blue Knights, Sgt Ronald Kulp Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship fund is provided to a deserving student in the Criminal Justice program, in memory of Ronald Kulp, a retired Sergeant from the Whitehall Township Police Department, who served the community with pride and dedication for 30 years before retiring in 1993. Prior to becoming a Law Enforcement Officer, Sgt. Kulp was a US Marine and graduate of the Pennsylvania State Police caSt. Kulp passed away in September 2015. The Membership of the Blue Knights PA III Chapter offers this scholarship in memory of Sgt. Ronald Kulp.demy.During his career and into retirement, Sgt. Kulp continued to be a strong proponent of training in all aspects of the Law Enforcement Community, to make sure each and every officer he worked with and trained were the "best of the best".Sgt. Kulp passed away in September 2015.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a second year, full time student enrolled in the Criminal Justice program.
  • Must reside in the Lehigh Valley.
  • Special consideration shall be given to a person who holds a PA Class M motorcycle license and/or The son or daughter of a parent employed in Law Enforcement.
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Boyle Construction Scholarship

Funds are available to students enrolled in Construction Management or Construction Technology.  

Qualifications
  • Enrolled in Construction Management or Construction Technology program
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Brenda Frana Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through generous donations from family and friends, in honor of Brenda Frana.  Brenda was an employee at Lehigh Carbon Community College for over 13 years and most recently was a Administrative Assistant in the Healthcare and Science Department.  Brenda passed away in March 2018.  This scholarship will benefit students in the LCCC Nursing program with the cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies. This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester. 

Qualifications
  • Must be enrolled in the Nursing (ADN) or Practical Nursing Certificate (NURC) program.
  • Be enrolled for a minimum of 9 credits
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Thank you note to the donor is required
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Byron L. Shoemaker Scholarship

The scholarship was established in the fall of 2017 in memory of Byron L. Shoemaker, who passed away in February. He was a native of Lehighton and also lived in Pottstown and Macungie before settling in Allentown. He was a 1969 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and Lebanon Valley College. He also earned his MBA from Lehigh University. He was a strong believer in the community college mission. Scholarship funds can be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies and other related expenses.  The scholarship is open to recent high school graduates and returning adults.

Qualifications:
  • Be a resident of Lehighton or Allentown
  • Preference given to students enrolled in Health Care Science programs, Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management and Education programs
  • Be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits.
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Century Fund Scholarship

To provide financial assistance to low income residents of Allentown for credit ESL courses.  Award is only for students registered for credit ESL courses.  Students can only be awarded scholarship funds for a total of two semesters.  Evidence of previous educational success and extra-curricular activities in school and the community will be taken into consideration. 

Qualifications:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or other eligible non-citizen
  • Must be a resident of the City of Allentown
  • Must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and provide a statement of financial need
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Cristen Terwilliger "Love Bug" Memorial Scholarship

To provide aid to a deserving student or students who wish to pursue an Early Childhood Education degree at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Qualifications:
  • Early Childhood Education Major (A.A.S)
  • Second year student
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA application.
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



David Smith Memorial CDL Award

The purpose of the award is to provide financial assistance to a student or students who are accepted to the Commercial Drivers License (CDL) training program at Lehigh Carbon Community College.  The recipient will be required to meet the Donor on campus, at least once, at a time and place to be determined. 

Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in the Commerical Drivers License training program
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.


 


Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation Scholarship

Mr. and Mrs. Stabler recognize the importance of education and are aware of the fact that many young men and women may not be able to attain the benefit of higher education without financial assistance. The Stablers also believe the recipients of financial assistance should recognize an obligation and be encouraged to return that which they receive so that others may be advantaged by similar assistance.  The scholarship is open to all students of Lehigh Carbon Community College. Available to credit and non-credit students.  Each recipient of a Stabler scholarship shall sign a letter of intent to contribute to Lehigh Carbon Community College monies at least equal to the amounts received. The commitment letter is a ""debt of conscience"" and not a legal obligation.

Qualifications:
  • consideration shall be given to the character, motivation and achievements of candidates who give indication of their eagerness for a college education, do not expect a free education and recognize the virtues of working for what they receive.
  • Financial need
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust / LCCC Promise Allied Health Scholarship

This scholarship will be made available for up to 50 graduates of Allentown School District who have a desire to attend LCCC in one of three specific Allied Health credit degree programs; Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant or Medical Assistant.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of Allentown School District.
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Accepted into one of the three programs:  Occupational Therapy, Assistant Physical Therapy Assistant,  or Medical Assistant.
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Elmer Gates Scholarship Fund

The scholarship fund provides funds to veterans, first responders and graduates of Skills USA Council.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a Veteran, First Responder or graduate of Skills USA Council
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Must show evidence of community service and/or entrepreneurship
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



EZ Micro Scholarship

To provide scholarship funds to cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies to students enrolled in specific computer programs at LCCC. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.  This scholarship is awarded for Spring semester. 

Qualifications: 
  • Enrolled in an eligible program.
    • Applied Technical Studies A.A.S. (ATS)
    • Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. (CFSS)
    • Computer Game and Simulation Development - Digital Arts Track A.A. (CGSA)
    • Computer Game and Simulation Development - Programming Track A.A.S. (CGP)
    • Computer Generated Animation and Digital Arts A.A.S. (CGA)
    • Computer Information Systems A.S. (CSIS)
    • Computer Science A.S. (CISS)
    • Computer Specialist - Network Technology A.A.S. (CST)
    • Computer Specialist - Programming Concentration A.A.S. (CSP)
    • Computer Specialist - Web Design and Development A.A.S. (CSW)
    • Geographic Information System Certificate (GISC)
    • Geospatial Technology A.A.S. (GIS)
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits
  • Minimum GPA 2.5 
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Provide a brief summary of your career objectives, community and/or school involvement, and why you are deserving of this scholarship 
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Follett Higher Education Group Scholarship

Scholarships provided to new and continuing students within Lehigh, Carbon and Schuylkill counties who show academic promise and demonstrate community involvement.

Qualifications:
  • Be admitted and enrolled in a degree or certificate program.
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Franklin B. Gillespie, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Lehigh Carbon Community College will award three Franklin B. Gillespie, Jr. Memorial Scholarships to selected students enrolled in computer science majors.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Must be currently enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Computer Forensics and Digital Security (CFSS)
    • Computer Science (CISS)
    • Computer Information Systems (CSIS)
    • Computer Specialist – Network Technology (CST)
    • Computer Specialist – Programming Concentration (CSP)
    • Computer Specialist – Web Design and Development (CSW)
    • Geographic Information Systems (GISC)
    • Geospatial Technology (GIS)
    • Gaming and Computer Simulation – Programming (CGPS)
  • 30 cumulative credits completed at Lehigh Carbon Community College (this does not include transfer credits or the current semester coursework). 9 of the 30 credits must be in courses with a prefix of CFS, CIS, GIS, and/or NET. 
  • Must complete the following questions: 
    • Please list any activities in which you are currently participating; including college, community, or social involvement.
    • Please list any awards or special recognition that you have received.
    • What are your reasons for choosing this intended major/program of study?
    • What do you plan on using your degree to accomplish?
    • Why should you be a recipient of this scholarship?
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Frederick G. Bartlett, Jr. Memorial Transitions Mentors Scholarship

Scholarship award to a student majoring Teacher Education.

Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled as a Teacher Education major.
  • Preference to those in the Special Education program.
  • Must be or have been a mentor in the Parkland/LCCC Transitions program
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Fritzges-Harris Student Practical Nurse Achievement Award

The Fritzges-Harris award is made possible though a generous donation from Judy Fritzges, a former part-time faculty member and clinical instructor in the LPN program.  The donation is in memory of her aunt, Katherine, whom Judy received an inheritance.  Funds are designated to a deserving student in the practical nursing certificate program.

Qualifications
  • Awards are designated to NUR 116 (spring semester) and NUR 126 (summer semester)
  • Student must complete an application and essay
  • Student may be interviewed by Nursing faculty and donor
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) not required
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Glasbern Hospitality Management Scholarship

The scholarship is available to students enrolled in the Hotel Resort Management program. The scholarship can cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies and other related expenses.

Qualifications:
  • Must be enrolled in the Hotel Resort Management program.
  • Completed a minimum of 15 credits in the Hotel Resort Management program
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits each semester
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Greater Lehigh Valley Nurses Association Scholarship

Scholarship award to a Nursing student.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Second year Nursing student
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.


 


Jack Gasper Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship provides funds to second year students majoring in Criminal Justice Administration A.A.S.  The scholarship was established in honor if the late Jack T. Gasper II, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Administration and Coordinator of Criminal Justice Administration and Social Services at Lehigh Carbon Community College.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications
  • Enrolled in the Criminal Justice Administration A.A.S. program
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Last year student with intent to transfer to a four year college/university to major in Criminal Justice
  • Ideally, student will have proven leadership on campus
  • Complete a short essay – “What career path do you plan to pursue in Criminal Justice Administration and how have you contributed to the LCCC community?”
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Joseph A. & Frances I. Alban Family Scholarship

The Joseph A. & Frances I. Alban Family Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to cover tuition, fees, books and supplies to Lehigh County high school graduates for enrollment at Lehigh Carbon Community College. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and an interest in pursuing a degree in math or science with intent toward a career in medicine.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of a Lehigh County high school
  • Resident of Lehigh County
  • Intent to transfer to a four-year college or university after completing an associate degree at Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 
  • Earned 30 or more credits at LCCC
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Proven community service
  • Maintain a 3.0 grade point average with continual enrollment
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 12 
  • Provide information about transfer institution name and academic program after completing degree at LCCC to the LCCC Foundation
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



La Société des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux 697 - Forty and Eight

Veterans returning home from World War I formed an organization where they could enjoy each other's company, serve others who were less fortunate, and show respect for the work done by American nurses who served near the trenches of the front lines.  Forty and Eight was formed in memory of the French using railroads to carry personnel and horses close to the front lines.  The small boxcars could carry forty people or eight horses. After World War II, the French send 49 "Gratitude Boxcars", one for each state and one for the District of Columbia, to America to thank our country for our support in the World Wars.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications
  • Enrolled in Nursing (ADN)
  • Second year student
  • Minimum GPA 2.75
  • Demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Consideration will be given to the student who, in the opinion of the nursing faculty, will be most successful in the workplace and who will represent the college and the nursing program
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.


 


Larry Schoenberger Memorial Fund

The scholarship was established in 2003 to honor the memory of Larry Schoenberger. Larry had a great love of children, animals and the environment. He was a teacher at Head Start for seven years and was a Child Care Counselor at Kid's Peace until his death.Larry's natural ability to communicate his love for life and nature was a great gift. He was able to share this gift with many children and their families. He touched the lives of everyone he came in contact with, either through a kind word, a smile, or his ability to listen. Larry was a great role model for all the young children he taught. The person awarded this scholarship is someone who has the same enthusiasm for life as he did and will make a difference in the lives of children they teach.

Qualifications:
  • Enrolled full time in the Early Childhood Education Degree program
  • Completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



LCCC Foundation Scholarship

The Lehigh Carbon Community College Foundation provides $100,000 in annual scholarships to the College to help students gain access to higher education through LCCC; specifically to defray a portion of the costs of tuition and fees for the academic year. The goal is to help as many students as possible. Available for Fall and Spring. Scholarships are awarded to new and continuing students.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate need as determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



LCCC Veteran-Military Scholarship

The LCCC Veteran-Military Scholarship recognizes veteran and military students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing higher education, academic success and community service.  Funds can be used towards books, fees, supplies, and other related expenses.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Open to Veterans and active-duty military service members (Pre-and post-9/11 service eras) from all branches of the U.S. Military including National Guard and Reserve
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Be admitted to the college and enrolled in a degree or certificate program
  • Be registered for a minimum of 12 credits
  • Complete an essay - "The importance of serving our country.”
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



LeCoMASE (Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary Scholarship and Educational Fund) Nursing Award

To provide scholarships to students enrolled in the ADN program.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Second year in the ADN Program
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Earned an 'A' for one of the following courses:  ADN 150​, ADN 160, or ADN 173
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Lisa Jane Scheller Technology Scholarship

The fund provides scholarships for students from Lehigh Career and Technical Institute and Carbon Career Technical Institute who attend Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate (complete a program of study) from LCTI or CCTI
  • Have attended LCTI or CCTI at least 1 year leading up to graduation.
  • May apply if graduated 5/1/15 or later
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Lorraine M. Luckenbach Scholarship

The scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to a female student, preference to a woman of Native American descent, who demonstrates financial need.

Qualifications:
  • Female students
  • Preference give to women of Native American or African American descent
  • Enrolled full time (12+ credits)
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Lutron Career Readiness Scholarship

The scholarship provides funds to cover tuition, fees, books and supplies to current and new students within Lehigh, Carbon and Schuylkill counties who show academic promise. If student meets all requirements, upon completion of program, the student will be guaranteed an interview at Lutron. This is not a guarantee of employment.  Qualified students are eligible to apply for the scholarships for up to three semesters.  Receipients are required to attend one workshop in the Career Development Center during the semester the scholarship is received. 

Qualifications:
  • Minimum GPA 3.2
  • Enrolled in a degree program
  • Registered for a minimum of 11 credits
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Netizen Cybersecurity Scholarship

Recently named “Veteran-Owned Business of the Year” for 2018, by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Netizen Corporation, provides commercial and government organizations with cybersecurity solutions.  Netizen Corporation is offering a scholarship opportunity to students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing academic success.  Funds can be used towards books, fees, supplies, and other related expenses.

Qualifications
  • Scholarship designated to Cybersecurity:
    • Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. (CFSS)
    • Computer Specialist - Network Technology A.A.S. (CST)
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Demonstrate need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Be registered for a minimum of 6 credits each semester
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Occupational Therapy Assistant Scholarship

The scholarship is available to senior OTA students entering their final semester of the program.

Qualifications:
  • OTA student in the last academic semester of the OTA Program
  • Registered for final clincial fieldwork level II
  • Enrolled in a minimum of two OTA courses
  • Maintained a GPA of 3.0 in all OTA courses
  • Demonstrate commitment to the profession or community through community service or active participation in student OT organizations
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Pepsi Scholarship

Pepsi awards scholarships to deserving students through the LCCC Foundation.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
  • Be registered for a minimum of 6 credits
  • Enrolled in a degree or certificate program
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



PPL Gap Funding for STEM Programs

Funding from PPL may be available for students in STEM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), who are no longer eligible for traditional forms of financial aid.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a second year student or completed 30 or more credits
  • Must be enrolled in a STEM program
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Richard Shollenberger Memorial Scholarship

To provide scholarship funds to cover tuition, fees, books and supplies to students with a declared major in computer sciences at LCCC . Students must demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need.  Student will be required to send a thank you letter to the family of Richard Shollenberger through the LCCC Foundation before funds are released to the student account.  Student cannot be a previous recipient.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in an eligible program
    • Applied Technical Studies A.A.S. (ATS)
    • Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. (CFSS)
    • Computer Information Systems A.S. (CSIS)
    • Computer Science A.S. (CISS)
    • Computer Specialist - Network Technology A.A.S. (CST)
    • Computer Specialist - Programming Concentration A.A.S. (CSP)
    • Computer Specialist - Web Design and Development A.A.S. (CSW)
    • Geographic Information System Certificate (GISC)
    • Geospatial Technology A.A.S. (GIS)
  • Enrolled full time (12 credits or more).
  • Second year student, must have completed 30 credits.
  • Student identified as “most deserving” by department faculty based on effort, a demonstrated show of academic promise OR on financial need.
  • Please complete the following question: 
    • What are your reasons for choosing this intended major/program of study?
    • What do you plan on using your degree to accomplish?
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Robert G. Koehler Scholarship

The Robert G. Koehler Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of a talented young man. Robert G. Koehler was a 1976 graduate of William Allen High School. He held an Associate in Applied Science degree from Lehigh Carbon Community College. He had a promising career with Pennsylvania Power & Light as an electrical draftsman and was an avid sports fan. Robert was killed in an automobile accident in February, 1992, at the age of 33 years old. Mr. Koehler’s parents contributed the scholarship endowment to help other students attain the educational opportunity that Robert enjoyed at the college.

Qualifications:
  • Major in Mechanical Technology or Drafting and Design.
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits.
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Sandra “Sandye” Caruso Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to a student enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant program that has demonstrated academic success and has financial need.

Qualifications:
  • Open to all students enrolled in the PTA program
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Start Here Scholarship

The Lehigh Carbon Community College provides annual scholarships for new students to gain access to higher education at LCCC; specifically to defray a portion of the costs of tuition and fees for their first semester. The goal is to help as many new students as possible. Available for Fall and Spring. Scholarships are awarded to new students.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate need as determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Teacher Education Scholarship

Awards available to incoming or returning students accepted into the Teachers Education Program.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Enrolled in the Teachers Education Program
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Complete an essay
    • What is your passion and dedication towards the teacher education field?
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



The Jim and Penny Pantano Health Sciences and Technology Scholarship

Through the generosity of Dr. James and Penny Pantano, the Lehigh Carbon Community College Foundation will award three $1,500 scholarships for the spring semester to continuing students within Lehigh, Carbon, and Schuylkill counties who show academic promise and demonstrate community involvement.  Recipients may be required to attend a luncheon, hosted by the donor.

Qualifications:
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Be employed for at least 6 hours per week
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 2.5
  • Be a second year student
  • Be a U.S. citizen 
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Three C Scholarship

The Three C scholarship provides aid to qualified high school students graduating from one of the college’s four sponsoring school districts in Carbon County (sponsoring districts include Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Panther Valley and Palmerton school districts) and who will be attending LCCC beginning in the fall of 2014, 2015, and 2016. This scholarship has been extended to the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years.

This scholarship is limited to a total of six credits per semester, two semesters per year (fall and spring only). A scholarship award is for two semesters (fall and spring). Renewals are permitted once. Renewals should be submitted on or before May 15 of the current year for the following fall and spring. Students must continue to be in good academic standing and be registered for at least 12 credits for the fall of the coming year.

Qualifications:
  • Be a graduate of a high school in a Carbon County sponsoring school district (Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Panther Valley and Palmerton school districts)
  • Have attended that high school for no fewer than the two consecutive academic years immediately prior to graduation
  • Apply for admission to and register with LCCC no later than May 15 
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than May 15
  • Be a degree-seeking candidate enrolled in at least twelve (12) credit hours each semester, fall and spring, in a qualified program
  • Be in good academic standing (not on academic probation)
  • Pay for or arrange funding for six or more credits each semester, after which qualified awardees will receive a scholarship for six additional credits
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Wells Fargo General Scholarship Program

Wells Fargo Foundation provides $10,000 in annual scholarships to the College to help students gain access to higher education at LCCC; specifically to defray a portion of the costs of tuition and fees for the academic year. The goal is to help as many students as possible. Wells Fargo scholarships will be considered after all other sources of state and federal aid have been awarded.  Awards can be used towards tuition, fees and other related expenses, such as textbooks.  Available for Fall and Spring. Scholarships are awarded to new and continuing students.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate need as determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Women's Club of Allentown Scholarship

The scholarship fund provides assistance to a woman who has demonstrated academic success and has financial need.

Qualifications:
  • Must be female
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Yolanda Geosits Danko Memorial Nursing Scholarship

To provide scholarships for the education and training of young men and women in Nursing. The donor wishes to remember and honor the contributions of those nurses and aides who attended to Yolanda Geosits Danko and encourage like behavior and sensitivity among future nursing students.  This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Qualifications:
  • Student is in the first year at LCCC in the ADN program
  • Student is in good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Student meets the standards set for the ADN program at LCCC
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.



Yvette M. Palmer Interrupted Studies Scholarship

Yvette believed passionately in service and dedicated her life to helping others. As a Rotarian for over 20 years, she held leadership roles of all kinds, chaired major fundraising campaigns, and taught others by example and word how they could be of service. Yvette served on the leadership boards of many area organizations: Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Kutztown University, Allentown Economic Development Commission, LEAP, United Way, and Phoebe Ministries. The Yvette M. Palmer Interrupted Studies Scholarship honors her memory and continues her values and beliefs in assisting others.

The scholarship covers only tuition and fees not covered by federal and state aid, excepting only student loans. Students may reapply in subsequent years. 

Qualifications:
  • Preference given to part-time women students; full-time women students are not excluded. Men may apply.
  • Be out of educational process (high school or college) for a year or more prior to this term for any reason.
  • Be enrolled and registered in at least two courses at LCCC designed to assist them reentering the workforce and express intent to re-enter the workforce during or as a result of their educational efforts.
  • Provide one letter of reference from a non-family member.
  • Provide a brief essay or statement why the student is qualified to receive the scholarship.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 2.5
Restrictions:
  • College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit for themselves, spouses, and legal dependents and individuals who are or who have previously been legal dependents (while the administrator was employed by the College) for courses taken at the College will not be eligible for any Lehigh Carbon Community College scholarship funding.