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A scholarship is a financial gift (free money!) awarded to students who demonstrate that they will be successful in their education, career, and life. Every student has a chance for a scholarship, but you have to apply!

The 2024-25 OSAC Scholarship Application (for Oregon residents, especially Oregon high school and GED graduates) is April 1!  Attend a workshop or visit our office for help with your application.  Link to OSAC.

Once you start searching, you'll see that there are scholarships available for all types of students, including You!
We'll not only help you find scholarships that fit you and your goals, but also help you submit compelling applications that tell Your story.

See our 8 STEPS below for everything you need to know....

    Upcoming Scholarship Events

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    Strategies and Tips to be a Strong Applicant

    Use this section to learn tips and strategies related to organizing your scholarship search, gathering transcripts and letters of recommendation, identifying your activities and experiences, and writing powerful personal statements/essays.

    Scholarship Search Sites

    We’ve compiled some excellent FREE scholarship sites, databases, and search engines to help you find scholarships that fit you and your goals.

    Check out our full list of scholarship search sites

    See featured scholarships by monthly deadline

    I want to apply for college funding and scholarships! Tell me what to do next…so I don’t get overwhelmed.

    1. Submit the FAFSA or ORSAA for the current and/or upcoming year. If you’re not sure if you should file the FAFSA or ORSAA, use this tool to help you decide which form to submit.
    2. Attend one of our Scholarship Workshops, if currently being offered, and/or browse our Strategies and Tips to Be a Strong Applicant.
    3. Determine what Transcripts are required for the LCC Foundation, Ford Family Foundation, and OSAC applications (see links below). Along with your LCC transcript, you may need transcripts from prior colleges, high school, and/or GED.
    4. Where will you be attending college starting Fall 2024?
      1. If you’ll be at LCC, apply for Lane Foundation Scholarships by their March 1, 2024 at 11:59PM PST deadline.
      2. If you’ll be at another college, browse their website and/or contact their financial aid office NOW to find out about their scholarships and deadlines. You’ll need to apply for admission early to these colleges in order to be considered for scholarships.
    5. If you quality for one of the Ford Family Foundation Scholarships, apply by their March 1, 2024 at 5:00PM PST deadline. Register to attend a Ford Transfer and Opportunity Scholarship Virtual Information Session at this link.
    6. Review the OSAC (Oregon’s Office of Student Access and Completion) Scholarships and submit that application by their April 1, 2024 at 11:59PM PST deadline, if you are eligible.
    7. To research and apply for additional scholarships, use our Featured Scholarships by Monthly Deadline and Scholarship Search Sites.
    8. How do scholarships affect my federal financial aid awards? How do I receive the money each term? Select this link to find out....

    At any point in the process, contact us for help! We’ll support you at every step!


    Need Scholarship Assistance?

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    Contact the Scholarship Office

    Need help with any part of the scholarship process? Just stop by! We'd love to help. 

    Looking for a more in-depth review of your application? An appointment might be best. Send us an email and we'll schedule one!

    Lane Community College
    Building 1 Room 226
    4000 East 30th Ave
    Eugene, OR 97405
    Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30am- 5:00pm; Friday 8:30am-2:00pm.
    We are also available by phone, email, or Zoom appointments.