Scholarship Search Sites

First, review the LCC & Local sites below and apply for eligible scholarships. Then, browse the National sites—and categories focused on specific student populations and demographics—to find resources and databases that are relevant to you. Register with a few national search engines that will recommend specific scholarships that match your criteria. We’re happy to help you choose the sites that are best for you!

  • Student Emergency Funds at LCC - Here's a link to the LCC Foundation's FAQ page, showing student emergency fund applications from a variety of campus departments.

Lane Community College-based Scholarships

  • LCC Momentum Scholarship - For students who have successfully completed two math or writing courses within three consecutive terms. Read the application instructions to see if you are eligible to apply.
  • LCC Foundation – LCC awards over $1 million each year to entering and continuing LCC students. With one application, you can apply for multiple scholarships. Opens in early January; deadline is March 1.
  • GED Scholarships at LCC Foundation - Apply for these scholarships if you complete your GED tests after the Foundation's regular March application deadline.
  • ESL Scholarships - Pays for one ESL class for new and returning students; read their criteria to see if you are eligible to apply.

Local Scholarships

  • OSAC (Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion) – OSAC awards over $10 million each year to entering and continuing Oregon students. With one application, you can apply for multiple scholarships. Opens on November 1; deadline is April 1.
  • The Ford Family Foundation – Of the four scholarship programs offered by this foundation, many LCC students qualify for either the Ford Transfer or Ford Opportunity scholarships. Opens on December 1; deadline is March 1. Register to attend a Ford Transfer and Opportunity Scholarship Virtual Information Session at this link.
  • P.E.O. - Awards scholarships and low interest loans to women pursuing all levels and types of education. To be connected to a local P.E.O. chapter, email Cheré Moore (Oregon Chapter VP) at: peocherem@gmail.com
  • WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) – Awards up to $4500 for students who will complete their training within one year and plan to go directly to work upon program completion. Not accepting applications until further notice.
  • Featured Scholarships by Monthly Deadline – See our small—but good—list of national scholarships, with application deadlines during the current and following month.
  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – Awards highly selective scholarships to high-achieving high school and community college students pursuing bachelor’s degrees. Fall 2024 application is open now!
  • Oregon Career Information System (Oregon CIS) – Enter your criteria and search for local and national scholarships; save favorites; sort by deadline.
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  • fastweb – Enter your criteria into this search platform to receive personalized scholarship recommendations.
  • Scholarships.com – Complete your profile and you’ll be matched with scholarships in their database or browse scholarships by category.
  • careeronestop – Search their database by level of study, award type, deadline, and other criteria.
  • finaid – This comprehensive site organizes a wealth of scholarship providers and databases, allowing you to search by school year, major, personal criteria, and other categories.
  • Access Scholarships – Enter your criteria to find matching scholarships; attend Friday “office hours” to get support and mentoring.
  • UNIGO – Complete your profile to be matched with personalized scholarships or browse by different categories.
  • cappex – Create an account to see personalized matches or browse by categories; includes “grade level” scholarships for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.
  • College Scholarships.org – Browse scholarships by demographics, family background, majors, and other categories.
  • College Board-BigFuture - Create an account and filter scholarships by interests, programs of study, family/work situations, affiliations, citizenship, and more.
  • ScholarshipOwl - Enter your information on an application template and it will be added to scholarship applications that match you and your criteria.
  • Bold.org - Find scholarships by state, major, year, demographics, and more; filter by education level, award amount, and deadline.
  • Going Merry - Set up an account and search for scholarships; use auto-filled application forms, save favorites, and get deadline reminders.
  • Point Foundation – Provides scholarships to LGBTQ+ students at community colleges through graduate schools, along with leadership, mentoring, and internship opportunities.
  • Pride Foundation – Provides essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ+ student leaders across the Northwest.
  • Scholarships for LGBTQ+ Students at cappex – Browse their list of scholarships and/or search to find scholarships that meet your personal criteria.
  • Campus Pride - Review their searchable database of scholarships, along with other excellent college-related resources.
  • The Center - Offers a variety of scholarships for members of the LGBTQ+ community, ages 23 and younger.
  • Human Rights Campaign - Search for scholarships, fellowships, and grants for LGBTQ+ and allied students, at both the undergraduate- and graduate-level.
  • PFLAG - Lists scholarships offered by PFLAG chapters; if your local chapter isn't listed, check their website directly.
  • Beauty Schools Directory - Although this site is focuses on aid for beauty schools, it contains lots of resources related to finding funding for any college or vocational program.
  • INCIGHT – Awards scholarships to students with documented disabilities who are pursuing programs at community colleges, universities, vocational schools, and graduate study.
  • LCC’s Center for Accessible Resources (CAR) – The CAR website contains an excellent list of scholarship resources for students with disabilities, including scholarships for specific conditions.
  • ORSAA – This is Oregon’s financial aid form for Oregon residents who have undocumented status, DACA status, and/or Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
  • LCC Foundation - LCC awards over $1 million each year to entering and continuing LCC students. With one application, you can apply for multiple scholarships.
  • LCC Dreams Fund - This supplemental funding is for LCC students who do not qualify for federal financial aid, including DACA and Dreamer students. 
  • OSAC (Oregon’s Office of Student Access and Completion) - OSAC awards over $10 million each year to entering and continuing Oregon students. With one application, you can apply for multiple scholarships.
  • The Ford Family Foundation - Of the four scholarship programs offered by this foundation, many LCC students qualify for either the Ford Transfer or Ford Opportunity scholarships.
  • MALDEF - Their resource guide contains an extensive list of scholarships for Latino students, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Students (including DACA) selected to be HSF Scholars receive support services (career, work, leadership, mentorship) and are also eligible for a scholarship.

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Association for Career & Technical Education - Find scholarships for tuition assistance in a variety of career-technical fields.