Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

2015-16 Scholarship Opportunities

Applications for the 2015-16 academic year are closed as of March 4, 2015.

Lane Community College Foundation offers many scholarship opportunities for students.
In the past year, we awarded more than $700,000 in scholarships!

Note: Contact Continuing Education for information about CNA scholarships.

Steps To Apply For Lane Community College Scholarships

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1. Read the Scholarship Application Instructions - These important instructions will help you successfully complete your application.

2. Before you apply

  • Have an email address
  • Have a Lane ID # (also called L#)
  • Get unofficial copies of your transcripts and save them as PDF files. Failure to provide transcripts will disqualify your application.  Uploading transcripts in file formats other than PDF will also disqualify your application.
  • Know your major & degree plans.
  • Preview the essay questions for 2015/2016.
  • Apply now for nursing, other health care professions, culinary and hospitality scholarships if you plan to be in the program in the fall.  We will verify acceptance into the program when we are awarding scholarships. 
  • Apply for FAFSA (required for many, but not all scholarships)

3. Apply onlineApplications for the 2015-16 academic year are closed as of March 4, 2015.

Helpful Application Tips:

  • Create a User Name and Password for STARS online application.
  • Write it down! You cannot access your application without it!
  • There is no "SUBMIT" button on the application or email confirmation. 
  • Questions or problems logging in? Send an email that includes Full Name and Application Question in the subject line to Someone will try to get back to you as soon as possible. If you wait until the scholarship deadline, it is very unlikely you will get a response in time to complete your application.

Useful Resources On Lane Community College Website:

  • Career and Employment Services:
    This site lists many excellent resources related to scholarships. Included are useful tips for completing scholarship applications and information on free workshops.
  • Financial Aid:
    This site has details about the FAFSA process and has an excellent list of topics related to student financial assistance.
  • Enrollment and Student Financial Services: This site provides information on applying for admission to Lane Community College and steps to enroll in credit classes.

Scholarships Available - Academic Year 2015-16

Other Helpful Information

  • The Truth About Scholarships: How Do Scholarships Affect Financial Aid?
  • Foundation Scholarship Exception Request
    Foundation Scholarships are disbursed beginning the second Thursday of each term and, in most cases, disbursement occurs every Thursday thereafter, as awards become ready for payment. You should complete this form if you have been awarded a scholarship through Lane's Foundation and your award has not been disbursed by this time.
  • Diploma Sender Effective July 1, 2013, the state GED administration office no longer issues GED certificates or transcripts. This link will provide information on how to obtain these documents.

What Happens After The Scholarship Deadline?

Scholarship Contact

For more information, please email or call (541) 463-5226.

Information Changed?

The Foundation has a separate database from the College. Updating your contact information through the College on Expresslane or myLane does not update our records.

If your email address, home address, or phone number changes, please notify us by sending an email to:

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