GED Scholarships

GED Scholarships

Lane Community College Foundation is pleased to offer twenty (20) $1,000 scholarships for students who have completed the GED after March 1, 2021 and who are taking credit classes at Lane Community College in 2021-22. Scholarship awards will be divided into three payments and disbursed in fall, winter, and spring quarters.

The purpose of these scholarships is to address the need of GED students who completed their testing after our traditional scholarship application deadline and who were not eligible to apply for 2021-22 Foundation scholarships due to their final GED test date. 

Please note that this scholarship application is only for students who have completed GED testing after March 1, 2021. The deadline to submit this application is August 1, 2021 at 11:59pm. No applications will be accepted after that date. Awards will be announced no later than September 15, 2021. Important: GED Transcript must be uploaded with the application. We will not accept emailed or paper copies.

Before you begin this application: Have all required information before you start the application. Only one application may be submitted, and it is not possible to make changes. Applications without the required information will be disqualified.

1. Required - Apply for admissions

Getting Started at LaneRequired for all applicants. If you have never attended Lane before, or it has been more than a year since you last attended, you must complete an admission or readmission application. You will need to do this to receive your L# and student Gmail account.

2. Required - Lane Student ID # (also called L#)

Required for all applicants. This may take several business days after you complete your online admission.

3. Required - Lane student Gmail account

Required for all applicants. Shed: Student HelpDesk - Article on how to claim and activate your student email account. You cannot submit a scholarship application without a Lane student email ending in

4. Required - Prepare two essay answers

Required for all applicants. We recommend writing these answers before you begin the application and pasting the results into the appropriate sections. Answers cannot be changed once they are submitted.

  1. What are your specific educational plans and career goals and why? (Limit response to 170 words).
  2. Tell us about your work history and/or other activities that are meaningful to you. Is there a special passion you have for these activities? (Limit response to 170 words).

5. Required - GED Transcript

Required for all applicants. You are required to upload a copy of your GED transcript that includes the official report of all test results/scores. A GED diploma will not be accepted in place of this transcript. File should be submitted as a PDF. Your application will be disqualified if the GED transcript is not uploaded with the application.

This application may only be submitted once and cannot be modified after it is submitted.

Please contact with any questions.

GED Scholarship Application - Only for for students who completed GED Testing after March 1, 2021.

The deadline to submit this application is August 1, 2021 at 11:59pm

I authorize Lane Community College Foundation to share copies of this application, essays, and other attachments as well as exchange financial aid eligibility information with any of the scholarship committee members. I authorize Lane Community College to share my financial aid eligibility and academic information with the Foundation. I hereby give approval for Lane Community College and the Foundation to publicize any scholarship award I receive, listing my name, hometown, name, and amount of the scholarship, major and degree, and biographical summary. Further, unless a written statement to the contrary is filed with the Foundation, all scholarship recipients give authorization to Lane Community College and the Foundation to publish photographs of themselves for promotional purposes.

Will you be enrolled in a credit program?:
Did you complete your GED testing?
Complete the rest of the application:
Information must be accurate. Applications submitted without a valid Lane email will be disqualified.
Enter L and 8 numbers that follow. EXAMPLE: L00237798. Applications submitted without a valid Lane email will be disqualified.
Month/Day/Year you were born. Example January 23, 1999 would be entered as: 01/23/1999
Include area code. Example: 555-555-5555
If you would like to include another phone number, add it here. Include area code like above.
First generation student - A college student whose parents or legal guardians did not graduate from college.
African American Rites of Passage; Puertas Abiertas Leadership Academy; The Bridge of the Gods (Native American Rites of Passage); or the Asian Pacific American Rites of Passage.
ABSE - (Adult Basic & Secondary Education or ESL - (English as a Second Language) or GED?
This is an alternative to the FAFSA for undocumented Oregon students, including students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status or Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
Please limit your response to 170 words.
Please limit your response to 170 words.
Please limit your response to 75 words.

GED Transcript Required:

Your application will be disqualified if you do not upload a GED transcript that includes the official report of all test results/scores with this application. You can only submit one application and changes cannot be made after the form is submitted.

Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg pdf.