Financial Aid

Professional-Technical Scholarships

Be sure to first read the submission instructions relating to the version of the General Application you are submitting (paper or online). Only one General Application is required per student. If completing the paper version, be sure to include the checklist indicating the scholarships for which you would like to be considered.

General Applications, paper or online, must be submitted by the March 1 deadline.

All scholarships require a General Application, unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description. For scholarships requiring a separate application, it will be listed below the description.

If you have any questions contact the Financial Aid Office at any time or e-mail us at scholarships@lcsc.edu

TO BE ELIGIBLE, STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING BULLETED SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS.

Avista Scholars Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Pursuing one of the following degrees; Automated Manufacturing Technology, Engineering Technology, Heating, Air Conditioning and Appliance Technology, Industrial Electronics Technology or Welding Technology
  • Be an incoming freshman

Rob Copeland Memorial Scholarship          

This scholarship was established by Hall-Copeland employees in honor and memory of Rob and Tony Copeland.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in Auto Mechanics Technology
  • Preference:
    • Students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

The Bus & mary ellen durant timberline high school endowed scholarship

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in the Technical and Industrial Division
  • Be a graduate of Timberline High School or its successor in Clearwater County, Idaho
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Jimmy Guild Memorial Scholarship

The Jimmy Guild Memorial Scholarship is sponsored each year by the United Steel Workers International Union, Local #712.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in either the Technical and Industrial Division or Mathematics with an interest in Computer Science
  • Preference:
    • Students graduating from local high schools and who are affiliated with a member of the United Steel Workers International Union, Local #712

A separate application is required and must be submitted by May 16.

Click here for a printable application 2016-2017 Jimmy Guild Memorial Scholarship Application

Hinman-Jensen Endowed Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's of Applied Technology or Applied Science degree
  • Preference:
    • Given to students who have not previously received this scholarship

Innovation in Applied Engineering technology scholarship

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must have completed at least 26 credits in the Associates of Applied Engineering Technology program at LCSC
  • Demonstrate innovation in engineering sciences
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Clifford and W. E. Johnson Annual Scholarship          

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be an Idaho resident
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
  • Preference:
    • Students involved in 4-H or who have had prior involvement with 4-H
    • Students pursuing a degree in a Professional-Technical program

This scholarship is awarded twice a year.

A separate application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Click here for a printable application Fall 2016 Clifford and W.E. Johnson Annual Scholarship Application

Margaret G. Johnson and Marge J. Stout Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Pursuing a degree in a two or four year Professional-Technical Program
  • Must have completed at least 12 credits the previous semester at LCSC
  • Be an Idaho resident
  • Preference:
    • Students who are currently enrolled in a Business Technology & Service program

The LCSC Welding Club Scholarship          

This scholarship was established by the LCSC Welding Club with the purpose of offsetting the educationally related expenses of a Lewis-Clark State College Welding Technology student.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Must have completed at least one semester as a full-time student enrolled in the Welding Technology Program

Logan Lustig Annual Scholarship          

This scholarship was established in memory of Logan Lustig. Logan was born a true farmer and dedicated his life to it. He found that the Diesel Technology Program at LCSC benefited him greatly in his farming endeavors.

  • Must be enrolled in the Diesel Technology Program
  • Preference:
    • Students from Idaho who plan on using their degree in the farming industry

The Merlin McCulley Memorial Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design/Printing Technology
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

The robbie miller memorial scholarship

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Pursuing a degree in a Professional-Technical Program
  • Have a current standing of sophomore or above
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
  • Preference:
    • Given to displaced homemakers or students from Idaho School District 171

Lyle and Sharon Parks Scholarship

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be a graduate of Kendrick High School in Kendrick, Idaho
  • Preference:
    • Students enrolled in a Professional-Technical Program, Health Sciences, Math, Science, or Engineering Program

Kenneth Rogers Memorial Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be enrolled in the Collision Repair Program
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
  • Preference:
    • Given to non-traditional students over the age of 25

The Bill Sawyer Memorial Scholarship          

This scholarship was established by the family and friends of Bill Sawyer to honor his memory.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Pursuing a degree in a Professional-Technical Program
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
  • Preference:
    • Students from Idaho County
    • Students with special needs (physical handicap, learning disability) or high school underachievers

Shinn family Scholarship          

This scholarship was established in memory of Ethel Shinn by her family and friends.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in a Professional-Technical Program
  • Must have completed at least one semester at LCSC
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Dr. Milton L. Snyder and Dr. Dolores J. Gibbons Endowed Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits each semester
  • Pursuing a degree in either a Professional-Technical Program or in Education with the intent to have a career in teaching or educational administration
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
  • Preference:
    • Graduates of Lewiston High School
    • Students who have had substantial involvement with extracurricular activities and the community
    • If there are not qualified students from Lewiston High School, the scholarship may be offered to students meeting the same criteria from other Idaho public high schools
    • Extra consideration shall be given to those who have been gainfully employed during their high school years

ANNE VESETH MEMORIAL continuing Education SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by the Idaho Professional-Technical Education Foundation in memory of Anne Veseth.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Full-time student, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in a Professional-Technical Program
  • Be an Idaho resident having graduated from an Idaho high school

For more information, contact The Professional-Technical Education Foundation, P.O. Box 1602, Boise, ID 83701.

A separate application is required and must be submitted by May 1.

Click here for a printable application Anne Veseth Memorial Continuing Education Scholarship

For additional technical scholarship opportunities, be sure to check out these sources:  

The following scholarships are external to LCSC. Information and applications can be found at the scholarship source websites provided. LCSC does not endorse any specific website and is not responsible for the content on these websites.

Note all scholarships are highly competitive and some may require early application dates. Review them well in advance to your desired receipt of scholarship funding.

Mamie Adams Memorial Award

A one-time scholarship of $1,000 for a high school senior planning to attend college in the fall or for undergraduate college students enrolled at a 2- or 4-year institution. Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Preference given to students who have demonstrated consistency and improvement in their scholastic records. Can apply between February 1 and April 30. Write or call for detailed eligibility requirements. Key qualification is to show improvement in academic standing. 4126 Pocahontas Dr, Baytown, TX 77521; Phone: (713) 421-2915; FAX: (713) 421-2915.

National FFA Foundation (College & Voc/Tech School Scholarship Program)

Various scholarships for members and former members of Future Farmers of America. Many are for agriculture, but several are in other fields or for any field of study. One scholarship program is for non-members whose family's primary income is farming. Awards vary. More than $1 million is available for students. See website for details of individual awards or contact Marti Lindell at below address for the Program Guide. NATIONAL FFA FOUNDATION (College & Voc/Tech School Scholarship Program) PO Box 68960, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960; Phone: (317) 802-4321; E-mail: mlindell@ffa.org; Internet: www.ffa.org

Cummins Power Scholarship

Cummins Northwest and Lewis-Clark State College are taking an active role in ensuring that future technicians are available. To qualify for the Cummins Power Scholarship, a student must be enrolled or plan to enroll in the Diesel Technology Program at LCSC. They must have at least a 2.5 GPA for the year prior to application and be a candidate for an A.A.S. degree, Advanced Technical Certificate or Technical Certificate in Diesel Technology. Covers the cost of student fees and textbooks (max $2,000/yr.). Cummins Northwest will also provide a position at a local branch as a technical trainee for up to 20 hours per week during school and 40 hours per week during summer. Once chosen, the scholarship will be in effect until graduation or termination of employment for cause. Cummins Northwest Scholarship Committee, c/o Human Resources, PO Box 2710, Portland, OR 97208.

Craftsman NHRA Scholarship Program (High School Seniors Only)

The purpose of the program is to recognize and reward high school seniors who have worked hard not only academically but in helping to improve their local communities and schools. This is a great opportunity for students who are planning to specialize in the automotive or marketing field and attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, or trade/technical school. The scholarship is funded by Craftsman and administered by the National Hot Rod Association Youth and Education Program.  $1,000 scholarships are awarded to three students at each of the 21 NHRA events.  Plus a $25,000 scholarship will be awarded to one gifted high-school student at the Sears Craftsman Nationals event in Madison, Illinois. Contact the Craftsman NHRA Scholarship Program at: NHRA Youth and Education Services, Attention: Marc Franco, 2035 Financial Way, Glendora, CA 91741-4602, Phone: (626) 250-2296.

Specialty Equipment Market Association Memorial Scholarship Fund (must be interested in auto)

This scholarship was established in 1984 to provide financial assistance to worthy students pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket or related automotive fields. This award, while based on merit, is a needs-based award. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund clearly states that students "must demonstrate financial aid equal to, or exceeding the amount of, the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund".  Contact the Specialty Equipment Market Association, 1575 Valley Vista Dr., Diamond Bar, CA 91765; Phone: (909) 396-0289; Fax: (909) 860-0184; http://www.sema.org/scholarships

American Welding Society District Scholarship (must be enrolled in welding, but would work great for a double major)

AWS offers scholarship funds that, once awarded, are payable directly to the school to which you have been accepted. It will cover the cost of tuition, books, supplies and related institutional costs. To participate in the District Scholarship Program, download and complete the online application, supply the requested documents and information, and mail them to the AWS Foundation, 550 NW Lejeune Road, Miami, FL 33126, Attention: Neida Herrera, Development Coordinator. Website is www.aws.org  and the deadline for receiving applications at the Foundation office, however, is March 1. Scholarships are awarded usually from May to June, with the funds made available for the coming fall term. 

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) Foundation Scholarship

Awards are made to high school seniors and to students already enrolled in trade schools or college programs in welding, manufacturing technology, engineering, and other metal working programs. Although diesel students are not eligible for this scholarship, double majors are i.e., Diesel/Welding. The scholarship is an exclusive benefit to members of FMA and its affiliate, The Tube & Pipe Association (TPA). A student is eligible if he or she is: Student member of FMA or TPA, Student whose parent or guardian is a Personal Member of FMA or TPA, Full time college student employed by a TPA or FMA Company Member, Student whose parent or guardian is employed by a TPA of FMA Company Member. A student membership costs $25. You must be an active member before the first of the year to be eligible for that year. April 30 is the deadline for application. The applicant must have a 3.0 or better GPA to be eligible. Go to www.fmametalfab.org for information and applications. FMA Foundation, 833 Featherstone Rd, Rockford, IL 61107; Phone: (815) 399-8775; FAX: (815) 282-7727; or E-mail: info@fmametalfab.org


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