Financial Aid

How can I apply for scholarships?

I'm interested in scholarships at do I apply?

The majority of scholarships require only the General Scholarship Application. For those that require a separate application see: Scholarships that require a separate application...what do I do?

  • Visit to see the list of scholarships offered through LCSC that require the General Scholarship Application.
  • Browse the categories and descriptions.
    • If a scholarship requires you to demonstrate financial need, you must have a FAFSA on file by the March 1 Priority Deadline.
  • Complete the General Scholarship Application in its entirety.
  • All scholarships require the general essay to be answered. Additional essays may be required for some scholarships.
  • If submitting the paper version, be sure it is signed.
  • If submitting online, be sure to attach your essays/additional information.
  • The General Scholarship Application must be submitted by March 1. 

I've submitted my General Scholarship what?

  • If you submitted your application online, you will receive notification via email once your application is received.
  • If you submitted the paper version of the application, you can go to WarriorWeb and see if it has been received by clicking on “My Documents”.
  • If a scholarship requires you to demonstrate financial need, you must have a FAFSA on file by the March 1 Priority Deadline.
  • The scholarship committees will review and make scholarship decisions by the end of March.
  • You will be notified by mid-April of scholarship decisions. If offered a scholarship, you will receive notification in the mail.  Scholarships offers must be accepted on WarriorWeb by the deadline listed in the mailed notification.
    • If your scholarship requires a thank you note, you must also submit it to the Financial Aid Office separately by the required deadline.
    • If you were not offered a scholarship, you will receive a letter notifying you of this decision.

Will I be considered for a merit-based scholarship?

Merit-based scholarships are awarded based on your cumulative grade point average (GPA) or test scores (ACT, SAT or RSAT)

  • Visit to see if you are eligible for consideration.
  • To qualify, you must be admitted at least tentatively by March 1 (December 1 for Early Consideration). To ensure you are considered, submit your transcripts, test scores, etc. to the Admissions Office as soon as possible.
  • Merit-based scholarship recipients will receive an Offer Letter in early March; acceptance of the scholarship offer will be done on WarriorWeb.

Scholarships that require a separate application...what do I do?

  • Scholarships not included on the General Scholarship Application must be applied for using the provided separate application.
  • Read through the description and the requirements.
  • These scholarships may have different deadlines and/or essay requirements.
  • Submit the scholarship application to the address provided on the application.

Where can I get information on outside scholarships on the LCSC website?

I have received a scholarship from an outside donor...what do I do?

  • You must notify the donor of your college selection.
  • The donor should notify LCSC’s Financial Aid Office with your name and the name and amount of the scholarship. They must also indicate which semester(s) to apply the scholarship.
    • Awards over $500 will be split between fall and spring semester unless otherwise noted by the donor.
  • The donor can send a check to Student Accounts.
  • The Financial Aid Office will then list the funds on your financial aid offer on WarriorWeb.
  • Student Accounts will post the funds to your account.
  • You need to notify the Financial Aid Office of any scholarship funds sent directly to you.
  • If the check is co-payable to you and LCSC, you will need to endorse it prior to funds being disbursed.
    • If funds are sent directly to LCSC, Student Accounts will contact you if your signature is required.

My plans have do I cancel my scholarships?

  • You will need to notify the Financial Aid Office in writing to cancel your scholarships.
  • You can send an email to using your LCMail.
  • You can mail a letter or send a fax to the Financial Aid Office.
    • Fax:  208.792.2063
    • Mail:  500 8th Ave, Lewiston, ID  83501

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