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We Can Help
The Lurleen B Wallace Community College office offers a variety of programs and assistance for students seeking funding for their education. This includes the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG), WIA/TAA, Vocational Rehabilitation, scholarships and other programs.

Student Financial Assistance
Through its financial assistance programs, Lurleen B Wallace Community College seeks to provide the opportunity for all deserving students to continue their education.

Register with Selective Service
If you are a male who is at least 18 years old and born after December 31, 1959, you MUST be registered with Selective Service in order to receive Federal student aid.

Pell Grant
To receive Pell Grant funding, a student must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at, making sure to have W2 forms and most recent tax returns on hand to complete the application. Once the online application has been received by the college Financial Aid Office, the college will notify the student that the application has been received and, the student must contact the LBWCC Financial Aid office to finalize processing of the financial aid award.  LBW Community College School Code is 008988.

LBWCC does not participate in the Student Loan Program.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
The WIA program offers assistance to selected eligible individuals who enter approved training programs at LBW Community College. The local Alabama Employment Office determines eligibility, and funds provided are based on the program in which the student has been accepted.

College Work Study Program
This is a campus-based employment program in which students are paid an hourly wage for employment. Students must apply for federal aid through the FAFSA, must be awarded Pell Grant by the college Financial Aid Office, and be a full-time student to be awarded a Work-Study position. They must also complete an application in the financial aid office.  Awards are based on a first-come first-serve basis according to skills required for each position available.

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. An LBWCC application for admission, official transcripts, and completed scholarship application must be on file at the college before a scholarship can be awarded. Types of scholarships include Presidental Honors; Ambassadors; Presidential Technical; Technical Waivers; Performing Arts in Music; Drama; Art and Athletic scholarships.
For more information contact:

              Donna Bass,                                                    Breshawn Skinner                                         Randi Bozeman,
          Financial Aid Office                                             Financial Aid Office                                   Financial Aid Office 
                Andalusia                                                      Greenville & Luverne                                        MacArthur
      LBW Community College                                 LBW Community College                         LBW Community College
           PO Box 1418                                                   750 Greenville By-Pass                                   PO Box 910
        Andalusia AL 36420                                             Greenville, AL 36037                                Opp, AL  36467                                                           
      (334) 881-2272 Office                                           (334) 383-6702 Office                            (334) 493-5338 Office
        (334) 881-2201 Fax                                             (334) 382-2215 Fax                                (334) 493 -7003 Fax

Non-Traditional scholarships are offered through both the LBW Community College Foundation  and the MacArthur Foundation for students who are 21 years of age and/or out of high school for at least one year. To download and print a Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Application, click here.  

For more information on Foundation scholarships, contact: Lisa Patterson at (334) 881-2293 or



Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.