LBWCC Institutional Scholarships and Tuition Waivers
Do you qualify for a scholarship?
Each year LBWCC offers a number of scholarships and tuition waivers to qualified students in various areas including (but not limited to) academics, athletics, career technical, performing arts, and service. In addition to the traditional scholarships offered by the college, scholarships through the Lurleen B. Wallace Community College Foundation and the MacArthur State Technical College Foundation are available. A brief description of each scholarship/waiver is listed below. Scholarships/waivers are awarded for one year and must be used beginning the fall semester of the year awarded. Students may be eligible for renewal of their scholarship for the second year based on the continuation policy for their scholarship/waiver.
Click here to download the 2013-2014 Dual Enrollment Scholarship criteria.
Click here to download the 2013-2014 Dual Enrollment Scholarship application.
The deadline to submit the Dual Enrollment Scholarship packet is March 29, 2013.
Ambassadors serve as official hosts for LBW Community College activities and public events held in the College’s service area. To qualify, an applicant must have a 3.5 GPA or 90 average or higher on his or her high school transcripts. The applicant must submit a completed application form, two letters of reference, a brief essay, and participate in an on-campus interview. Click here to view detailed information regarding selection criteria.
The College awards Athletic Scholarships in baseball, men's and women's basketball and softball. Interested applicants should contact the appropriate coach for further information.
Baseball Coach, Steve Helms at 334.881.2203 or email@example.com
Basketball Coach, Ricky Knight at 334.881.2202 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Softball Coach, Candace Tucker at 334.881.2203 or email@example.com
Dual Enrollment Scholarships
Provided by the Lurleen B. Wallace Community College Foundation and the MacArthur State Technical College Foundation, these scholarships are for those students who plan to enroll in dual enrollment courses at LBWCC in Fall or Spring Semesters. To qualify, a student must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Career Tech Dual Enrollment scholarships may also be available, contingent on grant funds from the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development. Click here to view more information regarding the Dual Enrollment Scholarships and here to download the Dual Enrollment Scholarship Application.
Both the Lurleen B. Wallace Community College Foundation and the MacArthur State Technical College Foundation provide a variety of scholarships to qualified and deserving students. Depending on the scholarship, applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or 3.0. To apply, complete the LBWCC scholarship application, and submit two letters of reference or endorsements from any of the following: high school faculty (teacher, coach, sponsor, principal, or counselor), or an unrelated adult. Some scholarships have specific or additional requirements.
General Education Diploma (GED) Waiver
To qualify, an applicant must meet all admissions requirements and have successfully completed the Alabama GED Test.
Interested applicants should contact the appropriate Director of Financial Aid for further information
For further information contact:
Donna Bass Financial Aid for Andalusia and Greenville Campuses 334-881-2282 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wanda Bass Financial Aid for MacArthur Campus and Luverne Center 334-493-5338 email@example.com
Honors Program Scholarships
The LBWCC Honors Program is designed to develop the abilities and potential of highly motivated students as they begin their academic studies and prepare to transfer to a four-year college or university. For entrance into the Honors Program and for scholarship consideration, students will be evaluated using an essay, interview, grade point average, and letters of recommendation.
Performing Arts - Arts Scholarship
Performing Arts – Art Scholarships are awarded to students who perform over and above those requirements normally expected for Art students. To qualify, a student must have a 2.5 GPA and submit a Portfolio Submission Form along with artistic portfolio. Interested students may click here to download the Portfolio Submission Form. The portfolio should include a brief artist’s statement describing what the student hopes to accomplish through his/her artwork. Portfolio submissions will be accepted at the end of March each year.
Performing Arts - Drama Scholarship
Performing Arts – Drama Scholarships are awarded to students who have interest in Drama/Performing Arts.
To qualify, a student must have a 2.5 GPA and must interview with faculty sponsor during spring semester.
Performing Arts - Music Scholarship
Performing Arts – Music Scholarships are awarded annually on the basis of musical ability, integrity, and leadership to students who perform over and above those requirements normally expected for an Ensemble student. To qualify, a student must have a 2.5 GPA and participate in the Ensemble auditions which are held in March or April each year. Click here to view Ensemble Audition Requirements.
Presidential Academic Scholarships
Presidential Honors Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have demonstrated high academic abilities. A student must plan to attend the Greenville Campus and a minimum 3.5 GPA is required for consideration.
Presidential Technical Scholarships
Presidential Technical Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have demonstrated academic abilities, have financial need, and intend to pursue a program of study in a technical based field. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required to be considered. Recipients MUST enroll in a Short-Certificate, Certificate, or Associate in Applied Science Degree Program.
Senior Adult Scholarships
Senior Adult Scholarships are for individuals who are 60 years of age or older who meet the LBWCC admission requirements. Student must enroll for credit; may receive scholarship only one time per course. Contact Donna Bass at (334) 881-2272 or Wanda Bass at (334) 493-5338.
In response to local job market demands, the college has established technical waivers for high-demand, high-growth technical fields. The number of awards per technical program is based on available enrollment slots and the annual demand for workers in the technical field. Technical waivers are intended to address worker shortages and are not considered as competitive scholarship awards. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required to be considered. Recipients MUST enroll in a Certificate or Associate in Applied Science Degree Program.