Scholarships

We know how overwhelming it can be at times, thinking about how to tackle the cost of college. But, fortunately for you, there are literally hundreds of scholarships and grants out there available for you to take advantage of to help offset the costs. Here are a list of some we offer that require no repayment from you. It's like free money. And who doesn't love that?

UNCF SCHOLARSHIPS

UNCF has helped more than 450,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding.

UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, we award more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country, including our prestigious network of 37 HBCUs.

To apply, log onto www.scholarships.uncf.org; For help with the application and essay, contact Ms. Graves at 731-265-1721 and agraves@lanecollege.edu. Be sure to obtain and keep a digital copy of your high school transcript. If you have a hard copy, scan it and save it on a flash drive and/or computer for uploading to the UNCF portal.

Instructions for creating your UNCF Account & Profile:

  1. Go to www.scholarships.uncf.org
  2. Click on "Log On or Register" in the upper right corner
  3. Click "Register" and create your username & password
  4. Select "Applicant"
  5. Log in
  6. Click on "My Student Landing Page"
  7. Click on "My User Profile"
  8. Create your Profile including your Accomplishments Summary

UNCF Scholarships for 2022 High School Graduates Attending Lane College

All Majors

  1. UNCF General Scholarship - Lane students who have at least a 2.5 GPA overall can apply. Complete the application, now! It only takes a few minutes... NO ESSAY, NO  TRANSCRIPT, and NO REFERENCE REQUIRED!

  2. Macy's Brighter Futures Scholarship (Phase 1) - Black/African American Lane students with at least a 2.5 GPA overall can apply; NO REFERENCE REQUIRED; Amount: up to $5,000; Application Deadline: Thurs., 7-21-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST


Regional - California

  1. Adidas Legacy Scholarship Program – 2022 high school graduates whose permanent residence is in California, Illinois, or New York; who graduated from one of the high schools listed on the scholarship program page at www.scholarships.uncf.org; who will NOT play an NCAA sport in college; and who are coming to Lane with at least a 2.5 GPA overall can apply; Application Deadline: Mon., 8-1-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST


Illinois

  1. Adidas Legacy Scholarship Program – 2022 high school graduates whose permanent residence is in California, Illinois, or New York; who graduated from one of the high schools listed on the scholarship program page at www.scholarships.uncf.org; who will NOT play an NCAA sport in college; and who are coming to Lane with at least a 2.5 GPA overall can apply; Application Deadline: Mon., 8-1-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST


New York

  1. The Pierre and Tana Matisse Scholarship - African American, American Indian - Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American 2022 high school graduates coming to Lane with at least a 2.5 GPA overall and are permanent residents of one of the five boroughs of New York City: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island living in one of the eligible NYC ZIP codes listed on the UNCF webpage (www.scholarships.uncf.org) can apply; Award Amount: up to $5,000; Application Deadline: THURS., 7-28-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST
  2. Adidas Legacy Scholarship Program – 2022 high school graduates whose permanent residence is in California, Illinois, or New York; who graduated from one of the high schools listed on the scholarship program page at www.scholarships.uncf.org; who will NOT play an NCAA sport in college; and who are coming to Lane with at least a 2.5 GPA overall can apply; Application Deadline: Mon., 8-1-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST



UNCF Scholarships & Internships for Returning Lane Students

All Majors

  1. UNCF General Scholarship - Lane students who have at least a 2.5 GPA overall can apply. Complete the application, now! It only takes a few minutes... NO ESSAY, NO TRANSCRIPT, and NO REFERENCE REQUIRED!

  2. Lincoln Financial Scholars Professional Development Internship & Scholarship - African American Sophomores & Juniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA overall can apply; 1) Gain Exposure to the Financial Services Industry; 2) Receive Resume’ Building Guidance; 3) Receive Interview Preparation; & 4) Attend Student Leadership Conference; NO REFERENCE REQUIRED; Amount: up to $5,000; Deadline: Fri., 7-15-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST
  3. Macy’s Brighter Futures Scholarship (Phase 1) - Black/African American Lane students with at least a 2.5 GPA overall can apply; NO REFERENCE REQUIRED; Amount: up to $5,000; Application Deadline: Thurs., 7-21-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST
  4. Tampax Flow It Forward Scholarship - African American Juniors 1) with at least a 3.5 GPA; 2) who will specialize in any medical field that impacts women’s health & focuses on the health of the Black community; and 3) have participated in at least one service project or event that benefited an underserved demographic of people with periods, between June 2021 & May 2022 can apply; Amount: up to $10,000; Application Deadline: Tues., 8-16-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST


Business Majors

  1. AlixPartners/UNCF Scholarship - African American Juniors majoring in Business, Computer Science or Mathematics with at least a 3.0 GPA can apply; Resume’ Required; Amount: up to $5,000 (Renewable); Application Deadline: Tues., 7-19-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST
  2. UNCF Element Fleet Scholarship & Internship - African American Juniors & Seniors majoring in Business with at least a 3.5 GPA can apply; NO REFERENCE REQUIRED; Amount: up to $2,500; Application Deadline: Tues., 7-19-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Majors

  1. Bayer Fund STEM Scholarship - African American Juniors majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics with at least a 3.0 GPA overall and whose permanent residence is Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Texas, or Washington can apply; No Reference Required; Amount: up to $4,400Application Deadline: Wed., 7-13-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST
  2. AlixPartners/UNCF Scholarship - African American Juniors majoring in Business, Computer Science or Mathematics with at least a 3.0 GPA can apply; Resume’ Required; Amount: up to $5,000 (Renewable); Application Deadline: Tues., 7-19-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST
  3. Willma Davis Memorial STEM Scholarship Program - Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics with at least a 3.0 GPA overall can apply; Amount: up to $5,000; Application Deadline: Mon., 8-15-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST


Regional - Michigan

  1. Richard F. Freeman Scholarship - 2022 high school graduates coming to Lane with at least a 2.5 GPA and are permanent residents of Michigan can apply; Award Amount: up to $4,500 Application Deadline: Thurs., 8-25-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST


New York

  1. The Pierre and Tana Matisse Scholarship - African American, American Indian - Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American students with at least a 2.5 GPA overall and who are a permanent resident of one of the five boroughs of New York City: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island living in one of the eligible NYC ZIP codes listed on the UNCF webpage (www.scholarships.uncf.org) can apply; Award Amount: up to $5,000; Application Deadline: THURS., 7-28-22, 10:59 pm CST; 11:59 pm EST

    Application Instructions:

    1. Log onto www.scholarships.uncf.org
    2. Click on "Log On or Register" in the upper right corner; then, click "Register" on the next page
    3. Create a username, password and profile; Check the "Applicant" box
    4. Go back to www.scholarships.uncf.org; click the link to the scholarship for which you will apply; and review all of the details & instructions
    5. Click "Apply" and complete the application
    6. Submitting an essay will be required; Draft it in a WORD document; Address the topic given; Proofread it carefully; Copy & Paste it into application
    7. A scanned copy of your official transcript might also be required; so, that you can upload it to the UNCF website
    8. You must invite a professor or supervisor or coach, etc. to write you a letter of reference online. (A) Submit your recommender's email address and name in the reference section of the application. (B) UNCF will email him/her a link to use to write your letter of reference online. (C) Tell your recommender to check his/her spam folder for an "Invitation to Serve as A Reference" email
    9. Log in to your UNCF account weekly, and check your "Landing Page" for scholarship and internship alert.


    To apply, log onto www.scholarships.uncf.org; For help with the application and essay, contact Ms. Graves at agraves@lanecollege.edu


    POWER OF POTENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    The Power of Potential Scholarship is offered to high school seniors who earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (unweighted). Successful applicants will show academic achievement, perseverance, and leadership. Priority consideration will be given to applicants with complete admissions applications and FAFSAs submitted on or before the annual deadline. The Power of Potential Scholarship is a last dollar scholarship designed to meet the direct cost of attendance. All federal and state aid (grants and loans) must be applied prior to the scholarship amount. For assistance, contact Kelly Boyd at kboyd@lanecollege.edu or call or text 731.425.2547.

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    INTERNATIONAL PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

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    Financial barriers should not hinder you from receiving a quality education. At Lane College, we offer a variety of opportunities to help you financially while also helping you develop the necessary skills for your future. We have a proven track record of producing business leaders, educators, scientists, doctors and lawyers. With these scholarship opportunities and our world-class faculty, Lane College is the perfect place for you to start your story.

    International Scholars Pathways to Success is offered to international high school seniors who earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The three pillars in this program are designed to enhance each participant’s academic achievement, social/cultural awareness, and financial future. Those chosen for this program will receive up to $9,700 annually, which is designed to meet the direct cost of attendance. To apply for admission, visit lanecollege.edu and click “FREE TO APPLY” on the homepage. To apply for the scholarship, visit lanecollege.edu and click the Financial Aid and Tuition tab.

    The Power of Potential Scholarship is offered to high school seniors who earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (unweighted). Those chosen for this program will meet and learn from CEOs, national leaders, and develop the skills needed to lead now and in the future. Scholarship recipients are awarded an average of $5,000, which is designed to meet the direct cost of attendance. To apply, visit lanecollege.edu and click the Financial Aid and Tuition tab.

    Junior College Transfer Scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000 for students who transfer directly to Lane College from an accredited community college or junior college with an associate degree. To receive this one-time award, please submit your final college transcript to the Office of Admissions.

    The Lane College Dragons Athletic Program has a rich history and tradition of competing at the NCAA Division-II level as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAC). The Dragons compete in the following:

    Women's Sports Men's Sports
    Volleyball Football
    Cross Country Cross Country
    Basketball Basketball
    Softball Baseball
    Tennis Tennis
    Track and Field Track and Field

    For more information on varsity scholarships and to submit a video, please contact dburoughs@lanecollege.edu.

    The Lane College Cheerleading Program is a national award winning program dedicated to carrying on the traditions of Lane College by representing the college with pride. Interested persons should have experience in cheer, stunting, and tumbling. For more information and to submit video, please contact qgiles@lanecollege.edu.

    The Lane College Dragons Marching Band consists of a group of highly motivated and talented instrumental musicians, a dance team, and color guard that performs during halftime at football games, in the homecoming parade, NBA games, band competitions, and other community events. For more information and to schedule an audition, please contact Christopher Jefferson cjefferson@lanecollege.edu.

    The Lane College Concert Choir has performed and recorded across the country. This talented group has performed in front of United States Presidents and celebrities. Historically, the Concert Choir has been led by distinguished directors and composers committed to developing artist, performers and composers. For more information and to schedule an audition, please contact arainbow@lanecollege.edu.

    The Lane College Endowed Scholarship Program is funded through donations from a variety of stakeholders. Lane College has over 80 endowed scholarships. The qualification for these scholarships range from 2.0 to 4.0 grade point average; specific majors; community service and leadership achievements; and financial need. For more information on how to apply, please contact lpeoples@lanecollege.edu.

    Lane College Scholarships are last dollar designed to help you meet the direct cost of attendance (tuition, fees, books, room and board). The College allows scholarship recipients to stack up to $9,000 in Lane College scholarships.



    Lane College International Admissions Policy

    Lane College admits students with nonimmigrant status who present official credentials with academic achievement, meet the admission requirements to the college, and have command of written and spoken English. Students must complete the following:

    1. Official School(s) Transcript(s) must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services). Lane College will only be able to admit an applicant after receiving the necessary report from the evaluation company.

    2. If your native language is not English, you must demonstrate English proficiency unless you are a US citizen or a permanent resident.

    3. Letter of Financial Sponsorship

    4. Personal Aspirational Essay

    5. Use your name as it appears on your passport and include a valid e-mail address in your application for future communication from Lane College.

    Once we have a completed file, the Admissions Committee will review the file and make a decision regarding acceptance. Please note that students will be required to cover fees of one year of tuition before issuing a Form I-20.

    We will then submit official hard copies of forms to Melinda Richardson (International Student Liaison)

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    LUMINOSITY LANE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

    The Luminosity Lane College Scholarship is for students interested in engaging in applied learning opportunities while pursuing their undergraduate degree at Lane College. Scholars will not only receive a monetary award, but will participate in weekly workshops that give a holistic view of the technical, managerial, financial, analytical, and human perspectives that are needed to successfully implement complex solutions to solve 21st century challenges.

    The scholarship application will be open until July 1, 2022. During the month of July, the Luminosity team will review and select 15 students for final interviews. Of the interviewed students, 10 will be awarded with the scholarship. Award notifications will be sent out by August 1, 2022. For assistance, contact Clara Hall at chall@lanecollege.edu.

    To be considered for the Luminosity Lane College Scholarship, the following criteria must be met:

    - Incoming Freshman or Sophomore

    - Enrolled full-time in a undergraduate degree program at the beginning of the Fall semester

    - Desire to innovate and pursue difficult projects

    - Passion for solving problems and making an impact

    - Able and eager to learn and adapt

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