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Lone Star College Promise

What Is the Lone Star College Promise?


The LSC Promise is a scholarship and civic engagement program that provides two years of “last-dollar scholarship” for a college education at any Lone Star College location.

Please note that all available scholarships for the upcoming 2016-17 school have been awarded. Application process for the 2017-18 year will begin in the spring, 2017.

100% Tuition

The LSC Promise will fund the balance of tuition and fees due for students that still demonstrate financial need after all grant and scholarship awards are used to pay for tuition and fees. It is not a loan and does not have to be paid back.

12 Credit Hours

Students must be full-time and enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester to be eligible.

15 Volunteer Hours

Students must participate in a minimum of 15 hours of civic engagement services or activities each fall and spring semester.

Steps to Apply

Step 1 Register for the Lone Star College Promise Scholarship and submit the simple scholarship application
Step 2 Complete FAFSA and Lone Star College admissions process. (LSC FAFSA Code: 011145)
Step 3 Submit a copy of high school transcript with a minimum 2.3 cumulative GPA. GED students should submit GED scores
Step 4 Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester starting in the fall after high school graduation.
Step 5 Participate in a minimum of 15 hours of civic engagement services or activities each fall and spring semester.
Step 6 Declare a valid academic plan in their Lone Star College student record by the start of the first term at Lone Star College

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a resident of Texas, live in the Lone Star College district and qualify for in-district tuition.
  • Must be a graduate of an eligible public or private high school, home school program or GED program.

Why Lone Star College Promise

The LSC Promise program is designed to reduce financial barriers to college and provide students with assistance to navigate and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the admissions process to attend Lone Star College.

LSC created the program to provide more opportunity for students to pursue and complete their higher education and break down the barriers to earning a college degree for in-district students. Lone Star College is committed to student access, equality, success and completion.