Financial Aid

Priority Dates

Apply for financial aid by April 1 to be considered for limited state grant funding.
To receive semester aid for: Submit all documents by:
Fall July 15
Spring November 1
Summer April 1

Students who submit their application after the priority deadline are still eligible for financial aid, but may need to pay their tuition before the payment due date.

Financial Aid Workshops

Lone Star College is hosting financial aid workshops at local campuses within the service area.

View Upcoming Workshops

Types of Financial Aid

Financial aid packages may include more than one type of award. However the combined total of all awards must not exceed a student’s cost of attendance(COA). If a student’s financial aid package exceeds his/her COA, awards will be adjusted according to federal, state, and institutional guidelines.

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Apply For Financial Aid

You must complete LSCS's three step process in order to receive financial aid.

  1. Complete a FAFSA (LSCS school code: 011145).
  2. If requested, provide any additional documentation.
  3. Review/accept financial aid award(s).

Book Advances

Students may use Financial Aid to purchase books. Find more information about Book Advances.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

All students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements to receive financial aid at LSCS. Federal regulations require all financial aid recipients to maintain SAP in a course of study leading toward a college degree, certificate, or educational objective.

Find More Information about Satisfactory Academic Progress

Tuition & Fees

Attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Our tuition rates are based on residency and if you need help footing the bill, financial aid is available to most students. And so are payment plans!

Disbursements & Refunds

Financial Aid disbursements occur after the Official Day of Record. Contact the Business Office for more information about refunds.

Return of Title IV Policy

If you do not successfully complete the term you may have to return a portion of the aid received.

Financial Aid Forms

If you are applying for state grants or requesting a Professional Judgment, you will need to submit additional forms to complete the process.

Need Help with Financial Aid?

Now, One Number Gets Answers! Call 281.290.2700 for the Financial Aid Contact Center.