Scholarship Opportunity for “Non-Traditional” Students

Are you returning to Lone Star College-Montgomery after a change in your life situation? Are you finally pursuing that certification program or degree you’ve been dreaming about? Do you have plans to work in a position that benefits others? If so, you might be a candidate for the Assistance League of Montgomery County’s “Return to Education” scholarship.
 
Five separate $750 scholarships will be awarded to five worthy students who, after returning to college due to changes in their workplace of life situation, are hoping to secure gainful employment in a profession that benefits others. Potential recipients must be 18 years or older, be a resident of Montgomery County, and have a high school diploma or GED.
 
Scholarship candidates must complete an application and submit an essay that depicts their need for financial aid, describes their vocational goals, and explains how achieving those goals will impact their life.
 
The scholarship will be paid directly to the college in time for the fall 2010 semester and must be used in the 2010-11 academic year during the fall, spring, or summer semesters.
 
Candidates may pick up an application at the LSC-Montgomery financial aid office (Building E) or at the Assistance League of Montgomery County Thrift Shop, which is located at 126 N. San Jacinto Street in Conroe, TX.
 
Completed applications are due at the Thrift Shop no later than Monday, May 31. Applicants are encouraged to plan accordingly, as the Thrift Shop will be closed on Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day.

The financial aid office is open Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, Lone Star College System is the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas and the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.