CONROE (April 7, 2015) –Lone Star College-Montgomery students–especially those returning to college after a major life or career change–have a unique scholarship opportunity available to them thanks to Assistance League® of Montgomery County.
Several $750 ‘Non-Traditional’ scholarships will be awarded to worthy students who are entering or already attending LSC-Montgomery or LSC-Conroe Center in pursuit of a career. Over 20 non-traditional scholarships have been awarded to LSC-Montgomery students thanks to Assistance League®.
“Helping a person gain academic or workforce training credentials to pursue a job or even enter a new career path because of a life changing event is an important helping hand we can offer Montgomery County residents,” said Jane Gehring, a volunteer with Assistance League®. “We are dedicated to helping individuals who find themselves in such circumstances and are trying to better themselves.”
The scholarship applications and instructions for submission can be found online at assistanceleaguemont-co.org, or through the LSC-Montgomery financial aid office, which is located in the Student Services Center (Building C).
Completed application packets are due to the Assistance League by July 15, 2015. Applications can be mailed or hand delivered to: Assistance League® Scholarship Committee, Attention: Ann Subtelny, 126 North San Jacinto, Conroe, Texas, 77301.
Assistance League® of Montgomery County is an all volunteer group that has turned over $3 million from its thrift shop sales to Montgomery County over the past 30 years. Of its 10 philanthropic programs, the scholarship program is second on to Operation School Bell.
For more information about the scholarship or Assistance League®, call (936) 760-1151.
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.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation. Dr. Steve Head is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu