Lone Star College-Promise Scholarship

***NOTICE: The LSC-Promise Scholarship is not affiliated with Harris County Promise.

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What is the Lone Star College-Promise Scholarship?

The LSC-Promise Scholarship is a scholarship and community service program which provides two consecutive years (4 long semesters) of “last-dollar scholarship” for a college education at any Lone Star College campus.  The LSC-Promise Scholarship is funded by the Lone Star College Foundation contingent upon available funding. 

A “last dollar scholarship” is applied for students demonstrating a financial need after all other grants and scholarships have been exhausted (except the Texas Public Educational Grant). The LSC-Promise Scholarship is not a loan and does not have to be repaid.

What does the LSC-Promise Scholarship cover?

The LSC-Promise Scholarship covers any tuition and mandatory fees associated with courses in a student’s degree plan.

What does the LSC-Promise Scholarship not cover? 

The LSC-Promise Scholarship does not cover lab fees, textbooks, study abroad, or any courses not associated with a degree plan.  The scholarship will also not cover any class taken for the third time. Please refer to the Repeat Course Policy

What are the eligibility requirements for first-time applicants?

New applications are only accepted during the fall semester. Eligibility requirements for first-time applicants are as follows:

  • Be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) each fall and spring semester
  • Qualify for in-district tuition 
  • Enroll in an associate degree program
  • Not have earned previous degree in higher education
  • Meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Requirements
    • 2.0 GPA
    • 67% completion rate
    • Maximum hours:  Students may not receive financial assistance beyond the following:  150% of degree requirements (90 hours for an associate degree)
  • Be a graduate of an eligible public or private high school, home school program or GED program
  • Comply with United States Selected Service System requirements for registration (if applicable)
  • Not be in default on federal Title IV or Texas educational loan and not owe a refund on federal Title IV or a Texas student financial aid program
  • Applied and eligible for financial aid

Financial eligibility is determined by evaluation of the FAFSA.

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