Through annual events such as the golf tournament and StarGala, along with the generous support of individuals, corporations, businesses and other organizations, the Foundation grants numerous scholarships to students attending Lone Star College. Additionally, in partnership with the college, the Foundation funds programs which provide unique educational opportunities for LSC students. Click on the stories below to see firsthand how the Lone Star College Foundation is strengthening academic programs and impacting students.

Student Testimonials

Brandon Santos

It's all about building relationships

When asked what was the one takeaway he learned while at LSC-University Park, Brandon Santos said it was to build relationships. "It is important to develop and maintain the relationships you build wherever you are in that point in life."

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Diego Ortiz

Scholarship student to earn Master's degree in France

International student Diego Ortiz Vigil earned several scholarships before graduating this past May Magna Cum Laude as an Honors College Merit Scholar from LSC-CyFair. The future civil engineer is now moving to France as part of an all-expense paid associate to master's degree transfer program in engineering.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Student Now a Graduate

It is hard to imagine that recovery is still ongoing if you were not affected by Hurricane Harvey, but for Lone Star College-Montgomery student Holly Clay, it is just a fact of life. She lost everything in the floods and rebuilt from the ground up while staying on track with her education. 

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Lone Star College Promise Scholarship Recipient Shines Bright

Rachel Perez is ready to take the next step in her dreams of becoming a pediatrician or an emergency room physician thanks to Lone Star College Foundation and the University of Houston-Downtown.

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College Programs & Grants

Funds raised by Foundation activities, in conjunction with Lone Star College System funds, help to support many college programs.

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LSC Promise update

Learn about the impact of the 2018-2019 academic year.

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"Alternative Spring Break" medical mission trip: Impacting the giver and the receiver

"Alternative Spring Break," a program coordinated by the Center for Civic Engagement and funded by LSC Foundation donations and Lone Star College.

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Honors College Students

Carpenter Endowment funds scholarships for new Honors College

The Honors College at Lone Star College is continuing its momentum after a successful inaugural semester in fall 2014, and funds from the Richard G. Carpenter Endowment are playing a significant role. 

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Mini-Grant madness: enhancing the LSC experience with the "Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Integration Project"

The Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Integration project provided students a hands-on experience with groundbreaking industry technology that is still in its infancy.

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Alumni Spotlight

Leonela Oliva

Head of the Class

After years of attending classes as a student, alumna Leonela Oliva is ready to return to the head of the class, this time as the teacher. More...

Amy Martinez

Kindness is free and generosity is contagious

Business Owner Amy Martinez' company motto is "Kindness is free and generosity is contagious". More...

Savannah Steward

LSC grad honored by Drew Brees for COVID-19 work

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees named Lone Star College-Kingwood graduate Savannah Stuard as his choice for The Real Heroes Project. More...


James Harrison

"My favorite aspect of serving on the Board is seeing the lives we impact through the generous donations to the Foundation."

James B. Harrison III, Chair, Lone Star College Foundation