Lone Star College System awards a limited number of financial awards for its students to participate in academic, short-term study abroad programs offered through LSC or the Texas Gulf Coast International Education Consortium. Applicants may be selected for one of three awards: The Need-Based Financial Award; The Merit-Based Financial Award; or the Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship. Recommendersí responses will be used to screen applicants and may be used to finalize the award recipients. This form may also be used by the studentís program faculty for admission purposes. We appreciate facultyís insight and support in selecting the best candidates for these competitive awards.