Workforce Programs Scholarships

Workforce Scholarships, provided through a third-party vendor, allow eligible students to obtain the skills needed to successfully reenter the workforce. The scholarship can cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, and other related costs for individuals who enroll in one of the following Workforce Programs:

College Credit Programs

  • Accounting AAS/Advanced Technical Certificate
  • CISCO Network Analyst
  • CISCO Network Administrator Level II Certificate
  • Computer Networking AAS- CISCO/Microsoft
  • Network & Computer System Administrator AAS/Certificates
  • Cybersecurity AAS
  • Dental Hygienist AAS (acceptance required)
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography AAS (acceptance required)
  • Echocardiography AAS (acceptance required)
  • Electrical Technology AAS/Certificate
  • Engineering Technology - Architectural Design AAS
  • Engineering Technology -Mechanical Design AAS
  • Field Service Technician Certificate
  • Health Information Technology AAS (acceptance required)
  • Heating-Ventilation & Air Condition – AAS/Certificates
  • Industrial Diesel Technology AAS
  • Industrial Electronics Technology AAS
  • Instrumentation Technology AAS/Level II Certificate
  • Land Surveying & Mapping AAS/Certificate
  • Logistics Management AAS/Certificate
  • Machining Technology AAS/Certificate
  • Mechatronics AAS/Certificates
  • Medical Radiologic Technology AAS (acceptance required)
  • Nursing AAS – Integrated/Block (acceptance required)
  • Paralegal AAS/Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Petroleum Data Technology AAS
  • Petroleum Service Technician AAS/Certificates
  • Pipefitting AAS/Certificates
  • Process Technology AAS
  • Respiratory Care Therapist AAS (acceptance required)
  • Surgical Technology AAS (acceptance required)
  • Transition to Professional Nursing AAS (acceptance required)
  • Vocational Nursing Certificate (acceptance required)
  • Welding AAS/Certificates
  • Welding – Inspection AAS/Certificate

Non-Credit (CE) Programs

  • Alternative Teacher Certification
  • AutoCAD Draftsman Certificate (Upgrade Skills)
  • CISCO Network Administrator Certificate (CCNA)
  • Commercial Driver License
  • Electrical NCCER Workforce Certificate Level I/II
  • HVAC NCCER Certificate
  • IADC Gateway Floorhand Roustabout Certificate
  • Lean Six Sigma – Green Belt Certificate
  • Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt Certificate
  • Machining Certificate
  • PMP Exam Preparation
  • Pre-Apprentice Mechatronics Certificate
  • SolidWorks Designer Certificate (Upgrade Skills)
  • Welding Master Certificate
  • Welding SMAW &GMAW Certificate
  • Welding (SMAW/GMAW/GTAW/PIPE) Certificates
  • Welding NCCER Level I/II Certificate

A Lone Star College Workforce Advisor can advise you on how to apply for a Scholarship.  Please contact one of the following Advisor at a campus near you:


Lucy Solomon


Jade Phillips


Mary Oudems

LSC-North Harris

Shonta Sumlin


Joyce Kitchen

LSC-University Park

Jaque Taylor


Eligibility is based on overall family income levels or individuals who have been laid off and receiving unemployment benefits, or recently exhausted their unemployment benefits and the student must be enrolling in one of the above-mentioned programs.

How to apply

Applications, eligibility and scholarship awards are handled on an individual basis at local Career Offices. If approved for training and awarded a scholarship, the student will return to a Lone Star College campus with voucher in the amount of the scholarship. A Lone Star College Workforce Advisor will receive the payment voucher from the student and explain processes and procedures.

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