Scholarship Opportunities

Lake Land College students have a variety of options for earning scholarships to assist with paying for college.

Foundation Scholarships

Each year, the Lake Land College Foundation awards students more than $600,000 worth of scholarships in a range of amounts up to $5,000.

Applications should be completed annually as scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year will be accepted from November 1, 2023-February 1, 2024 and from August 1-August 31, 2024.

Rural King Annual Scholarship

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Presidential Scholarships

Lake Land College is pleased to guarantee a Presidential Scholarship to all eligible in-district high school graduates who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for up to two years.

Pathways and GED Presidential Scholarships

The Lake Land College Pathways and GED Programs are eligible to award the Presidential Scholarship to two in-district students from each program who plan to attend Lake Land College the following fall semester. Each student must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. a) successfully complete the Lake Land College Adult Education GED program or at least one semester in the Pathways Program,
  2. b) successfully passed the GED test or pretest with a total score of 680 or higher, and
  3. c) be recommended by the Director of Adult and Alternative Education.

Pathways students using the GED pretest score for qualification must successfully complete the GED test prior to enrollment.

Athletic Scholarships

Lake Land College athletic coaches award scholarships to talented athletes who in their judgment have the outstanding ability to compete on their respective NJCAA team.

Livestock Judging Scholarships

The Lake Land College Livestock Judging team coach awards scholarships to students who in his/her judgment have the outstanding ability to perform on the College’s team.

Private Scholarships

Many community organizations, banks, credit unions, clubs, fraternal orders, businesses and employers sponsor a variety of private scholarships. Students are encouraged to contact these organizations about scholarship opportunities. High school guidance offices are also an excellent resource for scholarship listings, searches and assistance. Many private scholarships are awarded well before the fall semester begins, so students should start the search and application process early and pay close attention to deadlines.