Lehigh Carbon Community College
In Collaboration With
The Latino Leadership Alliance
Latino Heritage Scholarship Application
There are 4 scholarships available for the 2015-2016 academic year.
One, $1,000 scholarship for a student enrolled for 6 or more credits at LCCC.
Three, $1,200 scholarships for students enrolled in 12 or more credits at LCCC.
Instructions
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must complete each of the following requirements:
1. Complete and submit a Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Application
for Admission.
2. Enroll in a degree or certificate program at LCCC.
3. Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students must have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5
through their most recent marking period in high school or most current semester in
college to be eligible for these scholarships.
4. Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at
www.fafsa.ed.gov (you and/or your parent must apply for a pin number first) by
April 1, 2015. The college code for Lehigh Carbon Community College is 006810.
Completion of a FAFSA is required so financial need can be determined. If there is a
specific reason you cannot complete a FAFSA, please contact Financial Aid to discuss
the issue.
5. Complete and submit this scholarship application electronically to the location indicated on
the bottom of this form.
Which LCCC campus do/will you be attending? (please check all that will apply.)
LCCC Main Campus, Schnecksville
LCCC Tamaqua at the Morgan Center
LCCC Allentown at the Donley Center
LCCC Jim Thorpe
LCCC at the Lehigh Valley International Airport (LVIA)
LCCC online
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Required Information
Name:
L#:
NOTE: If you do not have an L#, supply only the last 4 digits of your Social Security
number.
Social Security No.: (Last 4 digits only)
Street Address:
City: State: Zip Code:
Preferred Telephone No.: Other Phone No. (cell):
Preferred Email:
College Email (if any):
Intended or current major/program of study:
Complete EITHER A or B below
A. High School Information:
Name of High School:
Graduation Year:
Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) in High School:
B. Previous College Information
Name of College:
Graduation Year (if applicable):
Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) in College:
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Personal Essay: (must be typed and fit in the text box below) Describe your career objectives,
community/school involvement and why you believe you deserve this scholarship. Include any
special circumstances you believe warrant consideration. Tell the committee as much as you can
about yourself in the space provided.
All essays must be spell and grammar checked prior to submission. Spelling and grammar will be
taken into account when your essay is evaluated. For advice and examples of award winning letters
and essays, see the Foundation’s Essay Advice page at http://www.lccc.edu/node/5069.
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Transcript(s)
Students are required to supply a hard-copy transcript from either LCCC, your most recent
college attended, or from your last high school of record (high school, tech school, etc.) LCCC
students can learn how to request a transcript at http://goo.gl/QTdTwv. Hard-copy transcripts
shall be submitted to:
Lehigh Carbon Community College
SSC 104
4525 Education Park Drive
Schnecksville, PA 18078
Your application is not considered submitted and will not be evaluated until your transcript
has been received.
NOTE ON TRANSFER OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS
If you are selected for and accept a scholarship administered through the LCCC
Foundation, in most cases funds are transferred directly to your LCCC student account,
which will occur after the LCCC Foundation office receives your completed Thank You
note to the donor. Standard thank you note cards with envelope are provided by the LCCC
Foundation office, SSC 104, or by email request to tbean@lccc.edu.
By checking this checkbox, I certify that I am of Latino or Hispanic descent.
Applicant:
1. Type your full name in the Applicant Signature box. By typing your name in the
Applicant Signature box, you certify that you are signing the completed application.
2. Type your L# in the L# box. If you do not have an L#, type only the last 4 digits of your
SSN.
3. Type the date of submittal in the Submittal Date box.
4. Save a copy of the completed application where you can retrieve it.
5. Send the completed application to tweiss@lccc.edu.
Applicant Signature
L# or last 4 SSN
Submittal Date
Lehigh Carbon Community College employees receiving the tuition waiver benefit
for themselves, spouses and legal dependents for courses taken at LCCC
are not eligible for any LCCC scholarship funding.
Attn: Foundation Office, SSC 104
Lehigh Carbon Community College
4525 Education Park Drive
Schnecksville, PA 18078
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