Fort Lewis College Scholarships

Scholarships For All US Residents

Foundation scholarships are available for students who enroll and complete a minimum of 15 credits per semester and are seeking a degree for the first time. If you already have a Bachelor's Degree, you do not qualify to apply. Click here to see the application process.

Available Scholarships for instate & out of state students:

ALL STUDENTS

ANDERSON, MARY MAUREEN KATHRYN SCHOLARSHIP 

  • 2.0 GPA or above
  • Any class level considered
  • Minimum of one faculty/staff recommendation supporting high moral character required
  • Up to $500 

BODO, MICHAEL TRUST

  • 2.0 GPA or above
  • Any class level considered
  • No financial need restrictions
  • Up to $1,000

BP AMERICA ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP (for instate & Recipricol students only)

  • 3.0 GPA or above.
  • Any class level considered 
  • Must have an interest in the energy industry.  Fields may include: engineering, physics, geology, chemistry, anthropology, political science, business, finance and marketing.
  • Essay must include your interest as required above.
  • Up to $1250

C & G TREAT SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.8 GPA or above (must improve to qualify for renewal)
  • Any class level considered
  • Must have overcome or currently be overcoming a major adversity
  • Must demonstrate financial need and adversity in essay
  • Up to $2,000

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.5 GPA or above
  • Any class level considered
  • Non-traditional, single parent only may apply (primarily responsible for the rearing of a child)
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Up to $5000

DALLA, ROBERT A & MITOSHI SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.0 GPA or above, must be maintained
  • Any class level considered
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Up to $200

DURANGO 100 CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.7 GPA or above
  • Any class level considered
  • Must have one parent employed by City of Durango Police or Fire Department, CO State Patrol, or La Plata County Sheriff's Office or be the child of a parent killed in the line of duty
  • Up to $1,000

EL CENTRO DE MUCHOS COLORES BOOK SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.5 GPA or above
  • Any class level considered (preference given to Hispanic or multi-cultural applicants
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Must attend one skill-building workshop per semester to maintain & renew scholarship
  • Personal resume and/or paragraph in essay to include information about  your personal cultural and ethnic identity and explanation of why you would bring a diverse set of opinions to Fort Lewis College to help enrich our campus and fulfill the College’s commitment to enroll and embrace allcultures and allpeoplerequired
  • Up to $250 to $500, renewable

FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CYCLING SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.5 GPA or above, must be maintained
  • Good standing in men's or women's cycling team
  • Up to $500 to $1,000

FOUNDATION SCHOLARGRANT

  • 3.0 GPA minimum, must be maintained
  • Earned fewer than 120 credits
  • Complete 15 or more credits each semester
  • Must complete a FAFSA application with Financial Aid
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Up to $2000

FOUNDATION WORK STUDY

  • Must complete a FAFSA application with Financial Aid
  • Earned fewer than 120 credits
  • Complete 15 or more credits each semester
  • Demonstrate financial need in an essay
  • Up to $2000

GOODWIN, LEROY SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.0 cumulative FLC GPA minimum
  • Interest in politics, public opinion, government, law or political theory
  • Award varies.  Not to exceed in-state tuition.

HOLMQUIST, FERN & WALTER SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Preference to Native American students
  • Preference to pre-med, teacher licensing, law enforcement, computer science and all sciences
  • Up to $500

INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER SCHOLARSHIP 

  • (contact Leslie Blood-235 Noble Hall-247-7025)
  • 3.0 GPA or above, must be maintained
  • Any class level considered
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 15 credit hours
  • For English majors interested in Journalism
  • Must remain on staff of newspaper
  • Award renewable but must reapply through the Foundation
  • Up to $1000

KROEGER-FARIS, HELEN SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.0 GPA for freshman, 2.5 for sophomores, 2.75 for juniors and 3.0 for seniors
  • Graduate of any high school in drainage area of San Juan or Dolores river basins in Colorado or New Mexico
  • Recipient must complete 15 credit hours per term
  • Up to but not to exceed In-state tuition

PARMENTER, DEBRA SCHOLARSHIP 

  • 2.8 GPA or above, must be maintained
  • Any class level considered
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Up to $3,000

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Any class level considered
  • No financial need restrictions
  • Up to $1,000

RESLER, MARY E. SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or better
  • Any class level considered 
  • Must be a tribal member of the Navajo Nation
  • Up to $500

SCHILD, WAYNE & DARLENE BOOK SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.0 GPA or better
  • Any class level considered
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Up to $500

WHITESIDE, SCOTT C. SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.0 minimum GPA (must increase GPA to be eligible for renewal)
  • Any class level considered
  • Preference to psychology major interested in law enforcement or field in criminal justice system
  • Up to $500

WOLCOTT, DEAN & BETTY SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.0 GPA or above
  • Any class level considered
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Up to $1,000 to $1,500

FIRST TIME FRESHMAN

DEVO HOMETOWN HEROES' SCHOLARSHIP

  • Incoming freshmen only
  • Resident of Four Corners region for 2 or more years 
  • Must carry 12 credit hours per term
  • Must have been part of Devo Program at some point in cycling career
  • Recipient will be selected by cycling committee based on:
  • a.  Results at the junior level
  • b.  Good Citizenship and good ambassador for the sport
  • c.  Financial need
  • d.  Commitment to the Fort Lewis Cycling Team
  • Up to $1000 per academic year  -  award renewable up to 4 years with proof of transcripts and continued qualifications

JOHN F. AND MILDRED S. REED SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.6 GPA or above
  • Incoming freshmen only
  • Biology major, must carry 15 credit hours per term
  • Up to $500, can continue up to 8 semesters

FRESHMAN OR SOPHOMORE

BART BETOW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Full time freshman or sophomore 
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Paragraph in essay describing feelings on social consciousness and world peace
  • Up to $1,000 

SOPHOMORE AND ABOVE

GARDIPE, CECIL P. SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.5 GPA or above
  • Sophomore or higher
  • Preference to Colorado or Four Corners regional students
  • Involved in formal or extra-curricular athletics
  • Up to $1000

HILB-LUNDQUIST, CONNIE SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.75 GPA or above
  • Completed 30 credit hours at FLC
  • Any academic discipline, preference given to participant in performing arts
  • List of performing arts accomplishments
  • Up to but not to exceed In-state tuition

LUNDQUIST, ROBERT SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.75 GPA or above (GPA maintained throughout the year)
  • Sophomore or higher with learning disability
  • Verification of disability from FLC Disability Services required
  • Up to but not to exceed In-state tuition

POTTER, LESLIE SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.0 GPA or better
  • Sophomore or higher  
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Up to $1000

STARMAN SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.8 GPA or above, (GPA maintained throughout the year)
  • Sophomore or higher with declared major in any of the following: (Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Ecology, Engineering, Geology or Physics)
  • Preference for students of financial need and working part-time
  • Up to $500

JUNIOR OR SENIOR

BORASKI, JOHN SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.0 GPA or above
  • Junior or senior may apply
  • Evidence of participation in one or more school sponsored activities and/or organization required
  • Up to $500

GREG HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Preference to junior or senior
  • Political Science major or minor
  • Up to $1,000

HERTZOG, NATHAN ROBERT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Junior or senior
  • Declared major in Latin American Studies, Environmental Studies or Art   
  • Up to $500

HILL, ROBERT & KELLY SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.1 GPA or above
  • Must be at least a junior, 60 credit hours completed  
  • Scholarship renewable if GPA is maintained
  • Business or Physical Sciences major
  • Up to $2,500

SENIOR

BADER, DEAN ERNEST H. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.5 GPA or above 
  • FLC Senior
  • Must demonstrate financial need in essay
  • Priority to applicants who show future potential on essay 
  • Preference to descendent of FLC alumnus
  • Up to $1,000

HORAN, NORA LEADERSHIP AWARD

  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • FLC Senior 
  • Evidence of campus leadership required in essay 
  • Must have overcome or currently be overcoming major obstacle in obtaining degree, and describe this in essay
  • Preference to School of Business major, but other majors also considered
  • Up to $1,000
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