Fort Lewis College Scholarships

Fort Lewis College Departmental Scholarships

ART AND DESIGN DEPARTMENT

Click here for details about how to apply for an Art and Design Department scholarship.   Application deadline:  3:30 p.m. Monday, February 9, 2015.  Scholarship applications and portfolios are reviewed in March.

GERTRUDE BROWN FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

  • Up to $500 to $1,000

DAVID OLSETH SCHOLARSHIP

  • Amount varies

STANTON ENGLEHART SCHOLARSHIP

  • Two awards up to $700 each
  • Preference to one male and one female if possible


ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

The Fort Lewis College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics competes in NCAA Division II and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Our 13 intercollegiate athletic programs attract and graduate high quality student-athletes. We create an atmosphere of high expectations and success that is a source of pride for Fort Lewis College and the community. Athletic Scholarship awards may include but not exceed full tuition, fees, room, board and an allowance for books as per NCAA regulations. Scholarships are awarded based on athletic merit as determined by the head coach of each sport. All scholarship recipients must meet NCAA eligibility standards, and initial recipients must be certified though the NCAA Eligibility Center (www.eligibilitycenter.org). Contact the head coach of the sport in which you wish to participate about athletic scholarship awards. For further information visit www.goskyhawks.com.


BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Recipient must have declared major in Biology and must describe how the scholarship will help them attain their career and professional goals. Application deadline:  Monday, February 2, 2015.  Contact person: David J. Blake Ph.D. blake_d@fortlewis.edu

EVA CATES SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.30 GPA, must be maintained for renewal
  • For full-time sophomore or junior student majoring in Biology
  • For in-state or reciprocal state students only
  • Financial need considered, but not primary consideration
  • Essay describing how the scholarship will help them attain their career and professional goals required
  • Up to $2,250

TED AND LEEANN COMPTON SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 or higher GPA
  • Junior or Senior majoring in Biology
  • Preference to Colorado residents
  • Foundation Scholarship Application, letter of recommendation from faculty member and current transcript required
  • Essay describing how the scholarship will help them attain their career and professional goals required
  • Up to $2,000

CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT

Contact person: Debra Moses, 140 Chemistry Hall. Please visit the Chemistry Department Website for more information.

CALLENDAR CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP

  • Fort Lewis sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Intent to pursue a career in pharmacy, pharmacology or a related chemical science
  • Must not have a previous bachelor's degree
  • Amount varies

RICHARD SENNE MEMORIAL

  • Fort Lewis junior or senior
  • Need-based, FAFSA required
  • Must have strong moral character and plan a career beneficial to mankind
  • Chemistry major
  • Must not have a previous bachelor's degree
  • Amount varies

NIH-MINORITY ACCESS TO RESEARCH CAREERS (NIH-MARC) AWARD

To be eligible for the Research Trainee Program, students:

  • Must be enrolled at Fort Lewis College
  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident or a native of the U.S. Pacific Islands or U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Must be an ethnic minority, defined as Native American, African American, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander
  • Should be majoring in a scientific discipline such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Anthropology, Psychology, Exercise Science, or Mathematics
  • Should have a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher with at least 60 credit hours earned
  • Must be able to graduate in two years
  • Should have two semesters or one summer of faculty-directed research

In addition to providing students with an opportunity to conduct faculty-mentored research at least 12 hours/week during the academic year and full time during the summer months MARC U*STAR Awardees will receive:

  • a monthly stipend for 12 months
  • payment for tuition and fees
  • funding for travel to scientific meetings
  • funding for research supplies and materials
  • per diem for travel, housing and food while at a research university for one summer

Please visit the MARC U*STAR web site for more information:
http://www.fortlewis.edu/marc/


ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

No application necessary except for Independent Newspaper Scholarship. Students meeting criteria are automatically considered by the English Department Scholarship Committee. Contact person for Independent Newspaper Scholarship: Leslie Blood, 235 Noble Hall, 970-247-7025; contact person for all other scholarships: Nancy Cardona, 233 Noble Hall, 970-247-7035. Recipients are notified in writing by the English Department.

TERRY R. BACON SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA or better and must maintain a 3.00 GPA
  • Student must be an English major
  • For both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Priority given but not limited to students interested in poetry
  • Up to $1,000 per academic year

INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA or above, must be maintained
  • Preference to freshman or transfer student new to FLC, although student already enrolled may be considered
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 15 credit hours
  • For English majors interested in Journalism
  • Must be a member of the Independent Staff and remain on staff
  • Award renewable but must reapply through the Foundation
  • Up to $1,000

CRAIG F. MCLEAN SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.50 GPA or better
  • Junior standing
  • Preference to English-Communication majors
  • Special preference to applicants with military background
  • Up to $250 per semester

PAUL PAVICH SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Junior standing
  • Up to $500 per academic year

CARROLL PETERSON SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Junior standing
  • Up to $1,000 per academic year

EXERCISE SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

Information and application forms for the Exercise Science Scholarships listed below can be obtained from the Exercise Science Department in 144 Whalen Gymnasium. Application deadline: Friday, February 27, 2015.

DR. JO ANN SOIGNIER SPORT ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • Full-time student (15 or more credits per semester)
  • 2.50 cumulative FLC GPA or higher
  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • Must be a declared Exercise Science student majoring in Sport Administration
  • Demonstrated leadership, service and enthusiasm in the field of sport administration
  • Up to $500 per academic year ($250 for fall; $250 for spring)

EXERCISE SCIENCE DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Exercise Science or Athletic Training Major
  • 25 or more credit hours earned
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Amounts depend upon available funds

JOAN SANDERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Declared major in Exercise Science
  • Full-time student (15 or more credits per semester)
  • 3.00 or higher cumulative FLC GPA
  • Junior standing or higher
  • Demonstrate participation in Exercise Science Department activities, in particular - intramurals
  • Up to $500 per academic year ($250 for fall; $250 for spring)

MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Obtain and return application to the Music Department.  Contact person:  Dr. Marc Reed, 230 Jones Hall.  Application deadline:  Monday, March 2, 2015. Scholarships are available to incoming fresmen if outstanding qualifications are evidence, unless otherwise indicated.  All scholarship recipients must complete at least 12 credit hours per term. All applicants will be notified of decision verbally and in writing by May 1.

THE AL ROSE/MARION JARVIS SCHOLARSHIP

  • Full time Music major
  • 3.00 GPA or better

THE DAVID BISHOP REYNOLDS PERCUSSION STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND

  • Full time Music major
  • 3.00 GPA or better

THE JANE KNOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Full time Music major
  • 3.00 GPA or better

THE GERTRUDE BROWN SCHOLARSHIP

  • Full time Music major
  • 3.00 GPA or better

CAROL CORY MEMORIAL PIANO SCHOLARSHIP

  • Piano major
  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Up to $600

DURANGO CHORAL SOCIETY LINDA MACK SCHOLARSHIP

  • Choral Music Education major
  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Up to $1,000

SHAWN ELLGOOD SCHOLARSHIP

  • Participant in Concert Band, music major not required
  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Up to $200

VIOLA WOMMER HALLSTED MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • For both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Must be a music major
  • Essay required listing goals, activities and reason for choosing music
  • Up to $3,125

MUSIC DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Music major
  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Up to $200 and approximate value of in-state tuition

JAN ROSHONG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Music Education major
  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Up to $200 and approximate value of in-state tuition

IRMA B. STRAWN VIOLIN SCHOLARSHIP

  • Violin major
  • 3.00 GPA or better
  • Up to $200 and approximate value of in-state tuition

PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

For more information and how to apply for the following scholarships, please visit the Physics and Engineering web site.

WILLIAM G. CARSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.75 GPA or better
  • Full time student in good standing who has completed one year of active participation in the Engineers Without Borders program at Fort Lewis College
  • Long term commitment to involvement in the Engineers Without Borders program at Fort Lewis College, assuming an increasingly significant leadership role
  • Coursework choices that support academic understanding of the Engineers Without Borders program ideals
  • Must complete senior seminar research on an Engineers Without Borders related project
  • Renewable upon annual approval by the scholarship committee
  • Up to $2,000 per academic year

LARRY C. AND BLANCHE V. FRAZIER ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA minimum
  • Must be Engineering student, any grade level
  • Up to $1,500

BRENT JANUS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.20 GPA or better and must be maintained
  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • Physics major preferred/Political Science second
  • Up to $750

ORA V. & CLIFFORD G. MCCATHRON ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

  • Sophomore standing or higher with Engineering listed as major
  • 3.00 GPA or better and must maintain a 3.00 GPA
  • For both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Essay required to explain reason for choosing Engineering
  • Up to $2000 per academic year (can be used towards tuition, fees & books
  • Renewal requires re-applying

PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Application obtained from and returned to Psychology Department. Application deadline: 12:00 noon, Friday, February 27, 2015. Recipient selected by Psychology faculty; may reapply for scholarship. Applicants notified in writing of decision.

HAROLD & RITA MANSFIELD SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 cumulative FLC GPA, must be maintained
  • Will be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per semester during scholarship award period (fall and/or spring terms)
  • CO resident
  • Must show financial need
  • Psychology major, must have spent the last two terms at Fort Lewis College
  • Up to $400 to $800

ROBERT WAGEMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Contact Dr. Michael Anziano, Chair, Psychology Department at 970-247-7646 for further information.


SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SOBA)

An application with professional/personal statement and official transcript is required for the following SOBA Scholarships. The application form is obtained from the SOBA Dean's Office or can be accessed on-line here . The completed application and attachments should be returned to Lisa Taylor, 132 Education/Business Hall,970-247-7294, LMTAYLOR@FORTLEWIS.EDU. Applicants may apply for all SOBA scholarships simultaneously by using one application form. All scholarship applicants must complete a statement of financial need. Some SOBA scholarships have additional requirements such as a scholarship-specific essay. Application deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015. Recipients will be selected by SOBA Faculty Scholarship Committee. All applicants notified of decisions in writing. These scholarships are for students in any declared SOBA major including Accounting, Business Administration (any option), Economics (any option), and Marketing unless scholarship is specifically restricted to one or more of the declared SOBA majors/options.

ALLSUP ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

  • Continuing junior or above with declared Accounting major; must have minimum 3.00 GPA in business courses
  • Preference given to female applicant
  • Up to $250 to $500

REXER BERNDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must be declared Business Administration (any option) major
  • Must have successfully completed minimum of 24 credit hours in previous two terms at Fort Lewis College, six of which must have been in Business Administration courses
  • Based on scholastic achievement
  • Up to approximate value of in-state tuition

ROBERT L. AND MARJORIE L. BLOMSTROM SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must have minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA
  • Preference given to those who pursue additional acumen in Art or Music
  • Evidence of prior or current work experience in the business field necessary to qualify for a second year of funding
  • Preference to those with experience in the hotel or restaurant field
  • Up to $1,000

MARGUERITE JACKSON CLARK CANTRELL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must be at least a sophomore, female, majoring in business
  • GPA must be 3.00 or better
  • Student can be in-state or out-of-state
  • Award renewable but must reapply and prove eligibility
  • Up to $1,000

JEREMY AND JUDITH COLEMAN STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must submit a scholarship-specific essay
  • Must be planning a study abroad trip in upcoming year
  • Award amount varies

WILLIAM B. AND BARBARA J. DODDS SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must be declared Business Administration major - Marketing option or Marketing major
  • Must have minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA and financial need
  • Must have completed 45 credit hours and at least one marketing course
  • Up to $1,000

ROBERT DOLPHIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • Scholarship awards made to deserving students, with the number of awards determined by the SOBA Faculty Scholarship Committee in consultation with the Dean
  • Up to $100 to $500

ERTESZEK FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

  • SOBA student
  • Up to $100

ED FREIENMUTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must have successfully completed minimum of 24 credit hours in previous two terms at Fort Lewis College, six of which must have been in SOBA major (any option) courses
  • Up to $250 to $500

CONSTANCE FRINK SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must be female and a declared Accounting Major
  • Must have minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA & have completed ACC 323
  • Financial need is a consideration
  • Up to $1,000

HASKELL SCHOLARSHIP

  • For continuing students, attempt made to evenly distribute awards among sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Funds for up to four students
  • Up to $300

LABACH SOBA SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must be a Junior or Senior Business Administration-Management major
  • Must be a Colorado resident
  • Financial need is a consideration
  • Up to $1,000

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

  • Scholarship awards made to deserving students, with the amount and number of awards determined by the SOBA Faculty Scholarship Committee in consultation with the Dean
  • Up to $100 to $500

ARNOLD SCHUMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Continuing sophomore or above with a major approved by School of Business
  • Preference given to female student with 3.00 GPA or higher
  • Colorado residency preferred; residents of 4-Corners region may be considered
  • Must submit an essay about student's awareness of community and civic responsibility as well as why student wishes to pursue entrepreneurial pursuits
  • Award amount to be determined each academic year
  • Up to $1,000

SUSQUEHANNA CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must have successfully completed minimum of 24 credit hours in previous two terms at Fort Lewis College, six of which must have been in any SOBA major courses
  • Up to $100

THOMAS M. AND RUBY WALKER ECONOMICS SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must be declared Economic major - Business Economics or Economics options
  • Continuing junior or above with minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA
  • Must be serious about completing the economics degree
  • Must have completed ECON 266 (or ECON 262 and ECON 272) with a grade of "B" or higher
  • Up to $500

TEACHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Application obtained from and returned to Teacher Education Department. Contact person: William A. Camp, Field Experience Coordinator, 242 Education/Business Hall. Application deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015. Selection made by Teacher Education Department Selection Committee, unless otherwise noted. Notification mailed out by May 1, 2015 to recipient and all applicants.

AACTE/MOPH

  • Documented service with the disabled; professional training related to teaching/aiding the disabled required
  • Up to $200

ROBERT M BARR AND ROBERTA ARMSTRONG BARR FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • Certification of CO residency required
  • FAFSA required
  • Transcripts; two letters of reference, a 250-300 word essay articulating your larger purposes for seeking a career as a teacher
  • Up to $1,500 to $3,000

EDITH BROCHU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Junior or Senior status
  • Must demonstrate financial need, FAFSA required
  • Elementary teacher education student interested in reading
  • Unofficial transcripts, list of extracurricular activities and awards required
  • Up to approximate amount of in-state tuition

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP OF THE LA PLATA COUNTY CHAPTER

  • Junior level or better with minimum 60 credit hours
  • Any resident of the San Juan River basin
  • Must demonstrate financial need, FAFSA required
  • Full-time; seeking elementary, secondary, or K-12 teacher certification
  • Selection made by Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Committee, interview required
  • Up to $250

GIERSCH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

  • Awarded to applicant with the highest GPA
  • Student who will be completing the Teacher Education Program by enrolling in student teaching at the K-12 level with a major in Science, Exercise Science or Business
  • Up to $500

INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS, REBEKAH & MARY K. JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.75 minimum cumulative FLC GPA
  • Must be Colorado resident at any grade level
  • Must be Teacher Education major with strong interest in music
  • Up to $1,200

MARILYN JENNINGS SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.50 minimum cumulative FLC GPA
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
  • Seeking admission to Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary or K-12 Teacher Licensure Program
  • May be used to defray various teacher education program costs including texts; fees for fingerprinting; PLACE tests, and license applications
  • Up to $25 - $100

JULIE JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 cumulative FLC GPA
  • Restricted to students interested in early childhood or elementary teaching (no specific major required)
  • Selection based on academic transcript, outside activities involvement and essay
  • Up to $500

THEODORE AND EDNA M. JONES SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 cumulative FLC GPA
  • Restricted to students interested in early childhood or elementary teaching (no specific major required)
  • Selection based on academic transcript, outside activities involvement and essay
  • Up to $1,000

ALICE LANCASTER "PIONEER" AWARD

  • 2.50 cumulative GPA
  • Junior, senior, or post-baccalaureate; completed minimum 80 credit hours,
  • Must demonstrate financial need, FAFSA required
  • Full-time student; enrolled in Teacher Education Department, seeking elementary teacher certification
  • Preference given to applicant with best letter describing his/her educational goals and career plans
  • Up to $300

DON R. MAGILL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Full-time student, fourth year student entering last semester before student teaching; enrolled in Teacher Education Department
  • Preference given to applicant who is a graduate of Bayfield High School. Second preference given to graduate of Ignacio High School. In the absence of candidates of preference, scholarship may be awarded to others
  • Special consideration granted to students planning on student teaching in Bayfield or Ignacio
  • All applicants must include autobiographical essay
  • FAFSA required
  • Award will cover semester before student teaching and student teaching semester

SANDRA MAPEL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.50 or better earned a cumulative FLC GPA
  • Must be accepted as a student teacher candidate
  • Transcripts; list of outside activities; 1 page essay describing the reasons for applying for the scholarship required
  • Up to $1,000

JOAN KATHLEEN MATHIAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 cumulative FLC GPA,
  • Completed minimum 60 credit hours
  • CO resident
  • Seeking elementary teacher certification, not receiving any other federal or state financial aid
  • Up to $1,000 per year

MILITARY ORDER OF PURPLE HEART SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.50 cumulative FLC GPA,
  • Sophomore, junior or senior class level
  • Acceptance into Teacher Education Program, recommendation of ED 465 or ED 475 instructor required
  • Demonstrated service to disabled population; prior professional training in teaching/aiding disabled required
  • Letter about applicant's career goals, concerns for, experience with and attitudes toward the disabled required
  • Up to $200

CHARLES H. REID SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA required, must maintain 3.00 GPA each semester
  • Full time student in good standing, 15 credit hours or more per semester
  • Be admitted to the Teacher Licensure Program
  • Preference given to (but not limited to) pre-service mathematics teachers
  • Up to $500
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