Fort Lewis College Scholarships - First Year

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Scholarships for first-year students

Merit-based scholarships

When you apply to FLC as a first-year student, you will automatically be considered for our merit-based scholarships. No additional application is necessary. Students will be considered for one merit scholarship; merit scholarships may not be combined.

Institutional Scholarships

FLC automatically determines eligibility for and applies The Dean's, Provost's and Presidential tuition scholarships during admission. Consideration is based on high school GPA, as well as composite ACT or total SAT scores. Awards range from $3,000 to $5,000 per year for in-state students, and $6,000 to $10,000 for out-of-state students, and are renewable for up to four years.

ACT SAT 3.0 - 3.24 3.25 - 3.49 3.5 - 3.74 3.75 - 4.0
21 1060-1090
22 1100-1120
23 1130-1150
24 1160-1190
25 1200-1220
26 1230-1250
27 1260-1290
28 1300-1320
29 1330-1350
30 1360-1380
31 1390-1410
32 1420-1440
33 1450-1480
34 1490-1520
35 1530-1560
36 1570-1600

In-state student award amounts

Dean's Tuition Scholarship: $3,000
Provost's Tuition Scholarship: $4.000
Presidential Tution Scholarship: $5,000

Out-of-state student award amounts

Dean's Tuition Scholarship: $6,000
Provost's Tuition Scholarship: $8.000
Presidential Tution Scholarship: $10,000

New Mexico Reciprocal Scholarship

For residents of New Mexico

This scholarship brings FLC tuition to the “in-state price” for residents of New Mexico. It is available to first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students earning a minimum of 24 credits in their first year, and 30 credits in subsequent years. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 and 21 ACT or 1060 SAT are required for eligibility.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship

For residents of AK, AZ, CA, HI, MT, ND, NM, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, and WY, as well as Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

This scholarship is available to first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students earning a minimum of 24 credits in their first year, and 30 credits in subsequent years. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 and 21 ACT or 1060 SAT are required for eligibility.


Additional scholarships

Foundation, departmental, and alumni scholarships

Foundation & departmental scholarships are sourced from private donors and available to first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students based on academics, achievement, and financial need. These scholarships require their own application and are due on or before February 1 each year.

Our Alumni Engagement office provides scholarships to the children and grandchildren of FLC alumni. When you complete the application for foundation and departmental scholarships, you will be considered for the Alumni Scholarship.

Apply for additional scholarships


Financial support for Native American students

Students who are members of US federally recognized Native American tribes may attend FLC tuition free with the Native American Tuition Waiver. Additional expenses still apply.

The Native American Center provides information on scholarships to support students with other expenses such as student fees, housing and meal costs, books, and any other fees.


Varsity athletic programs & cycling

For information about athletic scholarships, please contact the head coach of the program in which you are interested.

FLC's cycling program also offers scholarships to support student cyclings.