Institutional Scholarships

Lake Erie College has a rich history that dates back to the mid 1800’s.  Through the years many successful alumni have taken the time to give back to their alma mater generously in hopes of paying forward their Lake Erie experience. The College has also benefited from the generous support of many charitable foundations.  Below is a list of some of just a few of the scholarship opportunities available for today’s students at Lake Erie College: 

Lake Erie College Merit Scholarships 2019-2020

All incoming full-time undergraduate students will be considered for merit scholarship based upon their cumulative GPAs and ACT or SAT test scores. Please contact the Office of Admissions to learn more and to find out your merit scholarship amount.

Full-Time Undergraduate First-Year Student Scholarships:

GPA 3.75+ or GPA 3.5+ and ACT 25+/SAT 1200+ = $17,600
GPA 3.0+ and ACT 22+/SAT 1100+ = $15,000
Deans GPA 2.75+ and ACT 20+/SAT 1030+ = $12,500
Leadership GPA 2.5+ and ACT 18+/SAT 960+ = $10,000

Full-time Undergraduate Transfer Student Scholarships:

Transfer Scholars 3.5+ GPA = $14,000 per year
Transfer Scholars  3.0+ GPA = $12,000 per year
Transfer Scholars  2.75+ GPA+ =$10,000 per year
Transfer Scholars  2.5+GPA=$8,000 per year

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The Twins Scholarship

As evidence of Lake Erie College's responsiveness to the desires of our students, we offer the Lake Erie College Twins Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded at 50% for both students. In essence, both twins can attend Lake Erie College for the tuition of only one. If student is eligible for a Merit scholarship and Twins scholarship, the higher of the two scholarships will be awarded.

Legacy Scholarship

Awarded to children or grandchildren of Lake Erie College alumni enrolled as fulltime undergraduate students earning their first bachelor’s degree.  $2000 annual award, automatically renewed up to 4 years or 8 semesters, based on the student maintaining good academic standing.

Equine Talent Scholarship

Students pursuing a major in equine studies may apply for the EQ Talent Scholarship. The scholarship is valued between $1,000-$5,000 and is awarded by The Office of Financial Aid and VP for Enrollment. Recommendations from the EQ staff are welcomed. To apply for the scholarship students must submit  1) a letter of Recommendation from someone within the equine industry (coach, trainer, etc.) and 2) a Resume of their equine related experience (include all EQ related experiences.)   Send your Resume and Recommendation to the Kyla Martin in the Office of Admission at  Scholarship dollar amount will be determined by overall skill level along with financial need  (based on the FAFSA). This scholarship is renewable for 4 years or 8 semesters. 

Instrumental Ensemble Scholarship

The college offers talent-based scholarships to all eligible students. The amounts of music scholarships are based on musical ability, needs of the ensemble, and potential shown through audition (either live, virtual, or tape).

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