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Scholarships of varying amounts help students achieve their collegiate goals by paying for tuition, fees, books, housing and other educational expenses. Some scholarships cover a portion of those expenses while others can actually pay the entire cost of attending a semester of classes at LSCPA.

Some scholarships are based on a student's financial need while others are awarded on the basis of academic excellence or skills.

One type of scholarships is administered solely by the college, including the selection of recipients by means of a committee comprised of faculty and staff members. The other type of scholarship is administered by the college at the request of donors who select the recipients themselves.

Scholarship Deadlines

Fall Deadline:

  • Scholarship application deadline for graduating high school seniors is March 1.
  • Scholarship application deadline for current, re-admit, and all other students is July 1st.

Spring Deadline:

  • Scholarship application deadline for current, re-admit, and all other students is December 1st.

Students are encouraged to apply before the application deadline. For more information or help with applying, contact the Academic Advising Office at

Regional Scholarships

Click or tap the plus signs below to read more about scholarships available from around the region:

Motiva Excellence in Education Scholarship

Texas State Unviersity System Foundation Scholarships

Click or tap the plus signs below to read more about scholarships available from the TSUS Foundation:

Edmund Kuempel Scholarship

Fernando Gomez Scholarship

Lamar State College Port Arthur Scholarships

Lamar State College Port Arthur awards approximately 300 scholarships every year. Normally, half of the scholarship is disbursed for the Fall semester and the remaining half for the Spring semester, unless otherwise stated. The college's scholarship program is financed solely by public donation.

Unless indicated by a separate application link below, all LSCPA scholarships are awarded through the application link listed above.

Click or tap the plus signs below to read more about some of LSCPA's Featured Scholarships:

Capt. William Sanders DAR Scholarship

PAIG Advisory Group Academic Scholarship

PAIG Technical Scholarship

Eber Ephlin Scholarship

Strauser Seales Scholarship

Gary Counts Memorial Scholarship

List of Scholarships

LSCPA Endowed Scholarships

  • Ahlbom Family Scholarship
  • Alumni Association Fred & Leila Mae Erwin Scholarship
  • Alumni Association Joan Brown Scholarship
  • Ann & Floyd Marceneax Scholarship
  • Better Business Scholarship
  • Betty Guarnere Endowed Scholarship
  • Beverly & Jack Verrett Scholarship
  • Bobby Terrell Cowart Scholarship for Legal Assistants
  • Bodie Pryor Scholarship
  • Buelah Bosarge Scholarship
  • Captain W. Sanders Chapter of DAR Carl & Stella White Scholarship
  • Carabelle Family
  • Charles E. Neumann Scholarship
  • Clint Wasser Scholarship
  • David A. Provost Memorial Scholarship
  • Del Papa Scholarship
  • Department Club of PA Scholarship
  • Don T. Boumans Scholarship
  • Dr. Charles Lance Lyday Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Jim Garcia Scholarship
  • Dr. Madison Monroe Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Mark Honea Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Ronald Buchanan Scholarship
  • Dr. Sam Monroe Scholarship Fund
  • Ella Atwell Memorial Scholarship
  • Elsie and William White Memorial Scholarship
  • Endowed Nursing Scholarship
  • Evelyn Dunn Hayes Scholarship
  • Everette Ford Montgomery Memorial Scholarship
  • Flint Hills Scholarship
  • Fund Kiwanis Club of Port Arthur - Leland Lacy Memorial Scholarship
  • G.W. Bailey Scholarship
  • Gabby Eldridge Scholarship
  • Gail Bienvenue Scholarship
  • Golden Triangle Cajun French Music Association Scholarship
  • H.S. and Bernice B. Anderson Endowed Scholarship
  • Herman & Carol Mazur Scholarship Fund
  • In Memory of Juanita Saldana (Louis Saldana) Scholarship
  • Jack & Melba Morgan Scholarship
  • Jane Goins-Flanagan Scholarship
  • Jennie Mae Duhon Scholarship
  • Joe and Lloyd Hayes Memorial Scholarship
  • Joe James Memorial Scholarship
  • John B. & Estelle M. Caldwell Endowed Scholarship
  • John Mansinger Scholarship
  • John W. Gates Scholarship
  • Judice Family Scholarship
  • Kiwanis Club of Port Arthur - Pat Wood Memorial Scholarship
  • LCDR. Peter D. Herlin Memorial Scholarship
  • Logan Family Memorial Scholarship by John & Shirley Logan Riedmueller
  • Mac Timmerman Scholarship
  • Mack A. Pond Scholarship by Rotary Club of Port Arthur
  • Manton L. Dunham & Delwin D. Dunham Memorial Scholarship
  • Mary Kay Place Scholarship
  • Miss Marie Bright Scholarship
  • Norma Provost Irwin Scholarship Fund
  • Norman Helms Endowed Scholarship
  • North Port Arthur Rotary Club Memorial Scholarship
  • O'Dell James Memorial Scholarship
  • PA Men & Women Bowling Scholarship
  • PA Symphony Club
  • Parker Family Scholarship Fund
  • Petry Scholarship
  • Phillip Childree Scholarship
  • Pilot Club of Port Arthur Mildred & William. J. Pitts Memorial Scholarship
  • Pinder Scholarship
  • Port Arthur Founder's Lions Club Thomas S. Balac/James A. DeLee Scholarship
  • Port Arthur Improvement Association
  • Professor W.E. Sampson Scholarship
  • Retail Merchants Association Scholarship Fund
  • Robert Rauschenberg Scholarship
  • Robert Rauschenberg Scholarship Fund
  • Rowdy Slaughter - Motiva HERO Scholarship
  • Sarah & Morris Albright Scholarship
  • Southern Jefferson City Medical Society Scholarship
  • SSGT Lucian Adams Scholarship
  • Sue Bates Scholarship Gail Bienvenu Memorial Scholarship
  • Sydalise Fredeman Scholarship
  • TOTAL Scholarship
  • W.A. "Dub" Brown Scholarship
  • WA Dub Brown Scholarship
  • Wilbur & Josephine Hebert Scholarship
  • William & Thelma Pitts Scholarship
  • WK Milner Scholarship
  • Wommack Family Scholarship

LSCPA General Scholarships

  • Alumni Association of Lamar State College Port Arthur
  • American Legion #33
  • American Legion Auxiliary #7
  • Asbestos Workers Local #22 Retirees
  • Brookland Ex Students Scholarship Fund
  • CavOilCade Chevron/Phillips Chemical Company
  • Charles Martin Scholarship/LSCPA Alumni Association
  • City of Port Arthur Housing Authority
  • City of Port Arthur Scholarship
  • Conn's Appliance Charitable Foundation
  • Corey Marshall Musser Scholarship
  • Dennis Lanclos Scholarship Fund
  • Diocese of Beaumont Eber W. Ephlin Scholarship Fund
  • Effie and Wilton P. Hebert Scholarship
  • First United Methodist Church, Port Neches
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles
  • Gabriel Funeral Home
  • Groves Rotary Club
  • H.E. Butt Grocery Co. Mary Evelyn Dunn Hayes Scholarship
  • "I Have A Dream" Scholarship Program
  • Jefferson County Extension Education Association
  • Juliette "Dodo" George Scholarship/LSCPA Alumni Association
  • Kountze Business & Professional Women's Club
  • Leach, Sullivan, Sullivan & Watkins
  • LSC-PA Historical Society Scholarship
  • Mary Schlesinger Scholarship Fund
  • Masonic Order of Eastern Star
  • Memorial Hermann Hospitals
  • Mexican Heritage Society
  • Norman and Betty Helms Scholarship
  • Nucor Bar Mill
  • O.C. "Mike" Taylor Scholarship/BISD
  • Park Place Medical Center Auxiliary
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Port Arthur Industrial Group
  • Port Arthur Respiratory Disease Trust Scholarship
  • Port Arthur Teachers Federal Credit Union
  • Port Neches Lodge #1163
  • Port Neches-Groves High School
  • Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
  • Ridgewood Christian School
  • Rotary Club of Port Arthur
  • Sabine Pilot Service Inc.
  • Sam Walton Community Scholarship
  • Sertoma Club of Port Arthur
  • Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
  • Taste of Gumbo (Port Arthur Rotary)
  • Temple Inland Foundation
  • Texas Alpha Omicron/Alpha Delta
  • Texas Department of Public Safety Officers
  • Wesley United Methodist Church