Alumni Association Scholarship Program

The Alumni Association sponsors several scholarships each year for LCCC students. For a complete list of scholarships available at Luzerne County Community College click here or call the Foundation office at (570) 740-0731.

The LCCC Alumni Association Scholarship

This award is funded by the Alumni Phonathon was originally established to benefit part-time students. A minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher is required to be eligible. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 15 semester hours at LCCC, be enrolled in 6-11 credits in the semester(s) in which the scholarship is awarded, and demonstrate participation in community and/or campus activities. The application deadline is April 15 for award in the Fall / semester.

Abigail M. George Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This award was Established by the LCCC Alumni Association in 1993 in memory of Abigail M. George '72, a dedicated volunteer and graduate of Luzerne County Community College. Applicant must be enrolled full-time and have earned at least 12 credits at the time of application, be involved in college or community activities and have unmet financial need.

Computer Information Systems Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Computer Information Systems Department. Applicant must be enrolled in either the AS or AAS Computer Information Systems curriculum, must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours at LCCC, be enrolled in at least 12 credits in the semester in which the scholarship is awarded. First preference will be given to students who actively participate in the Computer Club.

Curry Family Scholarship

Established in 2001 by Francis '71 & Darryl '79 Curry, to assist students who have unmet financial need.

Dental Health Alumni Day Scholarship

Established in 2014, through the proceeds of the annual Dental Health Alumni Day which is an educational program for LCCC dental health graduates and area professionals. To be considered the applicant must have completed 15 credits at LCCC and be enrolled in one of the following: Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, Expanded Functions Dental Assisting or Dental Practice Management.

Frank '06 & Lisa '96 Owens Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the LCCC Alumni Association Board, this scholarship is in recognition of Frank & Lisa Owens who were lifelong learners and dedicated more than a decade to the success of the LCCC Alumni Association. Applicant must have earned at least 15 credits at LCCC at the time of application; be active in college or community activities; and maintain a minimum of a 3.5 GPA. Award is open to those who are enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits the semester it is to be used. Special consideration will be given to students who have volunteered for the Phonathon or other alumni activities. Applicant must have unmet financial need.

Stephen G. Semanek Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2012 by friends and family through a benefit in memory of Stephen. Applicant must be enrolled in a Health Science curriculum, be active in his/her community and have financial need.

For a complete listing of scholarships, click here.

To request a scholarship contact the foundation office at or (570) 740-0731