Our Opportunities

The LMC Scholarship Application is now closed! Applicants who submitted an application for the 2021-2022 academic year will be notified of the status of their application via student Insite email in late April.

LMC Foundation Scholarships open yearly November – February.

To be considered for an LMC scholarship opportunity, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled at LMC for both the upcoming fall and spring semester.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at LMC.
  • Complete and submit the online 2021-2022 LMC Foundation General Scholarship Application by the posted application deadline date .
  • Have a minimum of TWO completed references – One reference must be from an LMC staff member and the second reference must be from a reputable source (another LMC staff member, employer, advisor, supervisor, colleague, etc.). Your references must complete and submit your references, via the scholarship portal, by the posted application deadline..
  • Complete any supplemental question listed under the Opportunities Tab at the top right of the application portal for “Recommended Opportunities.”

Please note, the additional criteria for each scholarship opportunity varies based on a student’s GPA, educational major, career major, community service, financial need, etc. Applicant must meet the criteria for each scholarship to be considered for the opportunity. Listed below are the LMC scholarship opportunities offered in the 2021-2022 academic year, please note scholarship opportunities vary year to year.

External scholarships are available. External scholarships are scholarships offered outside of the LMC Foundation. For a list of external scholarships, select the Opportunities tab at the top and select External.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Award Amount Varies African-American Staff Scholarship
The African-American Staff Scholarship is being offered to a full-time LMC student continuing at LMC or transferring to a four-year college or...
The African-American Staff Scholarship is being offered to a full-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
$1,000.00 Alicia Lewis and Andrea Henson Scholarship for Social Justice
Eligibility Criteria: Continuing and/or transferring LMC student in fields that connect with social justice such as history, social science,...
Eligibility Criteria: Continuing and/or transferring LMC student in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Award Amount Varies Asian Pacific Islander (API) Faculty and Staff Scholarship
Applicant must be a current LMC student continuing and/or transferring in the upcoming fall semester with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. ...
Applicant must be a current LMC student continuing and/or transferring...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
Up to $1,200.00 Bernard Osher Scholarship
Thanks to the generosity of The Bernard Osher Foundation, thousands of California Community College students, like you, may receive an Osher...
Thanks to the generosity of The Bernard Osher Foundation, thousands of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,200.00
$500.00 Bob Zavala “Making a Difference in the Lives of Children” Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Bob Zavala, a Los Medanos Child Development Instructor. Criteria: must have completed a minimum of six...
This scholarship was created in memory of Bob Zavala, a Los Medanos...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$250.00 Brian Benzler Memorial Scholarship
The Brian Benzler Memorial Scholarship was created by family and friends to honor the life of Brian Benzler. Criteria: full-time LMC student,...
The Brian Benzler Memorial Scholarship was created by family and friends...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250.00
$1000.00 Carla Zilbersmith Memorial Scholarship
The Carla Zilbersmith Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of Carla Zilbersmith, a singer, actress and comedian. ...
The Carla Zilbersmith Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1000.00
$2,000.00 Charles W. Graham Sr
Eligibility Criteria: Current LMC student transferring to a four-year institution in the upcoming fall semester Minimum GPA of 3.5
Eligibility Criteria: Current LMC student transferring to a four-year...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
Award Amount Varies Classified Senate Student Scholarship
This scholarship is being offered by the generosity of the LMC’s Classified Senate. Criteria: LMC student who has completed a minimum of twelve...
This scholarship is being offered by the generosity of the LMC’s...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
$1,000.00 Dean S. Lesher Scholarship
Students receiving a Dean S. Lesher Scholarship must: Live in Contra Costa County Be a current LMC student transferring to a California State...
Students receiving a Dean S. Lesher Scholarship must: Live in Contra...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Up to $1300.00 East County Shared Ministry
The East County Shared Ministry Scholarship is being offered to a current LMC student enrolled in a two year trade program, such as Welding, Auto...
The East County Shared Ministry Scholarship is being offered to a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1300.00
$1,000.00 Edmund L. Regalia Scholarship for Continuing Students
The Regalia Scholarship has been established to assist students underrepresented in the California College and University system with their...
The Regalia Scholarship has been established to assist students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 EOPS Perpetual Spirit Award
The Los Medanos College EOPS Perpetual Spirit Award began in 1993. The EOPS Perpetual Spirit award is to distinguish a transferring or graduating...
The Los Medanos College EOPS Perpetual Spirit Award began in 1993. The...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Joel Summerhill Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch
The Joel Summerhill Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch Scholarship is being offered to a continuing and/or transferring LMC student currently...
The Joel Summerhill Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch Scholarship is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 K2- Lupe Martinez Memorial Scholarship
The Lupe Martinez Memorial Scholarship is in memory of a dedicated and hardworking supervisor at K2 solutions. Eligibility Criteria: Must be a...
The Lupe Martinez Memorial Scholarship is in memory of a dedicated and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$400.00 La Raza Faculty and Staff Scholarship
Full-time LMC student continuing at LMC in the upcoming fall semester or transferring to a 4-year university in the upcoming fall semester. A...
Full-time LMC student continuing at LMC in the upcoming fall semester or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $400.00
$400.00 Leung Family Scholarship
Applicant must be a continuing LMC student enrolled in at least 6 units in the upcoming fall semester. Student must be a science/nursing major who...
Applicant must be a continuing LMC student enrolled in at least 6 units...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $400.00
$500.00 LMC Brentwood Center Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage academic excellence and to recognize the achievements of students at the LMC Brentwood Center....
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage academic excellence and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$750.00 LMC Former Foster Youth Scholarship
This scholarship is being offered to a current or former foster youth. Applicant must be a current LMC student continuing at LMC or transferring...
This scholarship is being offered to a current or former foster youth. ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750.00
$500.00 LMCAS Cancer Awareness Scholarship
The LMCAS Cancer Awareness Scholarship is being offered to a current LMC student impacted by cancer. To be considered applicant must: A...
The LMCAS Cancer Awareness Scholarship is being offered to a current LMC...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,550.00 LMCAS In-State General Student Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Currently enrolled LMC student Applicant must be coded as an in-state student (i.e.; California resident, AB540) with...
Scholarship Criteria: Currently enrolled LMC student Applicant must...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,550.00
$750.00 LMCAS Non-Resident Student Scholarship
This scholarship is being offered to a current LMC student who is not eligible for in-state tuition fees. Applicant must be: • Currently enrolled...
This scholarship is being offered to a current LMC student who is not...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750.00
$750.00 LMCAS Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: A current LMC student enrolled in 6 units or more Continuing or transferring to a four-year college/university in the...
Eligibility Criteria: A current LMC student enrolled in 6 units or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750.00
$1,000.00 Marilyn McFaul Vocational Scholarship
Marilyn McFaul was a member of Soroptimist International of Pittsburg for 35 years. Marilyn was a local business owner and was a strong...
Marilyn McFaul was a member of Soroptimist International of Pittsburg...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Scholarship
Criteria: Student must have completed, enrolled, or planned a course of study that will include Math 50: Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, Math...
Criteria: Student must have completed, enrolled, or planned a course of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 Perry-Folino for Dramatic Writing Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes students who are gifted in creating works for the stage, tv or film. To be considered for the Perry-Folino...
This scholarship recognizes students who are gifted in creating works...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 Phil and Barbara Gottlieb Scholarship
The Phil and Barbara Gottlieb Scholarship is being offered by the generosity of Phil Gottlieb, an LMC Academic Counselor, and his...
The Phil and Barbara Gottlieb Scholarship is being offered by the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Award Amount Varies Puente Scholarships
The Puente scholarships are being offered to students who have been involved in the Puente Cohort Program and/or the Puente Club. Awards are given...
The Puente scholarships are being offered to students who have been...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
$1,000.00 Robin Aliotti Memorial Business Scholarship
This scholarship was created by family members to honor the memory of Robin Aliotti. Criteria of scholarship: Full-time LMC...
This scholarship was created by family members to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 Rotary Club of Brentwood
The Rotary of Brentwood Scholarship is being offered to a current LMC student continuing or transferring in the upcoming fall semester. Criteria:...
The Rotary of Brentwood Scholarship is being offered to a current LMC...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$800.00 S.L. Meigs Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes and honors LMC Veterans. Criteria: LMC student enrolled in at least six (6) units continuing at LMC OR transferring to...
This scholarship recognizes and honors LMC Veterans. Criteria: LMC...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $800.00
$10,000.00 Scholarship for Successful Transfer CSU Transfer
A two-year scholarship of $5,000 per year to a student transferring to a California State University (CSU) in the upcoming fall...
A two-year scholarship of $5,000 per year to a student transferring to a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $10,000.00
Award Amount Varies Socorro Miranda Memorial Scholarship
The applicant must be a current LMC DSP&S student with a 2.5 GPA. Your typed essay must address: Your educational goals, how your disability has...
The applicant must be a current LMC DSP&S student with a 2.5 GPA. Your...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
1 @ $500.00 and 1 @ $1,000.00 Stanley H. Chin Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was created to honor the loving memory of Stanley H. Chin. Criteria: LMC full-time student, continuing at LMC or transferring to a...
The scholarship was created to honor the loving memory of Stanley H....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1 @ $500.00 and 1 @ $1,000.00
$700.00 Vince and Mary Custodio Scholarship
The Vince and Mary Custodio Scholarship recognizes continuing LMC students who will be completing an AA, AS, or Occupational certificate prior to...
The Vince and Mary Custodio Scholarship recognizes continuing LMC...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $700.00