scholarship, the award amount, and the criteria for selection and retention of the scholarship are listed below. Students may apply for multiple scholarships, but can be awarded only one. Scholarships are awarded for one year and must be used beginning the fall semester of the year awarded. Students may be eligible for renewal of their scholarship for the second year based on the continuation policy for their scholarship. Students will not be eligible to receive an institutional scholarship for more than two consecutive years. Additional information regarding scholarship application and deadlines can be found at students/scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Honors Program Scholarships

Description: U p to 15 students will be admitted each year to LBWCC’s Honors Program, which is located on the Andalusia Campus for students pursuing an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree. Minimum GPA Requirement: Incoming freshman must have a 90 average to be considered. Automatic Admission Requirements: Current Valedictorians and Salutatorians receive automatic admission into the program. Length and Value: One year scholarship that will cover tuition and fees up to $4000 ($2000 fall semester and $2000 spring semester). Continuation Policy: This scholarship is renewable for a second year for students who successfully complete 24 credit hours, which includes honors courses, with a cumulative GPA of 3.25. Additional Requirements: The Honors Program Scholarship selection has two phases.

Phase One: Application Packet and Essay

Application Packet: Applicants must submit the LBWCC Institutional Scholarship Application, current high school transcript, FAFSA Confirmation, the essay component, and two (2) letters of recommendation by the scholarship deadline. Letters of recommendation can be written by teachers, counselors, principal, community leaders, or employers. Applicants must have taken the ACT and scored 18 or higher in English, 20 or higher in Reading, and 20 or higher in Mathematics. Those applicants who have not previously taken the placement exam or who are not exempt from the placement exam will need to take the placement exam prior to the scholarship deadline. Students who place into developmental courses will not be considered as candidates for the Honors Program. Essay Component: Choose one of the following topics and write an answer using correct form (introduction, body, and conclusion). Remember to use specific examples in the body and correct grammar throughout. Do not consult the internet or another person for information. Any hint of plagiarism detected will make a student ineligible for the Honors Program. The answer should be no less than 350 words. 1. As a young adult preparing to enter the college environment, you will bring with you specific talents and abilities. Using specific examples for clarification, describe the talents and abilities that you believe will help you be successful at LBWCC. How will you use those abilities to positively impact the lives of others while a student on our campus?


2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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