Financial Aid

LPC Scholarships

Link to Applicationhttps://laspositascollege.academic

Deadline Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 11:59 pm

2018 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM INSTRUCTIONS - Please click HERE for detailed instructions

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The Scholarship application must be completed online.

In general, applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 semester units (by the end of Fall term 2017) at Las Positas College and be currently enrolled in at least 6 units of Las Positas classes with two exceptions:
1) there is one scholarship for a brand new veteran student whose first term is spring 2018
2) The Barbara and David Mertes Memorial Allied Health scholarship is available to students officially enrolled in an allied health field at either Las Positas OR Chabot College

Concurrently enrolled high school students and middle college students are not eligible. 

International Students (students with an ‘F1’ VISA) are eligible for all scholarships for which they meet the qualifications. 

Application Process:

To access the General Application, click “Sign in” and use your college issued “W” ID and your corresponding CLASS-Web or The Zone password to login.

After you have completed your General Application and any supplemental questions, the system will automatically match you to scholarships you are eligible for based on your responses and the information from your Applicant Record.

The system may recommend additional scholarship opportunities that you may be eligible for. However additional steps must be taken to be considered for those scholarships. It is advised that you read all pages and instructions carefully in order to take advantage of all your available opportunities.
Please do not apply for scholarships for which you are not recommended for, since you do not meet the full qualifications. If you believe you should be considered, please contact the Financial Aid Office to determine if our program logic is incorrect.

Some scholarships require the applicant to demonstrate financial need; in order to be considered for those scholarships a 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid must be submitted ( or a 2017-2018 California Dream Application ( if you are an AB540 student according to Admissions.

The “Deadline” column indicates the scholarship submission deadline.

Funds for scholarships awarded this spring will be provided during the 2018-19 academic year to help with educational expenses.

Additional scholarship opportunities may become available after you have completed the General Scholarship Application. It is your responsibility to check your Academic Works page frequently for additional scholarship opportunities that may become available.

If you are awarded a scholarship you will receive an award email sent to your college email address in early May.

For detailed information on how to use this system, download our Frequently Asked Questions or call (925) 424-1581.

Please view our brief scholarship videos for helpful scholarship guidance HERE


Need help with the application
We will have Scholarship Application Assistance at the Online Service Center (OSC) next to Admissions and Records.

Date Time Location
Monday, February 12 3:00pm-5:00pm Online Service Center Room 1672
Wednesday, February 14 3:00pm-5:00pm Online Service Center Room 1672
Wednesday, February 21 3:00pm-5:00pm Online Service Center Room 1672
Friday, February 23 10:00am-12:00pm Online Service Center Room 1672
Tuesday, February 27 3:00pm-5:00pm Online Service Center Room 1672
Friday, March 2 10:00am-12:00pm Online Service Center Room 1672
Thursday, March 8 3:00pm-5:00pm Online Service Center Room 1672


Need help with your personal statement

You can also attend a Smart Shop session. Visit

Date Time Location
February 15 2:00pm - 3:00pm Transfer Center Room 1604
February 22 2:00pm - 3:00pm Transfer Center Room 1604

Financial Aid

Building 1600
Room 1650 (second floor)
Tel: 925.424.1580
Fax: 925.449.6038

General Information

Federal School Code: 030357

We have an after-hours DROPBOX
located in the hallway between the
Admissions and Financial Aid Offices,
for your convenience.

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