LFCC 2008-09 Scholarship Application Deadline Set for Oct. 14

For Immediate Release:
September 11, 2008

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) offers numerous scholarships to full- and part-time students. These scholarships are made possible by generous donors who believe in the value of education and have the desire to support LFCC students. The application deadline for spring 2009 scholarships is Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at 4 p.m.

The scholarship application process has been simplified and is now quicker than ever before. LFCC students or individuals planning to attend the College in spring 2009 can apply for scholarships by following these simple steps:

  1. Visit the scholarship section of LFCC's Web site at http://www.lfcc.edu/scholarships
  2. Read the application instructions
  3. Complete the online application form: http://www.lfcc.edu/Scholarships/application/index.asp
  4. Provide the required documentation that is outlined in the application form
  5. Submit the entire application packet online by Oct. 14 at 4 p.m.

In addition to scholarships, other financial aid is available at the College. There are many programs to assist those who are unable to pay for their education. Comprehensive financial aid information may be picked up in the Financial Aid Office, including information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Financial aid programs include:

  • Academic Competitiveness Grant
  • College Scholarship Assistance Program
  • Federal Work Study Program
  • Part-time Tuition Assistance Program
  • Pell Grant
  • Supplementary Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Virginia Commonwealth Awards
  • Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program

For further information about scholarships and other financial aid, please contact LFCC's Financial Aid Office at 800-906-LFCC, ext. 7130, 540-868-7130 or finaid@lfcc.edu. Individuals may also visit the Financial Aid Web page at http://www.lfcc.edu/FinAid/Index.shtm.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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