2021-2022 Incoming Freshman Scholarship

Scholarship criteria is reviewed each year and subject to change. Scholarships described here are for 2021-22.

All renewable scholarships are based on the recipient meeting the University’s Scholarship Renewal Requirements.

Full Tuition Scholarships

Laker Gold Scholarship Competition

  • Value:
    • 1 Laker Premium: Full Ride (12-16 credits tuition + base rate room & board)
    • 1 Laker Gold: Full tuition only (12-16 credits)
    • 3 Silver: $3,500
    • 3 Bronze: $2,000
  • Criteria: High School seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA, must have applied for admission to be invited to attend the annual competition and respond by invitation date.

Philip A Hart Scholarship

  • Value: Full tuition up to 16 credits per semester
  • Criteria: Must be a Michigan resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Application available soon
  • Deadline to submit application and all supporting documentation is February 1st, 2021.

Admission Scholarships

Board of Trustees Scholarships

GPAAnnual Amount
Distinguished3.75+$5,000
Academic Excellence3.50-3.74$4,000
Honors3.30-3.49$3,000
Recognition3.0-3.29$2,000

Alumni Legacy Award

  • Value: $2,000, non-renewable
  • Criteria: Must be a child or stepchild of an LSSU alumnus entering as a freshman. Must submit a certification form.
  • Alumni Legacy Certification Form

Anchor Award

  • Value: $2,000-Renewable for 1 additional year
  • Awarded to students from select rural high schools. For a complete listing of schools visit http://lssu.edu/scholarships. Students must be living on campus. FAFSA must be filed.

Laker Grant

  • Value: $2,000-Renewable for 1 additional year
  • Criteria: Incoming Freshmen or Transfer students. Students must be living on campus. FAFSA must be filed. Student must demonstrate some need.

Continuing Award

  • Value: $1,000-Renewable for 1 additional year
  • Criteria: Re-admitted students with LSSU GPA of 2.5 or higher. Transfer students with 1-11 earned credit. FAFSA must be filed.