This list of scholarships is from the Office of Development on the campus of LIT. The Scholarship Committee, made up of faculty and staff, governs the selection of scholarship recipients. The Office of Development governs the distribution of scholarship funds to recipients' student accounts.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to students with their degree plan being Process Technology or Instrumentation.  Full-time or Part time.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

American Gas Association Scholarship Endowment is for students who have successfully completed one semester of study and are enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree or certificate program in Welding, HVAC, Process Operating, Instrumentation, or Natural Gas related field of study.  2.8 GPA or higher required.

American Valve & Hydrant Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Computer Networking and Troubleshooting, Computer Drafting, Advanced Engine, and Industrial Mechanics.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Associated General Contractors of Southeast Texas Scholarship is for students enrolled part-time or full-time pursuing a degree in Commercial Construction Technology.  Renewable if student reapplies.  2.0 or higher GPA required.

Alice & Dalton Babineaux Sr. Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Advanced Engine Technology, Computer Drafting Technology, Computer Networking and Troubleshooting Technology, HVAC, Industrial Mechanics, Instrumentation, Utility Line Technology, and Welding Technology. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must provide evidence of financial need.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals LLC Scholarship is for full time students enrolled in 12 hours or more pursuing a degree in Instrumentation or Process Operating Technology. Renewable if student reapplies. 3.0 or greater GPA required.  

Samuel Lester Bean Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing any academic major offered.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  Renewable if student applies.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Beaumont Foundation of America - Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. scholarship is for 1st year students pursuing a degree in Process Operating Technology or other Petrochemical-related fields. This scholarship is for underserved and/or first-generation college students.

Linda Blackmon Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any academic major.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation. Preference given to Maverick Communications employee family member. 2.0 or higher GPA required.

Donald T. Boumans Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Instrumentation and Occupational Safety & Health. Renewable if student reapplies.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

John Nicholas Brekel, Jr. Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing an Instrumentation Technology degree.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  Renewable.  3.0 or higher GPA required.  Preferences given to active military or reservists.

W. J. Budwine and M. Wayne Budwine Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in HVAC, Instrumentation, Process Operating, Utility Line Technology, or Welding.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation.   2.5 or higher GPA required.

H R & R Zack Byrd Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Process Operating Technology. Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation. Preference will be given to a Sabine Pass High School graduate. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Micki Carpenter Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered. Renewable if student reapplies.  Must be a U.S. Citizen.  Must provide evidence of financial need.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Rod Carroll Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursing a Public Service and Safety degree or LIT Regional Police Academy.  Exceptions may be made to last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Alice Cater Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Real Estate. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

Ronnie Cessac Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Instrumentation, Computer Engineering Technology, or Utility Line Technology.  3.0 or higher GPA required.

Charlton Pollard/South Park Neighborhoods Scholarship is for students who reside in either of these neighborhoods.  Students must be a BISD graduate.  Students must be full-time pursuing any degree plan.  Must be enrolled in LIT STEP program and remain in good standing.  Must be a US Citizen.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Scholarship is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a two-year degree in Process Operating or Instrumentation. Preference will be given to Region V high school graduates.

Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association Scholarship is for students enrolled in the Lamar Institute of Technology Regional Police Academy.  Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be able to pass a criminal history and background investigation, and any other qualifications as determined by the police academy program for which s/he is seeking admission.   Preference will be given to Citizen Police Academy graduates, and members of the Beaumont Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, Port Arthur Police Department, and their dependents.  3.0 or higher GPA required.

Coastal Welding Supply Scholarship is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Welding Technology. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Gary Counts Memorial Scholarship is for students enrolled full-time with the exception for last semester students who may need to be part-time to complete their degree.  Students need to have completed at least one semester.  Students must be enrolled in Process Operating, Industrial Mechanics, Instrumentation or majors related to the Petrochemical Industry.  Students must maintain a 2.5 or better GPA.  Student must provide two (2) letters of reference from a teacher, professor or work supervisor/manager.  Students are only eligible to receive the scholarship twice.

Del Papa Distributing Company Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursing a degree in Business or Marketing related fields.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation. Renewable. Preference given to a worthy Del Papa employee or employee family member.

Dental Hygiene Alumni Scholarship Endowment is for students full or part time pursuing a degree in Dental Hygiene.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Dental Society of Southeast Texas Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Dental Hygiene. Exceptions may be made for students enrolled in clinical courses, and last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation. 2.3 or higher GPA required.

Winnie and Jack Dishman Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Computer Drafting, Computer Networking and Troubleshooting, HVAC, Business Management, and Welding. Exceptions may be made for last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

DuPont Sabine River Works Scholarship is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Process Operating Technology. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

ExxonMobil Scholarship is for incoming first-year students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Process Operating Technology. Applicants must be a graduate of a Region V High School, must agree to participate in an ExxonMobil sponsored-event, must enroll in LIT STEP program and must be a United States citizen or Green Card holder.  3.0 or higher GPA required.

Firestone Polymers scholarship is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Process Operating Technology. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

Thomas J. Frank, Sr. Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Accounting Technology, Advanced Engine Technology, Business & Computer Information Systems, Computer Drafting, Computer Networking & Troubleshooting, HVAC, Industrial Mechanics, Instrumentation, Office Technology, Utility Line, or Welding.  Must be a U.S. citizen.  Must provide evidence of financial need.  Must provide evidence of financial need.  Renewable annually, for a maximum of 2 years, as long as the student remains in good academic standing and submits a renewal application.  2.5 or higher GPA required.  

Gale Development Scholarship is for the Scholarship committee would decide a student who has demonstrated a high level of community involvement and participation, either in the school community or outside the broader community, or both, or proven good citizenship with.  All Academic Majors qualify.  Full-time students.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full-time to complete course requirements.  No GPA required.

Gale Foundation Scholarship Endowment  is for a student who has demonstrated a high level of community involvement and participation either in the school community or outside the broader community, or both or proven good citizenship which would be decided by the Scholarship committee.  All Academic Majors qualify.  Full time students.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full-time to complete course requirements.  No GPA required.

J.C. Garcia "Smiley" Memorial Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing any certificate or degree program offered.  Recipient must verify financial need.  2.0 or higher GPA required.

Gardner Development Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Instrumentation, Industrial Mechanics, and Welding. Renewable if student reapplies. Must be a U.S. citizen residing in Beaumont, Port Arthur, or West Orange. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Geer Memorial Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in any Technology program of study. Renewable if student reapplies.  Recipient must be a Vidor High School graduate or have resided in Vidor for 5 years. Preference is given to retired Military or Welding program students. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

Golden Pass LNG Terminal L.L.C. Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Process Operating Technology and Instrumentation Technology.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation. Preference will be given to a Sabine Pass High School graduate, Sabine Pass ISD faculty or administration family member, or a Golden Pass LNG employee or family member. 2.0 or higher GPA.

William and Anna Marie Hartford Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any of the programs of study offered. A 500-word essay on "Why I Should Receive This Scholarship" must be completed.. 2.5 or higher GPA required

Wilton P. & Effie Mae Hebert scholarship is for students enrolled full time pursuing an associate degree or certificate for the Police Academy or Fire Academy. Must be a resident of Port Neches or Nederland to qualify.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Ronnie Hindsman Scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in Utility Line Technology. 2.0 or higher GPA required.

Gisela Houseman Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing any degree at Lamar Institute of Technology.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation.   2.5 or higher GPA is required.   Preference given to Orange County, Texas residents.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is for students enrolled full-time pursuing a degree in Advanced Diesel Engine Certificate, Advanced Engine Technology AAS, Air Conditioning Certificate, HVAC AAS, Industrial Mechanics Certificate, Welding Certificate and Welding Technology AAS.  Must be a US Citizen and Texas Resident.  Must maintain continuous enrollment in his or her declared major.  2.0 or higher GPA required.

Cynthia (Kay) Hurlbut Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Medical Radiologic Technology. Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full-time to complete the requirements of graduation.  Renewable if student reapplies. 2.5 or higher GPA required. Preference given to Nederland H.S. or Port Neches-Groves H.S. graduates.

Sidney Jones Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any Industrial Technology Program. Renewable. 2.5 or higher GPA required.  Student can maintain the scholarship for 2 academic years provided the student meets the eligibility criteria.

Sam Kittrell Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a certificate in the Regional Police Academy. Police Academy applicants are required to complete and pass an entrance examination before being considered for acceptance into the Police Academy.  Applicants must also meet minimum standards for entry into the program.

Dr. Robert Krienke Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

Edmund P. Kuempel Scholarship program is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing any Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Applied Science degree.  Must have completed 12 hours of course work transferable to LIT or from LIT.  Must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Texas.   3.5 or higher GPA required.

Nick Lampson Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete requirements for graduation.  3.0 or higher GPA required.

LIT Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in all programs of study offered.. Must be a U.S. Citizen. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

LIT Black History Scholarship is for students enrolled full-time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  The scholarship will be made available to worthy current African American students.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

LIT Foundation Charity Golf Tournament Scholarship is for students who are enrolled full time or part time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

LIT Hispanic Heritage Scholarship will be for students pursuing any academic major.  Students must be full-time with the exception being for last semester students who may not need to be full-time to complete their degree.  The student must have a 2.5 or higher GPA.

LIT Salute to the Real American Heroes scholarship is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Police, Fire, EMS, Homeland Security, or Criminal Justice. Recipients must be able to pass a criminal history and background investigation as determined by the program for which he or she is seeking admission.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

LIT Shoot-Out Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

John Robert Mansinger Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any academic program.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  Renewable.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Archie L. McCauley, Jr. Scholarship Endowment  is for a full time or part time student who is pursuing a degree in Process Operating Technology.  3.0 GPA or higher is required.  

Phillip E. Neff Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  No minimum GPA is required.

Libbie Campbell Nylin Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Accounting Technology, Business & Computer Information Systems, Child Care & Development, Management Development, Office Technology, Instrumentation, Computer Drafting, or Computer Networking & Troubleshooting.. Must be a U.S. Citizen and have financial need. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

The Patti Harrigan Parrott Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Dental Hygiene.  The recipient would be a student who has demonstrated a high level of community involvement and participation, either with the school community or outside the broader community, or both, or proven good citizenship decided by the Scholarship Committee. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

Presidential Scholarship is for students enrolled full or part time in a credit certificate or degree program (preference will be given to full time students). Recipient must have completed at least one semester in a chosen credit certificate or degree program.  Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA.

PVF Roundtable Annual Scholarship is for students enrolled full-time or part-time pursuing a degree in Industrial Mechanics, Instrumentation or Welding.   2.5 or higher GPA required.

Radiology Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Medical Radiologic Technology.  Students must be admitted into the Radiologic Technology Program and be enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program.

Georgeann and John A. Raney Scholarship is for students enrolled full-time or part-time pursuing a degree in any field offered by LIT.  A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required

Respiratory Care Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Respiratory Care.  Renewable if student reapplies. Students must be accepted into the Respiratory Care Program and be enrolled in the Respiratory Care Program.

Sabine Neches Chiefs' Association Annual Scholarship is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree or certificate in Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, a certificate in Basic Fire Academy, or a certificate in Basic Peace Officer.  Recipient must possess a valid driver's license or Texas State Identification card, possess a valid social security card, and successfully pass a criminal background check.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

Sabine-Neches Food Industrial Association Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled in full or part time pursuing a degree in any course of study offered.  Renewable if student reapplies.  A 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Chief Pete Shelton Scholarship Endowment is for students who are enrolled full or part time pursuing an associate degree or certificate program for Fire, Police, or EMT. Must pass a physical examination including drug screen, pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver's license, and social security card. If served in the military must possess an honorable discharge.  2.5 GPA or higher required.

Dr. Kenneth Shipper Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in any program of study offered. 3.0 or higher GPA

Gail Cawley Showalter scholarship is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in any degree or certificate in any academic program and is a single mother. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

Dr. Leigh Gandy Smith Scholarship is for students enrolled part-time or full-time pursuing a degree in any course of study offered.  Needs to be in the top quarter of his/her graduating class.  A 3.5 or higher GPA is required.

William C. Smith Memorial scholarship is for students enrolled full time pursuing any associates degree offered.  Recipient may also be last semester student who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation. Student must be a Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine, or Coast Guard veteran. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Smith-Hutson Scholarship Program is for students with established financial need and academic potential who are seeking a degree certificate or an associate degree from LIT. Students in all majors qualify to apply.

Deanna Stahl Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in any program of study that requires a mathematics course. 3.0 or higher GPA required and received a grade no lower than a C in any college mathematics course previously taken.

Marsha Lanik Steffek Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in Office Technology Administration.  3.0 or higher GPA required.

Connie and Dr. Paul J. Szuch Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full or part time pursuing a degree in any course of study offered. Exceptions may be made for a last semester student who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation. 2.0 or higher GPA required.

Team Fabricators, LLC Scholarship is for students enrolled full or part time pursing a degree in Welding.  Recipient of this scholarship will visit and take a short tour of Team Fabricators' facility in Port Arthur, Texas. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Total Port Arthur Refinery Scholarship Endowment is for full time students pursuing a degree in Process Operating, Industrial Mechanics, or Instrumentation.  Exceptions may be made for last semester students who do not need to be enroll full time to complete the requirements for graduation.  Preference may be given to Total Petrochemical employee or employee family member if other criteria is met.  2.7 or higher GPA required. .

Valero Port Arthur Refinery Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in Computer Drafting, Industrial Mechanics, Instrumentation, Occupational Safety & Health Technology, Process Operating, or Welding. Exceptions may be made to last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete the requirements for graduation. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Dale E. Wagner Memorial Scholarship is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree
 in Instrumentation Technology who have completed one year of the curriculum and is planning to return to complete the required course work. Exceptions may be made for a last semester student who may not need to be full time to complete the requirements for graduation. 3.0 or higher GPA required.

Mamie McFaddin Ward Scholarship in the Health Sciences is for students enrolled
 full time pursuing a degree in medical related associate degree programs.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

William H. Windhorn Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing a degree in EMT Paramedic.  Exceptions may be made to last semester students who do not need to be enrolled full time to complete requirements for graduation.  Preference will be given to any BISD graduate, assuming all other criteria are met.  Must provide evidence of financial need. 2.5 or higher GPA required.

Jonathan Wolfe Scholarship Endowment is for students enrolled full time pursuing any degree offered by LIT.  One (1) Fire Academy (providing all other criteria are met and one (1) any other major meeting criteria will be selected.  Must be an incoming freshman to LIT graduating the current year from Port Neches Groves High School.  Non-renewable.  2.5 or higher GPA required.

World Preservation of Transportation Scholarship Endowment is for full time or part time students enrolled in Advanced Engine Technology and/or Industrial Mechanics Technology for the Fall and Spring Semesters.  2.8 GPA is required.



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