We are dedicated to helping you achieve your educational goals, and scholarships are one valuable tool to do that. Each year, LU awards more than 2,000 scholarships providing more than $10 million in assistance to students.

Most scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement. Other factors such as academic major, leadership ability and specialized skills (athletics, marching band, music, etc.) also may be considered in awarding scholarships.  For a complete list of all Lamar University scholarships, click here!

For priority consideration for most scholarships, apply no later than February 1 each year (some unique opportunities require earlier deadlines).

Applying for Scholarships

Step 1. Submit an application at

Step 2. Once you are admitted, you will receive a username and password by letter via email.

Step 3. Admitted and current students go to



If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us or visit our frequently asked questions page.