FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI —
The Lakeshore Technical College Foundation announced a new scholarship opportunity benefiting adult students. The LTC Futures Scholarships are targeted to adult students who may be balancing work, life and college. The need-based scholarships offer a potential $500-1,500 award to qualified adult students in addition to federal and state financial aid.
“We hope that adults who have dreamed about college will see these scholarships as a way to advance in their career field or realize the career they have always imagined,” said LTC President Mike Lanser.
Futures Scholarship students will find a solid support system in place throughout their academic careers at LTC. Student success workshops and activities will be in place to help ensure that they reach their goals.
Lanser added, “These scholarships will help provide students with an education that will prepare them for high-demand, local jobs and keep the local economy healthy and prosperous at the same time.
To be eligible for an LTC Futures Scholarship students must complete the LTC Scholarship Application between January 23 and April 23, 2017; submit an LTC Application by March 1, 2017 and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1. Students who qualify for an LTC Futures Scholarship will be notified in mid-April 2017.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.
LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.
Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.
*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Follow-up Report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.