Grant monies under normal circumstances do not need to be repaid.  The following grants are awarded at Lakeshore Technical College to those students enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program as one of the eligibility requirements. 

LTC Emergency Grant

    • The Lakeshore Technical College Emergency Grant helps LTC provide assistance to students who are at risk of dropping out due to unanticipated financial dilemmas.  Examples of eligible funding items include a health care bill or automobile repair that could greatly impact a student's ability to continue attending school.  Anticipated expenses, such as tuition and fees, are not eligible for grant funding.  Funding for Emergency Grants is made possible by grants from the Wisconsin Technical College System State Grant Funds as well as by generous donations to the LTC Foundation, Inc.
    • Applicants to the LTC Emergency Grant program must be students who are currently registered in coursework at LTC, and must be in good academic standing.  Assistance is granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
    • Enrolled students may apply using this form. Please answer all questions as completely and thoroughly as possible, as applications are evaluated based upon the information supplied.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
    • After submitting an application, students will be contacted for further information to determine eligibility.  Additional documentation may be required, such as estimates or bills, depending upon the request. Only one emergency grant per year may be awarded to a student.
    • If you have questions regarding eligibility or the application process, contact Rivi Hatt at or by phone at (920) 693.1690.

Federal Grants

  • Pell Grant is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled for a minimum of one credit with high financial need based on the student's expected family contribution (EFC). The actual awards vary based on the number of enrolled credits. Pell has a lifetime limit of 12 semesters of fulltime equivalency enrollment .  For the 2017-2018 academic year the minimum Pell grant amount is $606/yr and the maximum is $5,920/yr for fulltime students.
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) is a need-based grant available on a first-come, first-served basis to students in extreme financial need that and are enrolled at least half-time.  SEOG is awarded at $400 per term.

Wisconsin State Grants

  • Wisconsin Grant is available to students who are Wisconsin residents and enrolled at least half-time. The grant is based on financial need. For academic year 2017-2018, the minimum annual amount is $500 and the maximum annual amount is $1,084.
  • Native American Grants (WIA, BIA) are available through the Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The grant amount is based on need. In addition to completing a FAFSA, students must also complete a separate Indian Scholarship Application which is obtained from their tribal education office for the purpose of certifying the student's degree of Indian blood.
  • Minority Retention Grant Program (MINR) is available to minority students who are Wisconsin residents in the second year of a two-year program, maintain a 2.0 grade point average, and meet the financial need criteria. Minority status is determined by the data on our system and awarded after the school year has started. For the academic year 2017-2018 the minimum award is $250 and the maximum award is $2,500.
  • Talent Incentive Program (TIP) is designed for first-time students who are economically and/or academically disadvantaged and is a need-based program.  For the academic year 2017-2018 the award varies from $250 to $1,800.
  • Hearing & Visually Handicapped Student Grant is available to Wisconsin residents who are hearing impaired or visually handicapped and who also demonstrate financial need. Applications are available online at The award varies from $250 to $10,000 for academic year 2017-2018.
  • Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship recipients are chosen by their high schools as academic scholars. Students must be enrolled full time in associate degree programs and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Academic Excellence Scholarship (AES) is non-need based and is $2,250 per year.
  • Wisconsin Technical Excellence Scholarship recipients are chosen by their high schools as excelling in technical skills.  Students must be enrolled full time in associate degree programs and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.  Technical Excellence Scholarship (TES) is non-need based and is $2,250 per year.
  • Wisconsin Covenant grant is a non-need based grant for students that enter into a contractual agreement with the Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board and graduating between 2011 and Spring 2015.  Students must be at least half-time and complete the FAFSA and the Wisconsin Covenant Pledge and Confirmation Form.

Funds for Wisconsin Scholars (FFWS)

The FFWS is a private charitable foundation that has been funded with a $175 million founding gift from John P. and Tashia F. Morgridge. It will provide grants to talented, lower-income graduates of Wisconsin public high schools attending a public college, university or technical school in Wisconsin. Grants are gifts and do not need to be repaid. Students do not apply directly to FFWS for funding. Students should fill out the FAFSA to request financial aid, including FFWS grants. Funding is awarded through the University of Wisconsin System two and four year colleges and the Wisconsin Technical College System. Funds will be distributed through financial aid offices as part of their financial aid package. For more information visit:

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