Student Financial Aid Services at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, AL

Lawson State School Code:  001059 

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Lawson State Community College offers financial assistance to students who are in need of help to pay the cost of their education.  Financial aid is designed to supplement the family's ability to finance the students educational expenses. 

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BIRMINGHAM CAMPUS: 205-929-6380      
BESSEMER CAMPUS: 205-929-3423

Lawson State Community College is approved for the following: 

  • Federal Financial Assistance
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Training
  • Alabama Student Assistance Program
  • Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT)
  • Institutional Scholarships
  • Private Scholarship Programs
  • TouchNet System - Payment Plan     

Title IV Federal Financial Aid Programs that are available include the following:

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal College Work-Study (FCWS)
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)  

State of Alabama Aid Programs:

  • Alabama Student Assistance Program (ASAP)

Lawson State Community College does not participate in any Federal and State Loan Programs.  Lawson State Community College is, however, approved for deferment of previous loans.

Non-Discrimination Policy:

It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, its Board of Trustees, and Lawson State Community College, a postsecondary institution under its control, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.

Lawson State Community College also prohibits discrimination due to ethnic origin, marital status, parental status, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status or disability, reasonable accommodations or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law. The college has zero tolerance for harassment, retaliation, violence, physical bullying, cyber-bullying, and hazing.

This nondiscrimination policy covers employment, admissions, training, organizational affiliation, student housing, and advisory boards in all college programs and activities. This policy is enforced by Federal law under Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504, of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended in 2008. If you have questions regarding compliance with these statutes or you need to file a complaint, please contact the Dean of Students (205) 929-6361 or the Director of Human Resources (205) 929-6313.

NOTE:  Lawson State would like to thank and credit the support of Troy University for its assistance and cooperation in the development of the information contained in the Financial Aid section of this website.