Scholarship History:   

Rich Kolb, a 1965 Lane Tech graduate, established these scholarships for graduating seniors with a passion for learning and who are interested in furthering their STEM education at a community college or four-year college/university.

Scholarship Award:     

$3,000 per awarded recipient as a one-time total award.

This scholarship will be awarded to two (2) graduating female seniors.


  • Lane Tech senior in good academic standing as of week 30, and an expected June graduation.

  • The scholarship award is based on scholastic ability, academic excellence and financial need.

  • Be admitted to a community college, four-year college/university before October 1, 2023.

  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for and a commitment to major in a STEM field.

  • Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Essay [250-350 word maximum, length may vary]

In your essay, please describe which STEM field you are most passionate about and how do you plan to contribute to the field in the future?

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Monday, April 17, 2023 at 5pm.