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Geophysical Sciences Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP: Geology Scholarship
PURPOSE: To assist declared A.S. in Natural Science and Math students at TCC.
STIPEND: At least $200.00 per year for one semester.
TO BE CONSIDERED YOU MUST:
 
  • Have completed one year at TCC.
  • Must be registered for 12 credit hours.
  • Have taken at least 8 semester credits in Geophysical Sciences (GOL 105, 106, 110, 111, 112, 295, NAS 120, 230) and plan to be enrolled at TCC for one more year.
  • GPA of 3.0 in Geophysical Sciences and 3.00 overall.
  • Are planning to major in some aspect of earth science at a four year institution.

APPLICATION PACKET:

See Dr. Coble in JA-23 or Mr. Frank JA-16.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED: April 1 through April 15
INTERVIEWS: Third Week in April

SCHOLARSHIP: Oceanography Scholarship
PURPOSE: To assist declared A.S. in Natural Science and Math students at TCC.
STIPEND: At least $200.00 per year for one semester.
TO BE CONSIDERED YOU MUST:
 
  • be a currently enrolled TCC student.
  • be taking, or have taken, oceanography.
  • have a minimum of 1 year left to attend TCC
  • have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  • be working toward a major in one of the following: physical, oceanography, marine science, marine biology, marine chemistry, marine geology
  • be willing to work 6-10 hours a week on the R/V Matthew F. Maury and on some (not many) weekends.
  • have a valid Virginia Driver’s License.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply for the experiential scholarship, please submit a packet with the following:

  • name
  • emplid
  • phone number
  • copy of driver’s license
  • college transcript (must be an official but you may use an unofficial while we process application)
  • 500 word essay on your major
Submit your application packet to Mr. Lyle in JA-17, Assistant Division Chair, Geophysical Sciences Department.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED: August 1 through September 1 
INTERVIEWS: first week in September

Mailing Address:

Geophysical Sciences Department
Tidewater Community College
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453

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