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From business and history to art and technology, students can apply for range of assistance

NORFOLK, Va. – (May 23, 2005) – Citizens alert: Tidewater Community College has $150,000 worth of need- and merit-based scholarships for students to tap among the four cities it serves - Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach. And the deadline rapidly nears - July 1, 2005.

Opportunities range from returning students to graduating seniors, from career-track to baccalaureate-bound. Indeed, each of TCC’s four campuses offers scholarships based on need and/or merit for studies including dietetics, nursing, social sciences, automotive technology, horticulture and international studies. Among its offerings, TCC also gives a scholarship to an outstanding high school student in each city. The list goes on.

From students in history, business or art classes to students interested in technology or culinary studies, TCC has scholarship descriptions and applications online that may match their needs. The time to apply is now.

Interested students can visit the college’s home page,, and search under “scholarships” or go directly to for scholarship information.


Laurie White
Media Relations

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 35,000 students annually. The 37th largest in the nation’s 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-four percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit