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Portsmouth Campus Scholarships @ TCC

 

 

 

NOTICE:

NO FURTHER APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR FALL 2014/SPRING 2015.

(Except where noted for Nursing Program Scholarships.)

The scholarship application process for 2015/2016 will being in January 2015.

 

 

To Apply:

1. Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online or pickup an application from the campus Financial Aid Office. Use the TCC College Code: 003712.

2. Complete your TCC Scholarship Application.

** If you are using the paperless submission method, attach your application and materials to an email addressed to: scholarshipsp@tcc.edu. (You can click the link, or copy and paste into your email.)

3. When notified by the Financial Aid Office of your award, submit your thank you letter

 

The following scholarships are available to students attending the Portsmouth Campus.       Click on any scholarship below to view the description, eligibility criteria, and any additional required application materials:

 

 

 

American Association of University Women - Portsmouth Branch Scholarship

Barbara Elliston Memorial Scholarship

Beazley Foundation Nursing Scholarship

The Clark-Janis Scholarship Fund

Doug Barner Fine Arts Scholarship

Ethelyn Hardesty Morgan Scholarship

Fred W. Beazley Scholarship

Holly Hogge-Biagioni Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Kathleen Marie Eddy Art Scholarship

Marjorie J. Shaw Memorial Scholarhip

Portsmouth Academy of Medicine Foundation Scholarship

Portsmouth Campus General Scholarship

Portsmouth Community Foundation Scholarship

Portsmouth Lions Disabilities Scholarship

Portsmouth Lions Visual Arts Center Scholarship

Raymond Lancaster Williams Memorial Scholarship

Robert T. Williams Scholarship

Ruth Pate Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Ruth Knowles Scarlott Memorial Scholarship

Shirley Taylor Nursing Scholarship

Suffolk Kiwanis Scholarship

 

 

*Scholarships noted in RED are closed for applications for the current academic year.

 

American Association of University Women - Portsmouth Branch Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Portsmouth Branch of the AAUW to provide financial assistance to returning women students enrolled at TCC's Portsmouth Campus. The funds can be applied to tuition, books, transportation, and child care.

Criteria:

Student must attend the Portsmouth campus of Tidewater Community College and live in Portsmouth or the Western Branch area of Chesapeake
Student must be a returning student who has completed 12 hours
• Student must be a female student at least 22 years of age
• Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0
• Student must have evidence of financial need
• Student must have a goal of completing a baccalaureate degree and submit an essay describing her educational goals.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required

Barbara Elliston Memorial Scholarship

No longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2009 in memory of Barbara Ann Malueg Elliston, sister of Rebecca Ott, an accountant in TCC’s Financial Services department.  Barbara was a single mom who always had the desire to become a nurse, but never had the opportunity to pursue a degree.

Criteria:

• Student must be enrolled in TCC’s Nursing program.

• Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.2.

• Student can be a full-time or part-time student.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required

Beazley Foundation Nursing Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Beazley Foundation in 2006 to support students enrolled in TCC's Nursing program. The Beazley Foundation was founded by Fred Beazley, a Portsmouth businessman who wanted to contribute to the needs of his community, specifically the youth.  The scholarship funds should be applied to tuition, fees, and books.

Criteria:

Student must be pursuing a Nursing degree at Tidewater Community College

Student can be a full-time or part-time student

Student must demonstrate financial need

Students from Portsmouth will be given preference unless other applicants demonstrate a greater financial need and/or academic performance/potential

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required

The Clark-Janis Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by Mary Clark Janis, in memory of her parents and grandparents in support of the Nursing Program at Tidewater Community College. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships for academically talented students studying Nursing.

Criteria:
Student must be enrolled in the Nursing Program at Tidewater Community College.

Student must have not yet met the cost of enrollment.

Student must demonstrate academic talent.

Student must plan to practice Nursing in the Tidewater, Virginia region.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required

Doug Barner Fine Arts Scholarship

Description:
This scholarship was established by the family and friends of Doug Barner, an artist who was active in his Virginia Beach community and died suddenly in October 2007. The scholarship funds should be applied to tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with taking classes at the Visual Arts Center.

Criteria:
• Pursuing a painting, drawing, or photography degree at the Visual Arts Center
• Full-time or part-time student
• Not yet met the cost of attendance for the year
• If recipient is a continuing student, student must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
• If recipient is a new student, student must have a high school GPA of 2.8 or higher

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required

Ethelyn Hardesty Morgan Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 1982 in memory of Mrs. Ethelyn Morgan to support exceptional students seeking an A.A. degree in Liberal Arts or an A.S. degree in Social Sciences within the Languages, Mathematics, and Sciences Division at TCC's Portsmouth Campus. The funds should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• Enrolled in either an A.A degree in Liberal Arts or an A.S. degree in Social Sciences in the Languages and Math/Sciences Division

• Full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester)

• Recipient must be a recent graduate of a local high school

• Recipient must qualify for in-state tuition and claim Portsmouth as their campus of record

• Continuing student (no more than 30 credit hours completed)

• GPA of 3.0 or higher at TCC

• Maintain GPA of 3.0 while receiving scholarship

• Scholarship to be awarded in fall (by October 1) of student’s second year for use in spring semester

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Fred W. Beazley Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Frederick Foundation, now a part of the Beazley Foundation, to support students at TCC's Portsmouth Campus. The funds should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• Resident of Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Suffolk, or Virginia Beach
• Home campus must be Portsmouth Campus
• Full-time or part-time student
• If new student, “an ability to benefit” from a program of instruction
• If continuing student, a GPA of 3.5 or higher
• Qualify for in-state tuition
• Greatest financial need if all applicants meet above criteria

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required

Holly Hogge-Biagioni Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 1984 by the TCC College Board in honor of Holly Hogge, a 1976 graduate of the Nursing program, to support Nursing students.

Criteria:

• Continuing student (24 credit hours earned in the Nursing Program over two semesters)
• GPA of 3.5 or higher
• Satisfactory clinical progress
• Evidence of financial need

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Kathleen Marie Eddy Art Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by Carolyn Eddy Sale in memory of her sister, Kathleen Marie Eddy, to support aspiring student artists at the Tidewater Community College Visual Arts Center. The scholarship money may be used for tuition, fees, books and other expenses associated with taking classes at the Visual Arts Center.

Criteria:

• Student must be pursuing an arts degree at the Tidewater Community College

Visual  Arts Center.

• Student must be a full time student.

• Student must be in their second year (third or fourth semester) at Tidewater Community College.

Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0.

Preference will be given to a student who has a part-time job.

Student must have not yet met the cost of attendance for the year.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Marjorie J. Shaw Memorial Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by Harry R. Shaw and Phyllis J. Parron for the students of Tidewater Community College who are studying nursing. One scholarship will be awarded annually. May be awarded in Fall or Spring.

Criteria:

• Student must be enrolled in the nursing program at TCC.

• Student must be a full-time student.

• Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

• Student must have not yet met the cost of attendance for the year.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required

Portsmouth Academy of Medicine Foundation Scholarship

No longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Description:

This scholarship was established by the physicians of the Portsmouth Academy of Medicine Foundation in 1989 to support students in TCC's Nursing program.

Criteria:

• Enrolled in Nursing Program
• Resident of Portsmouth, Chesapeake or Suffolk, Virginia
• Full-time student or part-time student
• Continuing student or new student
• Satisfactory academic performance
• Financial need

• Student must attend Portsmouth Academy of Medicine's annual dinner or meet with the Director of Nursing at Maryview Hospital

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required

 

Portsmouth Campus General Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established through donations to the Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation. Scholarship funds should be applied to tuition, fees, and books.

Criteria:

• Must be currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program at TCC

• Continuing student (minimum of 6 completed credits)
• Cumulative GPA 2.5 or higher
• Funds to be equally awarded in two semesters

• Scholarship to be awarded fall, spring or summer semesters

Letter of recommendation is required with application from one of the following:  

  TCC faculty member, faculty from another institution, or employer

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Letter of recommendation

Portsmouth Community Foundation Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Portsmouth Community Foundation in 1988 to support academically outstanding students at TCC's Portsmouth Campus. The funds should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• GPA of 3.5 or higher
• Pursuing one of the college’s degree programs
• Full-time or part-time student
• Continuing student (24 credit hours completed)

Statement of educational and career goals

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

• Statement of educational and career goals

Thank You Letter Required

Portsmouth Lions Disabilities Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Portsmouth Host Lions Club in 2003 to support a student with disabilities at TCC's Portsmouth Campus. The funds can be applied to tuition, books, personal assistive technology, or transportation costs, excluding personal vehicles.

Criteria:

• Must be documented as a Portsmouth Campus student of TCC

• Must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours and must have attended TCC for at least one
  prior semester

• Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

• Must have documentation on file with Disability Services meeting TCC guidelines for disability.

• Must be documented as legally blind or learning disabled with a significant weakness in reading
  and word recognition relative to ability.

• Must be willing to share the receipt of the scholarship through print and electronic TCC
  publications

• Must submit an end-of-year progress report outlining his/her individual accomplishments and
  detailing how the scholarship helped him/her achieve those accomplishments.


Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required

Portsmouth Lions Visual Arts Center Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Portsmouth Host Lions Club in 2003 to support students studying at TCC's Visual Arts Center. The funds should be applied to tuition, books, and other costs associated with the Studio Arts program in which the student is enrolled.

Criteria:

• Enrolled in A.S. or A.A.S. degree program in Art, Photography or Craft
• Enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours per regular semester
• Continuing student or new student
• GPA of 2.5 or higher

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required

Raymond Lancaster Williams Memorial Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Dorothy Williams in memory of her husband and it is intended to support students of the Portsmouth Campus.

Criteria:

• Resident of Portsmouth
• Full-time or part-time student
• Merit or financial need

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Robert T. Williams Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2009 by the Portsmouth Partnership Foundation to support TCC Portsmouth Campus students.  The scholarship was named in honor of Robert Williams, a long time board member of the Portsmouth Partnership, upon his retirement from the board in recognition of his many years of service to the city and community of Portsmouth.  The funds may be used for tuition and books.

Criteria:

• Student’s home campus must be TCC’s Portsmouth Campus.

• Student must be a graduate of Portsmouth Public Schools.

• Student must be enrolled in a Career and Technical program.

• Student must have a high school or TCC GPA of 2.8 or higher.

• Student can be a full-time or part-time student.

• Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher to continue to qualify for the funds.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

 Letters of recommendation from the career and technical teacher at the campus or from the high school where the career and technical classes were taken. The letter must address the student’s successful participation and academic success in the career and technical program

• One page essay explaining why student feels he/she should be the recipient of the scholarship funds.

Thank You Letter Required

Ruth Pate Memorial Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2007 in memory of Ruth Pate, a long time employee of TCC's Portsmouth Campus.

Criteria:

• Student must be pursuing a Nursing degree at Tidewater Community College’s

  Portsmouth Campus.
• Student can be a full-time or part-time student.
• Student must demonstrate financial need.

• If a continuing student at TCC, student must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 2.8

  in the nursing curriculum.
• If a new student at TCC, student must have a high school GPA of 2.8.
• Student must submit a brief paragraph on the following:

   1. Describe your commitment to nursing.
   2. What are your major nursing career interests and professional goals?


Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Brief paragraph describing commitment to nursing, career and professional goals

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required

Ruth Knowles Scarlott Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

• Student must be pursuing an Associate of Applied Arts degree at

   TCC's Portsmouth campus.

 • Student can be a full-time or part-time student.

 • If a continuing student at TCC, student must have an overall GPA of 2.5.

 • If a new student at TCC, student must have a high school GPA of 2.8.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required

Shirley Taylor Nursing Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship is named in memory of a former TCC Nursing faculty member and is intended to honor the nursing student who demonstrates the greatest improvement in clinical performance during his/her two years in the TCC Nursing program.  The scholarship is awarded annually during the Pinning Ceremony.

Criteria:

• Completed TCC Nursing Program
• Demonstrated the greatest improvement in clinical performance during two years in TCC Nursing
  Program

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

• Completed TCC Nursing Program

Suffolk Kiwanis Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Suffolk Kiwanis Club to support a TCC student who is a Suffolk resident. The funds should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• Resident of Suffolk
• Need-based with a minimum GPA of 3.0 if a continuing student
• Full or part-time student
• A declared program of study (degree, diploma, or certificate)
• New or continuing student

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required

 

 

 

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