Releases @ TCC
MANY 2005 TCC
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE - SOME ONLY UNTIL JULY 1
From business and history to art and technology, students
can apply for range of assistance
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,
http://www.tcc.edu, and search under “scholarships”
or go directly to
for scholarship information.
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,