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Virginia Beach Campus Scholarships @ TCC

 

 

NOTICE:

APPLICATION WINDOW FOR FOR FALL 2015/SPRING 2016

OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2015

The scholarship application process for 2015/2016: February 1, 2015 - June 1, 2015 and Septemeber 15, 2015 -  November 1, 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 and all additional materials required in the criteria for

your scholarship.

3. Submit all materials with your scholarship application.

 

Please Note: All scholarships provided through the Educational Foundation can not be refunded. All

Foundation scholarships will pay directly for tuition, books and fees. Please contact your financial aid

office for further conerns.

 

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

 

 

Betty L. Shores Memorial Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Dr. Michael F. LaBouve Memorial Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Ernest T. Bo Buchanan IV Memorial Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Frank W. and Esther C. Myers Endowed Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Geology Scholarship -Open 2/1/15

Jeff White Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Michael J. French, Jr. Memorial Engineering Scholarship -Open 2/1/15

National Instruments/Chris Grachanen Metrology Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

NCSLI Metrology Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Nicholas Andrasz Academic and Social Service Endowed Scholarship -Open 2/1/15

T. Michael Laney Memorial Science Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Virginia Beach Campus General Scholarship -Open 2/1/15

Virginia Beach Restaurant Association Frank Baumann Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

Virginia Beach Task Force on Aging Nurse Aide Scholarship -Open 2/1/15

Yolanda C. “Lanny” Hampel, Ph.D. Nurse Aide Scholarship-Open 2/1/15

 

 

Betty L. Shores Memorial Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 1988 in remembrance of Betty L. Shores, a distinguished professor of mathematics and an active faculty member for sixteen years at the Virginia Beach Campus. The scholarship may be applied toward tuition, fees, and books for two consecutive semesters.

Criteria:

• A declared Mathematics, Engineering, Natural Science, or Health Science student
• Completed at least two semesters at TCC, not less than six credit hours per semester
• GPA of 3.0 or better in declared field, and 3.0 overall

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Dr. Michael F. LaBouvé Memorial Scholarship

 

Description:

This scholarship was established in 1997 by Mrs. Janelle S. LaBouvé in memory of her husband, Dr. Michael F. LaBouvé, former Provost of the Virginia Beach Campus.  The scholarship funds should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• Financial Need
• Single Female Parent
• Virginia Beach Resident
• GPA of 3.0 or higher
• Associate Degree Candidate to Matriculate at the Virginia Beach Campus (Unless courses not available at the Virginia Beach campus)
• Virginia Beach as home campus
• Open to both full and part time students

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Ernest T. Bo Buchanan IV Memorial Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established to support and encourage male students or prospective male students attending the Virginia Beach Campus of TCC who have demonstrated or may demonstrate an exceptional capacity for leadership and service.  The funds should be used for tuition, fees, and books. 

Criteria:

• Student must be an enrolled or incoming male student of the Virginia Beach Campus of Tidewater Community College.

• 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.

• Student must submit a brief essay on how he has demonstrated qualities of leadership and his plans for developing those skills in the future.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Frank W. and Esther C. Myers Endowed Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by Randall Brent and Linda Myers Rice in memory of Frank W. and Esther C. Myers and is intended to support a Health Professions student.

Criteria:

• Virginia Beach Campus Health Professions student
• One semester of a Health Science program completed with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
• Financial need
• Recipient will agree to mentor in a College community-based program at least one hour per week during the academic year

• Recipient will submit a letter with the application describing their planned mentoring activity

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

• Letter describing your planned mentoring activity

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Geology Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2000 to assist declared A.S. Natural Science and Math students at TCC who are planning to major in some aspect of earth science at a four-year institution.

Criteria:

• Must have completed one year at TCC
• Full-time continuing student (attending a minimum 12 credit hours per semester)
• Must have taken at least 8 semester credits in geophysical sciences*
• Plan to enroll at TCC for at least one more year
• GPA of 3.0 or higher in geophysical science courses and overall
• Planning to major in some aspect of earth sciences at a four-year institution
*GOL 105, 106, 110, 111, 112, 295, NAS. 120, 230

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Jeff White Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by Jeff White and other faculty, administrators, staff, and students of TCC.  The funds should be applied to tuition, fees, and books.

Criteria:

• Full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester)
• Continuing student (completed 24 credit hours)
• GPA of 3.0 or higher

Home campus is TCC's Virginia Beach Campus
• Enrolled in either AS in Social Sciences or AA in Liberal Arts degree program
• Demonstration of financial need

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Michael J. French, Jr. Memorial Engineering Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2005 by the TCC Engineering Club in honor of Michael J. French, Jr., an outstanding student who passed away in 2004.  The scholarship is intended to support excellent students in pursuing careers in engineering through TCC's Engineering program.

Criteria:

• The scholarship is available to full time or part time students.

• The applicant must list Engineering (831) as his/her major on TCC records.

• The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.   In the case of no other eligible applicants, a GPA of 2.75 or higher will be considered eligible.

• The applicant must have completed at least 12 credits at TCC.

• The applicant must have completed MTH 173 and EGR 120 or their equivalents.

• The applicant must be enrolled for at least 6 credits at TCC that apply toward the A.S. degree in Engineering during the semester in which the scholarship is to be used.

• The applicant must submit a short essay describing his or her extracurricular activities, specifically noting any service or involvement in the TCC Engineering Club or other engineering organizations.

• The applicant must submit two letters of recommendation; at least one letter must be from a TCC Engineering faculty member.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Essay

Two Letters of Recommendation

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

National Instruments/Chris Grachanen Metrology Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2005 by National Instruments Company. The scholarship is intended to attract students to the field of metrology in order to alleviate a shortage of trained metrologists.

Criteria:

•  Student must be enrolled in IND 145 – Introduction to Metrology during the semester in which the student receives the scholarship award.

• Student must have a cumulative grade point average at TCC of at least 2.5.

• Student cannot have previously or concurrently received this scholarship or an award from the NCSLI Metrology Scholarship.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

NCSLI Metrology Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2003 by the National Conference of Standards Laboratories International.  The scholarship is intended to attract students to the field of metrology in order to alleviate a shortage of trained metrologists.

Criteria:

•  Student must be enrolled in IND 145 – Introduction to Metrology during the semester in which the student receives the scholarship award.

• Student must have a cumulative grade point average at TCC of at least 2.5.

• Student cannot have previously or concurrently received this scholarship or an award from the National Instruments/Chris Grachanen Metrology Scholarship.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Nicholas Andrasz Academic and Social Service Endowed Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by Nicholas and Helen Andrasz to support a student who is active in community service activities at the Virginia Beach Campus.  The funds should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• Resident of Virginia Beach

Home campus is Virginia Beach Campus
• New or continuing student

Full or part-time student
• GPA of 3.0 or higher (in the case of no other eligible applicants a GPA of 2.75 or higher will be considered)
• Demonstrates financial need
• Has spent considerable amount of non-paid volunteer time helping make his/her community a better place in the following recognized categories:

- Hospital: volunteer in a public hospital or health clinic with the exception of Planned Parenthood

- Public Safety: volunteer with EMT, fire fighter, police

- Mentoring/tutoring: volunteer with boy's or girls' clubs, big brothers, big sisters, Scouting, etc.

- Shelters: volunteer in a shelter for the homeless, battered women or battered children

- Elder Care: volunteer with Meals on Wheels, senior citizen centers, or nursing homes

• Must attend the TCC Educational Foundation Scholarship luncheon held annually in February to meet the donor or make arrangements to meet with the donor on another date prior to the luncheon

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

• Proof of non paid volunteer time

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

T. Michael Laney Memorial Science Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the TCC Biology Department in 1982 in memory of an enthusiastic science student who passed away.  The scholarship is intended to support a TCC science or math student. The funds should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• Virginia Beach as home campus
• Full-time student (attending a minimum 12 credit hours per semester)
• Be a declared Math, Natural Science or Allied Health student
• Have completed at least two semesters at TCC, attending at least half-time (6 credits)
• GPA of 3.0 or higher

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Virginia Beach 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

Funds to be equally awarded in two semesters

Amount of scholarship award per student not to exceed tuition, fees, and/or books

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

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Virginia Beach Restaurant Association Frank Baumann Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established by the Virginia Beach Restaurant Association in 2000 in memory of Frank Baumann, a long time member of the VBRA.  It is intended to support a student in the Culinary Arts or Food Service Management program and should be applied to tuition and fees.

Criteria:

• Enrolled in the Food Service Management Program or Culinary Arts Program at the Virginia Beach or Norfolk Campuses.

• Full-time or part-time student

• Must qualify for in-state tuition

•Graduated from high school with in past two years with a GPA of 2.0 or higher or if currently enrolled in TCC must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher

• For Tuition only

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Virginia Beach Task Force on Aging Nurse Aide Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2010 by the Virginia Beach Task Force on Aging. The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with taking CNA classes at TCC.

Criteria:

• Preference is given to students residing in Virginia Beach.

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

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

• Student must be enrolled in CNA (NUR 27 and/or NUR 90) classes at TCC.

• Student must be recommended by the Program Head.

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

• Student must contact the current chair of the Scholarship Committee to coordinate attending one Virginia Beach Task Force on Aging meeting annually.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

Yolanda C. “Lanny” Hampel, Ph.D. Nurse Aide Scholarship

Description:

This scholarship was established in 2008 by the family and friends of Yolanda C. “Lanny” Hampel, a long time member of the Nursing faculty at the Virginia Beach Campus as well as an active member of the Virginia Beach community.  Scholarship funds can be applied to tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with the Nurse Aide program.

Criteria:

• Student must be enrolled in the Nurse Aide Program at Tidewater Community   

  College.

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

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

Student must submit a letter of recommendation from the Nurse Aide program director, indicating how the student will benefit from this award and the approximate amount needed to meet that student's need.

Application Materials:

• TCC Scholarship Application

Letter of recommendation from Nurse Aide program director

Thank You Letter Required: Submit with Application

 
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