Nursing Scholarship Program Now Accepting Application

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The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services is now accepting student applications for the Nursing Scholarship Program for next year. Go to http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/Nursing/ for additional information.

The Nursing Scholarship pays tuition, fees, other education costs and a living stipend to students in accredited RN training programs. In exchange, upon graduation, scholars work for at least 2 years at a facility, such as a health center, rural health clinic, nursing home or hospital, that has a critical shortage of nurses.

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2010-2011 FAFSA Applications for Financial Aid are now available

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Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at fafsa.ed.gov. Enter the school code for Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) which is 006871. You will be notified of the results of your FAFSA via e-mail in approximately 2 weeks.

Review the FAFSA Tutorial provided by the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB). If you have previously completed a FAFSA, the renewal option on the website will allow certain fields to be populated, reducing the time it takes to complete the FAFSA.

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TNCC Summer Camps Help Students Explore Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

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HAMPTON, Va. – Some local high school students in grades 10and 11 will be off to camp this summer but not just any ordinary summer camp. Thanks to career coaches in Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Office of Outreach and Recruitment, these campers will be on the fast track to charting plans for their future careers.

Set for July 6-10 on TNCC’s Hampton campus, the summer camp is called Time for New Career Choices: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM ) 101. Activities from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during the weeklong camp will give 35 students an opportunity to expand their horizons in making decisions about careers while also taking a realistic look at STEM-related careers.

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TNCC Graduation Applications Are Up : The Daily Press

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Thomas Nelson Community College posted a record number of students who applied to graduate this year, according to college President Charles A. Taylor.

School officials said 1,159 students applied for graduation. That number marks a 20 percent increase compared to last year, Taylor said during the college’s 39th annual commencement Tuesday evening.

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