Fine Arts Scholarships Available, Application Deadline Nov. 10

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Financial Aid Director Kathryn Anderson has announced that the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is accepting applications for 2012-13 Visual Arts Fellowships. The deadline to apply is Thursday, November 10.

Eligibility guidelines, application and a printable PDF flyer are available at http://www.VMFA.museum/fellowships.

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Scholarship Alert: Students Apply Today for the Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

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The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) has a $3,500 scholarship available to first-time community college students throughout the Commonwealth. The deadline to apply for the Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship is August 1.

The scholarship application is available at http://www.vccs.edu/Foundation/Scholarships.aspx and also on the Wizard (www.vawizard.org) under Scholarship Search. Applicants must complete the application, send two letters of reference and their transcript to amccaffrey@vccs.edu by the deadline.

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New Kathy Lynn Camper Scholarship

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The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education is accepting applications for its Kathy Camper Legacy Scholarship. The scholarship will award $3,500 each to two students from throughout Virginia’s 23 community colleges. The deadline to apply is July 1.

The scholarship supports students seeking degrees in Information Technology or Childhood Education and honors the late Kathleen “Kathy” Lynn Camper, a long-time information technology staff member with the VCCS.

Nursing Scholarship Program Offering Paid Tuition, Fees, Plus Salary and Benefits

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The Nursing Scholarship Program (NSP) aims to help alleviate a critical shortage of registered nurses in the United States. The NSP provides scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum two year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. The NSP covers tuition, eligible fees and other related expenses including books and supplies, as well as a monthly stipend for $1, 289 for the 2011-12 school year. Those fulfilling their service commitment will be eligible to receive a competitive salary and benefits package, negotiable with the employing facility. The program is accepting applications through June 1.

For more information and to download an application go to: http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/Nursing/guidance.pdf.

 

TNCC Students Among Virginias Top 10 Community College Students

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Two Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) students were named among the top 10 community college students in Virginia as ranked by USA Today, The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society, and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Triszha Espina, the top-ranked student in Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS), and Niambi Glover-Redd were honored among their peers from throughout the VCCS on April 20 as members of the First Virginia Team. Another TNCC student, Lisa Taylor, was selected for the Second Virginia Team.

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TNCC Student Awarded $500 Scholarship by AAWCC

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) student Jodi Renner was awarded a $500 scholarship from the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). She is the organization’s Region III winner and one of its six scholarship recipients across the nation. AAWCC was created in 1973 to champion women and maximize their potential. Its Region III includes Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware and Washington, D.C.

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