Continuing Education

 

Three Rivers College and Three Rivers College Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship DEADLINE April 17, 2014
Unless otherwise noted

Three Rivers Community College (TRCC) and Three Rivers College Foundation (TRCF) scholarship program awards both merit and need-based scholarships. Students may earn a scholarship based on financial status, academic excellence, service to the College and community, or a combination of these factors.

For more information on TRCC or TRCF scholarships, download an application by clicking on the scholarship name below.

 

Scholarships for High School Students 

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  • Ann M. Ahamed Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                                                   Provides full tuition and fees and is presented to a graduating high school student recommended by a guidance counselor or teacher and has demonstrated financial need. The awardee’s field of study can be any.  Award recipient may reapply the following year but must maintain a 2.5-3.0 GPA. 
  • Capano Family Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                                                Provides full tuition and fees to a deserving student with demonstrated financial need with a positive attitude and a drive to achieve. This candidate must be a current employee of ShopRite of Norwich, New London, or Clinton, or is a child of or a grandchild of a current employee of these ShopRite stores. 
  • Engineering Technology Scholarships - Dominion Nuclear Connecticut/Millstone Power Station Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)

    Provides 16 full scholarships for the two year Nuclear Engineering Technology ETAC of ABET-accredited Associate Degree program. Benefits include all tuition and fees, book support, a monthly stipend during the academic year, and a paid 12-week summer internship at their Millstone Nuclear Complex in Waterford, CT (if the student fully meets security clearance badging requirements). Factors for selection include: high school grade point average (especially in math and physics & chemistry courses), class standing, any completed college classwork, SAT scores, a written essay, and a personal interview.

    Deadline for application is February 15, 2014 with full scholarship support to start with the Fall 2014 Academic Semester.

  • Liberty Bank Community Service Scholarship(s) (Foundation Scholarship)

    One (1) scholarship for a graduate of Montville High School, Norwich Free Academy or      Norwich Technical School.

  • One (1) scholarship for a graduate of Bacon Academy, East Lyme High School, St. Bernard High School, Stonington High School or Waterford High School.

  • One (1) scholarship for a graduate of Fitch High School, Grasso Technical High School, New London High School or the Science & Technology High School.

  • One (1) scholarship for a graduate of any of the schools listed above, plus Lyman Memorial High School, Lyme/OldLyme High School, or RHAM High School

    Applicant must show active involvement in the community and have demonstrated financial need.  Each scholarship will consist of $2,000 paid in equal installments over the two years the student is at TRCC.  To qualify for the second year payment, a student must have taken a full course load and earned a minimum GPA of 2.5 during the first year of college.              

  • Norwich Public Utilities (Foundation Scholarship)                                                Provides one student full tuition. Student selected will either be entering from high school or is a continuing full-time Three Rivers student. (3.0 high school GPA) This is a two year scholarship based on merit and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a Norwich resident who has made contributions to the community of Norwich either through volunteer work or through extracurricular activities at his/her high school.
  • Reverend David L. Cannon Liberal Arts & Science Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)  Provides full tuition and fees (excluding books). This is a two (2) year scholarship based on merit and demonstrated need. Applicants must place in the top 40% of their class and maintain a 3.25 GPA and be enrolled full-time at Three Rivers in one of the many liberal arts and science degree programs.
  • ShopRite/Gloria Cohen Memorial Scholarship ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)                This candidate must be a current employee of ShopRite of Norwich, New London, or Clinton, or is a child of or a grandchild of a current employee of these ShopRite stores.  Applicant must have demonstrated financial need witha positive attitude and drive to achieve. 
  • Three Rivers College Foundation Engineering/Technology Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                                                                                                     Provides full tuition and fees (excluding books). This is a two (2) year scholarship based on merit and demonstrated need. Applicants must place in the top 40 % of their class, maintain a 3.25 GPA and be enrolled full-time at Three Rivers in one of the engineering and technology degree programs.
  • LIGHT Scholarship
    Open to applicants (high school or non-traditional student) enrolling in the Laser and Fiber Optic Technology (LFOT) associate degree program in the Fall semester. Offered through the New England Board of Higher Education PHOTON Education Fund. Applications due April 2, 2014.

Scholarships for NEW or CONTINUING STUDENTS

  • Adventures in Life Long Learning
    Awarded to a student who is 30 years or older, has earned 30 or more credits at TRCC, and has a 3.0 or higher GPA. Student does not receive state or federal tuition assistance.
  • AFE Chapter 122 (Foundation Scholarship)                                                           Provides full tuition and fees and will be awarded to a student enrolled in an engineering discipline who has maintained a 3.0 GPA with demonstrated financial need.
  • The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Award ($1,000)(Foundation Scholarship) Awarded to a student currently enrolled at TRCC who has taken at least two of the following classes: World Civ I, World Civ II, World Regional Geography, War & Society in World Civilizations, 20th Century Europe, Intro to Philosophy, Ethics, Architecture of the World, World Religions, or Art History I. For information on AHEPA, visit www.ahepa.org.
  • Alumni Association - Children of Alumni (Foundation Scholarship)                       Applicant must have completed one semester at Three Rivers and whose parent(s), grandparent(s), or legal guardian graduated from Mohegan Community College, Thames Valley State Technical College or Three Rivers Community College.           
  • Alumni Association - First Year Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                   Applicant must be a first year student currently enrolled at Three Rivers who will have completed a minimum of 6 -30 course credits.  Applicant must show characteristics of maturity and clearly indicate that education experience is necessary for advancement.    
  • Bill Stanley's - The Forgotten Founders Scholarship #1 ($500) (Foundation Scholarship) Awarded to a current TRCC student ethnic minority who has successfully taken US History I (HIS 201) or Connecticut History (HIS 211). A 2.7 GPA is required.
  • Bill Stanley's - The Forgotten Founders Scholarship #2 ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)warded to a current TRCC student who has successfully taken any US history course.  A 3.0 GPA or higher is required.
  • Capano Family Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                                               Provides full tuition and fees to a deserving student with demonstrated financial need with a positive attitude and a drive to achieve. Candidate must be a current employee of ShopRite of Norwich, New London, or Clinton, or is a child of or a grandchild of a current employee of these ShopRite stores. 
  • Collins & Jewell Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                                          Provides full tuition and fees to a deserving student enrolled in the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program. Students completing their second semester as a full-time student are encouraged to apply.
  • Dr. Howell Aarons Tutoring Scholarship
    Awarded to a student T.A.S.C. tutor who holds a 3.0 GPA or higher and has been a T.A.S.C. tutor for one year (current semester counts toward eligibility). Sponsored by the TRCC Alumni Association.
  • Dr. Wayne Silver Scholarship ($1,200) (Foundation Scholarship)                           Applicant must have entered Three Rivers at least 10 years after high school or GED completion and has completed 15-30 Three Rivers credits.
  • Dr. William DeHomer Waller Scholarship ($1,200) (Foundation Scholarship)           Applicant must be registered full or part-time student from a diverse, multi-cultural background and have completed at least 15-30 credits at Three Rivers.
  • Eugene and Florence 74' Frank Scholarship ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)          Applicant must be a female non-traditional student (35 years or older) who has completed one year at TRCC and has a 3.0 GPA. 
  • Engineering Technology Scholarships - Dominion Nuclear Connecticut/Millstone Power Station Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship) 

    Provides 16 full scholarships for the two year Nuclear Engineering Technology ETAC of ABET-accredited Associate Degree program. Benefits include all tuition and fees, book support, a monthly stipend during the academic year, and a paid 12-week summer internship at their Millstone Nuclear Complex in Waterford, CT (if the student fully meets security clearance badging requirements). Factors for selection include: high school grade point average (especially in math and physics & chemistry courses), class standing, any completed college classwork, SAT scores, a written essay, and a personal interview.

    Deadline for application is February 15, 2014 with full scholarship support to start with the Fall 2014 Academic Semester.

  • Father Larry Ouimet Memorial Fire Technology Scholarship
    Awarded to a student currently enrolled in the Fire Technology and Administration Program, active in the New London County Fire Service and holds a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must submit verification of ACTIVE Status from the Chief of Fire Company. Two award categories: Non-traditional Student (must have entered college at least three years after high school or GED completion) and Traditional Student (must have continued education immediately after high school).
  • Groton Rotary Club
    Applicant must live or work in the Groton area and be continuing their college education. The Groton Foundation of the Groton Rotary Club will choose the winner.
  • The LaMattina Foundation Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                              Provides full tuition and fees and will be presented to a full time returning student, 25 years or older enrolled in a Liberal Arts & Science or Business Program at TRCC with a 2.7 GPA.
  • John and Mary LaMattina Scholarship Fund (Foundation Scholarship)                    Provides full tuition and fees and will be presented to a TRCC Humanities student who has financial need and has the likelihood to persist despite personal challenges; demonstrated exceptional support for peers and/or College and overall performance in work of the course. 
  • Matthew P. Hightower Memorial Award ($1,000) (Foundation Scholarship)          Presented to the student with a GPA of 3.7 or greater, with at least 20 credits taken at TRCC, whose focus is in the area of public accounting with a desire to become a certified public accountant. Preference will be given to a nontraditional student.
  • New London Fire Chief's Award
    Awarded to a student currently enrolled in the Fire Technology and Administration Program, active in the New London County Fire Service and holds a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must submit verification of ACTIVE status from the Chief of Fire Company and returned to school at least three years after high school graduation.
  • Norwich Public Utilities (Foundation Scholarship)                                                Provides full tuition and fees for an entering or continuing full-time TRCC student who is a Norwich resident and has made contributions to the community of Norwich, either through volunteer work or extracurricular activities at his or her high school. This award is renewable each semester for up to 2 years provided the student maintains a 2.7 GPA.  The student must be an Engineering or Business major with an interest in economic development or energy efficiency. 
  • Pascal Family Accounting Scholarship ($1,000) (Foundation Scholarship)                Awarded to a student with a major in accounting attending Three Rivers who is an evening student with at least a 3.2 GPA.    
  • Ralph & Lillian Pelliccio Memorial Scholarship ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)             Awarded to a member of the current graduating class who has demonstrated excellence in either accounting or business administration and will be transferring to a four year college on a full-time basis in the business or accounting field.                                                   
  • Rose City BNI Scholarship
    Student must be a full-time TRCC student who has shown academic excellence and determination by obtaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Student must also demosntrate community or campus service.
  • Rose Rubin Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a student age 55 years or older seeking to further his/her education either through taking the Assessment of Prior Learning Program (APL) or through taking classes at TRCC.
  • ShopRite/Gloria Cohen Memorial Scholarship ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)              This candidate must be a current employee of ShopRite of Norwich, New London, or Clinton, or is a child of or a grandchild of a current employee of these ShopRite stores.  Applicant must have demonstrated financial need with a positive attitude and drive to achieve. 
  • Southeastern CT Women's Network Scholarship
    Awarded to a female student who has completed a minimum of 30 credits at Three Rivers, has a 3.0 GPA or higher and is continuing her course work at TRCC.
  • Student Government Honor Scholarship
    Awarded to a student with a 3.8 GPA or higher and has completed 20 or more credits at Three Rivers.
  • Student Government Outstanding School Involvement Scholarship
    Awarded to a student with a GPA of 2.3 or higher, completed 20 or more credits at Three Rivers and is an active member in a Three Rivers’ student organization during the current academic year.
  • Three Rivers Academic Scholarship
    Awarded to a student who has completed 15 or more Three Rivers credits and has a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • TRCF Freshman Scholarship ($1,200) (Foundation Scholarship)                             Applicant must have completed no less than 18 course credits at Three Rivers, be enrolled full time in the following semester and have a GPA of at least 3.0.    
  • TRCF Sophomore Scholarship ($500) (Foundation  Scholarship)                             Applicant must have completed no less than 32 course credits at Three Rivers, be enrolled full time in the following semester and have a GPA of at least 3.0.

Nursing Scholarships

  • Charles W. Kitchings Memorial Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                      Provides full tuition and fees to a nursing student who has shown leadership and has completed Nursing 102 and maintains a 3.0 GPA.
  • Joan Grove and Carolyn Krohn Memorial Scholarship #1 ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)Awarded to a non-traditional nursing student, one who has successfully completed the 102 course. Student must maintain a 2.7 GPA.    
  • Joan Grove and Carolyn Krohn Memorial Scholarship #2 ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)Awarded to a non-traditional nursing student, one who has successfully complted the 201 course.  Student must maintain a 2.7 GPA. 
  • Pascal Family Nursing Scholarship ($500) (Foundation Scholarship)                       Awarded to a current nursing program student who possesses a LPN and is bridging his/her education to obtain a RN. Student must have a 3.0 GPA.
  • Robert N. Rue Scholarship (Value of award varies each year between $500-$1,000)  (Foundation Scholarship)                                                                              Awarded to a nursing student who demonstrates the ability to make appropriate clinical judgements in providing quality, holistic patient care. The recipient will evidence a life-long desire to become a nurse with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Veronica W. Cronin Nursing Scholarship (Foundation Scholarship)                         Provides full tuition and fees to a nursing student who has shown leadership and has completed Nursing 101 and maintains a 3.0 GPA.
  • VNA Nightingale Scholarship ($1,200) (Foundation Scholarship)                            Awarded to a TRCC (full or part-time) nursing student who resides in Eastern Connecticut and demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.