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Three Rivers College Scholarships

Scholarship DEADLINE April 16, 2015

For more information on the following scholarships, please contact Student Programs.

Additional scholarship opportunities are available through the TRC Foundation. Click here for more information.

Application Scholarships

If you meet the criteria to receive a scholarship listed below, click on the name of the scholarship to download an application. Fill out and submit the application as is stated at the bottom of the document.

  • 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.              
  • 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 demonstrate 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.

 

Departmental Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded by individual Three Rivers departments. The criteria for each scholarship is listed below in order to inspire academic excellence. You will be notified by the department if you are selected to receive the award.

English Department

The English department is offering 3 opportunities to win CASH PRIZES for your work. Submit an essay or a speech to the English Department Writing/Speech Competition. Deadline is April 16th.

Writing Awards

  • Alumni Composition Award
    This award is designed to recognize exceptional writing in English 101. Essays submitted may be research essays, analytical or evaluative essays, arguments, or personal essays. All submissions must have been written in fulfillment of an assignment in English 101.
  • Alumni LIterature Award
    This award is designed to recognize exceptional writing in an English 102 or 200 level literature course. Essays submitted in this category should offer an original analysis of one or more works of literature, with or without the benfit of outside research. All submissions must have been written in fulfillment of an assignment in English 102 or a 200 level literature course.
  • The Speech Contest
    The Speech Contest recognizes the exceptional work from students in COM K173. Students are nominated by their instructors for an exemplary persuasive speech that was given in class for a grade. Nominees will be invited to present their speeches before an assembled audience and a panel of faculty judges at the Speech Contest held in the Spring semester.

Humanities Department

Graphic Design

  • Graphic Design Scholarship (Full-Time Student)
    Award goes to one full-time returning student majoring in graphic design. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipient is determined by portfolio review.
  • Graphic Design Scholarship (Part-Time Student)
    Award goes to one part-time returning student majoring in graphic design. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipient is determined by portfolio review.

Fine Arts

  • Fine Arts Achievement Award
    Award goes to the student with the highest GPA who is graduating from the Visual Fine Arts Program in the given academic year.
  • Flora Lee O'Neil Award for Excellent in Painting
    Award goes to the student with the highest final grade in a painting class in the given academic year.

Humanities

  • Humanistic Studies Award
    Award goes to a graduating student who has completed a minimum of 5 humanities courses, with at least one in 3 different disciplines (anthropology, fine arts, graphic design, history, foreign language, literature, music, philosophy, women's studies). Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Given to the student with the highest GPA in the humanities courses selected for consideration.
  • Humanistic Studies Book Scholarship
    Award goes to a returning student who has completed a minimum of 4 humanities courses, with at least one in 3 different disciplines (anthropology, fine arts, graphic design, history, foreign language, literature, music, philosophy, women's studies). Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Given to the student with the highest GPA in the humanities courses selected for consideration.

Nursing Department

  • Kathleen Juzwick Award
    Award goes to a currently registered LPN who is pursuing an Associate Degree in Nursing with the goal of becoming an RN.
  • WWBH Saxon Award
    Award goes to a nursing student who has done clinical work at Backus Hospital while maintaing a GPA of 3.0.
  • Lorraine "Ma" Hamel Scholarship
    Award goes to one freshman and one senior studentwho have demonstrated perseverance toward their goal of becoming a registered nurse.
  • Science Department

Science

  • Science Department Memorial Award (A tribute to our parents)
    Award goes to a student majoring in a program within the departments of Science, Liberal Arts and Science, or General Studies that has completed a minimum of 4 biological and/or physical science courses with labs (16 credits minimum). Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2. Coursework must have been completed at Three Rivers.
  • Science Department Scholarship
    Award goes to a student majoring in a program within the departments of Liberal Arts and Science or General Studies that has completed a minimum of 4 lab science courses (16 credits minimum) with coursework in both life sciences and the physical sciences. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 overall and in the individual coursework. Coursework must have been completed at Three Rivers.
  • Dr. Richard Benoit Award
    Award goes to a student majoring in a program within the departments of Liberal Arts and Science or General Studies that has completed a minimum of 4 lab science courses (16 credits minimum) with coursework in both life sciences and the physical sciences. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 overall and in the individual coursework. Coursework must have been completed at Three Rivers.
  • William (KirK) Kirkpatrick Award
    Award goes to a student who has completed Anatomy & Physiology I & II with a grade of A- or higher in both courses. Students must have completed a minimum of 20 credits at Three Rivers with an overall GPA of 2.7 or higher.

Social Science Department

You are invited to nominate yourself for either of the following awards. If you mee the minimum criteria and want to be considered, simply speak with any Social Sciences faculty member.

Social Science

  • Social Science Scholarship
    Award goes to a student who has completed at least four Social Science courses by the end of the spring 2014 semester, with at least 3 in a social science discipline (criminal justice, economics, early childhood education, teaching pathways, human services, geography, international studies, library science, political science, psychology, and sociology). The Social Science courses must be in more than one discipline. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Doug Feeney Scholarship
    Award goes to a student who has completed at least four Social Science courses by the end of the spring 2014 semester, with at least 3 in a social science discipline (criminal justice, economics, early childhood education, teaching pathways, human services, geography, international studies, library science, political science, psychology, and sociology). The Social Science courses must be in more than one discipline. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Student Programs Department

Student Programs

  • Student Leader Award
    Award goes to a currently enrolled student actively involved in student life. Priority goes to students serving as executive board members of an active student organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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