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Three Rivers College Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship DEADLINE April 16, 2015
Unless otherwise noted

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 TRC Foundation scholarships, download an application by clicking on the scholarship name below or contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 860-215-9207 or bbaillargeon@trcc.commnet.edu.

All Three Rivers College Foundation Scholarship funds will be
deposited into the student’s TRCC account.

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Scholarships for High School Students 

  • Ann M. Ahamed 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                                                                             
    • Provides (2) half tuition scholarships and (2) $1,000 scholarships to deserving students 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.
  • Dominion Nuclear Connecticut/Millstone Power Station Scholarships                
    • 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, 2015 with full scholarship support to start with the Fall 2015 Academic Semester.

  • Liberty Bank Community Service Scholarship(s) 
    • 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.              

  • Mark Ballestrini Memorial Scholarship
    • Awarded to a part- or full-time student. Awardee's field of study can be any.  Applicant must show involvement in the community through volunteer and community service work with a positive attitude and drive to achieve.
  • Norwich Public Utilities                                                                                 
    • Provides full tuition and fees for a full-time entering or continuing TRCC student who is a Norwich resident and has made contributions to the community either through volunteer work or through extracurricular activities at his/her high school. The student must be an Engineering or Business major with interest in economic development or energy efficiency.
  • Reverend David L. Cannon Scholarship                                                            
    • Provides full tuition and fees (excluding books). Applicant must enroll at Three Rivers with a minimum of (9) nine credits in one of the many liberal arts, science or general studies programs. This scholarship is renewable each semester for up to (2) two years provided the student maintains a 3.25 GPA.
  • ShopRite/Gloria Cohen Memorial Scholarship ($500)                                                
    • 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. 
  • TRC Foundation Scholarship                                                                         
    • Provides full tuition and fees (excluding books). Applicant must enroll at Three Rivers with a minimum of nine (9) credits.  This award is renewable each semester up to 2 years.  The awardee’s field of study can be any provided the student maintains a 3.25 GPA. 
  • LIGHT Scholarship                                                                                             
    • Open to applicants (high school or non-traditional student) enrolling in the Laser and Fiber Optic Technology (LFOT) associate degree program. Offered through the New England Board of Higher Education PHOTON Education Fund. See their website for details.

Scholarships for NEW or CONTINUING STUDENTS

  • AFE Chapter 122                                                                                           
    • 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.
  • Alumni Association - Children of Alumni Scholarship                                         
    • Awarded to a current student 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                                                     
    • 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.                                                    
  • The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Award ($1,000)
    • Awarded to a student currently enrolled at TRCC who has taken at least student 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 more information on AHEPA visit www.ahepa.org.
  • Bill Stanley's - The Forgotten Founders Scholarship ($500)                                
    • Awarded to a current TRCC student who has successfully taken US History I (HIS 201) or Connecticut History (HIS 211). A 3.0 GPA is required.
  • Brown Jacobson P.C. ($500)
    • Awarded to a part- or full-time student enrolled in General Studies.
  • Capano Family Scholarship                                                                             
    • Provides (2) half tuition scholarships and (2) $1,000 scholarships to deserving students 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                                                                         
    • 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. Wayne Silver Scholarship ($1,000)                                                            
    • 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 ($1,000)                                           
    • 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.
  • Dominion Nuclear Connecticut/Millstone Power Station 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 13, 2015 with full scholarship support to start with the Fall 2015 Academic Semester.

  • Electric Boat ($500)
    • Awarded to a part-or full-time student enrolled in one of the many Engineering Technology Degree Programs. 
  • Emile Massad Memorial Scholarship ($500)                                                     
    • Applicant must be enrolled in one of TRCC’s engineering disciplines with a positive attitude and a drive to achieve
  • Eugene and Florence 74' Frank Scholarship ($500)                                           
    • 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. 
  • Goldblatt Bokoff LLC ($500)
    • Awarded to a part-or full-time student who is enrolled in an Accounting or Business Degree Program.
  • The LaMattina 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                                                     
    • 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. 
  • Mark Ballestrini Memorial Scholarship
    • Awarded to a part- or full-time student. Awardee's field of study can be any.  Applicant must show involvement in the community through volunteer and community service work with a positive attitude and drive to achieve.
  • Matthew P. Hightower Memorial Award ($1,000)                                                APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15, 2015                                                   
    • 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 non-traditional student.
  • Norwich Public Utilities                                                                                
    • Provides full tuition and fees for a full-time entering or continuing TRCC student who is a Norwich resident and has made contributions to the community either through volunteer work or through extracurricular activities at his/her high school. The student must be an Engineering or Business major with interest in economic development or energy efficiency.
  • Norwich Public Utilities ($500)
    • Awarded to a part- or full-time student who is an Engineering or Business major with an interest in economic development or energy efficiency. 
  • Pascal Family Accounting Scholarship ($1,000)                                                
    • 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)                                      
    • 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 business or accounting field.
  • Reverend David L. Cannon Scholarship                                                            
    • Provides full tuition and fees (excluding books). Applicant must enroll at Three Rivers with a minimum of (9) nine credits in one of the many liberal arts, science or general studies programs. This scholarship is renewable each semester for up to (2) two years provided the student maintains a 3.25 GPA.
  • ShopRite/Gloria Cohen Memorial Scholarship ($500)                                               
    • 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. 
  • TRC Foundation Scholarship                                                                         
    • Provides full tuition and fees.  Applicant must enroll at Three Rivers with a minimum of nine (9) credits.  This award is renewable each semester up to 2 years.  The awardee’s field of study can be any provided the student maintains a 3.25 GPA. 
  • TRC Foundation Scholarships ($1,000)                                               
    • Applicant must be enrolled at Three Rivers and have a GPA of 3.0.  Awardee's field of study can be any.

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Updated 12/5/2014