All Opportunities

Welcome to the Scholarship Opportunities Homepage.

· Applications will be accepted for the 2019-2020 academic year starting March 1, 2019

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Angel & Rosa Espada Scholarship
Established in 1993, the Angel & Rosa Espada Scholarship is appropriate for both new and returning students. Priority consideration will be given...
Established in 1993, the Angel & Rosa Espada Scholarship is appropriate...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Business Scholarship for Single Women
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., on behalf of Thomas Nelson Community College (Thomas Nelson) student Marla Petty established the scholarship in 2006....
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., on behalf of Thomas Nelson Community College...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles & Mary Hastings Memorial Scholarship
Charles and Mary Hastings were long-time residents of the Peninsula. Charles was a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Mary a graduate of the...
Charles and Mary Hastings were long-time residents of the Peninsula....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies College Board Scholar Scholarship
The Thomas Nelson Community College Board established the College Board Scholar Scholarship in 1997. To qualify for this opportunity, the applicant...
The Thomas Nelson Community College Board established the College Board...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Commonwealth Legacy Scholar Scholarship
The Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Program is designed to honor one scholar from each of the 23 Virginia’s Community College’s. Funded by the...
The Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Program is designed to honor one...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. Scholarship
Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation established two scholarships – one in 1995 and the other in 1998 – to provide assistance to students pursuing a...
Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation established two scholarships – one in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$750.00 Dominion Energy Grove Community Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750.00
Varies Dr. J. P. Hill Scholarship
Established in 2001 to honor Dr. John Hill, Professor Emeritus and former Executive Director of the Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation, Inc. Dr....
Established in 2001 to honor Dr. John Hill, Professor Emeritus and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Elizabeth Southall James Thompson Memorial Scholarship
The Elizabeth Southall James Thompson Memorial Scholarship was established in 2001 to recognize and reward students who are long-time Hampton Roads...
The Elizabeth Southall James Thompson Memorial Scholarship was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Gayle K. Blankenship Memorial Scholarship
Gayle K. Blankenship received her BS in Chemistry from Randolph-Macon Women’s College in 1960. She worked as a research analytical chemist in the...
Gayle K. Blankenship received her BS in Chemistry from Randolph-Macon...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies George A. Orphanidys, Sr. Scholarship
Established in 1996 by George and Edward Fiscella in memory of Mr. George A. Orphanidys, Sr. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must be a...
Established in 1996 by George and Edward Fiscella in memory of Mr....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies George S. Ames Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1991, the George S. Ames Memorial Scholarship assists students pursuing an education in a technical field. George Ames served as a...
Established in 1991, the George S. Ames Memorial Scholarship assists...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Hampton Roads Automobile Dealer's Association (HRADA) Scholarship
Established in 1995 to pay tuition, fees and books for selected students in Thomas Nelson’s Comprehensive Automotive Technology associate degree...
Established in 1995 to pay tuition, fees and books for selected students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 Hampton Rotary Club Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually spring or fall semester.
One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually spring or fall semester.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$500.00 Higher Education Research Scholarship Foundation Health Profession
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Varies Howmet Corporation Scholarship
Established in 1991. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must have a 2.5 GPA; be a graduate of one of the high schools within the Thomas...
Established in 1991. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 International Association of Electrical Inspectors
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$500.00 International Association of Electrical Inspectors
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Varies Irene Morgan Scholarship
Established in 2000 in honor of civil rights pioneer Irene Morgan. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must be enrolled as a full-time...
Established in 2000 in honor of civil rights pioneer Irene Morgan. To...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies J. Frank Benson Memorial Scholarship
A resident of Hampton, Dr. James M. Benson was active in the community, serving in the Peninsula Executives Club, the Peninsula Fine Arts...
A resident of Hampton, Dr. James M. Benson was active in the community,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Jacqueline Lefebvre Memorial Scholarship
The Jacqueline Lefebvre Memorial Scholarship was founded in 2017 to honor the life of Jacqueline Lefebvre. “Jackie” worked as an executive...
The Jacqueline Lefebvre Memorial Scholarship was founded in 2017 to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies James Allison Memorial Scholarship
James Allison was a history professor and one of the original faculty members at Thomas Nelson. During much of the 1970’s Mr. Allison served as the...
James Allison was a history professor and one of the original faculty...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies James and Virginia Taylor Nursing and Dental Hygiene Scholarship
Established in 2007 to assist students pursuing a career in the nursing and dental hygiene profession. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants...
Established in 2007 to assist students pursuing a career in the nursing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies JBH Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2007 by Mr. and Mrs. John H. Haldeman, Jr. in memory of Mr. John Blair Haldeman. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must be...
Established in 2007 by Mr. and Mrs. John H. Haldeman, Jr. in memory of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies John F. Lawrence Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2000 in memory of John F. Lawrence, Professor Emeritus at Thomas Nelson. Professor Lawrence joined the Thomas Nelson family in 1968...
Established in 2000 in memory of John F. Lawrence, Professor Emeritus at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies John R. Lawson Scholarship
Established in 2004 in honor of John R. Lawson. Mr. Lawson served for 15 years on the Hampton City Council and 12 years on the Hampton...
Established in 2004 in honor of John R. Lawson. Mr. Lawson served for 15...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Jonathan Romero Nursing Scholarship
Mr. Jonathan Romero established this scholarship in 2011. Mr. Romero is scheduled to graduate in May 2011 from the nursing program. Mr. Romero is...
Mr. Jonathan Romero established this scholarship in 2011. Mr. Romero is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies L. Nelson Farley Scholarship
Established in 1997 to assist certain students who are nearing graduation. Preference given to students who previously particpated in a state’s...
Established in 1997 to assist certain students who are nearing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Linda Moroz Scholarship
Linda Moroz is following the “pass it on” philosophy. As a student at Thomas Nelson, she received scholarships that helped her obtain an AS in...
Linda Moroz is following the “pass it on” philosophy. As a student at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Loraine & Louis Drucker Scholarship
Mrs. Loraine Drucker was active in Newport News civic and cultural activities during her lifetime, including serving the Rodef Sholom Temple, the...
Mrs. Loraine Drucker was active in Newport News civic and cultural...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Marge Funk Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2001 in memory of Marge Funk. Ms. Funk was one of Thomas Nelson’s strongest advocates in both the local community and at the state...
Established in 2001 in memory of Marge Funk. Ms. Funk was one of Thomas...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Mark Daniel Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2013 in memory of Mr. Wyatt, who attended Tabb High School, class of ’86. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must have a...
Established in 2013 in memory of Mr. Wyatt, who attended Tabb High...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Mary Immaculate Hospital Scholarship
Established in 1994 to assist students in the nursing program. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must be full-time status; or have...
Established in 1994 to assist students in the nursing program. To...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Neall Family Charitable Foundation
Through generous support the Neall Family Charitable Foundation.
Through generous support the Neall Family Charitable Foundation.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Newport News Shipbuilding Scholarship
Newport News Shipbuilding Scholarship established in 2018. Designated for students pursuing programs to lead to NNS careers.
Newport News Shipbuilding Scholarship established in 2018. Designated...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$300.00 Nightingales of Williamsburg Nursing Scholarship
Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA Be enrolled in the Nursing Program Must show Financial Need Provide a Letter of Recommendation Must attend one...
Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA Be enrolled in the Nursing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $300.00
Varies Noland Company Scholarship
Established in 2003. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must be enrolled in Thomas Nelson’s Business Administration program; have a...
Established in 2003. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Patrick Eugene Brown and Eugene C. Steinbrenner Memorial Scholarship
The Patrick Eugene Brown and Eugene C. Steinbrenner Memorial Scholarship was established by Jay and Marguerite Brown in May 2014. The scholarship...
The Patrick Eugene Brown and Eugene C. Steinbrenner Memorial Scholarship...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Presidential Scholar Scholarship
The Thomas Nelson Community College Board established the Presidential Scholar Scholarship in 1997 to assist high achieving Thomas Nelson students....
The Thomas Nelson Community College Board established the Presidential...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ranae Kszepka Memorial Scholarship
The Ranae Kszepka Memorial Scholarship was established in 1992 to assist a Thomas Nelson Community College nursing student. To qualify for this...
The Ranae Kszepka Memorial Scholarship was established in 1992 to assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ray Muzia Scholarship
Established in 2016 in memory of Mr. Ray Muzia, Retired Professor at Thomas Nelson Community College and Interim Dean in the Business, Public...
Established in 2016 in memory of Mr. Ray Muzia, Retired Professor at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Riverside Health Systems Scholarship
Established in 1995 to assist students in the nursing program. Awarded in the fall and divided equally between the fall and spring semesters. GPA...
Established in 1995 to assist students in the nursing program. Awarded...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert and Gail Astor Scholarship
The Robert and Gail Astor Scholarship was established in 2014 to assist students transferring to a fully accredited, four year public college or...
The Robert and Gail Astor Scholarship was established in 2014 to assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert B. Smith Scholarship
Robert B. Smith was admired and respected throughout the Peninsula community. To many, his name was synonymous with the Daily Press where he served...
Robert B. Smith was admired and respected throughout the Peninsula...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Rodgers & Elizabeth Smith Scholarship
Established in 2008, the Rodgers & Elizabeth Smith Scholarship Fund is designed to assist students who have resided in York County and graduated...
Established in 2008, the Rodgers & Elizabeth Smith Scholarship Fund is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 Rotary Club of the Virginia Peninsula
Established in 2017.
Established in 2017.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 Sandra and David Hillerson Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Varies Sentara Careplex Scholarship
Established in 1994 to assist students in the nursing program. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must have completed all General...
Established in 1994 to assist students in the nursing program. To...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Sons of the American Revolution
The Thomas Nelson, Jr. Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution established the Sons of the American Revolution Scholarship to assist high...
The Thomas Nelson, Jr. Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Student Nursing Association Scholarship
Established in 2012 to benefit current Thomas Nelson nursing students.
Established in 2012 to benefit current Thomas Nelson nursing students.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies