Virtual Info Sessions on National Scholarship Nov. 2, 8 &16 | Thomas Nelson Community College

Virtual Info Sessions on National Scholarship Nov. 2, 8 &16

In a move to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 amid a surging new variant, Thomas Nelson (becoming Virginia Peninsula Community College) is switching most of its classes from in-person to virtual for the first two weeks of spring semester. Read more.

October 29, 2021
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Phi Theta Kappa scholarships are available for students in career and technical programs as well as those planning to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

The New Century Workforce Pathway Scholarship will let two finalists from Thomas Nelson compete to be one of 50 students nationwide selected for a $1,250 award. Students can use the funds to further their education, obtain necessary certifications or purchase tools and other trade items required to enter the workforce.Thomas Nelson finalists will be chosen and submitted for the national competition once the application review process ends in December.

Virtual information sessions on the application process will take place:

  • Tuesday, Nov 2 at 2 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 8 at 9 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.

Obtain the Zoom link for the sessions by emailing Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Dr. Valerie Burge-Hall at or Dana Cook at

Students who complete the application may be eligible to receive a $25 Visa gift card. The deadline to submit online applications is Nov. 29 by 5 p.m. so don't miss out on the vital details needed to successfully apply.

Numerous other scholarships are also available, notes Burge-Hall. Check out for details.