Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission
Scholarship Application
2014/2015
First Generation Student


CRITERIA:
  1. Must maintain good academic standing and make satisfactory progress toward completion of a degree, diploma, or certificate in order to remain eligible. GPA of 2.0 is required for any previous college work and must be achieved and maintained to receive funding during each semester.
  2. Student must have completed the FAFSA and used all other financial assistance prior to Tobacco funds. The Financial Aid Office will verify FAFSA completion prior to an award decision.
  3. Must be a Virginia resident within the Southside or Southwest region, as defined by the Tobacco Commission and not considered an out of state student for tuition purposes. Residential addresses will be verified in the applicant’s student records.
  4. Must be a first generation college student (meaning neither parent has received a college degree Associates or higher) and/or the applicant has not previously earned a college degree (Associates or higher).
  5. Applicant must contact the Foundation office for additional funding EACH academic semester. Awarding of this scholarship is contingent upon AVAILABLE funding and is not guaranteed.

You MUST complete every field

Full Name:
EMPLID:

Street Address:
Street Address 2:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:

Have you applied for other financial assistance? Yes    No

Were you approved? Yes    No

What financial aid/scholarships are you receiving?

IF YOU HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AFTER BEING APPROVED FOR A TOBACCO COMMISSION SCHOLARSHIP, ALL OTHER ASSISTANCE WILL PAY FIRST. TOBACCO FUNDING IS ALWAYS LAST DOLLAR AID AND FOR TUITION ONLY.


Academic Information


Program Of Study At PHCC:

Credits Completed:

GPA:
(If this is your first semester, enter GPA from high school). GPA will be verified in student records.

I am a:

Full-Time Student
Half-Time Student (6 Credits)
Less Than Half-Time Student

Expected Degree Or Certificate:

Expected Graduation Date:

High School Attended:

Year Graduated:

Honors Or Awards Received In High School, College, And Community:

Extracurricular Activities In High School, College, And Community:
Career Goals:

I certify that all information contained in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if false statements are contained in this application I will be ineligible for this or any other college scholarship at PHCC. I understand that I must be a resident of the regions eligible to receive VTIC funds and provide my correct residential address which will be verified in student records. I understand I will not receive funding if I am considered an out-of-state student for tuition purposes. Finally, I understand that funding IS NOT GUARANTEED and is provided on a semester to semester basis according to availability.