Scholarships

Scholarships:
 
Scholarships at Northshore Technical Community College serve the purpose of providing financial funding to promote and support student success and academic achievement.  Each individual scholarship may have specific eligibility requirements. Scholarships are a type of financial assistance which helps to cover the cost of attendance at a college or university and typically does not require the student to pay it back in the future.  
 
Review information below about our available scholarships below.
 
Deadline for all scholarship applications is February 28, 2018.

For more information about applying for scholarships, please email scholarships@northshorecollege.edu.


To be considered for the following scholarships, complete this application.

Gators Give Scholarship

Through the support of the Internal Giving Campaign, NTCC will award scholarships to assist in providing financial funding to support student success and academic achievement.

Program(s) eligibility: All NTCC programs and transfer opportunities

Silky Sullivan Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Silky Sullivan Scholarship was established by The Greater Mandeville Police Foundation, as well as family and friends of Charles “Silky” Sullivan. The scholarship provides the opportunity to pursue careers in Crinima Justice at Northshore Technical Community College and to encourage students of promise and need, who come from backgrounds that might not include aspirations to gain higher education. Silky Sullivan, whose career included being a resource officer for Mandeville High School as well as a Mandeville police officer, was an advocate of technical studies in higher education. 

Program(s) eligibility: Criminal Justice.

Alphonse "Gator" Abadie Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship was established by the family and friends of Alphonse “Gator” Abadie. Mr. Abadie was a strong advocate for higher education, specifically in the Health Sciences. In fact, he supported the educational attainment for his only two children, Jessica (Nurse Practitioner) and Erin (Registered Nurse) as they pursued degrees in the Health Sciences. He understood the power of education and this endowment scholarship allows his passion for helping others achieve their educational and career goals to carry on.

Program(s) eligibility: Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing, Radiological Technology, Veterinary Technology, and any NTCC transfer-based health science program.

The scholarship was established by Patrick Whelan who advocates for females and higher education, specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. In fact, he supports the educational attainment of his two daughters, as they grow to become productive female leaders with a hope for their future to achieve high wage, high demand careers. He understands the power of education and gender equality. This scholarship allows his passion for assisting and promoting females in successfully achieving their educational and career aspirations in the field of STEM.

Program(s) eligibility: Engineering, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Information Technology, Radiological Technology, and any NTCC transfer-based health science, engineering, or information technology program.

 

Joan King Smith Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Joan King Smith a woman, a mother, a friend who was passionate about taking care of others and spent a lifetime doing it we would like to establish a scholarship for a candidate pursuing an education within Allied Health. Joan was always there for her family and friends during their time of need. She spent hours, days, and even weeks bedside caring for those that were sick. Her friends always told her that she missed her calling and she should have been a nurse and she would nod her head in agreement. Chris and Marianne King have established this scholarship in honor of his mother to assist a person like Joan who is passionate about taking care of others and is in need of financial assistance to pursue this dream.

Program(s) eligibility: Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing, Radiological Technology, Veterinary Technology, and any NTCC transfer-based health science program.

 

Walter J. Bumphus Information Technology Workforce Endowment Scholarship 

Established to assist students pursuing higher education in Information Technology and who are overcoming obstacles while working toward their dream of achieving a college education. 

Program(s) eligibility: Information Technology

 

Gene Haas Scholarship

The purpose of the Fund is to create an annual scholarship to benefit the students of Northshore Technical Community College, specifically to students currently enrolled-in a machining-based training.

Program(s) eligibility: Machine Tool Technology

 

Sullivan Vocational Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Established on behalf of the Sullivan Vocational Foundation in commitment to providing opportunities for vocational studies in the fields of Nursing & Allied Health. The Sullivan Vocational Foundaiton has historically provided annual scholarship awards to students at the Sullivan Campus in Bogalusa.

Program(s) eligibility: Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing, Radiological Technology, Veterinary Technology, and any NTCC transfer-based health science program. 

 

Richard Weeks Two Year Maritime Worforce Endowment Scholarship

Richard N. Weeks (Dick Weeks) is Chairman of Weeks Marine, Inc., one of the leading marine construction, dredging, and tunneling firms in North America. He was born in New York City on July 21, 1928, and lived in the Bronx until he was ten, when his family moved to Rutherford, New Jersey.  He attended Rutherford public schools, and began his career working in the repair yard of Weeks Stevedoring Company in Jersey City, NJ.  The company was founded by his father and grandfather in 1919.  Weeks Stevedoring loaded and unloaded bulk cargo ships using their floating cranes.

In 1946 Dick entered Rutgers University, along with hundreds of recently discharged veterans.  At Rutgers, he joined DU Fraternity, rowed for the varsity crew and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering.   Upon graduating he rejoined the family business, but in a short time was activated as Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.  He ended his Air Force commitment in 1953 as Chief of Marine Operations at Brookley Air Force Base in Mobile, Alabama.  In February, 1952, he had married an Air Force flight nurse, Virginia Stager, and in March of the following year, Richard Stager Weeks, was born. The first of six children, Richard S. Weeks (Rich) is now President of Weeks Marine.

In 1953, Dick Weeks returned to the company and initiated a move into construction and salvage work utilizing the existing stevedoring plant and his uniquely skilled workforce and shipyard facility.  The floating Stevedoring cranes were adaptable for other work which led to expansion into construction and dredging. In 1960, at the age of 42, he became President of Weeks Marine and led the acquisition of related businesses and a global fleet of modern equipment. Under his leadership, the company expanded into the clamshell dredging, marine construction, and tank barge transportation business, accompanied by the modernization of Weeks’ stevedoring crane fleet and entry into the heavy lift/floating crane service sectors.  Dick also acquired numerous surplus vessels from the railroad fleets which were disbanding at this time; these vessels formed the initial core of Weeks barge rental business, which was developed more fully in the 1980’s. Weeks Marine has grown into a strong national marine contracting business fielding a fleet of over 400 vessels.  The company just completed a modern new-build trailing suction hopper dredge, MV Magdalen.  The Magdalen was named in honor of Dick’s mother, Magdalen Noll Weeks.

Dick Weeks’ dedication to education is inspiring. In 2015, he was awarded the Medal of Excellence by Rutgers University’s School of Engineering in recognition of his support for the Soil and Sediment Management Laboratory where students assess environmentally responsible port dredging options. He donated significant funds for a state of the art facility that will be named in his honor, and is slated for completion in 2018.

After touring the STEM Campus at Northshore Technical Community College in Lacombe, LA in 2017, Dick made a direct investment to the support and continued development of the school’s maritime program, and the naming of the Richard Weeks Center of Innovation.  Representatives from Weeks Marine have served on NTCC’s Maritime Consortium since 2015, and the company has since engaged further to create internship opportunities for students. Today, Dick serves as Chairman of Weeks Marine, Inc., and continues to work full-time, leading by example an organization that now numbers over 1,500 employees.  The business is primarily involved in dredging, marine construction, and tunneling. 

Program(s) eligibility: Maritime Technology, Maritime to Interdisciplinary Studies Transfer Pathway and Maritime to Urban Studies Transfer Pathway 


To be considered for the following scholarships, complete the specific application that applies to the individual scholarship. 

Stuart R. Carlson Memorial Leadership Scholarship 

Stuart R. Carlson was the late father of NTCC Associate Provost of Academics and Dean of Lacombe Campus, Dr. Jim Carlson. Upon his untimely death in 2017, family and friends established this scholarship in his memory. The scholarship is open to a student in any NTCC program who demonstrates high leadership, ethical standards, responsible citizenship, volunteerism, and academic success. As an Army veteran, preference will be given to students who have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, or Coast Guard.

Program(s) eligibility: All NTCC programs and tranfer-based pathways.

To be considered for the Stuart R. Carlson Memorial Leadership Scholarship, complete this application.

 

Ozone Amateur Radio Club Scholarship

The scholarship was established by the Ozone Amateur Radio Club (OARC). This scholarship provides the opportunity to pursue careers related to electrical engineering, radio communication, electronics, computer science or physical sciences at Northshore Technical Community College. Its intention is to encourage students of promise and need to pursue technical fields of study in a two year or four year curriculum and to provide knowledge and encourage interest in Ham Radio. An Amateur Radio license is not required for receiving the scholarship, but preference will be given to those students who are licensed or interested in obtaining an amateur radio license.

The funding sources for this scholarship consists of donations from the general public, OARC members, fund raising events and grants from technology companies.

Program(s) eligibility: Information Technology and any NTCC transfer-based engineering, radio communication, electronics, computer science or physical science program.

To be considered for the Ozone Amateur Radio Club Scholarship, complete this  application.

 


 

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