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Hampton, VA Area Scholarships

Hampton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 137,436.

As one of the seven major cities that compose the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, it is on the southeastern end of the Virginia Peninsula.

Hampton traces its history to the city's Old Point Comfort, the home of Fort Monroe for almost 400 years, which was named by the 1607 voyagers, led by Captain Christopher Newport, who first established Jamestown as an English colonial settlement. Since consolidation in 1952, Hampton has included the former Elizabeth City County and the incorporated town of Phoebus, consolidating by mutual agreement.

After the end of the American Civil War, historic Hampton University was established opposite from the town on the Hampton River, providing an education for many newly-freed former slaves and for area Native Americans. In the 20th century, the area became the location of Langley Air Force Base, NASA Langley Research Center, and the Virginia Air and Space Center. Hampton features many miles of waterfront and beaches.

For residents and visitors alike, the city features a wide array of business and industrial enterprises, retail and residential areas, and historical sites. Most recently, the new Peninsula Town Center development opened in May 2010 on the site of the former Coliseum Mall. Located in the area adjacent to the Hampton Coliseum and the Convention Center, the new urbanism-type project features a wide mix of retail stores, housing and other attractions. Development of new residential development and additional public facilities (such as the new fishing pier recently opened) are underway at Buckroe Beach, long a noted resort area.

Located on the Hampton Roads Beltway, it hosts the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) on Interstate 64. First opened in 1957, it was the world's first bridge-tunnel, crossing the mouth of the Hampton Roads harbor, which serves as the gateway to the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean from the eastern United States' largest ice-free harbor and its tributary rivers. Expanded in the 1970s, the HRBT remains Virginia's busiest and deepest such facility.

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Hampton, VA Area Scholarships

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Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Up to $1,500

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Loraine and Louis Drucker Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Loraine and Louis Drucker Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Up to $1,500

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Thomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

Up to $1,200 Varies See Details

Thomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Robert B. Smith Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Robert B. Smith Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Louise H. Young Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Louise H. Young Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Louise H. Young Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Louise H. Young Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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J. Frank Benson Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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J. Frank Benson Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Howmet Corporation Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Howmet Corporation Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Charles and Mary Hastings Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Charles and Mary Hastings Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Elizabeth Southall James Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Elizabeth Southall James Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Nelson Community College

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Schools in and around Hampton, VA

Hampton University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,630 average out-state tuition; $22,630 average in-state tuition
Thomas Nelson Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,611 average out-state tuition; $4,313 average in-state tuition
Bethel College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $8,000 average out-state tuition; $8,000 average in-state tuition
Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton
Four or more years; Private for profit; $16,160 average out-state tuition; $16,160 average in-state tuition
Virginia School of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit