Jonathan R. Payton Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Dr. Winifred Reid in memory of her son, Jonathan, who was a TCC student before he passed away in 2006. The scholarship will be awarded for students to purchase books for classes they are attending at the Chesapeake Campus of TCC.


  • Student must be pursuing a degree at Tidewater Community Colleges Chesapeake campus
  • Student can be attending full-time or part-time
  • Student must have not have met the cost of attendance for the year
  • If a continuing student at TCC must have an overall GPA of 2.7. or higher
  • If a new student at TCC must have a high school GPA of 2.8. or higher
  • Preference will be given to a student who is returning to school after a hiatus or a student who is a single parent

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please share about your career and educational aspirations and how you would benefit from this scholarship. In addition, how would you contribute to the Tidewater Community College community?