TIDE Swimming Scholarship Program

The TIDE Swimming Scholarship Program is a competitive scholarship program that recognizes and rewards high school seniors who have demonstrated excellence in the pool, in the classroom, and in the community.

TIDE Swimming Scholarship eligibility

The program is open to swimmers who have been members of the TIDE Swimming team for at least two years and who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Involvement in at least one school activity or club
  • Volunteerism for a volunteer-based organization or church
  • Positive and outgoing attitude

TIDE Swimming Scholarship selection process

Scholarship winners are selected based on their character traits, school and community involvement, and athletic achievements.

The TIDE Swimming Scholarship Committee also considers the applicant’s academic and athletic goals, as well as their financial needs.

The TIDE Swimming Scholarship Program is an important way for the organization to support its swimmers and help them achieve their goals.

The program provides financial assistance to help cover the costs of college tuition and fees, and it also recognizes the hard work and dedication of the swimmers.

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How to Apply for the TIDE Swimming Scholarship

To apply for the TIDE Swimming Scholarship, please download and complete the scholarship application form and mail it to Bridget Fickenscher at 1041 Briarwood Point, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.

Benefits of the TIDE Swimming Scholarship

TIDE Swimming Scholarship winners receive financial assistance to help cover the costs of college tuition and fees.

In addition, scholarship winners are recognized for their achievements at the TIDE Swimming annual awards banquet.

New for the 2023-2024 Season

A new scholarship category has been added for the 2023–2024 season for swimmers who are pursuing a degree in a STEM field.

The scholarship amounts have also been increased to $1,500 for the winner and $750 for each runner-up.


The TIDE Swimming Scholarship Program is a valuable resource for high school seniors who are passionate about swimming and academics.

The program provides financial assistance and recognition to swimmers who are making a difference in their community and who are committed to achieving their goals.