Congratulations to our 2022-2023 TIDE Scholarship winners!!

Winner ($1000 scholarship) - Michael Casey

Runner up ($500 scholarship) - Jena Lawlor

Runner up ($500 scholarship) - Colin Mamaril


Click here to download and complete the 2024 TIDE Swimming Scholarship Application

Application packets need to be mailed or delivered to Bridget Fickenscher.

Bridget Fickenscher
1041 Briarwood Pt
Virginia Beach, VA 23452


Each swim season, TIDE Swimming accepts scholarship applications from swimmers.  The selection committee will award scholarships based on careful consideration of the submitted materials using the guidelines outlined below. The number of scholarships and the award amount is dependent on the availability of funds submitted by the finance committee for approval by the membership.

The competition is only open to high school seniors. Applicants must have participated on our swim team for no less than two years. Listed below are the minimum criteria and guidelines to be considered for a scholarship. We encourage all interested swimmers to apply.


Character traits:

DedicationDemonstrates a clear dedication to the sport of swimming and loyalty to our team’s mission

Commitment to ExcellenceConstantly strives to make the most of his/her abilities

Goal Achievement:  Vigorously pursues his or her goals and dreams while setting high personal and teammate standards

LeadershipDemonstrates that hard work, dedication, and fun lead to new levels of personal accomplishment and lasting friendships

Sportsmanship: Treats all coaches, swimmers, and volunteers within the sport of swimming with respect, honesty, and fairness

Role Model: Epitomizes what TIDE Swimming is all about


School and Community Involvement:

Academic standing: Possesses a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Involvement: Participates in at least one school activity or club

Volunteerism: Performs community service hours for a volunteer based organization or church

AttitudeDisplays a positive, outgoing attitude