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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

College Specific Scholarships

Go to the Financial Aid Page of your colleges/universities to search for any individual and/or specific scholarships that the school may offer.  There may be an additional application required or you may just be automatically considered upon submitting your application.


Local Scholarships

*Review the list in the Guidance Dept   webpage-scholarships (under links on NRHS website.)

*Get application either online or through the guidance dept.


National Scholarship search sites

Fastweb: www.fastweb.com

FinAid: www.finaid.org

Chegg: www.chegg.com

Nhheaf: www.nhheaf.org


Ask teachers if you can have a copy of their letter of recommendation and get permission to copy it for scholarships.

See the Guidance Secretary, Mrs. Gallagher and fill out a request to get an unofficial copy of your transcript to use for all scholarships.


 
Scholarship information is listed below in order of their application deadline.  Click on the name of the scholarship to apply or for additional information OR see notation to pick up in Guidance.
If you would like a paper copy of any of these scholarship applications, please ask Mrs. Gallagher in GUIDANCE.  Please continue checking the scholarship list as it is updated throughout the year.

The NHS Scholarship application opens October 1! This year, 600 of the most outstanding NHS seniors will be selected for $2 million in funding, with one national winner receiving a $25,000 scholarship.

Add these calendar reminders to help you and your students stay on track with their applications:

  • October 1: Applications open 
    Remind your advisers to send an email announcement to your seniors in good standing.
  • October 10: NHS Scholarship webinar for advisers
    Hear from the national staff about the application and selection process, as well as tips on how to best support your students and write your recommendations.
  • November 30: One week until student application deadline 
    Send an email reminder to your advisers.
  • December 7: Deadline for applications 
    Send your advisers a final reminder.
  • December 14: Deadline for recommendations 
    A recommendation from you (the principal), adviser, and additional faculty member is required for each application (all recommendations submitted online).
Give your seniors the chance to make their academic goals more attainable. Learn more at www.nhs.us/scholarship.  



There are 15 Scholarship Programs through StudentScholarships. org for NH students.  Listed are the following.  For further information please see Mrs. Gallagher in Guidance or go to http://studentscholarships.org
  1. Make the U Scholarship- $15,000 Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
  2. Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards-$3,500  Deadline Oct. 15, 2018
  3. AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship Program-$2,000 Deadline Oct. 15, 2018
  4. Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship-$1,000 Deadline Oct. 15, 2018
  5. Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship-$5,000 deadline Oct. 17, 2018
  6. Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway-$100,000 Deadline Oct. 17, 2018
  7. VIP Scholarship-$5,000 Deadline Oct. 31, 2018
  8. Coca-Cola Scholars Program-$20,000 Deadline Oct. 31, 2018
  9. HP Scholarship-$1,000 Deadline Oct. 31, 2018
  10. SP Scholarships-$10,000 deadline Oct. 31, 2018
  11. NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing-$500.00 Deadline Nov. 12, 2018
  12. North American Can Lines Logistics Scholarship-$1,000 deadline Dec. 15, 2018
  13. Dolman Law Group Scholarship-$1,000 Deadline Dec. 29,2018
  14. SBO Essay Scholarship Contest-4,1,000 Deadline Dec. 31, 2018
  15. 10 Words or Less Scholarship-$500.00 deadline Jan. 31, 2019
There are Scholarships and Free Applications through NHCUC (New Hampshire College and University Council).  Please see Mrs. Gallagher for details

The Medallion Fund    $ depending
For individuals enrolling in any accredited vocational or technical program. 
No deadline
Applications in Guidance


United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship     $1,000
eligible for graduating high school seniors in the U.S.
Deadline:  (postmarked no later than) January 11, 2019
*Applications available in Guidance


AES Engineer Scholarship:              $500.00                                
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide 
spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school
seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
Apply online:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Deadline:  October 6, 2018

 New England Service Scholarship

 www.redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships/#Application              $1,000

         Application is now online at

o   Each student must enter an access code to begin the online application. Access code for students attending selected schools in New Hampshire is NHME2019.

o   Please note that the online application has sections for file uploads so be sure to have the following documents on hand before proceeding. Make sure students fill every required field (marked with *) and upload all documents as incomplete application will not be reviewed. 

§  Student Aid Report (SAR)

If you do not have your SAR by January 11, 2019, include a copy of the confirmation email received upon submitting your FASFA and upload your SAR as soon as it becomes available.

§  Official High School Transcript*

§  Letter of Recommendation*  

(*) If due to school regulations students are unable to upload Transcripts/ recommendation letters on their own, they can save the application as “save as draft” at the bottom of the screen in Step 12. Student will receive an email with additional instructions on how to request his/her guidance office to upload the necessary files. Please inform your students if your school has a policy of not disclosing official transcripts/letter of recommendation and follow the directions. Once the guidance office uploads the necessary files, student application will be complete. We also ask the guidance office to follow the deadline as incomplete application will not be reviewed by the Committee.

§  Written Essay

o   Application Deadline Thursday, January 10

o   Incomplete application (i.e. missing transcript, letter of recommendation and other required materials) and applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed by the Committee. No exceptions.

o   We ask the Guidance office to please use the link on the students’ email to upload any necessary documents before the deadline. This is to make sure that the students’ application will be complete online.

·         We are working with 225 high schools in New England this year. We ask that you please include the state and school name when sending us an inquiry at nescholarship@redsox.com.

·         We ask that each High School fullfills the requirement to submit at least 3 applications and announce this honor at your school’s awards night next spring

 







Ed Wentzell Child Nutrition Scholarship              Multiple Amounts                     
Available to Seniors applying to 4 year, 2 year and
vocational studies
Deadline:  March 24, 2019
*Applications available in Guidance

Elks Emergency Educational Grants:                     
up to $4,000.00      
The Emergency Educational Grant program provides financial 
assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who 
wish to obtain or further their education
Apply online: www.elks.org/scholarship
Deadline  :  New and renewal application should be filed between May 1 and  October 31.                                                                                                          
                                                             
Elks Legacy Scholarship:   $4,000
Open to any child or grandchild, step-child, step-grandchild, or Legal ward of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2016, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2016
Great Grandchildren are not eligible
The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2019
Apply online: www.elks.org/scholars
Deadline: February 1, 2019

Journalism Education 
Foundation of New England Scholarship                                     $1, 000                         
Graduating Seniors planning to go on to 
college and majoring in Journalism
*Paper Applications also available in Guidance
 Deadline:  March 9, 2018


Skrungloo Farm, Inc. Scholarship:     Multiple Forms of Aid
2019 Student Aid/Scholarship application: Available December 2019
 Any funding provided to individuals shall be used for temporary assistance in situations arising from unforeseen circumstances, such as illness, domestic violence, storms, floods, fires, or accidents, 
or shall be used to allow the individual to educate or better themselves in order to build a stronger community.                      
 Deadline:  March 1st, 2019. 
*Paper applications available in Guidance


Empire Beauty Schools     $500 - $1000                                  Upon Acceptance at EBS
Graduating students accepted at Empire Beauty
School; Scholarship is payable upon completion of
program; $1,000 for Cosmetology or $500 for Barbering
or $500 for aesthetics - Scholarship towards your tuition
at Empire Beauty School

Harold Colby~Ray Barton~NHASH Memorial Scholarship:   $500/annually        
  Deadline:  March 24, 2019 
Apply Online
 *Applications available in the Guidance Office  



 New Hampshire Association of Family & Consumer Sciences            $1,000              
Given to a graduating senior proving skills in leadership,
experience and career goals - 3.0 GPS or higher + two
or more family and consumer science courses
*See link for information
Deadline:  March 23


League of NH Craftsmen Scholarship                   $1,000                           
For a deserving student pursuing an education in the 
field of craft-related studies.  
Deadline:  March 26, 2019
*Applications available also in the Guidance Office

Julia T. Pingree Scholarship                                 varied amounts
New Hampshire Assoc. of Education Office Professionals awards 
scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing a business related program
Deadline: March 27
application in Guidance office

Opens Dec., 2018                                                            
Award will be given to a graduating senior who meets
eligibility requirements.  (See qualifications).  Finalists will be
selected and notified by the Scholarship Committee.
Deadline:  March 30, 2019                  
Online Application &
*Paper Applications Available in Guidance                                                                          
    
Sober Times Scholarship                                                               $500.00                 
Any student 18 or over can enter.  It is a $500 essay scholarship is 
geared toward students who make active efforts to fight 
and substance abuse.
Deadline:  March 3 1, 2019

Graduating Seniors planning to attend college
for civil or environmental engineering or environmental
science
 Robert Woodman Scholarship 
Applicant must be an active GSDI member or an immediate family member of an active member.
The student must be a current high school student planning to attend a two- or four-year degree program at an accredited college, university or technical school for any major.
*Application in Guidance
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Philip Beland College Scholarship                                            
  Applicant must be an active GSDI member or an immediate family member of an active member.
*Application in Guidance
Deadline: April 1, 2019

Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation     Various Amounts      
Open Dec. 2018                                
The Stockwell Scholarship

Univ. Southern Maine - Mountains to the Sea Scholarship      Renewable scholarship of $3,000 - $9,000 per year for up to 4 years for first-year students
              *Info sheet available in Guidance




New Hampshire Road Agents Association Scholarship                         2 @  $1,200                             
Given to a graduating senior in the top 25% of his/her class;
attending a post-secondary school who is a son or daughter                           
 of a NH Road Agents Association in Danbury; must carry
a 2.5 GPA or higher
*Pick up Paper Applications in Guidance
*Return directly to Address on Application
Deadline:  April 6, 2018


                                 
Andover Lions Club                                                                                $1,000                            
Given to a graduating Senior with financial need
and strong academics who are residents of Andover or
Danbury, NH
Paper Applications Available in Guidance
Deadline:  April 13

Dunkin' Donuts Scholarships                                                         $2,500                        
Open to qualified High school senior who is a 
current resident of NH and enrolling full-time at a 
post-secondary institution, including 4-yr., 2yr. or
or community technical college with a focus on business 
or food service-related fields, ie. hospitality, 
culinary arts or nutrition.  (NH Charitable Trust Foundation
to administer funds)
Deadline:  April 13, 2018

Franklin Savings Bank Scholarship:                                        Up to $2,000             
To provide scholarship assistance to selected high school                                                         
graduating seniors at NRHS who attend college full time.
*Paper Applications Available in Guidance
*TURN IN TO GUIDANCE
 Deadline:  April 13, 2018 

Jacob Earl Messersmith Scholarship:                                 Up too $2,000            
Scholarship to benefit a student seeking a degree in                                                                 
highter education.  Open to all seniors with special
consideration given to a graduate pursuing higher
education in the arts.
*Paper Applications Available in Guidance
*TURN IN TO GUIDANCE
Deadline:  April 13

AFT - 2018 Honey Cascio Scholarship                                 $1,000                            
Offered to a graduating senior who has been
accepted at an institution of higher learning;
*Applicant's parent/guardian must be a 
current member of AFT-NH.  Winner must
provide proof of enrollment in college
*Paper Application in Guidance
Deadline:  April 15


AIA New Hampshire-NH Architecture Foundation             $500 - $3,000          
Given to a graduating senior accepted to an undergraduate
degree program accredited by the National Architectural
Accrediting Board OR students attending Keene State College
Architecture Undergraduate Pre-professional program AND
students enrolled in the NHTI (Concord) Architecture
Engineering Technology program
*Paper application in Guidance
Deadline:  April 15, 2019

For graduating seniors planning to pursue studies in the                                       
field of Special Education and who intend to have careers
in the education & preparation of people with specifjc
needs, such as those with Down Syndrome.  Academic
achievement, financial need, community involvement and
evidence of a strong interest in this field shall be rewarded
Deadline:  April 15, 2019
**SEE LINK FOR DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED &
CLICK ON COLLEGE & GRADUATE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP


 NH Charitable Foundation Scholarship                     Multiple Amounts      `        
We are committed to finding and funding the most promising students with the           
 greatest financial need. Scholarships are awarded to students for professional 
certificate programs, licensure, two- and four-year undergraduate degrees and
 graduate school. 
 Deadline:  April 15, 2019 (4 yr. applicants)
June 15, 2019 (2 yr.  apps, GED & Cert.)

Center for the Arts Scholarships                                        $1,000                                
Non-profit Center for the Arts that 
provides scholarships to students living in                                                             
Danbury, who are pursuing interests in the arts:
Literature, drama, dance, music or visual arts.
The Lang Scholarship is awarded to a 
graduating senior who will be going to
college to study in the arts.
Deadline:  April 15, 2018
Application in Guidance
 *Mail directly to Committee

NH Gay Men's Chorus                                                          $1,000                           
A graduating senior and NH resident with
plans to attend college and major in
the performing arts as a full-time
student 
 Deadline:  April 16, 2019
( application not yet available)

Franklin Emblem Club #105                                                 $450                              
Given to a graduating senior of Franklin High
School, Winnisquam High School and 
NRHS furthering his/her education who shows                                                               
financial need, academic promise and is active in
extracurricular activities
*Paper applications available in Guidance
 April 16
*Mail Directly to Committee

Bristol Rotary Club Scholarship                                                     $6,000           
for past 2 years; planning to attend 2 or 4 year                                                                
college or school that is accredited post-secondary
school; must have maintained a "C" or 2.0 GPG;
All applicants will be interviewed by a Rotary 
Committee Member(s)
*Paper applications available in Guidance
Deadline:  April 20, 2018
*Return to Guidance by Deadline


Lakes Region Board of REALTORS:                                   $1,500                           
One deserving student shall be picked from each of the 
12 area public High Schools in the Lakes Region Community.
*Paper applications available in Guidance
*RETURN TO GUIDANCE OFFICE 
Deadline:  April 20


NH Electric Co-op Foundation Scholarship                 $1,500                     
Applicant must be a senior, enrolled or planning to
enroll in an accredited undergraduate educational
or training institution.  Applicant must be a member
of the NH Electric Co-op or be residing with a parent
or legal guardian who is a member of the N.H.
Electric Co-op region.  Apply Directly to NH Electric Co-op
   Deadline:  April 20

Franklin, NH Elks Lodge #1280                                                                       $500.00 each              
Given to a graduating senior or alumni showing
financial need, academic promise and who is engaged
in extracurricular activities
*Application available in Guidance
Deadline:  April 27, 2018  (Extended)!

Blakeley-Mills Newfound Regional Scholarship       Various Amts.           
Given to a graduating senior who is a full-time student
who has attended NRHS for past 2 years, planning to 
attend a 2-year or 4-year college, technical school or 
apprenticeship program
*Paper Applications available in Guidance;
*RETURN APPLICATIONS TO GUIDANCE OFFICE
Deadline:  May 1, 2018
  

Cardigan Lodge Scholarship                                              $1,000                          
Given to a graduating senior who is planning to
obtain A TRADE OR VOCATION/TECHNICAL                                                     
EDUCATION (2 or 4 year).
*Paper application available in Guidance
**RETURN TO GUIDANCE BY MAY 1, 2018
Deadline:  May 1, 2018


Joseph T. Gnerre Memorial Music Scholarship          $1,000 - $3,500         
Given to one or more graduating seniors who will be
pursuing a degree in the field of Music.  Students may
major or minor in the field of Music.
  Deadline:  May 1, 2018
*Paper applications available in Guidance


Established to provide fellowship, education and incentive to artists who are engaged or 
interested in the pursuit of fine art. Each year MAA awards a $500 scholarship to an 
outstanding high school senior who is pursuing post-secondary education and a career 
in the fine arts.
*Paper applications available in Guidance
Deadline:  May 1   

Manning & Zimmerman Scholarship                                     $1,000                                    
Awarded to two graduating seniors in NH
who plan to pursue any type of secondary education or vocational/technical school (in-state or out-of-state). 
The students who submit the best video or written essay on the topic of distracted driving  will be the recipient 
*Paper applications available in Guidance
*Online application
Deadline:  May 1, 2019

New Hampshire Soccer Coaches Association:
Amy Dutton Memorial Scholarship                                          Various Amounts            
Given to a graduating male or female senior varsity
soccer player
*Application available in Guidance
Deadline:  May 1, 2018

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.              $3,000 +               
Four year scholarships to students with financial need who                                                                                
show high academic achievement, commitment to serving 
others, strong work ethic, plans for achieving goals/leadership  qualities      
   *Fill out & submit online: www.phillips-scholarship.org
Deadline:  May 1, 2019


William O. Grout Scholarship                                                                $1,500.00                 
Any graduating senior planning to continue their 
education at any two or four year college                                                                          
*Application Available in Guidance
*TURN IN TO GUIDANCE
Deadline:  May 2

John and Eleanor Cordon Scholarship                                          $ Various Amounts             
Available to graduating seniors of NRHS and Plymouth
Regional High School who might not otherwise receive                                                 
financial help in their pursuit of higher education.  It
is the wish of this trust that the funds be used for other 
than the very top academic students.  It is also the wish of
the trust not to exclude the top students.
*Paper Applications Available in Guidance
*Turn in to Guidance by Deadline!
Deadline:  May 4

Timothy R. Mahurin/Winter Carnival Memorial Scholarship                       $250                 
Given to a graduating senior who must have attended 
Newfound for at least two years, must have been accepted at                                                      
an institution for two or more years of study; a member in good                                                 
standing; a person of good character and maintain an above average
GPS; participation in sports and community involvement
*Paper Application Available in Guidance
*Turn in to Guidance by Deadline!
Deadline:  May 5, 2018

Marcus E. Moulton Memorial Scholarship                            $500.00                                    
Awarded to a graduating senior at NRHS who
has been accepted in a college or post-secondary                                                                            
program with an emphasis on auto mechanics, 
fabrication, visual arts, veterinary science or
fish and game conservation 
*Paper Application Available in Guidance
*Turn in to Guidance by Deadline!
Deadline:  May 8

The Edna F. Powers Memorial Scholarship                        Various Amounts                  
Awarded to a graduating senior who attended 
Danbury Elementary School for at least 
3 years, who is a student in good academic standing, and                                                
who is a community volunteer who is planning to attend 
a post-secondary college program and is in need of 
some financial assistance.
*Paper Application Available in Guidance
*Apply directly to Scholarship Committee
 Deadline:  May 1

Marine Corps League-Lakes Region Detachment-506                  Various Amounts               
Offered to a graduating senior  who is a spouse, child or 
grandchild of  U.S. Marine or Navy Corpsmen attached to
Marine units or Marine or Navy Corpsmen veterans.         
*Paper Application also available in Guidance  
Deadline:  May 15

Elks Weigel Medical School Scholarship:              $20,000            
If you are planning to attend an accredited U.S. medical 
school to pursue a medical degree or Osteopathic Medicine degree.
www.elks.org
Deadline: May 15, 2019

Bristol Rotary Club - Burt Williams Vocational 
Education Award                                                                                $2000                
Awarded to a graduating senior of one of the supporting
town in the NASD; acceptance at a vocational program or                                           
a state recognized certification program; Must be a U.S.
Citizen with "C" or better (3.0 or higher on a 5.0 scale,
or 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale).
*Paper applications available in Guidance
*Turn in to Guidance
Deadline:  May 17

Mark A. Richardson Memorial Scholarship                                   Various Amounts           
Offered to any graduating NRHS senior pursuing
a post-secondary 2 or 4 year education.  Awarded to a                                    
student who played one or more years of football and/or
baseball at NRHS.
*Paper Application Available in Guidance  
*RETURN APPLICATION TO GUIDANCE
 Deadline:  May 16

Bristol House of Pizza Scholarship (BHOP)                                         *$500.00            
Offered to a graduating senior planning to further his/her 
education beyond high school.  It is preferred that the                                    
qualified student be entering the field of culinary arts or
training for the food service industry.
*Paper Application in Guidance
*Return Application to Guidance
Deadline:  May 18
                            

The Jane Casazza Herman Memorial Scholarship
of the Newfound Teachers' Union                                                        $250-$500               
Given to a graduating senior who plans to enter the
field of education OR a graduating senior who is enrolled
in a program leading to teacher certification
*Paper Application in Guidance 
*RETURN TO GUIDANCE BY DEADLINE                                                    
 Deadline:  May 18

Bristol Lions Club Community Service Award                              $500.00                        
Awarded to a graduating senior planning to further
his or her education, and who has shown a personal                                 
commitment to community service & high achievement                                    
grades during junior and senior years
*Paper Application in Guidance
*RETURN COMPLETED INFORMATION  TO MR. COFRAN
Deadline:  May 19

Isobel Blodgett Charitable Educational Trust
Scholarship                                                                                                  Up to $6,200               
Open to any graduating senior from NRHS who is a 
resident of Hebron or Bristol, who is planning to go
on to college. 
 Application in Guidance
*Return to Guidance Office by May 16
Deadline:  May 19

UCA Scholarship (Unified Caring Association)                          10-1st place - $333                
                                                                                                                        10 - Honorable Mentions:  $100 
Available to All High School Students - submit an 
essay on how caring and kindness can be 
implemented more in your personal and your                                            
school.  Must be 500-550 words.  See Application
page for instructions.
*Apply Online through link
*Application Instructions Also Avail in Guidance  
Deadline:  May 22     

Ruth S. Joyce Scholarship for Boys                                                       $500 - $2,500           
Available to a graduating senior from NRHS or
New Hampton Prep school.  Senior must be a 
resident of New Hampton and attended the                                        
New Hampton Community School and/or the                                        
Newfound Memorial Middle School.  Open to
both college-accepted students and those who may
be pursuing a trade in a recognized program such
as electrical, plumbing or other certificate-baring programs.
*Apply directly to the Committee Member Referenced in cover letter 
*Paper Application Available in Guidance
 Deadline:  May 25

Sarah Dow MacGregor Scholarship                                           Various Amounts               
Given to a graduating senior who has resided in
New Hampton for the previous two years who plans                           
on attending college.  
*Send Directly to Committee by Deadline
*Paper Application Also Available in Guidance
Deadline:  May 31
                                            


Good luck!