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VARYING DUE DATES

Nurse Assistant Training Scholarships in conjunction with the RED CROSS

Deadline: NONE

Amount: $1000.00

Criteria:

  • New Hampshire residents
  • First time attending a post-secondary or college program
  • Must have completed high school or equivalency within the last three years
  • No felonies or second or subsequent drug or alcohol related misdemeanors on record
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Website:

Attendance at our one of our free weekly information sessions is the first step. At that session, potential students hear about nurse assistant training, program requirements and costs, and opportunities for financial assistance. To apply for a Governor’s Scholarship, the scholarship application must be completed and submitted with supporting documentation to demonstrate eligibility. The American Red Cross runs a NH criminal background check on all potential students prior to admission to the NAT program. This is completed at no cost to the applicant.

Please contact Stacey Venne at Stacey.Venne@RedCross.org or at 603-225-6697, ext. 215 to refer an employee or find out more details.


Empire Beauty School Scholarships

Deadline: NONE

Amount: $500.00

Criteria: Available at all times in Registrar's Office

Website:


FFA Multiple Scholarships (including Ford, Chevy, John Deere, Firestone)

Deadline: Varies

Amount: Varies

Criteria: several scholarships available for high school seniors and college students pursuing all types of programs

Website: https://www.ffa.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/scholarship_2017_catalog.pdf


SAE International Engineering Scholarships

Deadline: Varies

Amount: Varies

Criteria: several scholarships available for high school seniors and college students pursuing all types of engineering programs

Website: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/


Wace Scholarship Partners

Deadline: Varies

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Attending one of the co-op colleges (Clarkson, Drexel, Merrimack College, RIT, SUNY Oswego, University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, UMass Lowell, Wentworth Institute of Technology)

Website: Wace Scholarship Partners


Beauty and Wellness Scholarships

Deadline: Jan 1, March 31, June 30 and Sept 30 yearly

Amount: $1000.00

Criteria: Female student. Essay on the importance of a healthy lifestyle

Website: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/#scholarship-details


MONTHLY

OCTOBER 2017

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Class of 2018/Athlete/3.0GPA/Leader in the community

Website: Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship


Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Class of 2018

Website: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/


NOVEMBER 2017

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing

Deadline: November 6, 2017

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Women in grades 9 through 12

Website: https://www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school


Prudential Spirit of the Community Award

Deadline: November 7, 2017

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Grades 5 through 12 50 hours of community service for ages 10 -15, minimum of 100 hours for ages 16 +

Website: https://spirit.prudential.com/about/program-overview



University of NH GRANITE GUARANTEE (free 4 year tuition)

***(does not include housing and dining expenses)***

Deadline: EARLY ACTION November 15, 2017 Regular deadline: February 1, 2018

Amount: Varies (renewable for 4 years)

Criteria: MUST MEET ALL THREE CRITERIA 1. NH Resident 2. Entering first year of college 3. Eligible for federal Pell Grant (www2.ed.gov)

Website: https://www.unh.edu/main/granite-guarantee


Penn State Poetry Contest

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Amount: $300, $200, $100

Criteria: Open to grades 9 through 12

Website: http://behrend.psu.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/programs-events/2017-lake-effect-high-school-poetry-contest


Elks National Organization Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Deadline: November 27, 2017

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Class of 2018

Website: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm



DECEMBER 2017

Cumberland Farms Believe & Achieve Scholarship

Deadline: December 7, 2017

Amount: 130 $1,000 scholarships

Criteria: Class of 2018, 3.0 GPA (83 or above), live within 30 miles of a Cumberland Farms, financial need

Website: https://www.cumberlandfarms.com/company/doing-good/believe-achieve


AXA Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Amount: $10,000 (1 state winner)

Criteria: Class of 2018

Website: https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/information.php


Burger King Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017 (opens on 10/15/17)

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Class of 2018, grades and community service

Website: https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/

JANUARY 2018

John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: January 4, 2018

Amount: $10,000, $1,000, $500 or $100

Criteria: Essay topic: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birth.

Website: https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx


United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 5, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Criteria: Graduating senior who plans to further their education at an accredited college, university or vocational school.

Website: http://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship


Mensa Education Essay Contest

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Class of 2018

Website: http://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/


Young Women in Public Affairs Award (Zonta)

Deadline: January 18, 2018

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Women ages 16-19, volunteerism, leadership, two recommendation letters

Website: www.zonta.or


Semper Fidelis All-American Program (Class of 2019)

Deadline: January 18, 2018

Amount: No monetary scholarship, but includes travel to Washington DC

Criteria: (Students can nominate themselves)

  • Be a Junior in High School
  • Have a 3.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • Be active in community service
  • Play a competitive team sport
  • Hold a student or community leadership position

Website: https://sfaap.marines.com/


Faith, Hope, Love Foundation

Deadline: January 20, 2018

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Financial need. Need counselor recommendation letter.

Website: http://faithhopeandlovefoundation.org/


FEBRUARY 2018

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: February 1, 2018 (applications open on Nov 1, 2017)

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Minority graduating with the Class of 2018

Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/


University of NH GRANITE GUARANTEE (free 4 year tuition)

***(does not include housing and dining expenses)***

Deadline: February 1, 2018 EARLY ACTION: November 15, 2017

Amount: Varies (renewable for 4 years)

Criteria: MUST MEET ALL THREE CRITERIA 1. NH Resident 2. Entering first year of college 3. Eligible for federal Pell Grant (www2.ed.gov)

Website: https://www.unh.edu/main/granite-guarantee


We The Students Essay Contest (open to all students)

Deadline: February 5, 2018

Amount: varies ($5000, $1250, $500 multiple awards)

Criteria: What role the government should play in monitoring internet content?

Website: https://webportalapp.com/sp/signup/wethestudents2017



Scholarships for Military Children

Deadline: February 16, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: High School Seniors or current college students enrolled in 4 year program. Dependent, unmarried children of active duty/reserve/guard personnel or retired military, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty.

Website: http://www.militaryscholar.org



Destination College Speech Contest

Deadline: February 23, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Criteria: Class of 2018 3-5 minute speech about your experiences with the college planning and application process. Your speech can be funny, interesting or informative but is geared toward high school juniors and what they will need to know.

Website: https://www.nhheaf.org/dc-speech.asp


American Legion Oratorical Contest

Deadline: District contests will be completed by Feb 25, 2018

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Open to grades 9 through 12 See assigned topics https://www.legion.org/oratorical/topics

Website: https://www.legion.org/oratorical


MARCH 2018

Simon Mall Youth Foundations Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Amount: $varies

Criteria: see website

Website: https://syf.org/scholarships/


Skrungloo Farm Inc Student Aid Program Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Amount: multiple scholarships available

Criteria: Financial need, Academic Merit, Community Service, School Activities and Work Experience

Website: Pick up application in Blanchard House.


Frame My Future Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Amount: $5,000 $1,000 and $500

Criteria: Class of 2018 Submit a jpeg and 500 word essay which describes "How you will frame your future." See website for examples.

Website: https://www.diplomaframe.com/contests/frame-my-future-scholarship-2018.aspx


New England Newspaper Association Journalism Scholarship (high school seniors & college students)

Deadline: March 9, 2018

Amount: $1000 (multiple awards)

Criteria: Majoring in journalism

Website: http://www.nenpa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-Scholarship-application-1.pdf



Manchester Choral Society Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Intended course study leading to a career in music

Website: https://www.mcsnh.org/



Ed Wentzell Child Nutrition Scholarship

Deadline: March 24, 2018

Amount: $varies

Criteria: Major in Food Service or Nutrition

Website: goo.gl/CFQBfh



Julia T. Pingree Student Scholarship

Deadline: March 27, 2018

Amount: $varies

Criteria: Intent to major in a business-related field. Must have completed four or more courses in the following areas: Computer/Technology, Accounting, Financial Literacy, Marketing, Business, Business Law, Business Communication, Economics, Probability/Stats.

Website: www.nhaeop.org



NH Water Pollution Control Association Scholarship

Deadline: March 30, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Criteria: Class of 2018 Intent to major in Water Pollution Control, Environmental Science, Engineering or Chemistry. Must include one letter of reference. See website under "committees".

Website: www.nhwpca.org


Lakes Region Association Scholarship

Deadline: March 30, 2018

Amount: Up to $1,000

Criteria: Majoring in Hospitality or Tourism or related field.

Website: Please pick up application in Blanchard House or email alanders@lakesregion.org to obtain an electronic version.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund (High School and College Students)

Deadline: March 30, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: High School seniors: Hispanic decent, 3.0 GPA, all majors accepted (emphasis on STEM related fields)

College Students: Hispanic decent, 2.5 GPA, all majors accepted (emphasis on STEM related fields)

Website: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship


American Culinary Federation Scholarship

Deadline: March 30, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: see website for more details

Website: http://www.acfchefs.org/download/documents/Scholarships/high_school_students.pdf


NH Land Surveyors Foundation Moran Family Scholarship (seniors and college students)

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: High School seniors: Financial need and the likelihood of entering the surveying or related field

College students: Majoring in surveying, civil engineering or forestry

Website: http://nhlsa.org/index.php


APRIL 2018

General Federation of Woman's Club Scholarship (two separate scholarships available)

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Amount: $1000 and $1200

Criteria: Gen Fed Scholarship: community service, academics, financial need, leadership

Arnold Scholarship: FEMALE senior attending a NH college

Website: goo.gl/xR1LF5

Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship (High School & College Students)

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: financial need (family income less than $65K), academic achievement and commitment to public service

Website: http://www.naacpldf.org/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship


League of NH Craftsmen Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Criteria: Pursuing an education in craft related studies.

Website: https://www.nhcrafts.org/education-grants-scholarships.php


Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship (seniors and college undergrads)

Deadline: April 3, 2018 (early deadline-must have received financial aid package from prospective college)

Regular deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: Varies (renewable for 4 years)

Criteria: financial need, service to others, GPA of 3.0

Website: http://phillips-scholarship.org/ Applications available starting in December


NH Association of Broadcasters Scholarship

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Amount: $2500 Student Broadcaster Scholarship & $5000 Al Sprague Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: Majoring in a field related to over-the-air broadcasting.

Website: http://www.nhab.org/nhab-student-broadcaster-scholarship-program


NH Road Agents Association Scholarship

(Pembroke & Allenstown seniors or college student whose parent is a member of the road agency-see list of agency companies)

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Amount: $1200 (two scholarships)

Criteria: top 25% of class, 2.5 GPA, recommendation letter, transcript, short essay

Website: goo.gl/NQJ5NT


NH Charitable Foundation Scholarship

(ScholarshipSource)

(applying to 4 year Bachelor's Program)

***$32,000 available for students pursuing teaching careers!

Deadline: April 13, 2018

Amount: Varies (up to $5 million available)

Criteria: unofficial transcript, electronic copy of FAFSA, two letters of recommendation (one should NOT be a school official)

Website: www.nhcf.org/scholarships


Concord Kiwanis Club Book Award

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Amount: $500

Criteria: recommendations, scholastic aptitude, scholastic performance, essay, community service and financial need.

Website: https://portalbuzzuserfiles.s3.amazonaws.com/ou-16033/userfiles/files/(2017)%20concord%20kiwanis%20scholarship%20application.pdf


Greater Manchester Black Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Amount: $varies, multiple awards

Criteria: (no student will be excluded on the basis of race, color, creed, origin or sex) Financial need, academic performance and/or promise

Website: http://nhblackscholarship.homestead.com/GMBSF_2017_Application_and_Instructions.pdf


Pembroke Trustees Scholarship (seniors & undergraduate alumni)

Deadline: April 20, 2018

Amount: multiple awards

Criteria: complete application and attach necessary documentation

Website: goo.gl/aXynBB


NH Electric Co-Op Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 20, 2018

Amount: $1500 SIX scholarships awarded

Criteria: parent must be a member of the NH Electric Co-Op, ( student can be accepted to 4-year, 2-year or certificate program)

Website: https://www.nhec.com/nhec-foundation/nhec-foundation-grant-application/


Capital Region Board of Realtors-Ken Levesque Scholarship

Deadline: April 20, 2018

Amount: $1000 multiple awards

Criteria: essay, one letter of recommendation, transcript, volunteerism

Website: goo.gl/zNk5cF


Concord Hospital Trust Scholarship (seniors and college undergrads)

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Majoring in nursing or allied health fields.

Website: https://giveto.concordhospital.org/stewardship/scholarship-fund


Notes for the Future Music Scholarship (high school sophomores, juniors and seniors)

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Intent to major in any music field in college (including composition and performance). Upload video audition

Website: http://programs.applyists.com/nftfscholarship/


Unitil STEM Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Amount: $5000 ( 6 awards)

Criteria: Majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math. The Unitil Scholarship Committee will base its decision for awarding scholarships on a combination of factors including academic merit, financial need, other scholarships awarded, outside student activities and other relevant factors, such as the number of hours worked outside of class during the school year.

Website: http://unitil.com/our-community/unitil-scholarship-fund


Epsom-Chichester Lions Club Grant (seniors & college students)

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Amount: $500

Criteria: Epsom and Chichester students only.

Website: goo.gl/EcAoLJ


Peters of Nashua Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Amount: $2000, $1500, $1000 (3 awards)

Criteria: 500 word typed essay "Of all that you do or apply yourself to, what are you best at and why?"

Website: https://www.petersauto.com/scholarship-contest/


MAY 2018

Kenneth R. Sharp Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: For students majoring in education. Submit formal letter. See attached for more information.

Website: goo.gl/H6d6Na


Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: $1000 (two awards)

Criteria: Create a video that best addresses the questions: 1. How significant is distracted driving in your peer group?

2. How can distracted driving be reduced or eliminated to make our roadways safe?

Website: https://www.manningzimmermanlaw.com/scholarships/


Independent Order of Oddfellows Scholarship (Epsom seniors only)

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: $250 (two scholarships available) One awarded to a student attending a two year school and one to a student attending a four year college.

Criteria: See each scholarship for individual requirements.

Website: goo.gl/KUi1s1


American Legion Scholarships (several scholarships available)

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: See each scholarship for individual requirements.

Website: goo.gl/puenzM


Sunrise Rotary Randy Daniels Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Community Service, two references, academics

Website: https://goo.gl/moABDp


Manchester Artists Association Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: $500

Criteria: Accepted to an accredited art school, college or university with the intention of pursuing a career in applied or fine art.

Website: goo.gl/6U1rqC


NHTM Mathematics Education Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Majoring in Elementary Education or Middle or High School Mathematics

Website: http://www.nhmathteachers.org/page-1733361


Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018 (applications open on March 1, 2018)

Amount: $varies

Criteria: Undergraduate applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.

Website: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/swe-scholarships


NH Soccer Coaches Association Amy Dutton Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: Female or male varsity soccer player, school and community involvement.

Website: goo.gl/2LUtzk


Carol Martel Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 2, 2018

Amount: $2500

Criteria: Write a 500 word essay about a historical character or event from YOUR town.

Website: goo.gl/XkPcu5


Stanley Grimes Conservation Scholarship

Deadline: May 4, 2018

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Enrolled in a program of study (two or four year) in the field of Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Wetland Science, Environmental Engineering, Soil Science, Wildlife, or a related Natural Resources program.

Website: goo.gl/XiLJsm


NH Fishercats Scholar Athlete Scholarship

Deadline: May 4, 2018

Amount: Ten $2500 awards

Criteria: Academics performance, athletic achievement, citizenship

Website: http://www.nhscholars.org/scholarship-application/?mc_cid=c65633277e&mc_eid=9353f9a7b4


Pembroke Woman's Club Scholarship (Pembroke & Allenstown seniors)

Deadline: May 7, 2018

Amount: up to $1000

Criteria: Community and school involvement in the areas of service and volunteering

Website: goo.gl/wA35Sa

Merrimack County Farm Bureau Scholarships

(parent/guardian/sibling must be a member of the Farm Bureau)

Deadline: May 15, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: Complete form and essay. Need two references

Website: https://nhfarmbureau.org/2018-scholarship-information/

American Legion Girls State Program (week long summer program)

Class of 2019 only - will study American Citizenship/Government

Deadline: May 15, 2018

Program Dates: June 24 through June 29 at St. Anselm College Manchester

Amount: $50 application fee

Criteria: see application

Website: goo.gl/s8yWKj


Suncook Valley Rotary Club Scholarship (Epsom & Chichester seniors only)

Deadline: May 17, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: community service, short essay

Website: goo.gl/qfk9F7


Alice M. Yarnold & Samuel Yarnold Scholarships (available for college students only -NOT high school seniors)

Deadline: May 21, 2018

Amount: $1000 to $5000 multiple awards

Criteria: MAJORING IN NURSING, MEDICINE OR SOCIAL WORK, COLLEGE transcripts, recommendation from college professor

Website: goo.gl/dfDQ9x


Diana Schlette Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 21, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: Financial Need. Short essay.

Website: goo.gl/1ypuqr


Larry Yeaton Memorial Scholarship (Epsom seniors only)

Deadline: May 23, 2018

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Short essay.

Website: goo.gl/k5sr3Z


Bruce Dyke Computer Technology Scholarship

Deadline: May 25, 2018

Amount: $3750 (2 scholarships available)

Criteria: Majoring in Computer Science, Technology, Networking or related field. Financial need. Short essay. Letter of recommendation.

Website: goo.gl/Fd5TsL


Sanborn Scholarship (Chichester seniors only)

Deadline: May 30, 2018 (must be returned to Chichester Central School by this date)

Amount: $250

Criteria: Financial Need. Must have lived in Chichester for 5 years and graduated from Chichester Central 8th grade.

Website: goo.gl/4k8Vsw


JUNE 2018

American Legion Boys State Program (week long summer program)

Class of 2019 only - will study Citizenship/Democracy/Government

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Program Dates: June 24 through June 29 at Rivier College Nashua (opportunity to earn three college credits)

Amount: $25 application fee

Criteria: see application

Website: https://www.nhboysstate.org/


Animation Career Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Amount: $varies

Criteria: Majoring in animation, graphics, cartooning, digital art, graphics, gaming, film, visual arts, web design etc.

Website: https://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Majoring in Fashion Design, Merchandising, Marketing, Retailing or Management

Website: https://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

Horatio Alger Nat'l Career & Technical Scholarship Program

(applying to 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program)

Deadline: June 15, 2018

Amount: Varies (up to $2500)

Criteria: financial need

Website: https://application.horatioalger.org/Security/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f


NH Charitable Foundation Scholarship

(ScholarshipSource)

(applying to 2 year associates degree program)


Deadline: June 15, 2018

Amount: Varies (up to $500,00 available)

Criteria: unofficial transcript, electronic copy of FAFSA, two letters of recommendation (one should NOT be a school official)

Website: www.nhcf.org/scholarships


AUGUST 2018

Nurse's Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Amount: varies

Criteria: short essay

Website: https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2018-aspiring-nurse-scholarship



MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR

TRADE SCHOOLS / 2 & 4 YEAR COLLEGES