New Hampshire Charitable Foundations’ two annual scholarship programs are now open and accepting applications for 2019
New Hampshire Charitable Foundations’ two annual scholarship programs are now open and accepting applications for 2019:
- For students under the age of 24 who have completed high school or earned a GED and are enrolling in a two-year or other short-term training program, there is one deadline: Monday, June 17,2019 at 5:00 pm Eastern. Preference is given to students who have previously received funding and successfully completed prior educational work or for students entering high-demand professions, including but not limited to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields: computer science, advanced manufacturing, clinical health care, engineering, engineering technology, graphic design (CAD), etc. Awards will range from $100 to $3,500 depending on financial need.
- For students under the age of 24 enrolling in a four-year degree programFriday, April 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm Eastern. Students are selected to receive awards based on financial need, academic merit and other non-academic factors such as community service, school activities and work experience. Highest priority is given to students with the fewest financial resources. This is a competitive program. Typically, one award is made for every five applications received. Each year, approximately $3 million is disbursed with each award ranging from $250 to $7,500. The average award is $4,600.
Students may apply at nhcf.org where details about the application process are available.