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.