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Top New Hampshire Scholarships
The state rock of New Hampshire is granite, but these scholarship opportunities are golden! Students who are residents or are attending school in New Hampshire have a variety of options for funding their education. Continue reading to learn more about the top New Hampshire scholarships!
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Top New Hampshire scholarships
Eligibility: New Hampshire students considering a future in one of the following careers, with plans to further his/her education beyond high school: Carpentry, Construction Management, Interior Design, Electrical, Construction Excavation, Plumbing, Architecture, Structural Management, HVAC, Drafting, Landscape Architecture, Landscaping.
Amount: Award amounts are determined by the rating given by the screening committee, based on the need of the applicant and the quality of the application.
Deadline: April 1, 2022
Eligibility: Dunbarton residents graduating from high school are eligible to receive the scholarship. In the event there is no candidate who fits this criterion, the scholarship opportunity shall then be opened to any student graduating from Bow High School. Recipient must be pursuing an education in fine or performing arts and/or craft related studies.
Deadline: April 1, 2022
Eligibility: Graduating high school students who are Lakes Region/Belknap County residents, and who will be attending college as art majors, or some related fields such as graphic design.
Deadline: April 1, 2022
Eligibility: New Hampshire high school graduates who enroll full-time and continuously attend a participating postsecondary institution within New Hampshire. Any full-time, Pell Grant-eligible student who earns the New Hampshire Scholar designation and meets the residency and academic requirements may be eligible.
Amount: New Hampshire scholars: $2,000 per year; Non-New Hampshire scholars: $1,000 per year
Deadline: April 15 of each year
Eligibility: New Hampshire students with financial need pursuing a 4-year degree
Amount: $250 to $7,500. The average award is $4,600.
Deadline: For students under the age of 24 enrolling in a four-year degree program, apply by April 15, 2022. For students over the age of 24 or students who are younger than 24 and married, have a child, have served in the military, or are emancipated, applications are accepted on open enrollment through December 15, 2022.
Eligibility: High school seniors or college undergraduates who are or will be enrolled in an ABET-EAC accredited engineering program. Applicants must be New Hampshire residents. Preference will be given to students planning on attending a New Hampshire university or college.
Deadline: April 30, 2022
Eligibility: In-state, first-year University of New Hampshire applicants. Show you are poised to become active, engaged leaders in communities in NH. Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement coupled with notable leadership skills in their school and/or communities. Renewable all 4 years.
Amount: $2,000 – $10,000
Deadline: November 15, 2022
Eligibility: Applicants should demonstrate reasonable achievement and a commitment to their chosen field of study. 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 STEM fields
Amount: $100 – $3,500
Deadline: Rolling until December 15, 2022. Applicants will be notified of the results within six weeks after submission.
Eligibility: High school seniors and undergraduate college students who are either part-time employees or dependent children of full-time employees at firms that are members of the New Hampshire Grocers Association. See link for employment length requirements.
Eligibility: For craft-related study. Applicants must live in New Hampshire or within ten miles of its border to be eligible for the scholarship. Supports programs such as workshops, courses, seminars, or other activities designed for professional craftsperson.
Deadline: Accepted year-round
Eligibility: Recognizes and honors outstanding students from New Hampshire who are studying a field that supports the mission: to “foster excellence in planning, design and/or development of New Hampshire’s built environment.”
This may include, but is not limited to: Architecture, Art / Fine Arts, Construction Management, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Historic Preservation, Interior Design, Planning
Deadline: TBA; expected to be announced soon
Additional New Hampshire scholarship resources
Scholarship application database and application advice
Additional scholarships and scholarship resources
Apply for community college scholarships. Must make an account.
On October 1st of every year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens nationwide. New Hampshire students should complete the FAFSA to be eligible for federal student aid as well as some scholarships.
This list will point you towards scholarships offered at University of New Hampshire
Summary of New Hampshire scholarships
- New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Two-year or Associate Degree Program
- Craft Education Scholarship
- Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association Scholarships
- League of NH Craftsmen Gerry Williams Memorial Scholarship
- New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Four-year or Bachelor’s Degree Program
- New Hampshire Society for Professional Engineers Scholarship Program
- University of New Hampshire Hamel Scholarship
- New Hampshire Governor’s Scholarship Program
- New Hampshire Food Industries Education Foundation Scholarship