Scholarships in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
- The New Hampshire government offers several scholarships to state residents through the New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission. The NH Incentive Program provides $125 to $1,000 per year to students attending college within New England. The Leveraged Incentive Grant Program offers between $250 and $7,500 per year to deserving residents attending college within the state, and is based on both merit and need. Other available NHPEC programs include the Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans Program and the Granite State Scholars Program.
Private and Charitable Foundations
- Several private and charitable foundations offer scholarships to students in New Hampshire. Plan New Hampshire provides scholarship assistance to state residents who are pursuing undergraduate degrees related to sustainable planning and the urban environment. The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation offers 350 separate scholarship programs to state residents, including the Mary Felicia Falzarano Scholarship, the Walter M. and Eleanor D. Furlow Scholarship and the Monsignor Philip Kenney Scholarship for students who belong to an ethnic minority.
- Several professional organizations within New Hampshire offer scholarships to students pursuing degrees in specific fields. For example, the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Hampshire offers scholarships valued at $2,000 to students pursuing degrees in engineering or geology. The New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association provides scholarships to state residents pursuing degrees related to the automotive field. The New Hampshire Wildlife Federation offers scholarships of up to $1,000 to students pursuing degrees related to wildlife management and conservation.
- Most colleges and universities in New Hampshire offer some form of scholarship assistance to students. The Community College of New Hampshire Foundation offers several scholarships to students enrolled in New Hampshire's community college system, including the $1,000 Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Scholarship and the $750 David A. Copestakes Memorial Scholarship. Students at Southern New Hampshire University are eligible for a variety of institutional and departmental scholarships.