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 The following feedback is from Scholarship Administrators regarding scholarship application submissions, and tips from them to you!


Complete application: applications have differing components and it’s important to make sure you have submitted everything, in order, on time, and in the manner in which they want to receive it.


Legibility: some applications are handwritten and need to be legible – meaning in dark and neat print.


Grammar, Spelling, and Typos: Proofreading is critical and making necessary changes is also critical.  Spell Check doesn’t take care of grammar always, nor does it always recognize a word that is out of place.  If your application is full of these types of errors, it looks like you don’t care about receiving their money.


Submit ON TIME: follow the instructions on HOW to submit your application, and by what date.  Late applications generally will NOT be considered.


Essay: needs to be well-written and appropriate to the question being asked, or to the meaning of the scholarship.  Scholarships that are “In Memoriam” need to be researched and handled appropriately.

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  • Joseph T. Gnerre Memorial Music Scholarship Deadline: Received by May 1, 2019.  Award: Variable.  Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan to pursue a field of study in Music.  This scholarship was established in 1995 to ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 5:19 AM by Polly Camire
  • Gilford POPS Scholarship Deadline: postmarked by May 1, 2019.  Award: Variable.  Applicants must be graduating seniors from Gilford High School, who are legal residents of Gilford or Gilmanton.  The applicant must be a ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 5:13 AM by Polly Camire
  • Dunkin Scholarships Deadlione: April 12, 2019.  Award: $2500 issued to 12 NH graduating seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2019, 5:10 AM by Polly Camire
  • MCC Student Writers Contest Deadline: March 31, 2019.  Award: Tuition money for one class at Manchester Community College.  This is a writing contest open to all high school students in NH.  Contest winners will ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2019, 5:06 AM by Polly Camire
  • Hope Starts Here Scholarship - NH Coalition to End Homelessness Deadline: Postmarked by May 1, 2019.  Award: Variable.  Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: be under the age of 21 prior to the application due date; be residing in ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2019, 11:29 AM by Polly Camire
  • Michael's School of Hair Design & Esthetics Scholarship Program Deadline: variable depending on start date.  Award: $500.  Students interested in one of three programs: Cosmetology, Esthetics, or Barbering, are eligible for this award, should they choose to go to ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2019, 11:24 AM by Polly Camire
  • Journalism Foundation of New England Scholarship Deadline: Received by March 28, 2019.  Award: Variable.  Applicants must be high school graduating seniors from New England (or college student currently studying journalism or a related field) who have ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2019, 12:59 PM by Polly Camire
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