18-19 Scholarships


Cheryl Lynn Walsh Memorial Scholarship

posted Feb 15, 2019, 4:53 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: May 15, 2019.  Award: Variable.  This scholarship was established in memory of Cheryl Lynn Walsh, a former GHS student, who died in a tragic automobile accident on graduation day, May 29, 1988.  She was an exceptional student, a very capable and humble endurance athlete, and a student leader.  She was a sensitive and warm person, and is missed by family, friends, and the Gilford Community.  The scholarship is granted to a graduating GHS senior who displays the characteristics, promise, and aspirations of Cheryl.  Preference will be given to those interested in medical and human services professions.  An interview is required and selection is based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, references, and area of intended study.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

Gilmanton Women's Club Scholarship

posted Feb 15, 2019, 4:48 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by April 19, 2019.  Award: Variable.  Offered to graduating seniors from Gilmanton, who have actively been involved with service for the local communities.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

SWANA Northern New England Chapter Scholarship Program

posted Feb 15, 2019, 4:45 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by March 22, 2019.  Award: $1000 (if a parent or grandparent is a member, then applicant may be considered for additional scholarships up to $5000.)  Graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an undergraduate program at an accredited institution, and who are planning to earn a degree closely tied to Solid Waste Management, Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field, may apply.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

NEACAC Essay Contest

posted Feb 6, 2019, 9:27 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: April 5, 2019.  Award: $1000. Applicants are high school seniors of NEACAC high schools (GHS is one) who are planning to attend post-secondary education.  Applicants are invited to submit a 500-word essay on the following topic: "Describe a counselor, teacher, or coach who has had the greatest influence on your decision to attend college.  How has this individual impacted your future?  What will you do in college or beyond that will make a difference in your community?"  Please visit www.neacac.org/essay-contest-information-application for more information and to apply.

NHASH Harold Colby and Ray Barton Memorial Scholarship

posted Feb 6, 2019, 6:47 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by March 20, 2019.  Award: at least one at $500.  Applicants must meet one of the following criteria: a) Any immediate family member, defined as spouse, (step)child, (step)grandchild, or parent, of an NHASH member in good standing; OR b) Any immediate family member of an industry related business or organization which meets the criteria for membership as a NHASH Associate member for any industry related secondary education; OR c) Any member of the general public pursuing a degree in any Environmental Science field.  This is open to any graduating senior who is applying to college (2yr or 4yr college or trade school.)  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

NH Land Surveyors Foundation "Moran Family" Scholarship

posted Feb 6, 2019, 6:40 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by March 31, 2019.  Award: $1000.  Applicants are graduating seniors, planning to attend post-secondary education with a strong likelihood of entering the surveying profession, or a related field.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need as well.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

League of NH Craftsmen Scholarship

posted Feb 6, 2019, 6:36 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by April 1, 2019.  Award: $1000.  This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior pursuing an education in the field of craft-related studies.  Applicants must be a NH resident (or live within 10 miles of the NH border); be planning to enroll in post-secondary education in the field of craft-related studies.  In addition to the application, applicants will be required to submit supporting materials, as outlined on the application.  Applicants also agree, that if selected as a winner, to share the results of their study, also as outlined on the application.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office, or can also be found at nhcrafts.org.

American Legion Albert T. Marcoux Memorial Scholarship

posted Feb 5, 2019, 7:43 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: received by May 1, 2019.  Award: $2000.  Applicants must: have been a resident of NH for the past 3 years; provide evidence of acceptance into an accredited 4-year college or university leading to a Bachelor's Degree and be enrolling as a first-year student; provide a photo-copy of mother or father's membership card to the American Legion or to the American Legion Auxillary; provide a resume; provide a brief narrative of intended vocation; provide a transcript; have at least a B average; provide at least 2 letters of endorsement.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office, or can be found at legionnh.org under the Scholarships and Awards link.

American Legion John A High Child Welfare Scholarship

posted Feb 5, 2019, 7:39 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by May 1, 2019.  Award: $2000.  Candidates for this award shall be boys whose father or mother have been members of the American Legion or American Legion Auxillary continuously for three (3) years immediately preceding the date of application; or are the sons of a deceased veteran; AND who are in their senior year in high school and are in actual need of financial assistance.  Candidates must be entering the first year of a 4-year college or university leading to a Bachelor's Degree.  In addition to the application, candidates should also submit: two letters of recommendation: one from their high school principal and one from the clergy of the church which he attends; an original article written by the applicant consisting of not more than 300 words on the following "What this scholarship would mean to me."; and an official transcript.  Also a photo-copy of post, unit, or squadron membership card is required to be submitted with the application (Parent, Self, or Grandparent.)  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office, or can be found at legionnh.org under the Scholarships and Awards link.

American Legion Lee P. Mahle Memorial Field of Education Scholarship

posted Feb 5, 2019, 7:28 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by May 1, 2019.  Award: $500.  Applicants must: have been a resident of NH for the last 3 years; provide evidence of acceptance into an accredited 4-year college or university leading to a Bachelor's Degree in the Field of Education and be enrolling as a first-year student; provide a brief narrative of intended vocation; provide a resume; provide a transcript; have at least a B average; provide at least 2 letters of endorsement.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office, or can be found at legionnh.org under the Scholarships and Awards link. 

1-10 of 51