18-19 Scholarships


American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

posted May 6, 2019, 5:24 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: Received by July 1, 2019.  Award: $500.  Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: a. Be in the senior year of high school and graduating, or a previous graduate of an accredited high school; b. Be a resident of NH; and c. Have proof that parents, grandparents, or siblings either served or still serve in the US Military.  Applicants will need three letters of recommendation, a resume that indicates participation in any church, school, or community activities, a certified transcript, and an essay.  Criteria is based on financial need first, then community service, then academics, and must be used at an accredited institution of higher learning, or at a technical school awarding a certificate, diploma, or degree.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

Tri-Town Democratic Committee Scholarship

posted Apr 29, 2019, 5:40 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: May 24, 2019.  Award: $300.  FOR GILMANTON SENIORS ONLY.  Applicants must submit an essay of 500 words or less on the topic: Why it's important to vote.  Information may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

American Legion Post 1 Laconia

posted Apr 11, 2019, 9:18 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: received by May 27, 2019.  Award: 6 each at $800.  Applicants must be one of the following: Laconia or Gilford residents OR; attend school in Laconia or Gilford; OR have a parent or grandparent who is a Post 1 Member.  Applicants must be planning to attend post-secondary education on a full-time basis.  Applicants must submit IN ADDITION TO THEIR APPLICATION: a transcript and a written narrative describing what this scholarship will mean to you.  LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  Please mail in a timely manner to be received by the due date.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

Society of Women Engineers - So. NH Scholarship

posted Apr 10, 2019, 8:36 AM by Polly Camire

Deadline: May 1, 2019 5:00pm central time.  Award: Variable.  Applicants must be female graduating seniors, who plan to study engineering, technology, or computing at either a 2 or 4 year ABET accredited program.  Applicants must be planning to attend full-time in the fall of 2019.  Applicants must also not be otherwise fully funded.  Applications are on-line only, and can be found at http://scholarships.swe.org.

Joseph T. Gnerre Memorial Music Scholarship

posted Mar 18, 2019, 5:19 AM by Polly Camire

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 honor Guiseppe's Pizzaria founder, Joe "Guiseppe" Gnerre, Sr., who died suddenly in February of 1995.  An event was secretly organized to pay tribute to him, with over 50 musicians participating.  At this event, a mysterious "black hat" was passed around for donations, and thus this scholarship was born.  The Gnerre family continues to honor him with an annual event that raises money for this scholarship.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

Gilford POPS Scholarship

posted Mar 18, 2019, 5:13 AM by Polly Camire

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 member in good standing of the GHS Performing Arts Program for at least two years, one of which must be the senior year.  Applicants will need to show proof of enrollment in an institution of higher learning upon receipt of any award.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling office.

Dunkin Scholarships

posted Mar 13, 2019, 5:10 AM by Polly Camire

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-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the fall of 2019, who are studying either Business or a Food Service Related field.  Applications are done through the NH Charitable Foundation, and can found at www.nhcf.org.

MCC Student Writers Contest

posted Mar 13, 2019, 5:06 AM by Polly Camire

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 be: published in MCC's Literary Magazine and online at mccnh.edu; recognized at the Celebration of Student Writers & Artists event in May 2019; and awarded a scholarship for a course at MCC.  Information can be picked up in the School Counseling office.

Hope Starts Here Scholarship - NH Coalition to End Homelessness

posted Mar 11, 2019, 11:29 AM by Polly Camire

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 NH at the time of applying for the scholarship; be actively pursuing post-secondary education; must have experienced homelessness at some point during their school career.  Parameters on homeless status are defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act.  Applicants can visit www.nhceh.org/scholarship for more information and an application, OR can pick up an application in the School Counseling office.

Michael's School of Hair Design & Esthetics Scholarship Program

posted Mar 11, 2019, 11:24 AM by Polly Camire

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 Michael's School of Hair Design and Esthetics.  Recipients need to show financial need, artistic sense, and a strong interest in one of the three programs.  Please see Mrs. Camire in the School Counseling Department for more information.

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