Scholarships

Links to Scholarship Search Engines:


OutsideScholarships.org
Fast Web
NH93 Scholarship Superhighway
StudentScholarships.org
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

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The American Legion High School Oratorical Contest and 7 Legion Scholarships:

*Christa McAuliffe Education

*2 for the Department of New Hampshire

*Vocational Education

*Albert T. Marcoux (membership in Legion or Auxiliary)

*Raymond K. Conley for physical or mental rehab

*John A. High child welfare (membership in Legion or Auxiliary)

Deadlines vary please check each application.

American Legion.pdf
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Army ROTC Scholarship

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)


Army ROTC Scholarship

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The Walter & Pauline Calderwood Foundation
Preference given to Strafford County residents
Financial need
Attending 2-4 year college/university
Range $2,000-$5,000 renewable up to 4 years
Deadline: 3/31/17
The Walter & Pauline Calderwood Foundation.pdf

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Lieutenant Christopher R. DeWolfe Scholarship Fund

Must be enrolled in an accredited Fire Science or Paramedic college or university degree program

Must have graduated from a NH or Maine high school.  Recipients can attend any Fire, EMS/Paramedic degree program in the United States.

See application for more information

Applications must be received by April 10th.
Lieutenant Christopher R. DeWolf Scholarship Fund.pdf

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NH Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
2017 Scholarship Guide
Deadline: March 13, 2017
*Based on leadership, experience and career goals
*resident of NH
*GPA 3.o or higher
Please see application for all eligibility requirements
NH Association of Family & Consumer Sciences.pdf

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NH Water Pollution Control Association Student Scholarship
Resident of NH
Preference given to NHWPCA members and families
Letter of reference
Apply to post secondary school with intended major in Water Pollution Control, Enviromental Science, Engineering or Chemistry.
Postmarked by March 10, 2017.
See application for all information:
NH Water Pollution Control Association Student Scholarship.pdf
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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Employed or have parent employed by the GRCC
Attach a high school transcript
Application must be completed in full to be considered
See applications for full details
Deadline:  March 24, 2017
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce.pdf
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Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund
US Citizen
GPA 3.0 or above
High school senior planning to attend college/university
Demonstrated leadership abilities community service
See application for required documentation
Deadline: March 31st
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund.pdf
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Mary Ellen Driscoll Memorial Scholarship
$500
Given to a student entering a Health related field.
Due in Guidance: April 17th
Mary Ellen Driscoll Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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Thomas A. Northey Scholarship Fund
$500
Scholarship criteria:
Application and transcript
Planning to attend a public NH college/university
500 word essay (typed, double spaced, 12 font)
The essay will need to focus on the following:
1) Career goals and how the study of Science will help you achieve your goals
2) A life experience that has helped defined you as a person.
Letter of Recommendation from school/town representative (coach, teacher, principal, guidance counselor, etc)
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Thomas A. Northey Scholarship Fund.pdf
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DHS Class of 1981 Scholarship
Must be a graduation DHS senior accepted and intending to continue their education at a 2 or 4 year college, university, or trade/technical school
Academic achievement
Financial need
Essay (see attachment for details)
$250
Due in Guidance: April 17th
DHS Class of 1981 Scholarship.pdf
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Seacoast African American Cultural Center
Juanita Bell Memorial Scholarship Award
Minority High School Student
2,4 year or vocational institution
Deadline:  April  21st
Juanita Bell Memorial Scholarship Award.pdf
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Skrungloo Farm, Inc Student Aid Program
Based on:
Financial need
Academic Merit
Community Service Involvement
Work experience
Applications avaialbe online
Deadline:  March 1st
Skrungloo Farm, Inc Student Aid Program.pdf
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Norman B. Sherwood Scholarship Fund
Plan to continue educational goals
Scholarships range from $500 to $1000 depending upon financial need and qualifications
Student must request a scholarship application in writing.
See enclosed information form
Deadline:  April 1st
Norman B. Sherwood Scholarship Fund.pdf
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Abraham Burtman Charity Trust
(35) Scholarships
Based on financial need
Must include copy of your FAFSA
Deadline:  May 10th 
Abraham Burtman Charity Trust.pdf
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The Aspiring Leaders Award
To help ambitious and hardworking students from DHS meet and surpass their educational and career goals.
Requirements:
Be currently enrolled as a senior at Dover High School
Plan to enroll in a 4yr university within 12 months of graduation
See application for full details
Deadline:  April 17th
2017_Aspiring Leaders Award application.pdf
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Raymond J. Martineau Sr. Memorial Scholarship
$500~ 1 female athlete and 1 male athlete
Sportsmanship
Dedication
Working in the community with younger or disadvantage kids
May attend 4yr, 2yr, or Tech school.
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Raymond J. Martineau Sr. Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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Chris Grant Memorial Scholarship From the Class of 2002
Application
Transcript
See application for more information
Due in Guidance:  April 7th
Chris Grant Memorial Scholarship From the Class of 2002.pdf
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Frederick C Walker Memorial Scholarship
Based on Academic ability and Financial Need
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Frederick C Walker Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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Harold Colby & Ray Barton NH Association of Septage Haulers
$500
Plan to enroll in a 4yr, 2yr, or trade school 
Must meet 1 of the following criteria to apply:
a) Any immediate family member (as defined on app) of a NHASH member in good standing may apply 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
Deadline: March 20, 2017
Harold Colby & Ray Barton NH Association of Septage Haulers.pdf
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Jarrett Hudson AWARD
*Must have played for DHS girls or boys sports team and have exhibited superior sportsmanship
*Acceptance at a qualifying institution, as detailed above, for the school year beginning in Fall 2017.
*Must be in good standing with DHS and the community
Deadline in Guidance:  April 17th
Jarrett Hudson AWARD.pdf
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Garrison Elementary School Staff Scholarship
Preference given to Seniors who attended Garrison
All other seniors are welcome to apply
Due in Guidance:  April 14th


Garrison Elementary School Staff Scholarship.pdf

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Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
*student must show proof of financial need
*strong academics
*school or community service
2 Deadlines:
Early Action:  April 3rd
Regular Deadline: May 1st
Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund.pdf
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Dover High School Class of 1947 Association Scholarship
(2) $500
Please include transcript with Application
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Dover High School Class of 1947 Association Scholarship.pdf
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Arnold “BUD” Falcione Scholarship
$1000
DHS Senior wishing to pursue Education at a Secondary level
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Arnold “BUD” Falcione Scholarship.pdf
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Application Process:
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web sitehttp://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Full details are available on our site.
Scholarship deadline: June 12th
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

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Matthew J. DeRocchi Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Matthew J. DeRocchi Memorial Scholarship was created by the family and friends of Matthew using monies donated in his memory.
Matthew graduated from Oyster River High School in 1997 and was a member of the Lee Fire Department.
A $500 scholarship is offered each year to a student entering the fire services or emergency medical services field of study. 
The scholarship is offered to defray the cost of books and tuition.
See application for all information
Deadline:  April 1st
Matthew J. DeRocchi Memorial Scholarship Fund.pdf
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American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary of NH

Visit our website at www.legionnh.org click on Programs, Scholarships and awards to access scholarships available through the American Legion and if you stay on the home page of the American Legion and over to the right, click on American Legion Auxiliary, scroll down to miscellaneous, and go to Auxiliary scholarships.
Our National Organization also offers scholarships and if you go into their website at www.legion.org under programs, you’ll will be able to find them
Online only: Legion Auxiliary of NH     and       American Legion
Please check deadlines for each.
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Gerard “Pete” McDonough
2-$500 scholarships
Preference given to DHS Seniors on Varsity Golf team although others are encouraged to apply.
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Gerard “Pete” McDonough.pdf
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Lakes Region Tourism Association of NH Scholarship Fund 2017
NH Resident
Accepted at higher learning majoring and or/studying tourism or hospitality related field
Extensive application and essay
Deadline:  March 25th
Lakes Region Tourism Association of NH Scholarship Fund 2017.pdf
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Seacoast Artist Association
See attached information
Entries should be delivered between March 24 and March 31st 2017.
 
Seacoast Artist Association.pdf
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The UNITIL Scholarship Fund
$2500
Pursuing careers in engineering, math or science
See application for more information
Deadline: April 30th
The UNITIL Scholarship Fund.pdf

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New Hampshire Association of Educational Office Professionals
Julia T. Pingree Student Scholarship
Applicant eligibility criteria:
*applicant is pursuing further education in a business related program
*applicant is a graduating high school senior
See application for full details
Deadline:  March 27th
Julia T. Pingree Student Scholarship.pdf
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General Federation of Women’s Club of NH
$1000 Award
Male or female
Community service, Academic achievement, financial need, individual determination, school activities, leadership
See applications for full details
Deadline Postmarked by April 1
General Federation of Women’s Club of NH & Mrs. Dexter Otis Arnold Scholarship.pdf
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Mrs. Dexter Otis Arnold Scholarship
Female
Resident of NH entering college or university
See application for details
Deadline April 1
General Federation of Women’s Club of NH & Mrs. Dexter Otis Arnold Scholarship.pdf
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Portsmouth Pro Musica Scholarship
Our scholarships are for students who will be studying and using music in their future, but applicants do not have to be music majors.
Applications due in Guidance:  April 4th
Portsmouth Pro Musica Scholarship.pdf
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DOVER TRACK BOOSTERS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Outstanding dedication to the sports of cross country, winter track and field and spring track and field.
See application for full details
Deadline: April 17th
DOVER TRACK BOOSTERS SCHOLARSHIP.pdf
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NH Charitable Foundation
Apply online using ScholarShip source, our single, online application. 
Students are matched automatically with all scholarship opportunities for which they qualify.
http://www.nhef.org/scholarships
Deadline:  April 15th
NH Charitable Foundation.pdf
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Greater Manchester Black Scholarship Foundation
Based on financial need and academic performance
Must have already filed a FAFSA
No person will be excluded on race, color, creed, national origin or sex
Deadline:  April 15th
Greater Manchester Black Scholarship Foundation.pdf
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Barrington residents only
Must be accepted and enrolled in a Post High school education plan
FAFSA
Letter of acceptance
Transcript
2 letters of recommendation
Deadline: May 12, 2017
GEORGE B. GREEN SCHOLARSHIP.pdf
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Hildred Berwick
Multiple $1000 scholarships
Given to those entering the teaching fields or education
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Hildred Berwick.pdf
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DHS Merit Scholarship
Based on Academic Merit
Community Service
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
DHS Merit Scholarship.pdf
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LINDA IVEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$250
Based on financial need
Due in Guidance:   April 17th
LINDA IVEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.pdf
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New Hampshire Land Surveyors Foundation
See application for details
www.nhlsa.org under “Scholarship Notices”
Must be returned by March 31st
to the NHLSF office Attention Scholarship Chair
New Hampshire Land Surveyors Foundation.pdf
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Northeast Credit Union
Student must be a member for a year in order to be eligible.
Full details can be found at www.necu.org/scholarships
Deadline:  March 17th, 2017
Northeast Credit Union.pdf
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Mary McCooey Tighe Memorial Scholarship
$250
Preference given to student going into Math field
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Mary McCooey Tighe Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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Anthony Romano and Vernon Kelley Memorial Scholarship
$500 to $1500
Must be receiving assistance from the Dover Housing Authority
Must provide transcript, letter of recommendation
Deadline:  Postmarked by April 7th
Anthony Romano and Vernon Kelley Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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DOVER HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
This scholarship may be awarded to one or more senior DHS Hockey players who will be furthering their education; to be presented at the Senior Awards Assembly. Award amount to be determined based on qualified candidates.
Please return the application in full to the Guidance Office no later than 04/17/2017.
To be included along with this application:
1)            A copy of your transcript including grades 9-12
2)            A typed essay which describes how DHS Hockey has impacted your educational path, future goals and personal growth into adulthood.
3)            A letter of recommendation from a coach (excluding DHS Hockey coaches), religious advisor, mentor, teacher or guidance counselor.  Recommendations must be in a sealed envelope, with the sponsor signature over the seal.
4)            A list of all honors and awards received during high school.
5)            A list of all extracurricular activities you have participated in.
6)            A list of all community service activities you have participated in.
7)            Proof of matriculation.
DOVER HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.pdf
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The Robert E. McKenney Memorial Scholarship
$750
Seniors residing in town of Nottingham
Completed application
Essay
See application for full details
Deadline:  April 15th
The Robert E. McKenney Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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Antonia (Toni) Kretsepes Memorial Scholarship
$500
Criteria to Apply:
First in Family to attend college
Financial need
GPA 3.o or higher
Accepted to 2/4yr college
ESSAY
Counselor Recommendation
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Antonia (Toni) Kretsepes Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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Dover Teachers Union James R. Cavanaugh Memorial
$750
DHS SENIOR
TRANSCRIPT
ESSAY
Due in Guidance:  April 14th
Dover Teachers Union James R. Cavanaugh Memorial.pdf
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The New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the New Hampshire Architecture Foundation
Scholarships are open to students who are 1) currently enrolled in or have been accepted to an undergraduate or graduate professional degree program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB); or 2) students attending the Keene State College Architecture Undergraduate Pre-professional program and students enrolled in the NHTI, Concord’s Community College Architecture Engineering Technology program.
Scholarship applicants must also be residents of New Hampshire.
The deadline for applications is April 15.
AIA_NHAF Scholarship Application.pdf
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KIWANIS Club of Dover
Completed application
Transcript
Due in Guidance:  Monday, April 17th at NOON *NO EXCEPTIONS*
KIWANIS Club of Dover.pdf
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DMS Laura Carter Memorial Scholarship
$750
Criteria:  Attended DMS for 3+ years, 2.75 GPA or above
Community service or work experience involving children or student programs
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
DMS Laura Carter Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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DMS PTA “Respect and Responsibility Scholarship”
$750
Criteria:
Attended DMS 3 + years
2.75 GPA or above
Community service or work experience
Due in Guidance :  April 17th
DMS PTA “Respect and Responsibility Scholarship”.pdf
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Wentworth Douglas Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship
$1000
Graduating senior entering Health related field
Based on Academic Merit
Due in Guidance:  April 15th
Wentworth Douglas Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship.pdf
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Brandon Cullen-Towle Memorial Scholarship
Amounts vary
Attended DMS for 3+ years, 2.75 GPA or higher, community service or work experience involving children or student programs.
Due in Guidance:  April 15th
Brandon Cullen-Towle Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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The Charles and Zena Boulanger Memorial Scholarship
graduating senior who will pursue a career in teaching
$250
Due in Guidance:  April 15th
The Charles and Zena Boulanger Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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HOOD Sportsmanship Scholarship
$5000
College bound
Varsity athlete
GPA 3.0 higher
Volunteer in your community
Visit Hood.com
Deadline:  March 6th
HOOD Sportsmanship Scholarship.pdf
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Ed Wentzell Child Nutrition Scholarship
High school graduate pursuing a career in food services
Deadline: March 31st
Ed Wentzell Child Nutrition Scholarship.pdf
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Chief Michael Maloney Memorial Fund
Information/application online
To help college bound students by awarding scholarships for criminal justice studies and other studies
Apply online 
Chief Michael Maloney Memorial Fund.pdf
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Kiwanis Club of Seacoast
Must be a graduating senior
Letter of recommendation
Essay
Application available online
Deadline:  April 14th
Kiwanis Club of Seacoast.pdf
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Dover Rotary
$1000 to $10,000
Transcript
3 letters of rec
Essay
Due In Guidance:  April 21st
Dover Rotary.pdf

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Strafford County Board of Realtors Scholarship
2-$1000
Strafford County resident
Transcript
Essay
Intends to continue education in the fall and has Acceptance letter
Deadline: Postmarked by April 13th
Strafford County Board of Realtors Scholarship.pdf
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Tracy J. Hall Memorial Scholarship
$1000
Female student pursuing degree in Business, Management, Accounting or Engineering
Transcript
Essay
Due in Guidance:  April 17th
Tracy J. Hall Boyle Memorial Scholarship.pdf
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