Scholarships

Local Scholarship Opportunities:

Local scholarships are posted as they come in, with the majority coming in January and February. 
Please keep checking this website for the most updated information
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New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Each year, the Foundation awards more than $7 million in scholarships to help New Hampshire students with the fewest resources and most promise realize their educational goals, whether it’s a two or four-year college degree, certificate, or professional license. Applications open January 2024, and are available online at www.nhcf.org/scholarships.

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship offers renewable, four year scholarships to students with financial need. 
Visit www.phillips-scholarship.org for information about applying for the scholarship, application and deadlines. 

William Loeb Athlete Scholar Award

Amount $1000

Deadline: January 15, 2024

Loeb Educational Grant

Amount: $1500

Deadline: April 8, 2024

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application and United States JCI Senate Foundation Vocational/Industrial Scholarship

Deadline: Application must be postmarked no later than January 19, 2024

Adam T. Wilson Memorial Scholarship for Music

Students will be selected for scholarship consideration if they are seeking a career in music, their scholastic achievement and their passion in life.

Due by April 15, 2024

Knudson Churchill Scholarship Program 2024

Eligibility: Career aspirations in print journalism or automotive technology

Deadline: April 15, 2024

The Henry Clinton Fall Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a DHS graduating senior who is aspiring to a science education career, academic excellence in the sciences and mentoring other students in the sciences. 

Amount: $1000 

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/ccKyE9YkUFAvLryr5

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Marion and Dave David Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is given to a DHS graduating senior. The recipient shall have worked and/or volunteered a minimum of 200 hours during the last year at DHS, excluding summer work.  See application for complete details.

Amount: $1000

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/JGU1HBNdAEDysvJR8

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Garrison Elementary School Staff Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is given to a graduating DHS senior on behalf of the Garrison Elementary School Staff.  Seniors who attended GES will have first preference.

Amount: TBD

Deadline: April 15, 2024

Please email application to: [email protected]

DJ MAM Scholarship 

Open to any student with a marginalized identity - this includes race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability interested in pursuing education at any 2 year, 4 year, or technical school. Student should write a brief essay describing how their identity has shaped their educational journey, and their plans for the future.

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Essays can be emailed to [email protected]

The Aspiring Leaders Award

This fund was created to help ambitious and hardworking students from DHS meet and surpass their educational and career goals.  See application for requirements.

Amount: $1000

Deadline: April 12, 2024 

Kennebunk Savings Scholarship

Criteria: Kennebunk Savings will be offering a $1000 scholarship for a DHS graduating senior based on financial need.

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/LoPUvz8W2sxcgTTn7

Mary C. Murphy Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a DHS graduating senior.  Student must be pursuing a degree in Business.

Amount: TBD

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/qFeNXAPnTYTXJv5eA

Deadline: April 12, 2024

The Charles and Zena Boulanger Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who will pursue a career in teaching.

Amount: $250

Send completed application to: Michele Boulanger, 2 Revolution Dr.,  Dover, NH 03820

Deadline: Must be received by April 12, 2024

Jenna M. Pellegrini Memorial Scholarship 

This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from Dover High School or resident of Barrington, NH graduating from another high school. Preference will be given to seniors who have participated in the High School Softball Team.
Deadline: April 14, 2024

Rochester Elks Lodge Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was created to support current graduating High School seniors from the surrounding communities, who have parents, grandparents or great grandparents that are current members of the lodge in good standing.  See application for complete requirements.

Amount: $500

Deadline: All applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2024

Daniel R. Keegan Memorial Scholarship

Students must excel in the study of history and be able to show that they have been accepted into a college/university with plans to attend upon graduation from DHS.

Amount: $1000

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/wXUbCQjJScGD5dDn6

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Brandon Cullen-Towle Memorial Scholarship

The recipient(s) will have attended DMS for 3+ years, have a 2.75 GPA or higher, and will have participated in athletics at DHS and/or have community service or work experience involving children or student programs.

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Northeast Credit Union Scholarship Foundation Program 

Awards $40,000 each year in scholarships to student-members of the credit union. For more information on the scholarships available and eligibility requirements, visit necu.org/scholarships.

Deadline: March 8, 2024  

Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce will award a one-time $1,000 scholarship to a student accepted to a postsecondary education institution.

Download the forms here

Deadline: March 18, 2024 at 5:00pm

General Federation of Women’s Clubs- New Hampshire

Offering the following scholarships: General Federation of Women’s Club’s- New Hampshire Scholarship and Mrs. Dexter Otis Arnold Scholarship. See scholarship application for complete details. 

Deadline: Must be postmarked by April 1, 2024

Kiwanis Club of The Seacoast

The Kiwanis Club of The Seacoast is offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Seacoast area.

Download a copy of the 2024 Scholarship Application.

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Ken Healy Memorial Scholarship

The recipient(s) of the Ken Healy Memorial Scholarship will have attended DHS for 3+ years, have a GPA of 2.75 or higher, and will have participated in athletics at DHS and/or have community service or work experience.  See application for additional information.

Amount: $1000

Deadline: extended to April 24, 2024

Red Knights International Firefighters Motorcycle Club New Hampshire Chapter 5

This scholarship is designed to benefit graduating high school students, and persons interested in pursuing a two-year, or four-year program in the fire sciences, fire training, or related emergency medical paramedic certificate.

Amount: $500

Deadline: Must be received by March 26, 2024

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

See application for information and deadline.

https://haganscholarships.org/application/

Dover Teachers' Union - James R. Cavanaugh Memorial Scholarship
Senior DHS student; transcript; 300+ word essay describing what this scholarship would mean for you and your future education endeavors.
Amount: $1000
Deadline: April 5, 2024

NH Chapter 41 of Vietnam Veterans of America

Applicants must submit a 200-300 word essay about their understanding of the value and sacrifices of Veterans, our military service members and their families. 

Amount: (5) $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating senior high school students. See letter for additional information.  

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Abraham Burtman Charity Trust Student Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to worthy students with financial need.

Deadline: May 10, 2024

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats Foundation Scholarship 

The Foundation will award (15) $1,500 scholarships to students at participating/eligible high schools in New Hampshire.

https://form.jotform.com/240293972488166

Deadline: April 5, 2024

Military Youth and Family Support (AmeriCorps) VISTA serving on the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard- see database for hundreds of scholarships.

SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE.xlsx 

New Hampshire Land Surveyors Foundation- 2024 “Moran Family” Scholarship

Must be a NH resident.  Financial need is first priority and the second priority is a strong likelihood the person would enter the surveying profession or a related field.

See scholarship for complete details. 

Deadline: March 31, 2024

The George B. Green Scholarship

Barrington, NH residents who are pursuing their education beyond high school.

Please see application for complete requirements. 

Deadline: May 17, 2024

Distracted Driving Scholarship

For information and instructions for submitting entries, see application. Deadline for submission is April 15, 2024

Pam Ziadeh Memorial Scholarship Fund

Seniors must be accepted to either an accredited post-graduate program or a trade school program motivated to learn and be involved with the community in which they live and attend school. See application for more details.

Amount:  $2500

Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Robert E McKenney Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a graduating resident of Nottingham and is offered by the Nottingham Fire and Rescue Association. See application for details.

Amount: $1000

Applications are due by April 12, 2024  

Roger E. Cardin, Jr. Post 114

(2) $1000 scholarships awarded to a high school senior planning on enrolling in a college, university or vocational school who is a Barrington NH resident and a dependent child of an American Legion Post 114 (NH) member in good standing.

Deadline: April 1,2024

DPMC 2024 Music Award for Music Performance or Education

Amount: Up to $1000

Must be a current graduating senior and member of the Music Department to be eligible.

Please see the application for complete details.

Deadline: April 15, 2024

DPMC 2024 Senior Scholarship Application

Amount: Varies $20 - $500

Must be a current graduating senior and member of the Music Department to be eligible. 

See application for complete details.

Application Deadline:  April 13, 2024

DHS Student Council 2024 Scholarship

The DHS Student Council is offering a scholarship of up to $1000 for applicants who have demonstrated leadership in the past four years at DHS.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oplIRFhvkpBNENRBPtTvLXLY1vjqRoj48nZ5B3eCfTQ/edit?usp=sharing

New Hampshire Building Officials Education Foundation

Deadline: April 8, 2024

NH Soccer Coaches Association-Amy Dutton Memorial Scholarship

$500 scholarship.  Please see application for complete requirements

Deadline for scholarship submissions: May 1, 2024

http://nhsoccercoaches.com/amy-dutton-scholarship/

Step Up Parents Scholarship
This scholarship offers financial assistance to kinship caregivers who have stepped up to raise children whose parents struggle with substance misuse.  Application and eligibility requirements are available online at: https://stepupparents.org/apply-scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2024

The Walter and Pauline Calderwood Foundation

https://www.calderwoodfoundation.org/

Please see the application for additional information and requirements. 

Deadline: Must be received by March 31, 2024

Douglas J. Stone Memorial Scholarship- NH Charitable Foundation

Preference will be given to a graduating DHS student who possesses a solid work ethic in academic and extracurricular activities. See application for details. 

Amount: $1000/year for 4 years

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/hfRaM48D34PTYuhq8

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Julia T. Pingree Student Scholarship- NHAEOP

New Hampshire Association of Educational Office Professionals (NHAEOP) awards scholarships to graduating seniors from around the State who are pursuing a post-secondary education in a business-related program.

Applications postmarked after April 1 will not be considered.

Red Sox Foundation

The Red Sox Foundation’s New England Service Scholarship initiative recognizes graduating high school seniors across New England who are making a meaningful impact through service in their local communities by awarding them a $1,000 college scholarship.

https://www.redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships/

Deadline April 12, 2024

Abbie Sargent Memorial Scholarship, Inc. 

Available to NH residents enrolled in or accepted to an institution of higher learning for upcoming fall semester.  Preference given to those involved in agriculturally related studies.

Application must be postmarked or received electronically by April 15, 2024.

2024 Abbie Sargent Scholarship Application

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

2024 Scholarship Guidelines and Application can be found and downloaded on the website at  https://www.rochesternh.org/scholarship-program/

Amount: $500
Deadline: March 29, 2024

Thomas A Northey Scholarship Fund

Criteria: Scholarship application and transcript, planning to attend a Public NH college/university, 500 word essay, letter of recommendation from school/town representative

Amount: $500
See application for complete details.

Deadline: April 15, 2024

Mark A. Cote Legacy Scholarship

DHS senior who will be pursuing studies at a 2 or 4 college or trade school.

Amount: $1010.64

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Norman B. Sherwood Scholarship Fund

Osgood Lodge is a fraternal and charitable organization.  The purpose is to promote undergraduate education to students of ability, character, scholarship and financial need. Deadline: April 1, 2024

Greater Manchester Black Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: April 30, 2024

Strafford County Board of Realtors

Eligibility: Any Strafford County resident attending school in Strafford County, who is a high school intending to continue his/her education in the fall of the current school year.

Amount: $2000

Deadline: Must be postmarked by April 29, 2024

FedPoint Nursing Scholarship

For more information, go to https://www.fedpointusa.com/scholarships

Deadline: March 8, 2024

Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce

Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce awards up to (3) $1000 scholarships, (2) $500 scholarships annually.  

See application for requirements.

Deadline: April 15, 2024

Barrington Woman’s Club Scholarship

(4) $1800 scholarships. Barrington resident, high school graduate enrolling in a college or vocational program in the fall. See application for details. 

Deadline: May 3, 2024

Barrington Middle School Parent Teacher Council

Annual scholarship awarded to a Barrington resident and high school senior based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and financial need. 

Amount: At least (1) $1000 and (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Barrington Parks & Recreation Department

Amount: (1) $3000 scholarship and (1) $2000 scholarship.  See application for details.

Deadline: April 4, 2024

New Hampshire Federal Credit Union- John R. Young Career Development Scholarship

See application for requirements.

Deadline: April 19, 2024

Seacoast Artist Association Art Scholarship

The Seacoast Artist Association is offering an art scholarship of at least $500 to a senior pursuing a degree in the Visual Arts. Click on the link below for complete details/application. Students-Required information must be submitted to the DHS Art Department (Ms. Kontos or Ms. Freear) by April 5, 2024. Please note: The date on the application is the deadline for the Art Department to submit applications to SAA and not the student submission deadline. 

Wentworth Douglass Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating DHS senior with a strong academic record who is entering a Health related major.

Amount: $2000

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Apply here: https://forms.gle/6nV2sK6Q9K8c4yYq8

NHSBA- New Hampshire School Boards Association

Amount: $2000

Deadline: April 19, 2024

See website for details. https://nhsba.org/student-scholarship/

Weathervane Seafood Restaurant

The student must be a Weathervane employee, have a GPA of C or above and pursue a higher education at a college,university or technical school. 

Amount: $500

Apply here: https://forms.gle/jkkpVGhFbyfsjrfJ8

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Dover Rotary Scholarships

This scholarship program will be awarding $16,000 to graduating high school seniors in 2024. See application/information sheet for additional details. 

Deadline: May 6, 2024

Email completed packet to [email protected] or mail to Norman Heine, 12 Stepping Stone Rd, Lee, NH 03861

ConvenientMD Student Scholarships

(5) $2500 scholarships- see application for details

Deadline: April 30, 2024

https://convenientmd.com/scholarships/

New Hampshire Police Association Pipes & Drums

Deadline: April 19, 2024

AHEPA215

May award scholarships to worthy high school students. Award for 2024 is $500

Deadline is April 15, 2024

Guy Bergeron Scholarship

This scholarship is based on financial need and scholastic ability

Amount: $200

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/qSeD6fwVKacuuqAW6

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Hildred Berwick Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating DHS senior with preference given to a student going into a Teaching or Education field.

Amount: $1000

Apply here: https://forms.gle/Te5wiZmJMEJxuS7X7

Deadline: April 12, 2024

DHS Merit Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is awarded based on academic merit and community service.

Amount: $1000

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/xPXavnDFdpqdV9sw8

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Mary McCooey Tighe Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a DHS graduating senior entering a Math field. 

Amount: $250

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/5mRGDueu5214vpjV8

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Mary Ellen Driscoll Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a DHS graduating senior who is entering a health related field.

Amount: $500

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/Q9CdR67wyCn5r4uE6

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Gerard “Pete” McDonough Memorial Scholarship

Two seniors who preferably were on a Varsity Golf Team (but not a requirement)

Amount: (2) $500 scholarships 

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/PdYQ83tY38JkYdJ89

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Linda Ivey Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating DHS senior and is based on financial need.

Amount: $250

Click to apply: https://forms.gle/m4z7C4vcy813R57q8

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Arnold “Bud” Falcione Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a DHS senior who is pursuing an education with a specific interest in  Social Studies.

Amount: $1000

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/rN5ohmuWW2KPoFch6

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Kate Crowell Scholarship Trust

This scholarship is awarded to a student who is continuing their education in the Arts. 

Amount: $1000

Apply here: https://forms.gle/LBGofHPtE95zKewn7

Deadline: April 12, 2024

The Beverly O’Brien Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to a deserving DHS senior pursuing a post secondary education in the Arts.

Amount: $2000

Apply here: https://forms.gle/TrifqDfTGkWp5K237

Deadline: April 12, 2024

New Hampshire Road Agents Association

Amount: $2000

Deadline: April 11, 2024

Frances Satchell Memorial Scholarship

Applicants should portray a willingness to help others and to participate in activities at school, church, and/or the community.

Application must be received on or before April 26, 2024

The McDonough Scholarship Foundation

Any student employee of a New Hampshire golf course or club may be eligible for a scholarship. 

Additional information and application can be found at https://www.mcdonoughgolf.com/scholarship-information/application-form/

Rockingham County Farm Bureau Scholarship

The Rockingham County Farm Bureau has established one annual scholarship of $500 to be awarded to a Rockingham County student with interest in agriculture’s related subjects.

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Dover High School Class of 1981 Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a college-bound DHS senior based on demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. See application for requirements. 

Amount: $425

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Frances G. Hopkins Memorial Scholarship

The Hopkins Family is pleased to invite graduating seniors, who are seeking a career in nursing or teaching to apply.  

A $1500 scholarship will be awarded to two high school seniors in the Dover, NH community.

Deadline: April 15, 2024

Please visit https://fghscholarship.org for application requirements and to apply.

Tracy J. Boyle Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is awarded to a female student pursuing a degree in Business, Management, Accounting, Engineering or STEM.  

Amount: $1000

Due by: April 12, 2024

Apply here: https://forms.gle/LNdELQ4atNb9o9Mh9

Seacoast NAACP Scholarship

Deadline: May 5, 2024

2024 NHGMC Student Scholarship

$1000 scholarship for a NH resident who is a graduating senior planning to major in the performing arts as a full time student.

Application and additional details available at: http://www.nhgmc.com/outreach/scholarships/

Deadline: May 31, 2024

Jarkko Tuominen College Scholarship

https://www.utdsportsfoundation.org/jarkko-touminen-scholarship

Deadline: May 10, 2024