Scholarship Financial Aid

Scholarship Information - Check application deadlines

Local Scholarship:

Friends of Farmington: Paper application is available in the FHS office.  Deadline is April 30, 2021

Farmington PTA Scholarship:   Go to website and fill out application https://drive.google.com/file/d/16AGd9kP_vJmBuaA7n-wS4y8y38RlHuyA/view?ts=607f0637

www.nh93.com - Searchable NH scholarship database maintained by the Center for College Planning.

https://www.nhcf.org/how-can-we-help-you/apply-for-a-scholarship/- The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation annually provides $5 million in private scholarship funds to New Hampshire students.

www.fastweb.com - Fastweb offers a free national scholarship database which contains information about 1.3 million scholarships worth over $3 billion.

www.studentscholarships.org - A database to connect students with appropriate scholarships. Millions of dollars available to New Hampshire students.

http://www.college-scholarships.com - Articles for students regarding various college questions.

http://www.chegg.com/scholarships - Every month Chegg gives away $1,000 to a high school student who best answers their monthly prompt.

http://www.obrella.com/resources/insurance-scholarships - Scholarship opportunities from insurance companies and organizations that could provide an excellent opportunity for high school students. These scholarships provide students with tens of thousands of dollars for college each year!

www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak - Tuition Break enable eligible students to pay lower tuition when they attend out-of-state New England public colleges and universities.

http://www.college-scholarships.com - Lists and offers contact and scholarship information for virtually all post-secondary schools, colleges, and universities in your state. Elsewhere on <http://www.college-scholarships.com> are links to 70 scholarship search data bases, GPA and student loan calculators, a guide to the FAFSA, information on online degree programs for adults, and dozens of helpful articles for college students of all ages.

UNH Hamel's Scholar Program - https://www.unh.edu/search/?q=UNH+Hamel%27s+Scholar+Program  Meet the requirements for an invitation to the University Honors Program: NH resident, rank in the top 10% of your class (or equivalent level for unranked schools as determined by GPA and/or information on the school profile), demonstrate a challenging college preparatory curriculum, achieve standardized tests scores of 1970+ SAT /29+ ACT composite, demonstrate meaningful involvement in your school or broader community and a strong interest in and capacity for sustained community engagement as evidenced through recommendations, essays and school and community involvements. For preferred consideration by November 30th, but applicants can still apply. Feel free to share any questions you may have and you may also read more about the program online. You can contact your admissions counselor at UNH by calling us at 862-1360.

In State Angels- THERE IS A FEE FOR THIS SERVICE. A resource with information and solutions designed to help students explore and earn in-state tuition in states and universities across the country. What makes a good candidate for in-state? The process favors those who are more mature and independent than average. Top factors that contribute to success: a sincere intention to remain indefinitely in a new state after college, being financially responsible and at least partly self-supporting with student loans or otherwise, willingness to work at least a little bit while in school, openness to potentially going to school less than full-time for at least a year

www.guaranteed-scholarships.com On our site, you will find scholarships guaranteed by nearly 100 colleges to students who meet the individual listed criteria for each. No essays, projects, recommendations or other secondary criteria are required. And, in almost all cases, there are no limits to the number of scholarships awarded.

**Scholarships & Fee Applications Available to NH Scholars for 2020-2021
Institutions are providing merit-based scholarships to students who are on track to graduate with the distinction of a NH Scholar:

Colby-Sawyer College:  Offers renewable merit scholarships ranging from $15,000 to$28,000.  NH Scholars students may be eligible.  Apply for admission online for free at www.commonapp.org select 'fee waiver' option.

Franklin Pierce University:  Renewable merit scholarships ranging from $15,000 to full tuition scholarships annually for accepted NH Scholars, STEM or ARTS students.  Additionally, NH Scholars majoring in Biology or Health Sciences may be eligible for an additional $3,500 Health Sciences Scholarship.  Apply for admission online for free at www.commonapp.org select 'fee waiver' option or online at www.franklinpierce.edu

Granite State College:  Apply for admission online for free at www.granite.edu select 'fee waiver' option.

Keene State College: Offers NH Scholars graduates who meet the merit scholarship requirements, renewable awards of $1,000 - $5,000 annually.   Students are considered for merit scholarships at the time of application review and no additional application is required.  Notification of awards is included in your acceptance letter.  Apply for admission online for free at https://www.go-keene.org/applynow/

MA College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences:  Apply for admission online for free at www.commonapp.org select 'fee waiver' option.

New England College:  Offers NH Scholars renewable merit scholarships ranging from $23,000- $32,000 for accepted NH Scholars.  For NH STEM or ART Scholars, accepted students qualify for a renewable $20,000 Presidential merit aid award.  Apply for admission online for free at either https://apply.nec.edu/apply/ or www.commonapp.org select 'fee waiver' option.

Institute of Art & Design at New England College:  Candidates for the NH Scholars ARTS Pathway will be offered renewable merit scholarships ranging from $23,000 - $32,000 annually upon acceptance into the BFA program.  For a fee waiver, please email Ashley Battle abattle@nec.edu prior to applying.

Plymouth State University:  Offers NH Scholars renewable merit scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $6,000 annually, for accepted NH Scholars STEM or ARTS students.  Additionally, students accepted into a STEM field at PSU are eligible for an additional annual $1,000 STEM award.  The value of awards for these students range from up to $12,000-$26,000 total over four years.  Apply for admission online for free at www.plymouth.edu/apply choose "Panther Application" when applying.

Rivier University:  Offers NH Scholars renewable merit scholarships up to $20,000 for accepted NH Scholars.  Additionally students within the Greater Nashua area are encouraged to apply for the Tamposi Scholarship which awards four renewable scholarships yearly ranging from $2,500 - $5,000.  Apply for admission online for free at www.rivier.edu or www.commonalpp.org select 'fee waiver' option.

Saint Anselm College:  Offers renewable merit scholarships ranging from $12,000 - $24, 000.  NH Scholars students may be eligible.  Application fee waivers will be distributed to the high schools through the NH Scholars office.  Students applying at www.commonapp.org can select 'fee waiver' option and mail their waiver to SAC separately.

Southern New Hampshire University:  At this time, SNHU is reviewing its merit-based scholarship structure.  They have currently discontinued the merit-based scholarship structure of the past and will have a new structure set up later this fall.  More information to come.  Apply for admission online for free at www.commonapp.org   Select "YES" when asked if you have an SNHU -specific fee waiver.

University of New Hampshire:  Offers qualified NH Scholars graduates who meet institutional merit scholarship and admission requirements, renewable merit scholarships valued at $3,000 - $9,000 per year.  Students are considered for merit scholarships at the point of acceptance; no additional scholarship application is required.  Notification of eligibility is shared in a student's letter of acceptance to UNH.  Scholarship criteria is listed on the following webpage: https://admissions. unh.edu/merit-scholarships

Each New Hampshire Community College:  Offers NH Scholars twelve (12) $500 merit awards to accepted NH Scholars (guidance should communicate with local admission director to determine how many are available).  Awards are not renewable.

Recognizing New Hampshire Scholars:
After confirming eligibility with their school counselor, students are encouraged to identify themselves as New Hampshire Scholars during the fall of their senior year.  Students should also highlight the NH Scholars achievement on their college applications and follow up with the college admissions office to ensure colleges are aware of this honor.  Additionally, high schools are encouraged to add NH Scholars to a student's transcript.  All New Hampshire institutions receive the full roster of NH Scholars students in early spring of their senior year.

April Deadlines


HRCU Annual Scholarship program for seniors! Go to http://www.nhscholars.org for eligibility requirements and to download an application. Deadline to apply is April 9, 2021 

https://www.student-view.com/ - The Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community college or career school. No minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA, no essay required, no lengthy application forms, and no application fees.  Deadline is April 22, 2021.

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundations Scholarship Source is a single on-line application form that automatically matches students to scholarship opportunities for which they qualify. The Foundation will award $5 million to New Hampshire students. You are eligible if you plan to pursue a 2 or 4 year degree or certificate.
Go to http://www.nhcf.org for application details and deadlines.

NHAEOP Scholarship -www.nhaeop.org  -Request by email at info@nhaeop.org -Deadline is April 26, 2021

Jack and Hannah McCarthy Scholarship Opportunity  -https://www.wmcc.edu/north-country-young-writers-festival  -Deadline is April 30, 2021

Manning & Zimmerman Scholarship- www.manningzimmermanlaw.com - - Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to high school students attending a technical / vocational school or four year college. The scholarship will be awarded to those students who best address the question: "Why does the 7th amendment to the US Constitution matter to our system of justice?" As trial attorneys who appear before NH juries, we believe it is critical that out young people understand the meaning of justice and the need to preserve the right to trial by jury as embodied in the Bill of Rights, specifically the 7th Amendment to the US Constitution. We are ever mindful of the words of Thomas Jefferson that 'an education citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people,' and are pleased to make these scholarships available for that purpose. The deadline for submitting an entry is April 15, 2021.


May Deadlines

The McDonough Foundation is a volunteer organization whose sole mission is to provide scholarships for up to four years to young men and women, employed at New Hampshire golf courses, who are attending colleges and universities of their choice for undergraduate studies.  Notes: Anyone working at a golf club for a minimum of 2 seasons is eligible to apply:  http://www.mcdonoughgolf.com/scholarship-information/application-form/  The Application and supporting materials must be received no later than
May 15, 2021
 in order to be considered.

Farmington Historical Society Award

The Farmington Historical Society Awards a Scholarship to a graduating Farmington High School senior, who has demonstrated an appreciation and interest for history. The awardee must be attending an institution of higher education and must either be pursuing a degree in history or the social studies, elementary education, or has previously demonstrated previous civic engagement activities that support and promote the preservation of Farmington history. The scholarship, a minimum of $500, is awarded after demonstrating successful completion of the first semester studies and an intent to continue another semester of those studies.

Class of 2021 Scholarship Applications are due May 28, 2021.

For more information and application, visit https://www.farmingtonnhhistory.org/p/scholarship-program.html.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship:
Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Program grants money to students from New England pursuing their first bachelor's degree. The award is based on financial need and merit, with a strong focus on applicant involvement with community service. For this 2020-2021 academic year awards total $3,500,000 with the average award in the $7,000 range (Scholarships range from $3,000 to $17,000.) Awards are renewable for four years and both high school seniors and college students can apply. The deadline for both is Monday, May 3rd. (Some examples of the demographics for this current academic year are: 58% of awardees were 1st generation to college, 89% of awardees were Pell eligible, and 49% of awardees had 0 EFC.)

Go to the website for more information:   https://phillips-scholarship.org/about-us/


NH Police Association Pipes & Drums Scholarship http://nhpapipesanddrums.com -Deadline is May 15, 2021 by 11:15pm

Fisher Cats Scholar-Athlete Scholarships- Candidates must be planning to enroll in a four-year degree program or planning to attend a local community college or technical school in the fall. Awards will be based on: Academic performance, Athletic achievement & Citizenship. There will be ten 10 scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, that will be awarded to New Hampshire students. The application is now available at www.nhscholars.org   Check website for the deadlines.
 
Abraham Burtman Charity Trust Scholarships are awarded to NH residents who are enrolled full time in undergraduate study and demonstrate financial need. Approximately 35 scholarships will be awarded and competition is from the applicant pool only. SEE GUIDANCE FOR AN APPLICATION. All applications must be received by MAY 10th.

June Deadlines

http://www.animationcareerreview.com - The "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website. Enter Scholarships in the search bar. 

http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com- Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates: a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted