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College of Liberal Arts
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
College of Health and Human Services
College of Life Science and Agriculture
Peter T Paul College of Business and Economics

Thompson School of Applied Science
Graduate School
General Scholarships
Need-Based Scholarships
Military Scholarships
Regional Scholarships
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Scholarships for Women
Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students
Scholarships for Minorities
Scholarships for High School Students

College of Liberal Arts 

The Connecticut Professional Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists through its “Bob Eddy Scholarship Program” is offering awards to undergraduate students pursuing careers in journalism.  Students must be Connecticut residents entering their junior or senior year.  The application deadline is April 1, 2014; applications can be found at www.connecticutspj.org

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship:  Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration.  Deadline April 30, 2014.  Essay topic and details found at www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

 

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

 

“ASCO Numatics” will award two merit-based scholarships of $5,000 each to exceptional undergraduate and graduate engineering students pursuing careers in manufacturing, processing, or other industrial automation related disciplines.  Students must be entering their junior or senior year in a four-year undergraduate degree program or enrolled in a graduate program.  Students must have at least a 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be a U.S. Citizen or legal resident.  Go to www.asconumatics.com/applyThe scholarship deadline is March 31.

The “Orazio DiMauro Foundation Scholarship” This Foundation, established in 1982, was formed to honor Orazio DiMauro by his widow Mrs. Orazio DiMauro.  The conditions of the Foundation require that all recipients of the scholarships be residents of Bridgeport, Ct or the surrounding towns (Fairfield, Easton, Monroe, Trumbull, Shelton, Stratford, Ansonia, Derby, Seymour and Milford).  The scholarships will be awarded up to $2,000.   Request an application by writing to: The Orazio DiMauro Foundation, 11 Greenacres Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611 OR by email to ifidi@aol.com.  April 15th is the deadline to make requests for application.

 

 

 

 

College of Health and Human Services

www.ffsh.org

Scholarship Program

The Foundation for Seacoast Health awards scholarships ranging from $1000 to $5000 each year. Candidates must be pursuing a health-related field of study in a degree program in an accredited institution of learning. Scholarship awards only may be used for tuition, books, health insurance, educational fees, and course related medical equipment.

Awards are based on academic achievement, community service, and dedication to health related field of study.  Financial need will be considered if optional additional financial information on Page 3 of the application is completed.

Deadline:  March 1, 2014

The Concord Hospital Trust Scholarship

Scholarships are available to deserving students pursuing nursing careers.  Funds are also available on a limited basis to students pursuing careers in qualifying fields of allied health care.  Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, academic merit, personal character and other criteria.  Students who live within Concord Hospital’s primary service area, have graduated from a high school within the service area, or who have lived within the service area for one year are eligible to apply.  Up to $3,000 may be awarded to deserving students.

For more information about the Scholarship Fund, the eligibility requirements or to apply, go to www.ch-trust.org or contact the Concord Hospital Trust at 603-415-6624.

  

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

 

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship:  Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration.  Deadline April 30, 2014.  Essay topic and details found at www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

 

College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Peter T Paul College of Business and Economics

 

 

GreenPal Scholarship

GreenPal Scholarship

 

GreenPal Scholarship

The purpose of the GreenPal Small Business Scholarship is to assist a motivated, driven student and future business leader.  If you currently run a small business while attending college or have a small business idea to start while you plan to attend college, you should apply for the GreenPal scholarship.

Applicants must be graduating High School Senior Class in 2014 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner.
Applicant must have a declared major in the college of Business.
Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States.

DEADLINE for scholarship applications is May 30th, 2014.

Visit http://yourgreenpal.com/scholarship for more information

Thompson School of Applied Science

The "Melvin E. Jenkins Scholarship" is in recognition of Jenkin's twin professions of Forestry and Land Surveying and in recognition of his work to support the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association and to improve the profession of Land Surveying in the State of New Hampshire. It is limited to a second year student from New Hampshire enrolled in the Thompson School of Applied Science Forestry program who has shown serious interest, capability, and outstanding accomplishment in forestry courses, and who plans to make the profession of land surveying his or her career.

 

Applications can be found at www.nhlsa.org.  The applications must be returned by November 1, 2013 to NHLSF, PO Box 689, Raymond, NH 03077, Attention: Scholarship Chair.

 

 

The "Allen W. Plumb Scholarship" is in recognition of Plumb's twin professions of Forestry and Land Surveying and in recognition of his work to support the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association and to improve the profession of Land Surveying in the State of New Hampshire. It is limited to a second, third or fourth year student from New Hampshire in a Forestry program (either a two-year or four-year curriculum) who has shown serious interest, capability, and outstanding accomplishment in surveying courses, and who plans to make the profession of land surveying his or her career.

 

Applications can be found at www.nhlsa.org.  The applications must be returned by November 1, 2013 to NHLSF, PO Box 689, Raymond, NH 03077, Attention: Scholarship Chair.

 

The "Allen W. Plumb Scholarship" is in recognition of Plumb's twin professions of Forestry and Land Surveying and in recognition of his work to support the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association and to improve the profession of Land Surveying in the State of New Hampshire. It is limited to a second, third or fourth year student from New Hampshire in a Forestry program (either a two-year or four-year curriculum) who has shown serious interest, capability, and outstanding accomplishment in surveying courses, and who plans to make the profession of land surveying his or her career.

 

Applications can be found at www.nhlsa.org.  The applications must be returned by November 1, 2013 to NHLSF, PO Box 689, Raymond, NH 03077, Attention: Scholarship Chair.

 

The "E.N. Roberts Scholarship" is in recognition of Robert's twin professions of Engineering and Land Surveying and in recognition of his work to improve the profession of Land Surveying in the State of New Hampshire. It is limited to a second, third or fourth year student from New Hampshire in a four-year curriculum in Civil Engineering or a two-year curriculum in Civil Technology or Surveying who has shown serious interest, capability, and outstanding accomplishment in surveying courses, and who plans to make the profession of land surveying his or her career.

 

Applications can be found at www.nhlsa.org.  The applications must be returned by November 1, 2013 to NHLSF, PO Box 689, Raymond, NH 03077, Attention: Scholarship Chair.

 

 

Graduate School


General Scholarships

 

ItaliaRail Scholarship

For student studying abroad in Italy, 2 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the fall semester.  The application deadline is May 31, 2014.  Go to http://www.italiarail.com/scholarship to apply.

eRubbermaid.com Scholarship

This scholarship requires you to choose an innovation in the waste management or cleaning/sanitation industry, describe its importance and write an essay (500-1000 words).  Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, college freshman or college sophomore, you must be a U.S. citizen and be entering fall semester before your 23rd birthday.

Submit your essay in a word document to scholarships@eRubbermaid.com.  When naming your file, make sure that you include your name in the file name.  The application deadline is June 30th, 2014

 

GetDirectTV.com Broadcast Your Aspirations Scholarship

Eligibility: All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Academic Requirements: All applicants must be either: (1) a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2013, and June 1, 2014, who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in fall 2014, or (2) a student enrolled during the 2013-14 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

   

Global Trade Specialists Scholarship Contest

 

The history of China’s economic and social revolution has had a great impact on the global economy. For this scholarship, we want students to write a book report on China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power written by Rob Glifford. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. These book reports will be judged on how well the student can understand the key idea put forth in the book. For more information, visit the following webpage: http://www.mgtrading.com/scholarship/  Scholarship award $1000   Deadline August 31, 2014

Merit Group Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Any student (or parent of a student) that is a legal resident of the United States and is currently enrolled or will be enrolled the next school year in a trade-school, college, or university program is eligible to apply.

Deadline: The first of each month

 

TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship

Eligibility: High school seniors and current college students across the country who are attending or accepted to a federally accredited four-year college, university or graduate program. 2013 entry period opens April 1, 2013.

Deadline: Entry period is limited to the first 3,000 entries

Varsity Tutors Scholarship

Eligibility: Current high school student planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution or current college student in the U.S.

Deadline: The 15th of every month

 

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Public Service Award The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.

To apply, please develop a proposal for public service in this country or abroad. The proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good. It can be undertaken by yourself alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations.

For more information, please review the Samuel Huntington Fund FAQs (pdf).

To Apply Please complete and mail in an application form (pdf) by January 18, 2014. Your application should also include a one-page cover sheet, proposal, budget, transcript, resume, and three letters of recommendation.

 

WyzAnt College Scholarships
Students may compete for $15,000 in total scholarships, based on essay submissions answering the question,"If you could teach everyone in the world one thing, what would it be?" Twenty finalists will be selected, with three students winning prizes. Using email and social media, students can reach out to friends and family to get votes for their essay. Finalists will be determined by popular vote!

Eligibility: The contest is open to any student planning to be enrolled in a four-year college between August 2014 and November 2016.
Prizes: Three scholarships will be awarded. First place is worth $10,000, second place $3,000 and third place $2,000.
Deadline: The deadline for essays is May 1, 2014. (Winners will be announced June 11, 2014.)

Complete rules can be found at our website: http://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/

NHAEMT EMS MEMORIAL SITE COMPETITION

 

Overview and History 

 

In 2012, an EMS Memorial Committee was established with the support of The NH Association of EMT’s (NHAEMT), NH EMS Honor Guard, NH Paramedic Association, NH Ambulance Association, NH State Firemen’s Association, and the Muddy Angels. The committee embarked on a plan to establish and oversee the design and construction of a monument that commemorates and acknowledges Emergency Medical Service (EMS) members who have died in the line of duty (LODD). The selected site of the memorial is adjacent to the Fallen Firefighters Memorial at the NH Fire Academy on Smokey Bear Blvd., Concord, New Hampshire.

 

Competition Requirements

This is a call for entries for the open competition intended to generate the design concept for the above referenced monument / memorial.    This competition is open to all interested High School Seniors, College Students and other interested parties.  Interested persons may request an entry packet from the EMS Memorial Committee by contacting Christine Beres, Secretary NHAEMT, bereschristine@gmail.com or NHAEMT, PO Box 2951, Concord, NH 03302; (603) 520-9035 (cell phone).

 

Each submission must include a typed one (1) page description of the design intention.  The description must include the location, size, and construction materials to be used at the designated site. The text shall be no smaller than 11-point font, single-spaced with 1” margins on all sides.  In addition, the entry should also include up to two (2) 24” x 36” presentation boards including images, drawings, and text to depict the conceptual design and any specific details to communicate the intention of the memorial. 

 

Need-Based Scholarships

Skrungloo Farm, Inc Aid Program

Skrungloo Farm, Inc is a private foundation established in 1986.  Each year Skrungloo Farm, Inc accepts applications for scholarships from students who are legal residents of United States, residing in New Hampshire.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic merit, and other non-academic factors such as community service, school activities and work experience.  Highest priority is given to students who reside in the following geographic areas, listed in order of priority: Sandwich, Center Harbor, Moultonboro, Carroll County, Belknap County, and then the entire state of N.H.  Application deadline is March 1.

To receive an application call 603-225-7170 or 800-262-8112 or email at: skrungloofarm@biancopa.com

 

Military Scholarships

Tillman Military Scholarship

 

The Pat Tillman Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the annual application process for the Tillman Military Scholarship. As a supplement to the Post 9-11 GI Bill, the scholarship covers direct study-related expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living stipend, for eligible service members, veterans or military spouses who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degrees as full-time students at a public or private, US-based accredited institution. The application for the 2014-2015 academic year will remain open until Thursday, March 6, 2014 www.PatTillmanFoundation.org/scholarship.

 

Regional Scholarships

www.ffsh.org

Scholarship Program

The Foundation for Seacoast Health awards scholarships ranging from $1000 to $5000 each year. Candidates must be pursuing a health-related field of study in a degree program in an accredited institution of learning. Scholarship awards only may be used for tuition, books, health insurance, educational fees, and course related medical equipment.

Awards are based on academic achievement, community service, and dedication to health related field of study.  Financial need will be considered if optional additional financial information on Page 3 of the application is completed.

Deadline:  March 1, 2014

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Scholarships for Women

Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Job-Applications.com, out of Canton, Ohio, is providing a scholarship for working parents to help pay for school. Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. There is no fee for the application. To apply, students must simply write a 600-1000 word essay on balancing parenthood, working, and excelling in school. The application deadline is December 15th, 2013, and the scholarship will be awarded December 20th, 2013. Here is the page if you want to take a closer look:  http://www.job-applications.com/scholarships/

Scholarships for Minorities

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, which serves government finance professionals throughout those countries, is pleased to announce the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship and the Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship. 

 

In 1993, the GFOA's executive board voted to create the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship to recognize and encourage outstanding minority students enrolled in a course of study preparing for a career in state or local government finance. The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship competition is for minority students of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management) at the upper-division undergraduate or graduate level.  One scholarship of $6,000 is available for award in 2014.  The Minorities Scholarship is funded by Tyler Technologies.

 

In 1987, the GFOA’s executive board voted to create a Government Accounting  Scholarship to recognize outstanding performance in accounting studies and to encourage careers in state and local government.  The Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship competition is for undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full-time in a university or college preparing for a career in state and local government finance in the United States or Canada.  Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded.  Two scholarships of $6,000 each are available for award in 2014.

  

Candidates for these scholarships should have a superior record of academic achievement and/or job performance and show promise of completion of their studies at a high level of performance.  In addition, candidates should have plans to pursue a career in state or local government finance.

 

Candidates are asked to complete an application (available under “student opportunities” at our website www.gfoa.org) and to submit it to their academic advisor, or the department chair together with the required supporting materials.  It is requested that the academic advisor or department chair prepare a letter of recommendation and send it, along with the application form and the candidate's supporting materials, in a single envelope, to:

 

Government Finance Officers Association

Scholarship Committee

203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700

Chicago, Illinois 60601-1210

 

All applications must be postmarked no later than February 21, 2014.  The winner will be informed, and the award publicly announced, by April 22, 2014.  The scholarship recipient will be invited to attend the GFOA’s annual conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 18-21, 2014.  This includes a complementary annual conference registration, transportation costs to Chicago, and hotel accommodations.

 

Scholarships for High School Students

UNH Title IV Code: 002589
Financial Aid Deadline: March 1

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