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Students applying for any external (outside) scholarships can receive support from the Office of National Fellowships, which also maintains a database of external scholarships.

Current Outside Scholarship Opportunities

 

This information is the most current available. Check back regularly for updated scholarship listings.

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Click on the link on each scholarship title for scholarship information.

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 Miller Law Offices wants to support older people who are trying to improve their skills and self-sufficiency by going back to school. We are offering two $1,000 scholarships to help make that happen for 2 people every year.  The scholarship can be used for any school related expenses, such as tuition and books.  To apply, write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school after age 50. What have you learned as an older American that has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student? Defend & explain your answer.  Submission must be received by January 1, 2015  go to http://www.philliphmiller.com/scholarship/ for additional information.

 

 

ProjectManager.com Scholarship  Students enrolled (or committed to attend) a two year, four year, or a graduate program are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  The deadline is December 15, 2014 visit http://www.projectmanager.com/scholarship.php for additional information.

 

 

Car Covers Scholarship This scholarship is available to both undergraduate and graduate students.  The $1,000 will be awarded for the best essay on “How to Make Your Car Last Forever”.  Email your essay to scholarships@carcovers.com, the deadline is December 15, 2014.  Go to http://www.carcovers.com/resources/scholarship/index.html for additional information.

 CompareCards Scholarship  offers a monthly $2,500 scholarship to a student in need who can answer a series of trivia questions.  The scholarship page is: http://www.comparecards.com/scholarship-award

 

 

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

 

Hartford Technology Rental

This scholarship is to provide assistance to two junior or senior level students who are studying in Information Technology with a focus on mobile technology application writing.  The scholarship of $1000 is for a U.S. Citizen, enrolled full-time who demonstrates financial need. The deadline is November 30, 2014. Go to http://www.hartfordrents.com/scholarship to apply.

National Physical Science Consortium

This scholarship provides a two phase, 6 year fellowship.  The initial support is for two or three years, depending on the employer-sponsor.  Students typically apply in their senior year.  the deadline for the application is 11/30/14, visit http://www.npsc.org for additional information.

 

 

 

College of Health and Human Services

RNtoBSNOnlineProgram.com scholarship program will award $500 to a student who values saving money and gaining an education. You will need to complete an application, and submit an essay (400+ words) on why you want to pursue a career in nursing. Entry deadline is July 31st 2015.


 

The Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award is for those who have demonstrated a commitment to the community in regards to healthcare and social assistance and intend to apply those experiences to a future career in the social work field. Open to applicants with fewer than 90 credit hours towards their current degree. Please fill out the downloadable application on: http://www.seniorplanning.org/senior-planning-social-work-eldercare-award/.

 

 

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.

  

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship Five $1,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in Gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration.  Deadline April 15.  Essay and topic details found at www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

 

 

College of Life Sciences and Agriculture


Margaret D. Bell Memorial Scholarship Fund students who are pursuing an Associate’s Degree as a Veterinary Assistant or a Doctorate of Veterinary and who plans to be employed ion the Monadnock Region of NH.  Application can be found at the Monadnock Humane Society website http://monadnockhumanesociety.org/community-resources/bell-scholarship-page

 

Peter T Paul College of Business and Economics

 

401K Business Financing Scholarship

Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum on the topic "What are the benefits of using funds in your 401k, IRA or other retirement account to finance your business or franchise?” A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded; this money can be used toward tuition or books.  Submission deadline is December 15, 2014.   Apply at:http://www.mysolo401k.net/benefits-using-401k-to-fund-business-franchise-scholarship.html

 

Entrepreneurs Change Lives 2015 Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an undergraduate in the Business School.  The winning applicant will provide the best 200-300 word essay on how entrepreneurship can bring awareness and action to social issues.  The application deadline is August 1, 2015. go to http://www.livingspinal.com/Living-Spinals-Entrepreneurs_change_livesScholarship2/290.htm for more information.


FormSwift Scholarship In order to win this $1,000 contest you need to either write a one-page business plan, make a brief powerpoint or make a two minute video about specific topics related to FormSwift product.  Go to http://formswift.com/start-upscholarship for additional information.

 

GMR Web Team Marketing Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship which is offered every semester (deadlines 1/3 and 7/30) for a full time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA Requirements are: Imagine that you're the business owner of a luggage brand that is about to launch nationwide. You already have an existing e-commerce website but no digital marketing strategy.  Write the marketing plan in a word document and describe what steps you would take to market the business and back it up with logical reasoning.  The winning marketing plan will be featured on the GMR Web Team's blog.  Contact schoalrship@gmrwebteam.com with any questions that you have.

 

 

Thompson School of Applied Science

 

 

 

Margaret D. Bell Memorial Scholarship Fund students who are pursuing an Associate’s Degree as a Veterinary Assistant or a Doctorate of Veterinary and who plans to be employed ion the Monadnock Region of NH.  Application can be found at the Monadnock Humane Society website http://monadnockhumanesociety.org/community-resources/bell-scholarship-page

 


 

 

 

General Scholarships

 Attorney Marketing Scholarship Students interested in this scholarship need to write a 500-1000 word essay on how you've used your knowledge in computer science, mathematics, science or engineering to overcome a personal challenge, either on or off campus.  Students need to have a GPA of 3.0 or better and submit their achievement by June 30, 2015.  You can find more information at http://www.attorneymarketingnetwork.com/scholarship/


Student Fitness Scholarship Award You are required to complete a fitness/health survey and submit a copy of your academic transcript.  In order to apply go to http://www.steroidal.com/scholarship/index.html.


Highrises.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship each spring and fall semester.  The deadline for spring is February 28, 2015 and fall is August 31, 2015.  You must submit an essay on how green condominiums can help residents reduce their carbon footprint.  Go to http://www.highrises.com/scholarship.php for additional information.

 

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship  Entrants must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.  The entrant with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship.  Deadline is February 18, 2015.  Go to http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

 

Paint Your Life is offering a $1000 scholarship to the student who wins their essay contest.  You must write a 500 word essay on what inspires you.  Scholarship deadline is April 3, 2015.  Go to https://www.paintyourlife.com/scholarship for entry information.

 

Fischer & Van Thiel Scholarship This scholarship for $1,000 is made available to a first year student for fall 2015.  Application information can be found at http://fischervanthiellaw.com/scholarship-application/  the deadline for this fund is July 1, 2015.

 


FormSwift Scholarship To win the $1,000 award you need to either write a one-page business plan, make a brief powerpoint or make a two-minute video about using Formswift.  Go to http://formswift.com/startup-scholarship to see what specific topics and other eligibility criteria.


The Marks Law Group Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship is available to help defray first-year expenses for students that will be attending fall 2015.  Scholarship deadline is July 1, 2015.  Information about application can be seen at http://markslawgroup.com/scholarship-application

 

The Miller Law Offices wants to support older people who are trying to improve their skills and self-sufficiency by going back to school. We are offering two $1,000 scholarships to help make that happen for 2 people every year.  The scholarship can be used for any school related expenses, such as tuition and books.  To apply, write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school after age 50. What have you learned as an older American that has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student? Defend & explain your answer.  Submission must be received by January 1, 2015  go to http://www.philliphmiller.com/scholarship/ for additional information.

Car Covers Scholarship This scholarship is available to both undergraduate and graduate students.  The $1,000 will be awarded for the best essay on “How to Make Your Car Last Forever”.  Email your essay to scholarships@carcovers.com, the deadline is December 15, 2014.  Go to http://www.carcovers.com/resources/scholarship/index.html for additional information.

 

Belly Go Round an online retailer of preowned maternity clothes, will be awarding 2 $500 Scholarship per year to a college student working towards a career in child development, OBGYN or labor delivery nursing or teaching. You don’t need to write a long winded essay or fill out any long application forms to apply. Just send BellyGoRound.com a short reply with your basic contact info and why you chose the profession you are working towards for your chance to win $500 towards school. 

Deadline for Jan 15 award is Dec 31st of the previous year

Deadline for July 15 award is Jun 30 of the current year

Visit http://www.bellygoround.com/pages/scholarship for more information.

 

Cash Store Scholarship

The Cash Store, in partnership with Scholarship America, will be offering five individual $1,000 scholarships for people who are continuing their college education. We encourage everyone who is furthering their college education to apply for our scholarships.

Application Period: September 2014 - October 2014

Find out more information at http://www.cashstore.com/scholarship

 

Lamber-Goodnow Scholarship

Lamber-Goodnow, an Arizona law firm is sponsoring 6 scholarships.  These are available for different degrees, each for $1,000 each. Students pursuing Medical degrees would be eligible for some of their scholarships.

The deadline for each of these is December 1st. Information about the scholarships available can be found on their website: http://lambergoodnow.com/scholarships/


LA Tutors Scholarship 

A monthly chance to win a $500 scholarship.  This scholarship requires you to write an essay describing the goal of an innovative project that you have designed which makes a difference in the lives of others.

Go to http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship to find more information.

 

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Entrants must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.  The entrant with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into a card to be sold.  For additional information go to:  http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm.

 

 

DietSpotlight.com has put aside $6,000 to fund 2015 scholarships.

This is the second year of our scholarship program. For 2015, we are offering an essay contest where students can share their ideas on the relationship between body weight and self-esteem.  The application deadline is December 31, 2015 and we will be giving away four awards – one for $3000 and three for $1000.

 

IMIN.com Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship requires students to submit an essay on the topic ‘Do coupons influence your purchasing decisions…why, or why not?’  The scholarship deadline is December 31, 2014; apply at http://www.imin.com/college-scholarship/?inf_contact_key=563e60dacfa3908465c2a1aa31ebac433a1275342f4137d43b48739f11f9bb05.

 

401K Business Financing Scholarship

Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum on the topic "What are the benefits of using funds in your 401k, IRA or other retirement account to finance your business or franchise?” A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded; this money can be used toward tuition or books.  Submission deadline is December 15, 2014.   Apply at:http://www.mysolo401k.net/benefits-using-401k-to-fund-business-franchise-scholarship.html

 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarships

The A&F Scholarship will be awarding a $1000 to this years scholarship winner. The scholarship deadline is June 15, 2015.  Students should submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of Abbott and Fenners' website http://www.abbotandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

 

Global English Editing Scholarship

We are offering an annual scholarship of $1500 to the leading student that outlines the contribution they intend to make to American society after graduation. Students must outline this in 200 words or less. 

The scholarship homepage is located at http://geediting.com/about/scholarship-program/. All the terms and conditions of the scholarship are located here.  Scholarship deadline November 21

 

Foxytote’s Fashion Corner Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Deadline July 31, 2014.  You must write an essay answering the following question: The fashion industry thrives by setting trends and cultivating new ones.  How do you determine which fashion trends best display who you are as a person and in which way or ways do you leverage the power of the internet to find that true you within all the noise?  Go to www.foxytoet.net/scholarship for additional information.

 

LaMantia Law Firm Single Parent Scholarship The deadline for this $1000 is July 27, 2015.  In order to qualify a student must be accepted into an undergraduate, graduate or law school for the fall 2015. Also, complete an application and an essay, submit your most recent transcript and proof of legal residency.  For application and additional information go to http://www.charlestonscdivorce.com/scholarship.


NHAEMT EMS MEMORIAL SITE COMPETITION

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. 

 

POSGuys Scholarship $500 annual scholarship application available between November 15th - March 10th each year. Find where to send transcript and additional information at   https://posguys.com/scholarship/

 

Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship is offering $5,000 for an enrolled college student.  Students need to submit a 500-700 word essay.  The topic is 'As an entrepreneur, what do you believe the greatest barriers to entry are for starting a business, and how would you or do you try to overcome these to be successful.  Deadline April 30th, 2015.


 

 

 

 

Need-Based Scholarships

 

 

Military Scholarships

 

 

Regional Scholarships

 Neil and Louise Tillotson Scholarship Fund This scholarship is for students from Coos County, NH and surrounding communities in northeaster VT enrolled in an associates or bachelors degree program. Scholarship will range between $2000 - $6000 per year depending on financial need.  For more information go to http://www.nhcf.org/02-grants--scholarship/for- students/apply-for-scholarship/for-students--apply--tillotson-scholarship

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Scholarships for Women

 

Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

 

Scholarships for Minorities

 

 

Scholarships for High School Students

 

 

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