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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 Scholarship Opportunities

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

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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

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


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 to apply.





College of Health and Human Services

Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in a nursing program at a college or university or is a high school student who has been accepted into a school with a nursing program. The winning applicant will provide the best 200-300 word essay on the topic of how nurses can make a difference in people’s lives. The application deadline is August 1, 2014. You can find all the details about the scholarship at:


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 or contact the Concord Hospital Trust at 603-415-6624.








College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Peter T Paul College of Business and Economics



Thompson School of Applied Science





General Scholarships

JobApplicationsOnline scholarship

To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing the complexities of paying your way through college, explain how you are able to manage it, and describe what the process has taught you about personal and financial responsibility. The application deadline is August 9th, 2014, and the scholarship will be awarded August 15th, 2014.  Please go to: for further 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 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 for more information. Scholarship 

In order to be eligible, applicants must submit an essay about the how he/she currently uses the Internet to further their education and professional career? This scholarship is part of a new community outreach initiative we've launched to help promote the use of Internet technology in the classroom.

Deadline is 8/10/14  for information go to


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

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:

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 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: has put aside $6,000 to fund 2014 scholarships.

This is the second year of our scholarship program. For 2014, 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, 2014 and we will be giving away four awards – one for $3000 and three for $1000.


Plushbeds Green/Environmental Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree in an environmental related degree program.  Plushbeds is offering $1000 to an applicant that submits the best essay regarding The Unique Advantages of Living a Green Lifestyle and the Steps to Get There.  Deadline is August 15. Go to  for additional information.


Tutor the People Essay Scholarship

Students must have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay in which you explain your personal story on how you have helped a member of your community achieve a personal or academic goal.  Go to for more information.  Deadline is July 31, 2014. 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


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:

Abbott and Fenner Scholarships

The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.  To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at:

Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?

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 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 for additional information.

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:  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


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





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, 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


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

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

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