Financial Aid

Scholarship Resources

 New England Residents:

Epilson Sigma Alpha Scholarships

 Stephen Phillips Memoral Scholarship

  • Requirements: academic excellence, seriousness of purpose, good citizenship and character, a strong work ethic and financial-need requirements.
  • May deadline, many recepients, renewable

 Connecticut:  

 Big Y Scholarships

  • Awards over 300 scholarships each year totaling $250,000. February deadline.
  •  Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank.

Connecticut Scholarships 

Hartford County Residents

 

Maine: 

Fame Maine Scholarship Search  

Foundation for Seacoast Health  

Maine Community Foundation  

Maine Scholarships  

State of Maine Grant Program 

 

Massachusetts: 

 http://www.bigy.com/Community/Scholarships

Awards over 300 scholarships each year totaling $250,000. February deadline.

Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank.

BNY Mellon John L. Bates Scholarship Fund

http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-major/education-scholarships/bny-mellon-john-l-bates-scholarship-fund/

Must be an education major, April deadline 

Contact: June Kfoury McNeil, Vice President
BNY Mellon
One Boston Place, 024-0084
Boston, MA 02108
(617)722-3891  

Boston Mensa Scholarship

  • Permanent resident in Boston area, 3 scholarships given, essay contest

Edward Bangs Kelley and Elza Kelley Foundation Inc.  

            Contact: P.O. Drawer M, Hyannis, MA 02601-1412 

 

General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Massachusetts

http://www.gfwcma.org/scholarships.html 

Mass Scholarships  

Mass Scholarship Government Search  

Western Massachusetts Resident

 

Massachusetts Hospital Research and Educational Association (MHREA)

C/o Massachusetts Hospital Association

5 New England Executive Park

Burlington, MA 01803-5096

Attn: Patricia Noga

Senior Director, Clinical Affairs

  • See the Financial Aid office for more details/ application

New Hampshire:

Altrusa International of Laconia, NH

    • For female students continuing their education in a health program, business degree program, or education degree program in New Hampshire
    • Must show leadership through school and community activities
    • Attain high academic achievement, must demonstrate financial need

Altrusa International of Meredith, NH

  • This scholarship is geared to the “non-traditional” student 23 years of age or older. Scholarships are intended for any of the following:
    • Individuals upgrading their job skills or acquiring skills for job entry. (For example, but not limited to - LNA programs, recertification programs, cosmetology programs.)
    • Candidates enrolled for a minimum of three college credits at any accredited facility.
    • Graduate students
    • Applicants living or working in one of the following New Hampshire towns: Meredith, Moultonborough, Center Harbor, New Hampton or Sandwich.

Claire Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund - Nursing 

College Equals Opportunity (CEO) Scholarship 

Foundation for Seacoast Health   

Hollis Women's Club Alternative Scholarship
 Requirements: NH resident, woman, over 21, financial need, academic achievement. April deadline.

Meredith Rotary Club Non-traditional Scholarship 

Contact:  The Rotary Club of Meredith
                PO Box 1210
                Meredith, NH 03253
                603-279-7600 

Michael L. Briggs Memorial Scholarship-  $2,000 

Created to honor Officer Michael L. Briggs, this Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is pursuing a career in law enforcement.

 

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 

Largest private scholarship source for NH students. Distributes about 3 million dollars every year.

New Hampshire Mayflower Society Scholarship Program

  • If you are a college senior, junior, sophomore, freshman or high school senior accepted to a two or four year college, or are accepted/enrolled in an advanced degree program, you may be eligible for a New Hampshire Mayflower Society Memorial Scholarship.
  • Two or more five hundred dollar ($500) awards are made annually.

New Hampshire Rehabilitation Association  

NH Scholarships 

 

NH 93 Scholarship Search

https://www.nhheaf.org/index.asp?page=events_nh93_application
Great resource, allows you to search for scholarships in NH by specific criteria.

New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics Scholarship
Roberta Kieronski, President-Elect
NHTM
15 Redwing Rd
Concord, NH 03301 

Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Scholars Program 

            Application in Financial Aid Office

Take It To the Bank Scholarship    

Minimal information needed, no essay, three awards of $1,000 given monthly. Drawn at random.

Wilbur L. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship - 1 scholarship worth $1000

The recipient of this award must be pursing an education in the field of business management, marketing, accounting, finance, computer science or human resources.

 

New York: 

Scholarships for New York State Resident 

 

Rhode Island:  

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship   
 Deadline: April

Anna Louise McInerney Fund

  •  Providence resident 

Bristol Children’s Home Scholarship   

  •  Bristol Resident  

Carl W. Christiansen Scholarship

  •  RI Resident studying accounting or something similar 

Catherine T. Murray Scholarship 

  •  RI Resident with significant disability  

Chopin Club Scholarship  

  • Have to be a member of Chopin Club 
  • Chopin Club
    (401) 884-0669 

Constant Memorial Scholarship

  • Aquidneck Island residents – Art or Music student 

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

 

Frederick J. Benson Scholarship 

  • Block Island resident 

George P. and Anna M. Flynn Scholarship 

  • St. Mary of the Bay Church  - have to be a parishioner
    (401) 245-7000 

Jennie M. Kiernan Scholarship

  •  Resident of Blackstone Valley 

Mary C. Pucci Scholarship  

  • Individuals pursuing career in healthcare with focus on direct patient care

Miss Swinburne Scholarship  

  • Newport County resident 

RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications

  • RI Minority Student studying communications 

Rhode Island Scholarship Search 

 RI Scholarships

United Italian American Inc. Scholarship                                                                              

Urban League of RI Scholarship 

Urban League—Dir. of Education and Training
(401) 351-5000 

Vermont: 

Alicia Shanks Memorial Scholarship 

  • Applicant must be a resident of Vermont enrolled in their junior or senior year of a bachelor's degree in elementary education at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

Amy Lowenstein Scholarship  

  • Must reside in Addison County. Need and merit based. March deadline.

Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society Scholarship 

  • Applicant must be a resident of one of the following Vermont towns: Andover, Ascutney, Athens, Baltimore, Bellows Falls, Bridge water, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Hartland, Londonderry, Ludlow, Perkinsville, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, Rockingham, Saxton's River, Springfield, Weathersfield, Westminster, Weston, West Windsor, Windsor, or Woodstock. Academic achievement and community involvement must be demonstrated.

 

Blittersdorf Family Scholarship  

  • Applicant must be a college junior or senior residing in Orleans County

Burlington Business and Professional Women’s Organization Scholarship

  •   Applicant must be a resident of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, or Lamoille county, VT who is the head of a single-parent family

Chittenden Bank Scholarship  

  •  Applicant must be a Chittenden County resident who shows exceptional promise in their program of academic study.

Don and Peg Arnold Scholarship  

  •  Applicant must be a resident of one of the following towns in Vermont: Benson, Castleton, Cornwall, Hubbardton, Orwell, Shoreham, Sudbury, or Whiting. Academic achievement, financial need and community involvement must be demonstrated.

Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship  

  •  Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in licensed practical nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, registered nursing, speech language pathology, or social work at an accredited school. Financial need and intent to work in Vermont for two years must be demonstrated. 

Frank M. and Olive Gilman Foundation

http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/frank-m-and-olive-f-gilman-foundation-scholarship/2019071/

  •  Applicant must be a graduate from one of the following Orange County or Windsor County high schools: Black River, Blue Mountain Union, Chelsea Public, Green Mountain Union, Hartford, Mid Vermont Christian, Oxbow, Randolph Union, Rochester, Sharon, South Royalton, Springfield, Thetford, Whitcomb, Williamstown, Windsor, or Woodstock. Financial need and school/community involvement must be demonstrated.

Helen J. Switzer Nursing Scholarship  
Applicant must be a resident of Windham County, VT who will enroll in a nursing program (LPN, AS, RN, BSN) 

Hidegard Durfee Scholarship (Undergraduate and Graduate)  
 Applicant must be a resident of Winham County, VT who can demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

Jean Andrews Nursing Scholarship 

http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-state/vermont-scholarships/jean-andrews-nursing-scholarship/
 Reside in Addison County

John Hudson Savage Memorial Scholarship  

Junior League of Champlain Valley Scholarship 

Kittredge Coddington Memorial Scholarship  

Newton H. Baker Scholarship  

Norwich Women’s Club Scholarship  

Patrick and Judith McHugh Scholarship  

Paul Gallagher Entrepreneurial Scholarship  

 Phillips and Alice Angell Eastern Star Scholarship  

Remo and Donna Pizzagalli Family Scholarship  

Scholarships for Vermonters  

 Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Mary Jeffords Mills 

Sister Elizabeth Candon Scholarship  

Taini Mae Kinney Scholarship  

 Terry Albee Memorial Scholarship  

Upper Valley Scholarship  

Vermont Healthcare Human Resources Association Scholarship 

 
Vermont State Grange Alice Cossingham Scholarship 

 
VSAC Board of Directors Scholarship (Bette Matkowski) 

 
VSAC Board of Directors Scholarship (Jon F. Ratti) 

 
VSAC Board of Directors Scholarship (Joseph Boutin) 

 
VT/NH Direct Marketing Group Scholarship 

 

 

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