Statewide Student Aid Program
New scholarships available
The following Citizens Bank scholarships are now being administered by the Foundation through the Statewide Student Aid Program: Additon Scholarship, Ayer Scholarship, Bartlett Scholarship, Berry Nursing Scholarship, Elwin Cilley Scholarship, Phyllis Hazen Scholarship, Henry C. Lord Scholarship, Lapenta Medical Scholarship, and Wagner-Hosser Scholarship.
When to apply?
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Who should apply?
New Hampshire residents who are:
- Between the ages of 17 and 23 or a graduate student.
- Enrolling full time or half time in a 2-year, 4-year or graduate degree program; (NOT part time).
Students are selected to receive awards based on financial need, academic merit and other non-academic factors such as community service, school activities and work experience. Highest priority is given to students with the fewest financial resources.
Determining financial need
Candidates are required to submit a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) that is the result of filling out the Free Federal Form (FAFSA), which determines what a particular family can reasonably afford for education or the expected family contribution. In addition, finalists will be asked to supply a copy of the financial aid package offered by the institution to be attended.
This is a competitive program. Typically, one award is made for every four applications received. Each year, approximately $1,000,000 is disbursed. with each award ranging from $500 to $3,500. The average award is $1,800.
Applicants will be notified of their status by the end of July.
Please contact the Student Aid Office at 1-800-464-6641.