Louise Tillotson Teaching Professional Development Scholarship

The Louise Tillotson Teaching Professional Development Scholarship program strives to raise public awareness about the value of excellence in education and to retain good teachers in New Hampshire’s North Country and Essex County, VT. The scholarship program assists educators in meeting their continuing education and professional development goals. The scholarship was established in 2006 by Louise Tillotson, a self-made businesswoman, wife of Neil Tillotson (founder of the Tillotson Corporation and former owner of The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel), and resident of Dixville Notch.

  • Eligibility

    Any kindergarten through 12-grade public school teacher who works in New Hampshire’s North Country region (upper Grafton and Carroll Counties and Coos County) and in Essex County, VT is eligible to apply. Preference is given to teachers in Coos County public schools.

  • Grant amount

    Applicants can request up to $1,000. Scholarship funds can be used for continuing education and professional development expenses, as well as workshops, tuition, and conferences in support of professional development.

  • Application deadline

    Friday, April 27, 2018, 5:00 pm Eastern time

APPLICATION AND GRANT PROCESS

Step 1

Learn more about the program and determine eligibility. 

Step 2

Log in or create new profile on ScholarshipSource.

In 2016, the Louise Tillotson Teaching Professional Development Scholarship application moved online to ScholarshipSource. Simply go to ScholarshipSource and sign in or click on “first-time users create account” to create an account.

Step 3

Complete online application by Friday, April 27, 2018, 5:00 pm Eastern time.

Step 4

Invitation for a personal interview.

A volunteer advisory committee and members of the Foundation staff review scholarship applications. A number of finalists may be contacted and interviewed.

Step 5

Receive funding.

If you are selected, you will be notified in May.

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Jean Clarke
  • Jean Clarke
  • Senior Tillotson Program Associate