Scholarship honors a NH legend
March 27, 2023
The John Harrigan Memorial Scholarship Fund will help New Hampshire students who are studying Journalism and/or Environmental Science or Policy.
NH student aims to make mental health counseling more accessible
March 2, 2023
Grace Wirein of Dublin is pursuing her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Boston College with help from a Foundation scholarship. Her goals: to become a licensed mental health counselor and psychologist working with adolescents and young adults, in particular with Asian American populations.
‘I want to be able to provide for my children’
February 15, 2023
Felicia Fekay of Whitefield is doing the work she loves. She became a licensed practical nurse with help from Charitable Foundation scholarships and plans to continue her studies and become a registered nurse.
A week-long job shadow leads to a career path
December 29, 2022
With help from a Charitable Foundation scholarship, Joshua Williams is studying at Lakes Region Community College, majoring in Electrical Systems Maintenance and Installation and Electrical Power and Control Technologies. He plans four more years of study for an electrician journeyman’s license, then to earn his master electrician’s certification. He dreams of starting his own business.
She found her career path in a tidepool
November 30, 2022
Adrianna George of Milford is studying Animal Science and Marine Biology at UNH with help from a Charitable Foundation scholarship.
Medallion Fund helps pave the way for careers
November 10, 2022
Steven Martinez of Manchester is entering his fourth year of schooling to become a licensed plumbing contractor, while working as a plumber's apprentice.
Standout Concord High athlete is now first in family to attend college
October 18, 2022
Hamza Abdulrahman is attending college with help from a Foundation scholarship. His scholarship is from the Elizabeth I. Bickel Scholarship fund — which was created by a woman whose own family had emigrated to America, and always found ways to help the next waves of immigrants following behind them.
From journalist to firefighter/EMT
October 11, 2022
Career change: Meghan Foley used to cover local emergencies as a reporter. Now she responds to them as a firefighter and EMT. With help from a Charitable Foundation scholarship, Meghan is studying Fire Science at Lakes Region Community College in Laconia.
Class Gift of 2021 helped jump-start college careers
October 3, 2022
Read the final report on the Class Gift to the Class of 2021, including implications for New Hampshire, lessons from neighboring states — and how additional investment in community college for students could benefit New Hampshire students, workforce, economy and communities.
Equitable access through homegrown career pathways
September 13, 2022
‘I didn’t know these doors were open to me.’ Partner post from Reaching Higher NH about how schools are promoting equitable access through homegrown career pathways.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation announces five scholarship recipients for the Bill and Esther Levy Scholarship Fund
June 17, 2022
The Bill and Esther Levy Scholarships support students from A. Crosby Kennett High School in Conway — awarding $78,500 in scholarships in 2022.
Believing in the power of education
June 6, 2022
David C. Prescott saved for years to create a scholarship that will help New Hampshire students for generations.