UNH Manchester is committed to providing access to public higher education in the greater Manchester area. As part of that commitment, a series of institutional scholarships are awarded each year. The number of scholarships awarded is based on university funding. In addition to the scholarships listed below, students may also apply for federal financial aid, which includes a variety of grant and loan options, by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA form).

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Scholarships for University of New Hampshire at Manchester college students

UNH Manchester is committed to providing access to public higher education in the greater Manchester area. As part of that commitment, a series of institutional scholarships are awarded each year. The number of scholarships awarded is based on university funding. In addition to the scholarships listed below, students may also apply for federal financial aid, which includes a variety of grant and loan options, by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA form).

Degree Program Scholarships

Study Abroad Scholarships

UNH Manchester Study Abroad Scholarship

Requirements:

  • DUE FEBRUARY 15th
  • Must submit FAFSA and demonstrate financial need
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Earned 26 or more credit hours
  • Completed application

Center for International Education Scholarship

For information regarding this scholarship, click here.

Scholars in Science and Technology Program Scholarship (STEM)

  • Student interested in pursuing bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Engineering Technology, or be admitted in UNH Manchester associates program and demonstrate interest in STEM discipline.
  • Full-time Freshmen, Junior and Senior level students with minimum of 12 credits each semester
  • Must submit 2013-2014 FAFSA and demonstrate financial need
  • Additional requirements available on STEM Program Scholarship Outline
  • Application deadline extended to May 1st
  • Click here to apply

Enrichment Scholarship

Enrichment Scholarship

  • Award amount varies
  • Scholarship Criteria
  • Complete FAFSA application prior to May 1st deadline
  • Must complete separate application
  • Click here for application

Makris Scholarship

Makris Scholarship

  • Award amount $1,500
  • Scholarship Criteria
  • Complete FAFSA application prior to May 1st deadline
  • Must complete separate application
  • Click here for application

Merit and Need Based Awards

Merit-Based Awards

FIRST award:

  • Incoming Freshman only
  • Renewable up to 8 semesters (must maintain 3.0 GPA for renewal)
  • Meet admissions deadline
  • Must be on FIRST Robitic's Dean's Program List
  • Requires separate application to self-identify click here for application
  • Must maintain continuous full-time enrollment for renewal

New Hampshire Scholars Scholarship

  • Incoming Freshmen only
  • Renewable up to 8 semesters
  • Be a verified graduate of the New Hampshire Scholars Program
  • Be accepted and enroll full-time into a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science program at UNH Manchester
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and have no individual grade below a C while in attendance at UNH Manchester
  • Must maintain continuous full-time enrollment for renewal
  • Requires a separate application to self-identifyClick here for application

Excellence Tuition Grant

  • 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Transfer from an Associates program to a bachelors program at Manchester campus
  • Must meet admissions deadline
  • One-time award

Success Scholarship

  • Incoming Freshman only
  • Status Top 20% of H.S. class
  • Renewable up to eight semesters (must maintin a 3.0 GPA
  • Must meet admissions deadline

Transfer Scholarship

  • Well rounded academic background 3.2 GPA or higher
  • Must meet admissions deadline

MCC, NCC and NHTI Transfer Scholarship

  • Renewable up to 4 semesters (must maintain 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • The two highest academic performance (GPA) or admitted students from each college (must have a 3.2 GPA or higher).
  • Must be admitted to a bachelor degree program
  • Minimum of 15 credits completed
  • Must maintain continuous full-time enrollment for renewal
  • Must meet admissions deadline

Out-of-State Transfer Scholarship

  • Non-resident only
  • Renewable up to 4 semester (must maintain 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Well rounded academic performance (3.2 GPA or higher)
  • Must meet admission deadline
  • Minimum of 15 credits completed
  • Must be admitted to Bachelor Degree Program
  • Must maintain continuous full-time enrollment for renewal

21st Century UNH Manchester Award

  • Incoming Freshmen only
  • Renewable up to 8 semesters (must maintain 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Well rounded academic background
  • Must be admitted to Bachelor Degree Program
  • Must meet admissions deadline
  • Strong consideration for extra curricular activities and/or community service and/or leadership
  • Must maintain continuous full-time enrollment for renewal

Partnership Scholarship

  • Incoming Freshmen only (must have attended partnership school)
  • Renewable up to 8 semesters (must maintain 3.0 GPA for renewal)
  • Well rounded academic background with a 3.2 GPA or higher
  • Must be full-time and admitted to a Bachelor degree program
  • Must maintain continuous full-time enrollment for renewal

Stepping Stones Grant

  • Renewable up to 4 semesters (must maintain a 2.5 GPA for renewal)
  • Must be admitted to an Associate degree program
  • Must successfully complete (fee required) Stepping Stones Program
  • Must maintain continuous full-time enrollment for renewal

Merit & Need Based Awards

CTP Grant

  • College Transition Program
  • One-time award

Need-Based Awards

UNH Manchester Tuition Grant

  • Based on FAFSA information
  • Must meet priority deadline of March 1st
  • Award amount varies

Academic Achievement Organization Award

  • The purpose of this reimbursement is to assist students with membership fees into a nationally recognized honor society. Click here for more information

Scholarships for New Hampshire

Skrungloo Farm, Inc. Student Aid Program
Eligibility: New Hampshire residents
Deadline: March 1, 2012
Download application here

American Legion Auxiliary, Marion J. Bagley Scholarship
Eligibility: New Hampshire Residents
Deadline: May 1st
Applications available in the financial aid office

Bedford Women's Club Scholarship Eligibility
Eligibility: Non-traditional female students
Deadline: April 1st Click here for application

New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters
Eligibility: New Hampshire residents pursuing careers in broadcasting
Deadline: April 1st

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Adult Student Aid Program
Eligibility: Adult, independent students, preferably with little post-high school educational experience.

NH College Equals Opportunity (CEO) scholarship
Eligibility: NH residents

Public Relations Society of America,
James H. Bradley Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Sophmore, Junior, or Senior status

Citizens Bank Scholarships
Eligibility: New Hampshire residents who are

  • Between the ages of 17 and 23.
  • Enrolling in a four-year baccalaureate degree program or a graduate degree program.
  • Enrolling full time or half time; (NOT part time).

Student Veterans and Families of Veterans Scholarships

Additional Scholarships and Searches

Please see each scholarship website for eligibility requirements.

New Hampshire College and University Council
Eligibility: Multiple scholarships for students of various underrepresented groups including women, LGBT, multicultural backgrounds, students with disabilities, and students of low income.
Deadline: Various deadlines

UNCF Merck Science Initiative Scholarships
Eligibility: Various- multiple scholarships.
Deadline: Varies on Scholarship

Mensa Education & Research Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: Varies on location

StraightForward Media Business School Scholarship
Eligibility: Business and business related major
Deadline: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st

Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Scholarship
Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and Computer Science or related major

Deadline: April 1st

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