Financial Aid in Nursing
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
Both the Army and Air Force offer ROTC scholarships on a competitive basis. For more information, call 603/862-1078 for United States Army; or call 603/862-1480 for United States Air Force.
Foundation for Seacoast Health
Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to students who qualify academically, are pursuing a health-related field of study, and have been and continue to be residents for a minimum of two years of one of the nine Seacoast communities in the foundation’s service area (Portsmouth, Newington, New Castle, Greenland, Rye, and North Hampton, NH; Kittery, Eliot, and York, Maine.)
Awards are based primarily on academic achievement and potential as demonstrated by test scores, rank in class or grade-point averages, difficulty of course selection, and commitment to the field of health. Financial need is not a consideration.
Jaastad Educational Loan Fund
Students who can demonstrate financial need can apply for low interest loans. This loan is available to New Hampshire residents. Application is made as posted on nursing Bb, when available.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization known as a community foundation. Since it was established in 1962, many individual donors have created more than 1,000 permanently endowed funds to support nonprofit organizations and to assist New Hampshire residents with education expenses.
Twenty-one percent of the foundation’s assets are devoted to providing student aid.
Any New Hampshire resident who is at least a half-time student at an accredited educational institution may apply. Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, or adult students may apply.
Applications are available through NHCF Student Aid, 37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301-4005, 603 / 225-6641, or www.nhcf.org/.
This fund provides annual scholarships for $2000-$5000 to non-traditional students interested in pursuing careers in the health-care field.
Applicants must have completed at least one semester of college study. Applications available in the department when posted each spring or contact: Stephen H. Roberts, trustee P.O. Box 2303 Dover, NH 03821-2303.