New Hampshire College Grants and Loans
New Hampshire GrantsLeveraged Incentive Grant Program These grants provide assistance based on need as well as merit. Students must be New Hampshire residents who have finished freshman year in an accredited NH institution. The need is determined by the federal formula and the merit is determined by the school.
New Hampshire Incentive Program New Hampshire residents attending eligible New England colleges may be eligible for this need based grant. The award ranges from $125-$1000 per year. You must file a FAFSA by May 1 to be considered for the New Hampshire Incentive Program grant.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Career Aid for Technical Students This program will assist New Hampshire students interested in a technical or vocational career. Awards can be from $100-$2500 per year. Students in a bachelor's program are not eligible for this program. More information and an application can be found at the NHCF Student Aid web page.
New Hampshire LoansLoan for Educational Assistance Funding (LEAFSM) This is a private loan for New Hampshire residents or non-residents who are enrolled at least half-time in a degree or certificate program at an eligible NH educational institution. There may be more requirements. More information is available at the NHHEAF site. You can apply online now at the Loan for Educational Assistance Funding website.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Statewide Student Aid Program Through a single application, New Hampshire students can apply for over 50 scholarship, grant and loan programs. There may be more requirements for each program. You can get more information and the application at the NHCF Statewide Student Aid Program website This year's deadline was April 15.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Adult Student Aid Program This program is to assist adult students returning to school for either career advancement, career change or to study for a degree. Awards are normally from $100-$500 per term and application deadlines for each term are December 15, May 15 and August 15. They are mostly grants, but may also be no interest loans or even a loan/grant combination. More information and an application can be found at the NHCF Adult Student Aid Program website.
For more information on New Hampshire scholarships, grants and loans, please check the New Hampshire Financial Aid page.