Inter-Lakes School District

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The Inter-Lakes School District has been selected to participate in a state and national initiative designed to better prepare students for success in higher education and the workforce through more rigorous academics in high school.   This initiative is called the New Hampshire Scholars. Please click the link to find out more.

Colorado University of Colorado 
Connecticut Quinnipiac College, University of Connecticut, University of New Haven, Wesleyan University 
Florida Eckerd College, University of Tampa
Georgia Savannah College of Art & Design
Indiana Indiana University
Maine University of Maine Orono, Central Maine CC, MECA, Southern Maine CC, University of New England, University of Southern Maine
Massachusetts Becker College, Bentley University, Berkley College of Music, Brandeis University, Dean College, Northeastern University, Salem State University, Suffolk University, UMass Lowell, Universal Technical Institute, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Western NE University
Michigan Western Michigan University 
New Hampshire Colby Sawyer College, Franklin Pierce University, Keene State College, LRCC, New England College, NHTI, Plymouth State University, Rivier University, St. Anselm College, University of New Hampshire
New York Cazenovia College,  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Sarah Lawrence College, St. Lawrence University
North Carolina East Carolina University, Elon University High Point University, Johnson & Wales University 
Ohio Marrieta College, University of Northwestern Ohio
Pennsylvania Temple University 
Rhode Island Johnson & Wales University, Lincoln Technical Institute, Salve Regina University, University of Rhode Island
Vermont Bennington College, Champlain College, St. Michael's College, University of Vermont
Virginia Washington & Lee University
West Virginia West Virginia University 

 Bold/underlined indicates college attending

Inter-Lakes School District
Financial Aid Information

If your child/student is headed to college in the Fall, it is time to fill out the FAFSA today:

  • Every college, two year, four year and specialty schools require the FAFSA
  • FAFSA = Free Application for Federal Student Aid (This document is filled out every year a student is in college)
  • Fill it out online at
  • This document will want parent & student  income and assets information
  • Call The Center for College Planning (NHHEAF)  in Concord for a free FAFSA filing appointment 1-800-525-2577x119
  • Some private colleges also require the CSS Profile found on
  • Colleges set their own deadlines for financial aid.  For example both UNH & Plymouth State require a completed FAFSA  by March 1st


Financial Aid Night Powerpoint


Here is another resource you may use when navigating the college financial aid process:

                                     "Ultimate FAFSA Resource Guide"

Scholarship Searches Fund Finder (ExPAN) - Found through the College Board home page FASTWEB - Found thorough the financial aid home page
http://www. same as above
FASTWEB - Found thorough the financial aid home page adventure/otherso.html Adventures in Education - View in the are of "Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships"

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Other Internet Adventures
Education Agencies and Resources: U.S. Dept. of Education com/Education/Financial_Aid/ Yahoo Financial Aid Search scholar.htm Molis Minority Scholarships Mapping-your-future Peterson's Education Center NASFAA - National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Americorps Nellie Mae Sallie Mae

Be advised: The Financial Aid Office does not recommend the use of one site over another and websites are currently unregulated by any authorizing agency.

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Financial Aid Sources - New Hampshire

(Aid may be based on need, merit or both)
  • New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
    2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 271-2555
    • NH State Incentive Grant (FAFSA required)
    • NH Nursing Education Grant
  • New Hampshire State Department of Education
    101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 271-6051
    • Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

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Financial Aid Sources - Private

  • New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
    37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 225-6641
    • Scholarships, grants and low interest loans


  • State of New Hampshire Department of Justice Charitable Trusts Unit
    33 Capitol Street, Concord, NH 03301-6397 (603)271-2110
    • Listing of NewHampshire Charitable Funds
  • New Hampshire Higher Education Resource Center
    44 Warren Street, Concord, NH 03301 1-800-525-2577
    • Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP)
    • Alternative Loans for Parent and Students (ALPS)


  • New Hampshire Higher Education Resource Center
    44 Warren Street, Concord, NH 03301 1-800-525-2577, Ext. 119
    • Private and public sources of financial aid on national database (personal profile required - available at financial aid counter)


Many private organizations also provide aid to students

  • Parent's Employers
  • Professional Association
  • Labor Unions
  • Community Service Organizations (Chamber of Commerce, Lions, Rotary, etc...)
  • Credit Unions
  • Churches
  • Veteran Organizations
  • Fraternities/Sororities
  • High School Guidance offices receive many applications from private and community organizations
  • Law offices and Trust departments

Note:  Please check this page frequently as this list will be updated often.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office where indicated. 



DEADLINE:  January 17, 2020 - Red Sox Service Scholarship - One student from our school will be awarded $1000.00.  Go to .  You can also print additional information  HERE.    

DEADLINE:  January 2020 - The Faith Hope and Love Foundation College Scholarship is now available! Open to  NH high school senior that has overcome obstacles, has integrity, is involved in the community through work or extra curricula’s, and has a passion to help others. Go to:    -  Scholarship is based on community service and involvement, integrity, resiliency, letters of recommendation and financial need!

 DEADLINE:  February 14, 2020 - $1000 Speech Contest - Opens in January -  See details at:  

DEADLINE:  March 30, 2020 - Annalee Thorndike Art Competition Scholarship - Please read rules carefully if you will be submitting artwork for this Scholarship - Applications available in the guidance office or at 



The Medallion Fund: This scholarship is to assist students who are going into a vocational or technical program that does not lead to a four-year degree. There is no application deadline; you can apply any time during the year.  Applications are available at the NH Charitable Fund web site.




DEADLINE:  November 5, 2019 - Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship - Visit for more information and to apply 

DEADLINE:  January 15, 2020 - Mensa Education & Research Foundation - Open to all students who will be in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of post-secondary education in the coming academic year.  Go to

DEADLINE:  January 24, 2020:  United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship -   Download scholarship application which MUST be mailed.  Application can be downloaded at or see guidance for more information. 

DEADLINE:  February 1, 2020:  Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship.  Go to  for more information.

Scholarships from the CollegeBoard:  Go to         

Scholastic Art & Writing Scholarships: Go to             



Boston University Merit-Based Scholarships (12/1/19 Deadline)  Go to  

Clarkson University (NY) - Clarkson now offers a $500 scholarship to any student who participates in an official undergraduate admissions visit to their Potsdam, New York, campus. Visits must be completed no later than April 15 of the senior year of high school. Like most Clarkson scholarships, this award is renewable each year for four years, amounting to a total of $2,000.  Go to:  to schedule a visit.

Colby Sawyer College - Colby Sawyer is offering a  $5000 incentive if you apply before December 1, 2019 and get accepted!   Go to

Drexel University (PA) Scholarships - Go to

Emory University (GA) Scholar Programs - (11/1 Deadline for Early Decision I or 11/15 Deadline) - Amazing Scholarship program for qualifying candidatesGo to

Nichols College (MA) - (12/5/19 Deadline) Are you planning on applying to Nichol's College?   If you qualify, guidance can nominate one student for $18,000 per year for four years!    See Guidance if interested.  For more information on Nichols College,  go to:

UNH Scholarships - Go to for more information.




For a larger list of local and national scholarships log on to: 









New Hampshire Community Technical Colleges

Great Bay Community College,Portsmouth –

Lakes Region Community College,Laconia –

Manchester Community College –

Nashua Community College –

NHTI Concord’s Community College –

River Valley Community College, Claremont –

White Mountains Community College , Berlin –

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