The following scholarships are administered by NH 4-H. Applications are usually accepted at your county office, but double check the scholarship guidelines to be sure.
This scholarship is given to a second, third or fourth year undergraduate student in agricultural studies, including pre-veterinary.
Amount: $1000 Deadline: April
Elligible candidates are students enrolled in UNH beginning in the fall 2019 semester. Students must have been a NH 4-H program participant at least one year. Award provided each year of UNH enrollment.
Amount: $500 per year of NH 4-H participation, up to $5,000 per year Deadline: Part of UNH application
Have you heard about the Granite Guarantee? You may be eligible for four years of tuition-free undergraduate education.
- You’re a New Hampshire resident
- You’re entering your first year of college OR immediately transferring as a CCSNH graduate
- You’re eligible for a Pell Grantral Pell Grant
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
The due dates listed here are just to give you an idea of when applications are due. For each scholarship you apply for, you must carefully follow the instructions. See their websites for specific information and instructions.
Deadline: March 9, 2022 Amount: Varies in amount, at least $1,600
Awarded to graduating high school seniors and current undergrad students enrolled in agriculture or food related degree programs.
Deadline: April 1, 2022 Amount: $500 – $1,500
Awarded to seniors graduating from secondary school in Vermont or an adjoining state.
Over 50 scholarships are available from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation and state occupational therapy associations. Applicants complete only one online form to apply for all qualifying scholarships.
Deadline: depends on the specific scholarship Amount: varies in amount
Scholarships fund students completing their undergraduate or graduate degrees, involvement in local FFA and 4-H, financial needs, and academic achievement will determine the recipients.
Deadline: March 14, 2022 Amount: $2,000
Undergrad biological or agricultural engineer student with a GPA of at least 2.5.
Deadline: December 1, 2022 Amount: $3,000 - $5,000
Full time, undergrad engineering student with GPA of at least 3.0 in the top 30% of their class.
Deadline: Due the last day of each month Amount: varies in amount
Applicant must be enrolled in a trade school or post-secondary education to acquire training in trade skills.
Deadline: application closed Sept. 10, 2021 for 2021-22 school year Amount: varies in amount
Recipients selected based on financial need, resume and recommendations.
2021-22 scholarships have been awarded. Applications closed for 2022-2023. Amount: $1,500
Awarded to students pursuing careers in the beef industry to grow as industry leaders.
Deadline: Info for 2022 not updated Amount: varies in amount
Support applicants in agriculture education.
Deadline: Info for 2022 not updated Amount: $1500
Pursuing full time post high school education and demonstrates interest in agriculture, forestry, and commercial fishing fields. Must have a permanent address in Farm Credit East service area.
Deadline: April 1, 2022 Amount: $2,500
Must be planning on attending post secondary schooling.
Deadline: May 1, 2022 Amount: $2,000 - $5,000
Awarded to those pursuing health related undergrad or grad degrees.
Deadline: Info for 2022 not updated Amount: $1,350 – $2,500
Applicants may be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or current students enrolled in an accredited college or university that offers a certificate or degree related to graphic communications. Must be residents of New England.
Deadline: Info for 2022 not updated Amount: Up to $6,000 for eight semesters
Awarded to those pursuing a four year education.
Deadline: Application opens February 2022 Amount: $7,000
Funds students pursuing health and wellness fields.
Deadline: Applications for 2021-2022 closed Sept. 10, 2021 Award: varies for the seven scholarship opportunities
Deadline: March 17, 2022 Amount: $2,000
For more information on nomination and eligibility criteria, visit web site https://www.agronomy.org/awards
Deadline: December 31, 2021 Amount: $1000
To be awarded to a Junior/Senior status college student working toward a Bachelor of Science in Dairy/Animal Science or has a major emphasis on dairy through another major.
Deadline: March 1, 2022
Each application is screened on the basis of financial need, extra-curricular activities, scholastic rating, the student’s career goals, and plans for college. Award amounts are determined by rating given by screening committee, based on the need of the applicant and the quality of the application.
- Graduates of Laconia High School, Gilford High School, or Belmont High School in NH
- Legal residents of Laconia, Gilford, or Belmont, New Hampshire. Students in surrounding towns and schools may qualify for a specific donor preference or requirement
Deadline: April 15, 2022 Amount: $1,000
The students who submit the best video or written essay on the topic of distracted driving will be selected as the recipients.
Deadline: April 15, 2022 Amount: $1,500 – $3,000
U.S. students attending schools, colleges or universities in the United States and majoring in dairy or other agricultural related fields.
Deadline: February 1, 2022 Amount: $4,000
One-time award for full-time students majoring in fields of study related to horticulture and the environment, in plant sciences, agriculture and related or allied subjects. Applicants must have at least a 3.25 GPA.
Deadline: Available spring of 2022 Amount: $4000
Applicant must be a member of the NPFDA and be a full time undergrad or grad student.
Amount of award varies
Tuition discount for residents of six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont). Students pay reduced out-of-state tuition at public colleges or universities in other New England states when enrolling in eligible majors and programs.
Deadline: April 1, 2022 Amount: $1,000 – $3,000
Students who have completed a minimum of one semester at a New England college. Student must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and have an interest in studies in communications and public works.
Deadline: December 15, 2022 Amount: $250 – $7,500
Award based on financial need, community service, school activities, and academic skill.
Deadline: Varies Amount: Various
Deadline and amount vary by county. There are also several other scholarships listed on this page.
Deadline: August 1 of current year Amount: Up to $1,000
Open to any New Hampshire resident who has an affiliation with sheep through 4-H, FFA, Young Farmers, New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers' Association, or is majoring in a field that will benefit the sheep industry
Deadline: July 1, 2022
Applicants must have a minimum of one year Grange membership. Applicant must be enrolled to an accredited post secondary educational institution.
Deadline: June 5 and December 5, 2022 Amount: $2,000
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident; enrolled (or accepted with plans to attend) in a college or university in the United States; field of study must be related to science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), economics, or business.
Deadline: not updated for 2022 Amount: $1,200 – $5,000
Supports students from New Hampshire who is studying a field related to design and development of New Hampshire's environment.
Deadline: December 1, 2022 Amount : $5,000
Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA and show strong character, leadership and academic achievements.
Deadline: not updated for 2022 Amount: Up to $5,000 (multiple awards available)
Available to students pursuing careers in the equine or agriculture industry.
Deadline: May 2, 2022 Amount: varies
Awarded to students who demonstrate academic achievement, those who serve others, and is a resident of New England. The applicant must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
Deadline: March 31, 2022 Amount of Award: $5,000
Awarded to students from New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math. Applicants must reside (primary address) and attend a school located in one of the cities or towns in our Unitil’s service territories.
Deadline: Not updated for 2022 Amount of Award: $1,000
The Usrey Family Scholarship awards one $1,000 scholarship to a student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a two- or four-year institution. Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered. Must have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.25 based on a scale of 4.0, and a minimum GPA of 2.7 on a scale of 4.0 in their major.
Deadline: March 15, 2022 Amount of Award: $2,000
A yearly scholarship will be given to one undergraduate student, with a special interest in agricultural machinery product design and development, who meets the following criteria: (1) Is a biological or agricultural engineering student; (2) Has completed at least one full-year as an undergraduate student; (3) Is not a graduating senior in the semester/term of application; (4) Is enrolled in an engineering curriculum that is accredited by ABET or CEAB; (5) Has an overall GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale); and (6) Can attest to the need for financial aid.
Deadline: March 15, 2022 Amount of Award: $1,000
Eligible applicants will be U.S. residents entering their senior year of undergraduate engineering or enrolled in a graduate engineering or related science program. Applicants must be pursuing a course of study or research related to the conservation of energy in transportation, agriculture and construction, and power generation. Emphasis will be placed on research or study related to the internal combustion engine.