The Granite Foundation recently partnered with The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges to endow a $25,000 scholarship. The first award(s) will be made to students in the 2022-2023 academic year.
The new Granite Foundation Scholarship Fund provides scholarship assistance to full-time or part-time students attending any of New Hampshire’s seven community colleges. Eligible students must be New Hampshire residents, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) after completing at least one semester of college.
“Our partnership with The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges feels like a real ‘win-win’ for students across New Hampshire,” said Granite Foundation Board Member Sooze Hodgson. “Our shared goal is to provide access and financial assistance for students to complete their chosen courses of study.”
Founded in 2017, the Granite Foundation provides scholarships to New Hampshire students who pursue technical and vocational training at any of New Hampshire’s seven community colleges.
“We are honored to be the recipient of this generous investment and pledge to be good stewards of these funds in perpetuity,” said Tim Allison, executive director of The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges.
The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges provides greater access to educational opportunities through financial assistance for student scholarships, program development and enhancements to facilities across New Hampshire’s seven community colleges. The Foundation actively seeks contributions from public and private sources to create scholarships and program partnerships that prepare students for in-demand, skilled jobs to meet the needs in the workforce.
Photo caption: (left-to-right) Elliott Hale, Granite Foundation board member; Lisa Clark, The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges; Sooze Hodgson, Granite Foundation board member and Holly Walker, Granite Foundation board member. Photo courtesy of The Granite Foundation.