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Southern New Hampshire University

Future Business Leaders of America Scholarship (FBLA) Southern New Hampshire University awards one Future Business Leaders of America Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each year to the student chosen by the State FBLA Group as the Southern New Hampshire University recipient. Applications are available to any freshman and are judged based on letters to the State FBLA Group.

Alpha Sigma Lambda Foundation Scholarship

Southern New Hampshire University also awards up to 21 scholarships of $1,000 each annually to students selected by the FBLA advisor of each FBLA chapter in the state of New Hampshire. Students may contact their FBLA advisor or the Southern New Hampshire University Office of Admission for information.

Any student may apply for the Foundation Scholarships. A student must have completed 30 semester hours with a grade point average of 3.4 for the Triangle Club: Second Century Scholarships, or a 3.2 for the General Foundations Scholarships on all work taken at SNHU. You must be 24 years of age or older, enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program, have a financial need for assistance to complete the degree and do not need to be a member of the local Alpha Sigma Lambda chapter to apply. Applications for the Triangle Club are due in March and the Non-Triangle Club in April. Check with SNHU’s National Counselor (Maria Minickiello at m.minickiello@snhu.edu) for more information.

DECA Scholarship

Athletic Scholarship Program

Southern New Hampshire University awards one DECA Scholarship of $1,000 each year to the student chosen by the State DECA Group as the Southern New Hampshire University recipient. Applications are available to any freshman and are judged on the highest point total in the participatory, competency-based competition at the New Hampshire DECA Career Development Conference.

Athletic scholarships are available to outstanding athletes in men’s and women’s basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, men’s baseball, women’s softball and women’s volleyball. Scholarship amounts vary. Information regarding these scholarships can be obtained by contacting the appropriate coach in the Southern New Hampshire University Athletic Department at 603.645.9604.

Southern New Hampshire University also awards up to 21 scholarships of $1,000 each annually to students selected by the DECA advisor of each DECA chapter in the state of New Hampshire. Students may contact their DECA advisor or the Southern New Hampshire University Office of Admission for information.

Women’s Faculty Scholarship

Skills USA Scholarship Southern New Hampshire University awards a $1,000 Skills USA Scholarship to any new student who places first, second or third in a Skills USA state or national culinary arts competition at any time during high school. The award is renewable for each year of attendance at Southern New Hampshire University. Students must ensure that official notification of the Skills USA award is submitted to the Office of Admission. Notifications received after March 15 do not guarantee the scholarship for the following year.

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship An unlimited number of $7,000 scholarships for resident students and $6,000 for commuters are awarded to Phi Theta Kappa graduates of a two-year associate degree program who enroll as full-time undergraduate day students. Students must apply by May 15 for fall admission and November 15 for spring admission. A 3.0 cumulative grade-point average is required for the scholarship to be renewed. This scholarship may not be combined with non-Phi Theta Kappa scholarships. Failure to maintain the required GPA will result in the permanent loss of scholarship funds. Phi Theta Kappa graduates of SNHU associate degree programs are eligible for $1,000 Phi Theta Kappa scholarships when they continue their educations by entering into bachelor’s degree programs as full-time day students. 14

Other Scholarship Opportunities

The Southern New Hampshire University Women’s Faculty Scholarship was created by the university’s women faculty to acknowledge and support Southern New Hampshire University students who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to human and environmental rights, economic justice, gender equity and community service. Each year, two undergraduate scholarship awards and one graduate scholarship award are provided to returning students who best represent those values. New students are not eligible. Recipients are selected based upon academic record, commitment to human rights and financial need. Undergraduate candidates must apply for this award by May 15; graduate candidates must apply by July 15. For more information contact Pamela Cohen at p.cohen@snhu.edu.

Southern New Hampshire University Grants and Scholarships Southern New Hampshire University need-based grants are available for full-time undergraduate day students. Awards range from $500 to $12,000 annually.

Southern New Hampshire University Endowed Scholarships The following endowed scholarships are awarded to returning students who best meet the listed eligibility requirements. Separate applications for these scholarships are available each spring from the Office of Financial Aid or online at www.snhu.edu/1453.asp.

SNHU Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2010  

Southern New Hampshire University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog