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Financial Aid

Frank and Eleanor Barnes Alumni Scholarship

Scott Caswell Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1979 in honor of Frank and Eleanor Barnes, Southern New Hampshire University information technology professors, this scholarship is available to assist students majoring in information technology or accounting/information systems based on financial need and academic criteria.

After his death in 1987, this fund was created by friends of Scott Caswell to benefit juniors or seniors who are enrolled in computer-related majors. Recipients must be residents of New Hampshire and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Charles & Barbara Bickford International Scholarship Charles & Barbara Bickford established this scholarship to benefit graduate or undergraduate international students. Preference will be given to needy students in the following order: students from Vietnam or Cambodia, students from Southeast Asia or China, then lastly students from other foreign countries.

Culinary Scholarship The Culinary Program contributes gratuity proceeds from the Hospitality Center Restaurant to fund endowed scholarship awards for students enrolled in the Culinary Arts program. Scholarships are awarded to culinary arts majors (in the culinary or baking track) for the second year of the associate degree program. Awards are based on academic achievement in culinary arts, overall academic record, involvement in curricular and co-curricular activities and financial need.

Dow Scholarship Helder Biesek/Mildred K. Smith Scholarship This fund was established by John and Catherine-Ann (Smith) Day in memory of Catherine-Ann’s mother and Helder Biesek, a former student at the Institute for Language Education (ILE) who was killed in a tragic accident before completing his education. While still alive, Mildred K. Smith earnestly desired that this scholarship be established in Helder’s memory to enable future students at the ILE to continue their education at Southern New Hampshire University. The scholarship supports international students enrolled in the university’s English as a Second Language program based on academic potential and financial need.

This fund was established from the Franconia College Endowment to provide scholarships with preference first to students who reside in the towns of Franconia, Sugar Hill, Easton, Bethlehem, Littleton or Lisbon and second to students who reside in Grafton and Coos Counties.

The Educational Continuum Scholarship This fund was established by the Southern New Hampshire University Educational Continuum. This scholarship is awarded to qualified students from Manchester and the surrounding area based on financial need and academic merit.

Finlay Family Scholarship Henry W. Bloch Scholarship Fund This fund was established as a gift to the university by H&R Block founder and Southern New Hampshire University honorary degree recipient, Henry W. Bloch. This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled in their junior or senior year at Southern New Hampshire University, are academically qualified students in a business major and have demonstrated financial need. Priority is given to students who are highly involved in college life and activities.

Hector Boiardi Scholarship This fund was established in memory of Hector Boiardi to provide scholarships to students with financial need who have shown a real interest in culinary studies. Awarded to a junior or senior in a hospitality-related baccalaureate program at Southern New Hampshire University, scholarships benefit culinary arts graduates who are continuing their studies. Awards are based on academic achievement in culinary arts, overall academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA), involvement in curricular and co-curricular activities and financial need. Students must apply for this award and be accepted into an undergraduate program to be considered for this scholarship.

Established by Southern New Hampshire University alumnus, Robert J. Finlay, this scholarship supports New Hampshire residents enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate School of Business major. Preference will be given to students who display an entrepreneurial spirit and can show financial need.

The Fisher Family Scholarship The Fisher family has established this scholarship fund to be awarded to students who have shown a commitment to the academic support services of the university. Awards are based on a student’s commitment to the improvement of the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to successfully complete their collegiate education as demonstrated by the continuous improvement of their academic performance over several semesters. Priority is given to students who utilize the career, learner and academic support services at the university.

William S. Green Scholarship This fund was established in honor of William S. Green, charter member of the Southern New Hampshire University Board of Trustees and Chancellor Emeritus. Scholarships from this fund are designated for juniors or seniors who have maintained cumulative grade-point averages of 3.0 or better and have conducted themselves in a manner that has both served and brought credit to the university. Financial need is also a factor in determining recipients of this scholarship. 15

SNHU Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2010  

Southern New Hampshire University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog