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Other Recognition Awards, Contests, and Scholarships Not Administered Through the Department of Education

From time to time the Department receives information regarding awards or contests. This section of the Web site contains information regarding awards or contests administered through other organizations or agencies.


  • The National Teachers Hall of Fame (NTHF) annually honors five teachers who have demonstrated commitment and dedication to teaching our nation's children. Anyone can nominate a teacher by completing a nomination packet. Candidates must hold or have held a valid teaching certificate. The nominee must have at least 20 years experience teaching in grades preK-12. For further information visit the NTHF Nominations must reach the NTHF office no later than the first business day of the year in which the selection is to be made.



  • Unitil Scholarship Fund
    Unitil is now accepting applications from graduating high school seniors who will pursue an undergraduate degree in the STEM subject areas—science, technology, engineering, and math. Unitil is committed to supporting STEM education and to helping local students succeed. Unitil will award six $5,000 scholarships to students graduating within their service territories in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. Only applications from students in Unitil’s service territories will be considered. To learn more and to apply, please visit Unitil's Web site, Applications must be received on or before March 14th, and recipients will be notified by April 30th.
  • Hope Starts Here
    The NH Coalition to End Homelessness “Hope Starts Here” Scholarship Fund provides financial support to students currently living in NH who have experienced homelessness during their school career, have a desire to continue their education beyond high school, and have demonstrated academic achievement. Since 2009, the fund has helped underprivileged students achieve their dream of attaining higher education. For the 2014 cycle, scholarships will be awarded between $500 and $2000. Applications may be submitted starting today and are available for download at The deadline to apply is May 1, 2014. Award(s) will be announced later in May.

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