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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.



  • April is New Hampshire Genocide Awareness Month. Cities and towns throughout the state are urged by the Governor and the NH Legislature to observe this month in an appropriate manner educating the public about the evils of genocide and commemorating victims of genocide. The Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide
    Studies at Keene State
    announce the first annual student video contest. Submissions must be received by Monday, April 27, 2015.
  • National WWII Museum Essay Contest
    This contest is open to all students in grades 5-12 in the United States, US territories, and US military bases. For your essay, please address the following question: How do you define a hero? In your response, use WWII as a starting point and base your essay in part on America’s involvement in WWII. But don’t stop in the past. Use specific examples from your own experiences that support your ideas. This is not a research paper. Your essay will be judged foremost for its originality, clarity of expression, and adherence to contest theme, as well as its historical accuracy, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Museum staff will read and evaluate entries. Your essay must be 500 words or less. Only one essay per student may be submitted. The Museum will accept the first 500 properly formatted entries only. The website will indicate when we are approaching 500 submitted essays. Essays must be submitted by March 31, 2015, 5:00 p.m. CST


  • JobApplicationGuide will be giving away two $500 scholarships in 2015. Entrees must be received before July 15, 2015. Scholarships will be announced no later than July 31, 2015 in anticipation of the scholarship award being paid out before the beginning of 2015 fall semester.

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