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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.


  • Boys State
    The NH American Legion will hold its 68th annual Boys State program from June 26 to July 1, 2016. Boys State is a six-day “learn-by-doing” experience in the American way of government. The delegates to Boys State will convene at Rivier University in Nashua to apply the principles of democracy in the mythical fifty-first state --- “Granite Boys State.” Boys State is an opportunity made available to high school juniors annually by the American Legion. Application deadline is June 3, 2016.


  • Bananagrams Challenge 2016
    The BANANAGRAMS Challenge provides students with an enjoyable and interactive way to develop language skills as they play and learn with words. BANANAGRAMS is a fast-paced competitive word-race game that requires no pencil, paper, board or waiting for turns. The Challenge is open to students in grades 4, 5 and 6 and is free to enter for any New England School. The BANANAGRAMS Challenge is limited to 500 schools – so register yours today.


  • Representing Real People Scholarship
    Patrick Malone & Associates is offering two scholarships of $5,000 each to law students committed to a career representing individuals serving in legal career paths such as elder law, immigration law, disability rights, and more. One of the two scholarships is designated for students attending law school in or near the District of Columbia, the law firm’s home base. The other can be used at any law school in the United States.
  • Scholarships For Children of Former Members of the Armed Forces
    Warrior Thunder Foundation, Inc. has two scholarships to offer children of Veterans in New England. The Warrior Thunder Foundation (J.H. Sanderson) Children's Scholarship Fund and the Warrior Thunder (TJX) Children’s Scholarship Fund. The goal of these scholarships is to assist a Veteran's child in their educational desires to serve their Nation or community and/or to provide assistance to our military Veterans. It is a one-time, $1000 scholarship to cover tuition, room, board, books and supplies. Applications must be submitted, in accordance with the instructions, by May 1, 2016.

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