Doris L. Benz Trust Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually and is dependent on the number of qualified students.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate award.
  4. Must be a resident of Sandwich, New Hampshire.
  5. Must be a graduate of Interlakes High School in New Hampshire.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: High school seniors or older students who are residents of Sandwich, NH and graduates of Interlakes High School are eligible for this award.

Application requirements for the Doris L. Benz Trust Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • SAR
  • Fin. aid package
  • Costs
Additional Information: Candidates are evaluated for both financial need and merit factors including academic work, extracurricular activities, community and volunteer activities, and work experience. Notification of awards will be made for entering freshmen by the end of June, undergraduate students who are already enrolled will be notified by mid-July.

Award Amount: There is no set amount for an award. Each award is individually determined and depends on each candidate’s unique circumstances, but generally, the awards will range from $1,000 to $5,000. Students are encouraged to re-apply for renewed funding each year that they remain enrolled in an undergraduate program. Awards will be paid in two equal installments for the first and second semester. Checks are made co-payable to the student and to the institution. If a student leaves school early for any reason, the unused portion of the award should be returned to the Benz Trust.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, April 13

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, April 13

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in January for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications will be available online from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit transcripts, two applicant appraisals, SAR (produced after filing the FAFSA), college financial aid package, and college costs. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.
About New Hampshire Charitable Foundation:
Contact Information: Hilary DeAngelis, Manager of Student Aid
Address: 37 Pleasant St. Concord, New Hampshire 03301-4005

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