CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:

  • Caitlyn Callinan (Chris Carpenter Award) – Campbell High School
  • Madeleine Beaujouan (Swymer Family Foundation Award) – Concord High School
  • Alex Carbone (Easter Seals Veteran Counts Award) – Exeter High School
  • Delaney Holmes – Gorham High School
  • Evan Arseneault – Berlin High School
  • Gabriella Palermo – Salem High School
  • Connor Hamel – Manchester High School Central
  • Danielle Vermette – Goffstown High School
  • Sara Osborne – Merrimack Valley High School
  • Jacob Yurcak – Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School
  • Nicholas Berry – Beverly High School
  • Rebecca Erhard – Hamilton Wenham High School

Thank you to all of the students who applied this year.  We received 394 applications and our scholarship committee was so impressed with them.  You are all amazing student-athletes and we wish you the very best in your future endeavors.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA IS LISTED BELOW.
The Fisher Cats Foundation is dedicated to bettering the lives of young people and is proud to support our youth through the Fisher Cats Foundation Scholar-Athlete Scholarships. Each year, the foundation awards $30,000 in scholarships to ten New Hampshire students and two Massachusetts students.

When to apply?
We are sorry, the scholarship application process has now closed.

Who should apply?
Candidates for the Fisher Cats Scholarship must be residents of New Hampshire or Massachusetts who are graduating from high school in 2018. Candidates must be planning to enroll in a four-year degree program or planning to attend a local community college or technical school in the fall.

Selection criteria
The New Hampshire College & University Council will review applications based on the following criteria:

  • Academic performance
  • Athletic achievement
  • Citizenship

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats and the Fisher Cats Foundation are committed to supporting a diversity of students. Awards will reflect that commitment to geographic, gender, economic and field of study diversity, with consideration for population density. In addition to the Swymer Family Scholarship, an award offered annually to a student who has overcome a barrier and gone on to college, one of the awards will be named in honor of Chris Carpenter of the 2011 World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Furthermore, one of the awards, the Easter Seals Veterans Count Scholarship, will be awarded to a graduating New Hampshire high school senior whose parent or guardian is an active, reserve or veteran member of the United States Military.

Award availability
In 2018, ten (10) scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to New Hampshire students. Two (2) scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to Massachusetts students.

Award decisions
Students who are chosen to receive a Fisher Cats Foundation Student-Athlete Scholarship will be invited to a special event at the ballpark, at which their achievements will be publicly recognized.

Questions?
Please contact the New Hampshire College & University Council at (603) 225-4199.

View past winners here.

Check List
To complete the application you will need the following:

  1. Chrome web browser (the form will not submit using Explorer)
  2. A registered Fisher Cats Scholarship user account click here.
  3. An essay (250-500 word) describing your education and career goals.
  4. An electronic copy of your Confirmation Page of your FAFSA report (to upload).  ** If you did not submit a FAFSA, simply upload a word doc indicating you did not file the FAFSA.
  5. An Academic Statement of Support. This must be submitted by the person writing this statement. Please forward them this link for their submission: http://www.nhscholars.org/fisher-cats-foundation-scholarship-statements-of-support/
  6. An Athletic Statement of Support. This must be submitted by the person writing this statement. Please forward them this link for their submission: http://www.nhscholars.org/fisher-cats-foundation-scholarship-athletic-statement-of-support/
  7. An electronic copy of your most recent cumulative high school transcript (to upload). Unofficial is acceptable.