Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Fisher Cats Foundation Scholarships!
Special congrats to Thomas Regan (Chris Carpenter Award), Chad Eaton (Swymer Family Award) and Marena Neggers (Easter Seals Veterans Count Award).
Thank you to more than 300 student/athletes who submitted applications.

First Name Last Name High School
Sierra Blondeau Goffstown High School
Cameron Cain Salem High School
Eric Dubois Moultonborough Academy
Chad Eaton Merrimack Valley
Cassandra Maggiore Winnacunnett High School
Marena Neggers Inter-Lakes High School
Hannah Nelson John Stark Regional
Emily Proctor Concord High School
Thomas Regan Manchester Central
Hayden Stagnone Campbell High School
Ryan Guenette King Philip Regional High School, Wrentham, MA
Alexa Marquis Essex Technical HS, Hathorne, MA

 

THE 2016 APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2017.

ELIGIBLITY 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?
The application will open on February 1st at www.NHscholars.org. The deadline is April 30, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET.

Who should apply?
Candidates for the Fisher Cats Scholarship must be residents of New Hampshire or Massachusetts who are graduating from high school in 2017. 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 2017, 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. A registered user account.
  2. An essay (250-500 word) describing your education and career goals.
  3. An electronic copy of your Confirmation Page of your FAFSA report (to upload).
  4. 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/
  5. 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-statements-of-support/
  6. An electronic copy of your most recent cumulative high school transcript (to upload). Unofficial is acceptable.