Scholarships

 

Overview of Scholarships

Paul College offers a variety of scholarships to Paul College students who are in good academic standing. Our signature scholarship programs are the  Rutman Leadership Fellows, an initiative to educate high-performing young leaders who are committed to advancing women’s leadership in business and economics and the Paul Scholars Program, which supports and recognizes the most academically promising students who want to major in Business, Economics or Hospitality Management. In addition to our signature scholarship programs, Paul College offers dozens of other scholarships for undergraduate students.  
 
There are many other opportunities for financial aid and scholarships at UNH and the UNH Financial Aid Office can provide information on these offerings. 
 
The Office of National Fellowships is another resource for information, counsel and editorial support for highly motivated students (undergraduates, graduate students and UNH alumni( applying for national and international fellowships and scholarships. 

 

CONTACT
Paul Scholarships
Email: paul.scholarships@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-3335

UNH Financial Aid 
Phone: (603) 862-3600

Paul Scholarships
University of New Hampshire 
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
10 Garrison Avenue
Durham, NH 03824
University of New Hampshire

Undergraduate Scholarships

 

Paul College's Signature Scholarship Programs

Alexis Gray '19 distributing handouts

Rutman Leadership Fellows

Rutman Leadership Fellows

This initiative was created to educate high-performing young leaders who are committed to advancing women's leadership in business and economics. 

Paul Scholars at Coca Cola Factory

Paul Scholars

This program was funded by a $5 million gift from Peter T. Paul to support and recognize the most academically promising students who want to major in Business, Economics or Hospitality Management.

The Paul College Scholarship Committee invites you to apply for scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 academic year. Scholarship opportunities are available to all undergraduate Paul students returning full-time for at least one semester during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications will be accepted from Monday, February 4th – Monday, March 4, 2019.

Once you apply, your application will be reviewed for eligibility for all available scholarships. We also encourage you to complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 1, 2019 as it may be required for some scholarships. Students will be notified about scholarship decisions by Friday, May 10th. Follow this link to apply for Paul Scholarships for 2019-2020: Paul College Scholarship Application

Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser: https://unh.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/preview/SV_6VzW8HwCsumaK33?Q_CHL=preview

Important Deadlines

  • Feb 4 – Paul College Scholarship Application begins.
  • March 1 - FAFSA completion (as it may be required for some scholarships).
  • March 4 - Paul College Scholarship Application deadline.
  • May 10 - Notification to all students about application status/award of scholarship.

Paul College Scholarships
Read more about these Paul College Scholarships
American Hotel Foundation Scholarship
Arthur E Clapp Memorial Scholarship
Barbara M. Russell Memorial Scholarship
Bernard Runser '63 Scholarship 
Board of Young Hospitality Professionals Scholarship
C. Donald Mckelvie Scholarship
Carlton L Reed Scholarship 
Catherine Sparks Scholarship
Dean Smith Scholarship
Earle A Welch Scholarship
Edgar C. Hirst Scholarship 
Edward and Selma Bacon Simon Scholarship
Ellen Mae Greenaway Scholarship
Eric Faul '00 Scholarship 
Gardner Wales Scholarship 
George T. Gilman Scholarship
Gladys Wheeler Simeroth Scholarship
Goodwin Family Scholarship
Harold Holbrook Memorial Scholarship
Haas Family Scholarship Fund
Hannaford Brothers Scholarship
Hollis Harrington Jr Scholarship 
Harry Macleod Scholarship
Horizon Beverage Co Scholarship
J. Bonnie Newman Scholarship
J .Guy Smart Scholarship 
James E. Freeman Scholarship 
James R. Carter Memorial Scholarship
Joseph Durocher Hospitality Management Memorial Scholarship
Joseph & Marcia Carter Scholarship
Judith E. Blake Scholarship
Ken '81 and Laurie Wilson Hospitality Management Scholarship
Kevin Knarr Scholarship for Excellence Fund
Leonard P Novak Scholarship
Mary Kay Goodridge Kopp Endowed Scholarship
Mel Sandler Academic Achievement Award
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa Scholarship
NH Branch of the National Civic Federation Scholarship
Paul and Marianne Houghton Scholarship
Paul College Dean's Impact Scholarship
Paul College Undergraduate Scholarship
Peter T. Paul Scholars
Rhoda A. Hogan Scholarship
Roberta Bartlett Scholarship
Rosenberg International Franchise Scholarship
Rutman/Och Leadership Fellows Scholarship
S. Judson Dunaway Scholarship
Sam Rosen Prize
Saxbys First Generation Scholarship
Seron Bailey Scholarship
Shaughnessy Family Scholarship
Sorenson Family Endowed Social Innovation Internship Fund
Stewart Family Scolarship - Paul College
Todd Huntington Crockett Scholarship
UNH Hospitality Management for International Students
Walsh Family Scholarship Fund
William T. Cushing Memorial Scholarship

The UNH Fellowships Office provides information, counsel, and editorial support to highly motivated students (undergraduates, graduate students, and UNH alumni) applying for national and international fellowships and scholarships. The Office, located at 207 Hood House, also assists faculty members who serve as mentors/references, and coordinates campus interviews and nominations.

UNH Fellowships Office

Recent Scholarships:

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation New Century Campaign - $4,000
American Lodging Investment Summit - $7,500

Using endowment funds provided by our alumni network, the Hospitality Management Program offered prospective and current students nearly $100,000 in scholarships

You do not need to apply for any specific scholarship. The Paul College Scholarship Committee will consider you for all scholarships for which you meet the criteria (including major/option, GPA, residence, financial need, class, etc.).

For continuing students, if you plan to return for at least one semester as a full-time (12 credits or more) undergraduate student for the 2016/17 academic year, you may complete the scholarship form early in the spring semester and e-mail back to: paul.scholarships@unh.edu .

These scholarships are offered by the Hospitality Management Program include:

  • American Hotel Foundation Scholarship
  • Ken Wilson Scholarship
  • Board of Young Hospitality Professionals Award/Scholarship(BYHP)
  • Ed & Selma Simon
  • Horizon Beverage Scholarship
  • UNH Hospitality Management International Student Diversity Scholarship
  • Durocher Hospitality Management Scholarship

To learn more about these and other opportunities, please email paul.scholarships@unh.edu

The Scholarships listed here are not administered by the Hospitality Management Program. They are self nominated, which means you have to comply with and submit required information.

We strongly recommend that you consider applying. When a scholarship states "PREFERENCE" does not always mean that they will not award to others.

About the Scholarship

The Shaughnessy Family Scholarship Fund was established to support Paul College students participating in the Washington Center Program (TWC), with additional priority given to first-generation college students. The Shaughnessy Family generously provides $5,000 in funds a year to be awarded to one or more deserving recipients. The scholarship provides support to Paul students who demonstrate high merit and the need of additional funding to take advantage of the high-quality TWC opportunity, and may experience difficulty participating or accepting the opportunity otherwise.

Students applying for this scholarship must also meet eligibility requirements for TWC and complete an application with the UNH-TWC liaison. To receive this scholarship, the recipient(s) must provide proof of acceptance/participation to The Washington Center Program.

Who is eligible?

Students must be Paul College rising juniors/seniors in good standing with both Paul College and the University, and must have earned at least 16 of those credits at Paul College.

Paul College applicants must meet all the UNH-The Washington Center Program eligibility requirements, such as credit standing, GPA standing, application and program requirements. Please check the full list of requirements at https://www.unh.edu/washington/unh-twc-eligibility-requirements

Applicants must complete UNH-TWC application process with the UNH TWC liaison by the posted program deadlines.

Applicants/Recipients will be required to provide proof of acceptance/participation to TWC program in order to utilize funds.

Application

Please complete the application to apply for the Shaughnessy Family Scholarship.

Applications must be received by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, April 19, 2019.

Recipients will be notified by Friday, May 10, 2019.

About the Award

The Women in Business Leadership Award is awarded to a Women in Business member at the University of New Hampshire who demonstrates excellence in leadership, academic studies, on-campus activities, community service and membership to the Women in Business organization. This honoree is constantly working hard to develop a strong professional network. Their dedication to both Women in Business and the Peter T. Paul School of Business and Economics have led them to be an outstanding member with an established professional network. This person embodies each of the qualities that Women in Business strives to maintain.

The scholarship application is open to UNH Women in Business members that are current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors. Recipients must enroll/attend UNH full-time for at least one full semester of the 2019/2020 academic year. The selection committee will award one scholarship to one applicant in the amount of $2,500.

The Selection Committee

A leadership award committee has been appointed to review submitted applications. The committee is chaired by Danielle Brick, the Women in Business Faculty Advisor, along with Tamara Rury, Director of Undergraduate Programs, and Kimberly Clark, the director of Career Services at Paul College.

Required Documents

  1. Application Form
  2. Essay (250 words or less): Please write/upload an essay explaining how this award will contribute to your career goals and advancing Women in Business. Your essay must include, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Leadership – this can include any leadership positions held within WIB, outside of WIB, or interest expressed in WIB leadership positions but not held.
  • Evidence of building a strong professional network.
  • Strong interest in developing professional skills and knowledge.
  • Strong interest in making a difference at Paul College.

Applications must be received by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Recipients will be notified by Friday, May 10, 2019.

Please make sure your full name is at the top right-hand corner of your essay.

Application

Please complete the application to apply for the Women In Business Scholarship.

If you have any questions, please contact Jen Chagnon, Assistant Manager of Academic Programs, Paul College at Jennifer.Chagnon@unh.edu.

Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) Scholarships

About the Scholarship

The Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) is an academic center in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics with a mission to explore and advance the understanding of the franchise business model and the franchised sectors of the US and global economies. For more details, please go to: https://www.unh.edu/rosenbergcenter/

Thanks to the generosity and support of the Rosenberg Family Foundation, Dunkin’ Brands, Choice Hotels International, and the Center’s Advisory Board members, the Rosenberg International Franchise Center is offering two (2) scholarships for deserving UNH students. Each scholarship is for $2,500 and can be used to help students meet their educational expenses.

Who is eligible?

  • Full-time UNH students
  • Students with an Interest in Franchising and Entrepreneurship
  • Students with solid/strong academic achievement(s)
  • Students with extracurricular involvement and achievements

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Essay (1 to 2 pages): please describe
    1. Your interest in franchising and entrepreneurship
    2. Academic and extracurricular activities/achievements, especially those that support your interest in franchising/entrepreneurship

Applications must be received by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, April 19, 2019.

Recipients will be notified by Friday, May 10, 2019.

Please make sure your full name is included as part of your file name, and at the top of your essay and resume.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. E. Hachemi Aliouche at hachemi.aliouche@unh.edu

*Click here to attach your resume and essay files to an email*

Email address: RIFC_Sc.j4snh1makkoz887w@u.box.com

Graduate Scholarships

The UNH Fellowships Office provides information, counsel, and editorial support to highly motivated students (undergraduates, graduate students, and UNH alumni) applying for national and international fellowships and scholarships. The Office, located at 207 Hood House, also assists faculty members who serve as mentors/references, and coordinates campus interviews and nominations.

UNH Fellowships Office

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