Scholarship Opportunity: 2022 Jack and Hannah McCarthy Scholarship

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A scholarship that may be of interest to our students!

This scholarship is named after brother and sister, Jack McCarthy, a much-loved spoken word poet from New Hampshire who died in 2013, and Hannah McCarthy, retired college president, lifelong advocate for students and resident of Amherst, New Hampshire.

The scholarship provides $1,000 to a New Hampshire resident pursuing a college or graduate degree in a field of writing (creative writing, professional writing, technical writing, or journalism).

New Hampshire high school seniors intending to pursue writing at the college level may apply, as well as New Hampshire residents already enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Students who are minoring or concentrating in writing may also apply.

Applications are evaluated on the basis of merit and financial need and are renewable. This scholarship was established by the New Hampshire State Poet Laureate, Alexandria Peary. The recipient of this year’s Jack and Hannah McCarthy Scholarship will be announced in May 2022.

Deadline: April 30, 2022.