For Immediate Release
February 4, 2019

Contact: College Planning & Community Engagement
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Concord, N.H. — In partnership with outstanding business leaders from New Hampshire companies, The NHHEAF Network Organizations announces its College Equals Opportunity (CEO) scholarship program is accepting applications through Friday, April 19th.

Since its inception in 2005, the CEO Scholarship program has awarded $400,000 in college scholarships to 101 college student leaders from the state of New Hampshire.

In 2019, this annual program will award $5,000 scholarships to rising college juniors and seniors from New Hampshire with demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities, commitment to community service and academic excellence.

An eligible CEO scholarship applicant must:

  • Be a NH Resident, although may attend college out-of-state.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student; achieving 'junior' or 'senior' grade level by fall 2019 and must be enrolled for entire 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Be an applicant for federal financial aid (Filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for upcoming school year).
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher at the time of application.

“Our CEO Scholarship program proudly supports our state’s most deserving college students. We are delighted to work with successful New Hampshire business leaders who graciously share their time, talent and financial resources to recognize these future leaders,” states Christiana Thornton, President and CEO of The NHHEAF Network Organizations.

For more information about the CEO program or to nominate a business leader to participate in the program as a supporter, visit or visit The NHHEAF Network Organizations at