NHSA Annual Book Scholarships Rules and Information
The New Hampshire Snowmobile Association will award up to three book scholarships ($1,000, $500 and $250) to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted at a college, junior college, or vocational school. It is also available to college students who are already enrolled. The student’s parents or guardians must be a member in good standing of the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association for the year (season) of application (example 2017-2018).
The Scholarship Committee will review all applications and make its award based upon academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, community service and the quality of the original essay submitted with each application.
Financial need is a secondary criterion used in the selection of the winner. Completion of the financial need portion of the application is optional. Students who have provided a complete financial background will be given priority over those whose applications are incomplete when all other considerations are the same.
The essay should be about what snowmobiling means to you, or about snowmobiling in your state (economy, trails, and environment) in five hundred (500) words or less. You can upload the document or cut and paste in the application form.
You may Submit the Form below or Download the PDF and send by mail.
The package must contain the following with application:
Have these documents ready to upload before proceeding with online application. You may upload pdf, doc or docx formats. You have the option of mailing these supporting documents within seven (7) days of submitting online application to NHSA, 614 Laconia Rd, Suite 4, Tilton, NH 03276 or email to the office.
- An official High School or College transcript, which ever applies. (Last 12 months)
- Current recommendations in writing by at least two (2) teachers dated and signed.
- Current recommendations in writing by one or two friends, employers or clergy, dated and signed.
- Proof of acceptance at the listed college, university or vocational school.
- Write a 500 or fewer word essay about snowmobiling in your state. (Economy, Trails, Environment, or what snowmobiling means to you).
- Include an overview of your extra-curricular activity and any snowmobile associated volunteerism within the last year.
Scholarship Deadline: March 1: Late applications will not be considered.
Attention: If sending by US mail, all information requested above (1 through 6) must be submitted in the same envelope at the same time of application or the application will be rejected. Your complete application package must be received by the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association office by March 1.
Recipients are notified in early April and the award is paid upon receipt of the awardees course schedule for the upcoming Fall Semester.
All application materials are considered confidential and will be limited to examination for their intended purpose only and become property of the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association.