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Giving parents a choice. Giving children a chance.

We provide scholarships for New Hampshire students who are struggling in their current public school to allow them to attend a private school that is a better fit for them and their learning needs. We also provide scholarships for homeschooling expenses.

Submitting an application is not a guarantee of an award. Our deadline to apply for 2016-2017 school year was June 1, 2016. Families were notified by July 31, 2016 if they were awarded scholarships.

 

The application process for the 2017-2018 school year will begin on January 1st, 2017.

FACTS

How does the application process work?

FACTS collects our applications and charges a $30 processing fee per family. If the fee presents a barrier to your family, email infonh@scholarshipfund.org and we will pay the fee on your behalf.

When completing the application with FACTS (even if you are a homeschooling family), choose CSF New Hampshire as the “school”/ institution:

Children’s Scholarship Fund – New Hampshire
8 North Main St., Suite 8
Concord, NH 03301

You can find CSF in the FACTS system by using our zip code 03301. Your information, including family income, will be verified by FACTS. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of an award. If you have questions or concerns about the application, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 1-866-315-9262.

Who is eligible to apply?

1. You must be a New Hampshire resident.
2. You must have a child/children between the ages of 5 and 20 who has not graduated from high school.
3. Your income must not exceed 300% of the federal poverty level. See income chart below.

2016-federal-poverty-level-guidelines

Scholarship details

We provide scholarships for New Hampshire students who are struggling in their current public school to allow them to attend a school that is a better fit for them and their learning needs. Scholarships are awarded to students based on the metrics in the Education Tax Credit law, financial need, and funds raised for tuition for a NH private school (listed here) or for homeschooling expenses. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of an award. Families are notified if they are awarded scholarships.
Download the CSF Student Record Request Form
Download the CSF Student Release of Records Form

How are scholarships funded?

CSF is a 501c3 nonprofit charity scholarship organization funded by contributions from individuals and businesses. All donations are tax-deductible. The 2016 deadline for Education Tax Credit contributions is June 15, 2016. When a business contributes to CSF, they can be awarded an 85% tax credit against BET/BPT, their New Hampshire business income taxes. For more information, please visit our Donate page.