Scholarship & Grant Information

Grants & Scholarships

As an essential part of its mission, the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen supports the continuing education of artists and community members. To meet this standard, each year the League awards close to $30,000 in scholarships and grants to individuals and organizations in support of craft education. Awards are made to our juried members, the community and other organizations.

Please review the Grant and Scholarship opportunities below to see which best meets your goals and needs, or contact Catherine Green for more information.

 

Craft Education Program Enhancement Grants

These grants provide supplementary financial assistance (up to 50% of the total cost of the project) to locally raised funds for initiating, improving, or extending craft education programs. Any organization engaged in conducting craft-related education activities may apply. Submit the Project Evaluation Report for your existing Craft Education Program Enhancement Grant.

Apply Online   Download Application   Project Evaluation Report

 

League of NH Craftsmen Craft Education Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to provide supplementary financial assistance to members and non-members engaged in craft-related studies. The League is interested in supporting intensive educational activities that present creative approaches to learning such as workshops, courses, seminars and other activities that meet the challenges of a career as a professional craftsperson, develop a personal interest in a craft discipline, and advance a skill or facilitate the learning of a new technique in a craft medium. Anyone living in New Hampshire or within 10 miles of its border is eligible to receive this scholarship.

Apply Online   Download Application

 

The Craft Center Education Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to provide supplementary financial assistance to members and non-members engaged in craft classes at The Craft Center at League headquarters in Concord. The League is interested in supporting craft activities that present creative approaches to learning, and is also interested in activities that develop a personal interest in a craft, or advance a skill, or teach a new technique.

Students may apply for a scholarship. Alternatively, instructors at The Craft Center may recommend supplementary financial assistance to a deserving student. Contact Catherine Green for more information.

Apply Online   Download Application

 

League of NH Craftsmen NH High School Craft Education Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to provide supplementary financial assistance to students pursuing an education in the field of craft-related studies. Seniors in high school living in New Hampshire or within 10 miles of its border are eligible to receive this scholarship. 

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Vivika and Otto Heino Craft Education Scholarship

In memory of world-renowned craftspeople and League members Vivika and Otto Heino, this scholarship is designed to support individuals interested in learning a skill in any craft medium at an approved educational facility, including those sponsored by the League of NH Craftsmen. Anyone living in New Hampshire or within 10 miles of its border is eligible to receive this scholarship.

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Jeanne Holmes Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Jeanne Holmes, and priority is given to a child or grandchild of a League craftsman for the purpose of continuing in art and craft education at an accredited institution.

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The Gerry Williams Memorial Scholarship

In memory of renowned potter Gerry Williams, this scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students pursuing an education in the field of fine or performing arts, and/or craft-related studies. Priority is given to graduating Dunbarton, NH students.

Donations to support this scholarship may be sent to the League of NH Craftsmen, fiscal agent for this fund. Contact Catherine Green for more information.

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