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 scholarships and grants to individuals and organizations in support of craft education. Awards are made to our juried members, the community and other organizations.
At this time, please contact League Headquarters for more information prior to submitting any scholarship applications. Thank you
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.
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.
League of NH Craftsmen NH High School Senior 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.
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.
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.
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 League Headquarters for more information.