Kids’ Chance Scholarship Overview


Kids’ Chance of NH is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships for children of workers that have been killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease. Scholarships are awarded once a year and students may apply every year for which they are eligible. Award will be based on sole discretion of the Kids’ Chance New Hampshire Board of Directors.

Student Eligibility:

  • Child who is a dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with a New Hampshire employer.
  • Accepted or already enrolled at a university, college or technical school. (Graduate-level students are not eligible.)
  • Pursuing a degree as a FULL OR PART-TIME student.

Documentation Required:

  • Completed Kids’ Chance Scholarship Application with student, family and university/college/technical school contact information
  • Transcript of most recent grades – unofficial transcript is acceptable
  • Brief description of the applicant’s education and career goals
  • Copy of deceased parent’s death certificate OR
  • Proof of compensable injury/illness claim such as determination letter by the state workers’ compensation board
  • Parents’ basic employer information such as name, address, phone
  • Brief description of the injury, illness, or fatality
  • Two letters of reference


  • Please complete the application to the best of your ability. You may need assistance to gather the necessary information.
  • After initial review, the scholarship committee may contact eligible students to verify information or secure missing information. Please respond to our inquiries.
  • The scholarship committee will determine the merit of each application and approve scholarships as funds allow.
  • Kids’ Chance will notify approved students of their award amount, verify enrollment, and upon completion of the process, will send payment directly to the post-secondary institution.
  • In general, Kids’ Chance scholarships may be used for any item included in the official Cost of Attendance, unless restricted by the state organization

Deadline: February 1st
Via e-mail:
Via mail: 500 North Commercial Street Suite 301 Manchester NH 03101

Questions? Please contact us BEFORE the deadline via email at

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