the Lakes Region of New Hampshire
The Lakes Region Scholarship
Foundation, a New Hampshire corporation, is a tax-exempt non-profit
organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Contributions to LRSF are tax deductible (as allowed by law) and are
YOU CAN NOW DONATE ONLINE USING
The "Donate" button below is a link to the Paypal website where
donations may be made directly to the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation
whether or not you have a Paypal account. If you have a Paypal
account you can enter your email address and password. If you do not
have an account, you may select the "Continue" button on the lower
side to enter your information.
Please include the "Purpose" of the donation so we can credit
to the proper account. Here you can enter the name of the Fund you
wish to donate to or, if it is a direct donation to the Friends of the
Foundation Operating Fund, you may type in "FOFOF." The
donation amount may also be split between different funds or a Fund and FOFOF by indicating
the amount of each in the "Purpose" section.
Please contact LRSF if you have any questions. 527-3533 or
Mission & Purpose
and encourage scholarships and opportunities for higher education among
residents of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.
To act as a clearinghouse to receive scholarship funds from various donors.
To encourage the establishment of
To screen applications and distribute
scholarships to qualifying applicants.
In 1956 a handful of
dedicated citizens with the goal of promoting and encouraging scholarship
opportunities, as well as simplifying the application process for local
students, and facilitating the review and selection process for donors
founded the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation.
In June 2013, 213 donors awarded a total
of $238,820 to 308 students. Since 1956, over $4.6 Million has been awarded to
over 4,300 recipients thanks to
the generosity of 500 donors or donor funds, not including the thousands
of individual donors who have contributed to memorial funds or special
To view the current list of DONOR FUNDS, select the "For Donors" link
To view the current list of FRIENDS OF THE FOUNDATION, click
scholarships really make a difference to our local students. Their
thank-you notes tell us that the dollars awarded through the
Lakes Region Scholarship
Foundation make a positive impact on their educational future. But
sometimes, even more importantly, we prove that someone in the community
really cares about them. Our awards say that we believe in them and want
to help them reach their educational goals.
To view some of the Thank You Notes select
the "Success Stories" link above.
Lakes Region Scholarship
Foundation is merely the conduit. It is the donors who really make it
To find out how you can become a part of
this meaningful community program, click
And ... if you're interested in
participating in or being a sponsor of our annual community spelling bee held in October, select
the "Spelling Bee" link above for more information. Come join the
2013 Spelling Bee Winning Costumes
Jeanne Breton, Pat Chase & Joan Frates Ryan Dubois, Hunter Anderson & David Morrison