Eligibility & Application Process

CEPS students discuss lab project


Scholars must be enrolled full time (12 credits) in a CEPS baccalaureate degree; enrollment must be full-time for each semester a student receives a scholarship. CEPS offers undergraduate programs in Analytics and Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics & Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, and Physics.

Candidates must be citizens of the United States, nationals of the United States (as defined in section 101(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act), aliens admitted as refugees under section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, or aliens lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.

Candidates must also demonstrate financial need.

Application Process

  • Apply for admission to UNH’s CEPS. If you are enrolled in an associate degree program at a NH Community College, you can apply using the NH Transfer Form available at the NH Transfer website. From other Community Colleges, apply by submitting: the Common or Coalition Application, high school transcript (or GED), college transcript(s), residency statement, and application fee (see UNH Admissions Application Requirements for more information). The deadline for UNH admissions is May 1 or October 15 (see UNH Admissions Application Deadlines for more information).
  • Submit your FAFSA application at www.fafsa.gov; be sure to include UNH’s federal school code number (002589).
  • Download the application packet (see below), or send an email to cc.2.ceps@unh.edu to request a scholarship application packet. A complete application will include a brief personal statement explaining your background and interest in obtaining a CC2CEPS scholarship as well as two references from faculty at your current college. We are not currently accepting applications, but please email us if you are interested.
  • Interviews may be conducted by members of the review committee to determine interest and commitment in completing a baccalaureate degree in CEPS.

Scholarship Application Packet