NHAA Memorial Scholarship

WHEREAS: The Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association has established a scholarship fund in memory of those New Hampshire auctioneers who have worked to create the professional image of New Hampshire’s auction industry, and, WHEREAS: The purpose of awarding scholarships is to encourage the awarded individuals to further their education, In order to participate in the scholarship process, the following requirements must be met:

  1. The President of the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association shall appoint a Committee consisting of three (3) members of the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association, which will administer the awarding of one or more scholarships each year. It shall be the duty of the Committee to ascertain whether the scholarship applications and other required documentation are complete and whether the application meets all the requirements necessary to be awarded a scholarship. The Committee shall be the sole decision-maker in determining which applicant or applicants (if any) should be awarded a scholarship, and in what amount. The total awards cannot exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000), and it shall be the Committee’s sole decision to award none, one or more scholarships on an annual basis. The Committee’s decision shall be based on, but not limited to, the candidate’s academic credentials (if applicable), educational references (if applicable), school grades (if applicable), and character references. Furthermore, the candidate shall be required to submit a one or two-paged statement regarding their opinion why they feels themselves to be an appropriate candidate for scholarship.
  2. All New Hampshire Auctioneers Association members, their spouses, children & step-children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews and parents, whether related through blood, adoption or marriage, are eligible to apply.
  3. Applications must be received on or before October 1, of each year (the application being distributed by July 31 of that year). Scholarship recipients will be notified of their successful applications on or before November 1, of each calendar year. Only applications received in the same year as the award will be considered.
  4. The scholarship application must be fully executed, and it must be accompanied by the official registration form and/or application for the program for which the applicant is intending to attend. The official registration form and/or application for said program must be likewise completed in full.
  5. Any awarded scholarship will be paid directly to the sponsoring organization, school or other educational institution, with any refunds returned payable the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association.
  6. The scholarship recipients are expected to fully meet the requirements of their subject program.
  7. The scholarship recipient must commence their attendance in the subject program within twelve (12) months of being notified of the award.
  8. The scholarship recipient must either attend a general membership meeting and give an oral report or, in the alternative, submit a written report, outlining what he/she has gained from the scholarship program.

Richard Thorner Scholarship

WHEREAS: The Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association has established a scholarship fund in the name of Richard Thorner, in appreciation of his work toward furthering the professional image of New Hampshire’s auction industry, and, WHEREAS: The purpose of said fund is to award scholarships to individuals to assist them in furthering their education in the field of auctioneering, In order to participate in the scholarship process, the following requirements must be met:

  1. The President of the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association shall appoint a Committee consisting of three (3) members of the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association, which will administer the awarding of one or more scholarships each year. It shall be the duty of the Committee to ascertain whether the scholarship applications and other required documentation are complete and whether the application meets all the requirements necessary to be awarded a scholarship. It shall be solely up to the discretion of the Committee to determine which applicant or applicants (if any) shall be awarded a scholarship, and in what amount. The Committee’s decision shall be based on academic credentials (if applicable), educational references (if applicable), school grades (if applicable), character references and any other criteria the Committee may find appropriate under the individual circumstance. The candidates shall be required to submit a one or two-paged statement regarding his/her opinion why he/she feels themselves to be an appropriate candidate for scholarship.
  2. All New Hampshire Auctioneers Association members, their spouses, children & step-children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews and parents, whether related through blood or marriage, are eligible to apply.
  3. Applications must be distributed received on or before October 1, of each year (the application being distributed by July 31 of that year). Scholarship recipients will be notified of their successful applications on or before November 1, of each calendar year. Only applications received in the same year as the award will be considered.
  4. The scholarship application must be fully executed, and it must be accompanied by the official registration form and/or application for the program for which the applicant is applying. All documents must be completed in full.
  5. Any awarded scholarship will be paid directly to the sponsoring organization, school or other educational institution, with any refunds returned payable the New Hampshire Auctioneers Association.
  6. The scholarship recipients are expected to fully meet the requirements of their subject program.
  7. The scholarship recipient must commence his/her attendance in the subject program within twelve (12) months of being notified of the award.
  8. The scholarship recipient must either attend a general membership meeting and give an oral report or, in the alternative, submit a written report, outlining what he/she has gained from the scholarship program.