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STEM Scholarships

The Unitil Scholarship Fund celebrates some of our community's brightest students in STEM.

We are happy to announce that we are again offering STEM-related scholarships for local high school students. Six high school seniors from our service territories in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts who are pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math, will each receive $5,000 for their first year of undergraduate study.

The application for Unitil's 2023-2024 academic year scholarship is now open, apply for the Unitil Scholarship Fund here.

The deadline to submit your completed application online is on or before March 31, 2023 and recipients will be notified of selection no later than April 30, 2023.

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Find our 2022 winners below

Unitil Scholarship Fund Guidelines

The Unitil Scholarship Fund joins the existing Peter J. Stulgis Scholarship Fund for students from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Dover, NH.

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2022 Scholarship Winners

We are very proud to announce the 2022 recipients of the Unitil Scholarship Fund. The Unitil Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 to support students who demonstrate exceptional potential for careers in STEM. This year marks over $360,000 given to students in our local communities. The students plan on pursuing degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) and will use the scholarship for their first year of undergraduate study.

The 2022 student winners are:

  • Cassie Murphy of Dunbarton, N.H., a graduate of Bow High School. Cassie plans to study math education at Evangel University.
  • Ayden Lang of North Hampton, N.H., a graduate of Winnacunnet High School. Ayden plans to study computer science at Merrimack College.
  • Quintin Lemek of Gardner, Mass., a graduate of Gardner High School. Quintin plans to study computer science at Fitchburg State University.
  • George Lawton of Dover, N.H., a graduate of Dover High School. George plans to study computer science at Northeastern University.
  • Kevin Kieu of Scarborough, Maine, a graduate of Scarborough High School. Kevin plans to study computer science at UMass Lowell.

As part of the program, a sixth student who is the child of a Unitil employee was also awarded a scholarship. Emma Sprague, a graduate of Dover High School, was selected to receive this special award and will study mechanical engineering at the University of Rhode Island. Congratulations to all of our winners! We wish you the best of luck in this year’s studies!