Two New Scholarships Announced by Candia Dollars for Scholars

Two new scholarships have been announced by Candia Dollars for Scholars®.

The first is the $1,000 Jeanne Cole Memorial Scholarship, funded by the Candia Community Woman's Club in memory of the late Jeanne Cole, a longtime CCWC member. It is the second $1,000 gift from the CCWC benefiting local students, and this one will be awarded to an individual studying in the medical or health science fields.

The second donation is the $1,000 Four Corners Scholarship, funded by businesses at or near the intersection of Routes 27 (High Street) and 43 (Main Street). They include Patriot Heating, Candia Trailers, The Farmer's Wife, and 4 Main Street LLC.

Applications are now being accepted for these and other scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year. Candia residents currently attending or planning to attend a post-secondary school can apply online at The deadline to apply is May 1.

"We are so grateful for all our cherished memories of Jeanne in the Candia Community Woman's Club," says CCWC Treasurer/Corresponding Secretary Lisa Cote. "We all are truly blessed to have worked with Jeanne on so many of our projects and those memories will always live on in our hearts."

"The generosity of the Candia Community Women's Club and the businesses at Four Corners will make a real difference in young people's lives," said Candia Dollars for Scholars® Coordinator Colleen Bolton. "These scholarships will provide needed support as students work toward their career goals."

Candia Dollars for Scholars manages several scholarships supported by local businesses and community organizations as well as individuals. Through Dollars for Scholars, high school seniors and current college students can use a single application to apply for scholarships in support of their studies at two- and four-year colleges, universities, community colleges and vocational schools.

Businesses and individuals can donate any amount for scholarships designated specifically for students educated in Candia. Gifts are tax-deductible and donations may be made on the chapter website, at, or mail checks to Candia Dollars for Scholars®, PO Box 412, Candia, NH, 03034.

Local Resident and Past Dollars for Scholars Recipient Honors Memory of Teammate with Boston Marathon Run

Lucas McCabe of Candia, a past Dollars for Scholars recipient, is raising money in the memory of his former teammate, Jamie Brennan, who is also remembered through a Candia Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Local media coverage of McCabe's efforts included this story in the New Hampshire Union Leader. According to the story, McCabe is raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in memory of his friend. They were schoolmates at Henry Moore School in Candia and members of the Candia Yellow Jacket Traveling Soccer team. Jamie died in 2009 at age 13 from complications of juvenile diabetes. He also is remembered through the Jamie Brennan Scholarship, administered through Candia Dollars for Scholars.