Mary C. Manning Scholarship



Scholarship Offered for New Hampshire Residents
Pursuing a Degree in Public Health, Nursing, or Respiratory Therapy

Named in memory of Mary C. Manning, past Vice-President and Director of the organization, then called the New Hampshire Tuberculosis Association. For 42 years, from 1923 until her death in 1965, Mary C. Manning gave her time, talent, and financial support to benefit lung health in New Hampshire. The scholarship was established to continue her legacy and to support future public  health students in furthering their academic interests. The $500 scholarship is awarded annually.

                                        2023 Manning Scholarship Award Recipient

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"Thank you very much for awarding me the Mary C. Manning scholarship. I strive to be a role model for others in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. This scholarship will assist me in attaining my goal of becoming a critical care nurse in the Emergency Department where I will have the opportunity to educate patients in ways they can improve their health and wellness."

- Eric, Manchester Community College Nursing Major

2024 Applications Now Being Accepted

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be:

  • New Hampshire residents
  • Pursuing a degree in public health, nursing or respiratory therapy 
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program 

Application Requirements
Applications must include:

  • Mary C. Manning Scholarship Application
  • College letter of acceptance or current college transcript
  • One letter of reference 

Applications must be completed in full and received by September 15th to be considered.

Apply Online
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Download the Application
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Application Deadline: September 15, 2024

Notification will be made by the end of November.


Email: or mail to:

Breathe New Hampshire
Attn: Scholarship Committee
145 Hollis Street, Unit C
Manchester, NH 03101


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