CONCORD — For the second year in a row, the N.H. Department of Education is administering $1,000 tutoring scholarships to students who have struggled academically during the pandemic, according to a news release from the department.
The Yes, Every Student, or YES!, scholarship program provides funds for tutoring or special-education therapies and services provided by certified New Hampshire educators, special-education teachers or licensed therapists.
“These scholarships will be used to help children that may have experienced disrupted learning, and provide them with individualized tutoring and support to target their unique educational needs,” N.H. Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut said in the release.
The assistance is available to all school-age students who live in the state, including those enrolled in public or non-public schools, those who are homeschooled, and students participating in the Education Freedom Account program.
Unlike last year, families do not need to meet any financial eligibility requirements to receive the award, according to the release.
Approximately $2.3 million in federal money under the CARES Act is being used to fund the awards.