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Maine Education Services Scholarships

posted Sep 27, 2016, 6:57 AM by Chris Guerette
This spring, we will once again be offering the Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship to Maine students and are pleased to note that the award amounts for the scholarships has significantly expanded! The updated program will be offering a renewable scholarship for up to four (4) years at $5,000 per year.

Scholarship Details
Our goal is to assist students who might not otherwise continue their post-secondary education without financial assistance. Scholarships of $5,000 per student per year will be awarded on a renewable basis for up to four (4) years (depending on the grade level of the student). In order to receive the renewable awards, students must demonstrate strong academic merit and maintain satisfactory academic progress.
Academic excellence demonstrated by the content of the applicant's transcript and GPA

Eligibility & Requirements
To qualify for our scholarships, a student must:
  • Be a Maine resident
  • Intend to enroll or be enrolled in a two (2) or four (4) year degree-granting college or university, which is accredited by the Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Show a strong desire to complete their degree program
Award Criteria
  • Academic excellence demonstrated by the content of the applicant's transcript and GPA
  • Contributions to school, community, and/or work environment
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • A personal essay of 300 words or more
Applying is Easy
Our easy MES Scholarships provides the following features:
  • Applications can be saved for later editing or completion as needed
  • Application status updates can be checked online or set up for direct notification via text or email
  • Supplemental documentation can be easily uploaded and saved with application
  • School and/or community recommendations can be requested and submitted online
  • Compatibility with all browser platforms