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Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund

posted Mar 22, 2017, 6:01 AM by Chris Guerette
The Maine Legislature annually recognizes one student from each county who is currently pursuing or planning to pursue education at a two- or four-year degree-granting Maine college or technical school. Awards are given to Maine resident high school seniors or full- or part-time postsecondary students accepted to or enrolled in accredited Maine colleges for graduate or undergraduate degrees.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000; one per county; 16 total.

How is this Awarded: Awards are made on the basis of: Academic excellence demonstrated by the content of the applicant's transcript and GPA; the applicant's activities, including employment and contributions to community; financial need demonstrated by the applicant's Student Aid Report (SAR); two letters of recommendation and an essay of 300 words or less from the applicant explaining his or her educational goals and intentions.

Application Process:

Application is now available for download Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund. Because application availability has been delayed, this year’s application deadline has been extended to May 1st, 2017. Scholarships may be deferred for one year if this is to the student’s financial advantage.

When Can I Apply: On or after January 1 of the award year.

Deadline Description: May 1

Deadline Date: May 1

Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College
High School
Returning to School

Nonspecific to course of study