Scholarships for New Mainers

Scholarships are aid that you are given, sometimes from private institutions or community organizations, that you will not need to repay. If you are not eligible for United States federal financial aid, you may be able to help pay for higher education using scholarships.

Find Scholarships for New Mainers

Tips for applying for scholarships

Scholarships come in various amounts and are offered by a variety of different organizations; some may even be in your own community. Local scholarships may be less competitive because they draw a smaller pool of candidates. To begin your search, check out:

  • Local high school teachers and the guidance office
  • College financial aid office
  • Employer/parents’ employer(s)
  • Faith-based institutions
  • Local service organizations
  • Town offices