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Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: The Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund offers awards in two categories:

1. High school seniors who will attend a 4-year college, and
2. High school seniors who will attend a Maine Community College.

Awards are limited to citizens of Maine.

Scholarship Amount: The maximum award for students attending a 4-year college is $10,000; the maximum award for students attending community college is $2,000.

How is this Awarded: In all categories the awards will be major in nature, not to exceed $10,000. The award for Community College students will not exceed $2,000.

The Trustees may grant the awards in all categories to recipients who meet multi-faceted and diverse criteria, as opposed to any single criteria such as financial need or scholastic achievement.

Each year the Trustees will determine the number of scholarships to be awarded. Runner-up finalists will receive $500 in recognition of their outstanding achievement and/or cultural contribution.

Application Process:

It is the intent of the Trustees that brochures for the Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund will be generally available through high school guidance offices in the state of Maine beginning in October of any given year.

Application forms are also available on the Clyde Russell Scholarship website.


When Can I Apply: Applications are available beginning October 1.

Deadline Description: The deadline for application is February 1st, each year.

Deadline Date: February 1

Eligibility Codes:
High School

Nonspecific to course of study