Eligibility: The annual Facing Maine Youth Enrichment Grant was established to recognize the resilience, strength, and accomplishments of a Maine young adult aged 16-22 who has a cleft or craniofacial condition. In celebration of what they have overcome, including hard work in school and dedication to the community, we are offering a $250 award. This award can be used to help with the next big step, whether it is college or technical school, helping to pay for driver's ed or the cost of a car, a special camp, or other pursuits
Scholarship Amount: $250.00
Children born with cleft and craniofacial differences must overcome many challenges, not the least of which is preparing for college or entering into the career world.
Facing Maine provides scholarship awards to Maine students who have a cleft or craniofacial condition who will graduate from a Maine high school.
In addition to the application, please include a 200-500-word essay describing how your craniofacial condition has impacted your life and educational experience so far. Please also include an explanation of what personal qualities and abilities make you the best candidate for this scholarship.
Application can be found at https://www.facingmaine.org/projects
Deadline Description: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Deadline Date: May 1st
Enrolled in College
Returning to School
Nonspecific to course of study