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Kids' Chance of Maine Scholarship

Eligibility: Kids’ Chance of Maine is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships for children of workers that have been seriously injured or killed in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000-$5,000

How is this Awarded: Scholarships are awarded once a year and students may apply every year for which they are eligible. Current annual scholarship amounts range from $1,000 and $5,000 and are determined based on the student’s financial need.

Application Process:

Student Eligibility:

  • Between 16-22 years old at the time of the application.
  • Child who is a dependent of a worker seriously injured or killed in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with an employer over whom the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board has jurisdiction.
  • Demonstrated financial need to pay for post-secondary education.
  • Accepted or already enrolled at a two- or four-year college, university or technical school. (Graduate-level students are not eligible.)
  • Pursuing a degree as a full or part-time student.
  • For students attending a 2-year or 4-year college or university – Completion of the FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

The application and more information can be found on the Kids’ Chance of Maine website.

 


Deadline Description: Kids’ Chance of Maine accepts applications on a rolling basis. Scholarships are reviewed and awarded for Full-Time Fall/Spring semesters.

Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College
High School

Courses:
Nonspecific to course of study