Eligibility: Kids’ Chance of Maine is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit 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
- Between 16 and 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 postsecondary 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 two- or four-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.
Enrolled in College
Nonspecific to course of study
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.