Kids’ Chance of Maine Scholarship

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
Application Process:

Student Eligibility:

  • 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.
Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College
High School
Courses:
Nonspecific to course of study