BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation – Jean L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship

The BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation Jean L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship is designed to assist a female student in meeting educational expenses for the second semester of the first year of post-secondary study OR who will have completed at least one year of college requiring attendance for at least one more year.

The applicant must meet the following requirements:
• Be a woman and a Maine resident who will graduate or has graduated from high school and who will enroll in an accredited college or school post-secondary education this year.
• Demonstrate financial need.
• Have a realistic goal relating to educational plans.

Primary consideration will be given to those with dedicated school and/or community involvement in order to honor Mrs. Hammond's life and accomplishments. Secondary preference will be given to those women seeking a journalism degree; members or former members or their female dependents of BPW/Maine; members or their female dependents of American Association of University Women.
Scholarship Amount: $2,500
Application Process:

Download requirements, instructions, and application form from the BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation website.

Deadline for completed applications is April 13th. No application will be considered complete until all supporting materials are received. Late applications will not be considered.

Please send all application materials to:

Marilyn V. Ladd, Office Manager
BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation
103 County Road
Oakland, ME  04963

The committee will select recipients around the third week of May. Applicants will be notified whether or not they have been selected.

The scholarship payment will be made directly to the school to be applied to the second academic semester. The Maine Community Foundation will send a check in December to the school/college; if the student is still enrolled, both the school/college and the student must sign the check.

Application Opening Date: After January 1
Application Deadline Date: April 13th
Eligibility Codes:
High School
Returning to School
Communications (journalism, advertising, etc.)
English language/literature