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Maine Community Foundation Scholarships

Eligibility: The Maine Community Foundation awards more then $2 million each year from more than 525 scholarship funds. Scholarship funds are available for students of all ages attending secondary, post-secondary and graduate education programs. We also have several scholarships that are for individuals to attend aspirational or non-traditional programs.

Scholarship Amount: Scholarship funds are available for students of all ages attending secondary, post-secondary and graduate education programs. We also have several scholarships that are for individuals to attend aspirational or non-traditional programs.

How is this Awarded: The Maine Community Foundation is one of the largest sources of scholarship support in the State of Maine. We have over 525 funds that benefit Maine residents.

Application Process:

Visit the Maine Community Foundation website for a full list of all scholarships.

Each scholarship has its own eligibility requirements and review process. Many scholarships are limited to residents of specific counties or graduates of specific high schools. Our directory of scholarships is arranged by type (post-secondary, graduate school, aspirational and private high school) and by geographic region. Be sure to review all listings that may apply to you and your goals. If you are an adult returning to school, please see our Adult Learner section for funds specifically aimed at supporting you.

To apply for scholarships, please contact the specified organization or guidance office. Some scholarships are managed directly by the Maine Community Foundation. To apply for those funds, please follow the link to our online application system.


When Can I Apply: Typically applications become available in January of the award year.

Deadline Description: Maine Community Foundation scholarship deadlines are typically March-June.

Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College
High School
Open to postgrads
Returning to School

Courses:
Other