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Maine Manufacturing Career & Training Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: The applicant must be a Maine resident and have a sincere desire to further their education in the manufacturing field.

The applicant must be a full-time student and maintain a minimum of a C average. The winners of the scholarship award must have applied to enter a manufacturing related program of study at a Maine college and must be accepted as a student at that college.

Scholarship Amount: Varies; determined by the selection committee.

How is this Awarded: Scholarships are awarded based on the following factors: personal qualifications of attitude, self-motivated initiative, seriousness of intent and overall impression; proven aptitude or demonstrated ability in the precision machining technology, manufacturing technology, welding or engineering; high school and post-secondary records.

Application Process:

Application may be obtained from the Manufacturers Association of Maine website: https://www.mainemfg.com/students. Completed application and materials must be submitted to the Manufacturers Association of Maine.

  • Copy of high school diploma or equivalent, or expected graduation date and school name.
  • Copy of high school and post secondary transcripts.
  • At least one letter of recommendation from another source outside of your family (e.g., clergy, teacher, town leader, business person, employer, etc.)
  • In your own words, describe your goals, aspirations and accomplishments. Why and how did you decide on a career in manufacturing? Why do you think you should receive this scholarship? (use separate sheet, maximum one page)

Deadline Description: A scholarship committee composed of the Association’s members and staff will screen all applications starting after April 30th of each year. Your application must meet this deadline for consideration. The scholarship will be awarded for one year at a time. Applicants must reapply, in complete each year, if interested in a second scholarship.

Deadline Date: April 30

Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College
High School
Returning to School

Vocational/technical (construction, mechanical, transportation, etc.)