The recipient of any scholarship award must have applied to enter a precision machining technology, manufacturing technology, welding or engineering program at a Maine college/university in the fall and must be accepted as a student at that college or university, and also must be a Maine resident.
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 postsecondary transcripts.
- At least one letter of recommendation from another source outside of your family (e.g., clergy, teacher, town leader, businessperson, 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 a separate sheet, maximum one page.)
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.
Applications open November 1st. 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 completely each year if interested in a second scholarship.