- Student must live in Maine.
- Student is graduating from high school in the year of the application.
- Student's high school is located in Maine. We do not accept applications from students attending high school out of state.
- Student will be going on to an accredited postsecondary institution after graduation from high school.
If you are considering a “gap year” between high school and postsecondary education, you must apply during your senior year of high school, and you must have already committed to a postsecondary institution.
Application form and instructions can be found online at the Mainely Character website.