Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Recipients must:
- Be a Maine resident entering first year of postsecondary education.
- Intend to enroll/be enrolled in a two (2) or four (4) year degree-granting college or university, which is accredited by the Association of Schools and Colleges.
- Show a strong desire to complete degree program.

- Academic excellence demonstrated by the content of the applicant’s transcript and GPA
- Contributions to school, community, and/or work environment
- Demonstrated financial need
- Two letters of recommendation
- A personal essay of 300 words or more
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Application Process:

Visit the Maine Education Foundation website to complete the simple online application. The application becomes available January 1. The application period runs from January 1 – April 1.

A $5,000 scholarship per student per year will be awarded. Scholarships will be renewable for up to four (4) years (depending on the grade level of the student). A total of ten (10) scholarships will be awarded to eligible students.

Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College
High School