Waterville Woman’s Association Scholarship (First Year Application)

The Waterville Woman’s Association awards need-based scholarships to qualified female identifying or non-binary individuals who are residents of the Waterville, Oakland, Fairfield, and Winslow areas and who will attend an accredited non-profit postsecondary institution in Maine during the next academic year.

The applicant must meet the following requirements:
1. Must have been accepted by an accredited non-profit postsecondary institution within the State of Maine.
2. Must demonstrate financial need.
3. Must submit an application no later than May 1 and include all supporting documents. All correspondence will be kept confidential between the applicant and the Association.
4. Must be a full-time student for the 2024-2025 academic year.
Scholarship Amount: Variable
Application Process:

The application must include:

1. A completed First-Time Applicant Scholarship Form. All information requested must be included within the application.
2. A one-page personal statement signed by the applicant that includes plans for your education, goals for the future, personal accomplishments, and why you are applying for this scholarship. Please include any unique financial or personal circumstances.
3. A copy of the FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS) you receive from the FAFSA showing the amount of your Student Aid Index (SAI).
4. A letter of reference from someone who knows you well, such as a teacher, counselor, employer, coach, or community member (not a relative).
5. A copy of the financial aid award letter from the school you will be attending that indicates what you will be receiving for financial aid.

Only complete applications will be considered. All applications must be postmarked no later than May 1, 2024.

If you have any questions, please email Brittany Strout, WWA Scholarship Committee Chair.

• All scholarship recipients will be notified at each school’s end-of-year scholarship/awards ceremony.
• Payment of scholarship money will be made directly to the recipient’s postsecondary college or university at the beginning of each academic semester.
• Please note: Changes in enrollment to a different postsecondary institution from that stated on the application may void this scholarship.

If you are not a graduating high school senior and instead are a non-traditional applicant, please use this form to complete your application.

If you have previously applied for this scholarship and are hoping to reapply, please use this form to complete your application.

Application Opening Date: After January 1
Application Deadline Date: May 1st
Eligibility Codes:
High School
Nonspecific to course of study