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A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc., Scholarship
Sponsor: The A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 229
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
Eligibility: Applicants must be children of A.L.S. patients (living or deceased). Students must be recent high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited institution with at least nine hours of coursework. Students must be residents of New England.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.alsfamily.org

Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Liberty Graphics
P.O. Box 5
44 Main Street
Liberty, ME 04949
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at a Maine high school and be legal residents of Maine. Students must submit artwork, usually with a theme of Maine and the outdoors.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 20
How to apply: Applications are available from your high school guidance counselor or on the Liberty Graphics website beginning in late February or early March of each year.
Website: http://www.lgtees.com

Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award
Sponsor: The New England Theatre Conference, Inc.
Aurand Harris Playwriting Award
215 Knob Hill Drive
Hamden, CT 06518-2431
Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: There is no application.
Website: http://www.netconline.org

Barbara C. Littlefield Vocal Scholarship
Sponsor: Portland Rossini Club
143 State St
Portland, ME 04101
Eligibility: Applicants must be over 17 years of age and must audition with selections from at least two contrasting musical periods for a total of 10 to 15 minutes. Students must perform these selections from memory and provide the judges with an original copy of the music.

Amount: $2,100
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rossiniclub.org/scholarship/about/

BASAA Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
1920 North Street N.W.
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution. Students must plan on studying abroad for a minimum of 30 days. Preference is given to students with unmet financial need and students traditionally underrepresented in education abroad (first-generation college students, minority students, community college students, veterans, students with disabilities and returning learners).

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fundforeducationabroad.org

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
BPSF Scholarship Committee
Attn: Lynne Pelletier
5121 Chalk Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.buddypelletier.com

Business and Professional Women/Maine Continuing Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Futurama Foundation
c/o Marilyn Ladd, Office Manager
103 County Road
Oakland, ME 04963
Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine residents who have completed at least one year of college or will have done so by the end of the spring semester following application. They must be in good standing or on an approved leave of absence of one year or less at their educational institution. Financial need is required, and the student must have a definite plan to complete the program in which she is enrolled.

Amount: $1,200
Deadline: April 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://bpwmefoundation.org/scholarship-program/

Children and Youth Scholarships
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine
5 Verti Drive
Winslow, ME 04901-0727
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students attending or planning to attend an accredited college or vocational school. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and include two letters of recommendation and a personal statement.

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mainelegion.org

Clauder Competition Prize
Sponsor: Portland Stage Company
Attn.: Literary Manager
P.O. Box 1458
Portland, ME 04104
Eligibility: Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: No application form is required.
Website: http://www.portlandstage.com

Daniel Cardillo Charitable Fund
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Eligibility: Students must be passionately committed to an activity outside of school, and they must show financial need for further pursuit of that activity. Applicants should also be able to show that they care deeply about other people.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mainecf.org

Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine
5 Verti Drive
Winslow, ME 04901-0727
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and be U.S. citizens. A parent or grandparent must be a veteran, verified by a copy of military discharge papers with the application. Applicants must have good character and believe in the American way of life.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mainelegion.org

Downeast Feline Fund
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Maine high schools. They must be currently enrolled in a school of veterinary medicine. Preference will be given to students who are in their third or fourth year of school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mainecf.org

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Early College for ME
Sponsor: Early College for ME
Maine Community College System
323 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330-7131
Eligibility: Applicants must be in their junior year at one of the 74 Maine high schools participating in the program. The list of schools is online at http://www.earlycollege.me.edu/participating.html. Students must be Maine residents for at least one year prior to entering the first year of college and must have not yet made plans for college and yet be capable of succeeding at a community college. High schools may also take financial need into consideration when selecting students for the program as well as whether or not the student is the first one to attend college in their family. The program provides community college courses in the senior year of high school, as available, as well as financial aid for a one-year or two-year degree program at a Maine community college.

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Varies, set by each school
How to apply: Speak with your guidance counselor at your high school about entering the program.
Website: https://www.mccs.me.edu/

FMC Skaters Scholarship
Sponsor: Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports
100 Schoosett Street, Building 3
Pembroke, MA 02359
Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at an FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.
Website: http://www.fmcicesports.com

Guy P. Gannett Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Eligibility: Students must be graduates of Maine high schools or home-schooled in Maine. Applicants are considered for the award based on their interest in journalism, financial need and academic achievement. They must also continue to demonstrate an interest in journalism in college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online in January or by contacting the Maine Community Foundation.
Website: http://www.mainecf.org

James V. Day Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine
5 Verti Drive
Winslow, ME 04901-0727
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Maine and graduating high school seniors. They must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and provide evidence of financial need. Applicants must demonstrate good character and a belief in the American way of life.

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mainelegion.org

Joel Abromson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Equality Maine Foundation
550 Forest Avenue
P.O. Box 1951
Portland, ME 04101
Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine high school seniors, and they must be accepted to an institution of higher learning.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Students may apply by sending a cover letter, essay, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their college acceptance letter to EqualityMaine.
Website: http://www.equalitymaine.org

Joseph W. Mayo ALS Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Eligibility: Students must currently be attending a post-secondary school. While their current school may be in any state, they must have graduated from a Maine high school or received a GED in Maine. Applicants should also be related to an ALS patient in one of the following ways: children, stepchildren, grandchildren, spouses, domestic partners or primary caregivers.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mainecf.org

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Lemieux-Lovejoy Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Futurama Foundation
c/o Marilyn Ladd, Office Manager
103 County Road
Oakland, ME 04963
Eligibility: Applicants must be female Maine residents who are high school seniors or who have recently graduated from high school.

Amount: $1,200
Deadline: April 13
How to apply: Applications are available from your local BPW chapter.
Website: http://bpwmefoundation.org/scholarship-program/

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Maine BPW Continuing Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Futurama Foundation
c/o Marilyn Ladd, Office Manager
103 County Road
Oakland, ME 04963
Eligibility: Applicants must be female Maine residents who are currently attending a college or training program.

Amount: $1,200
Deadline: April 13
How to apply: Applications are available from your local BPW chapter.
Website: http://bpwmefoundation.org/scholarship-program/

Maine Demolay and Pine Tree Youth Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Maine Demolay and Pine Tree Youth Foundation
Benjamin Weisner
288 Rowe Station Road
New Gloucester, ME 04402
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a short essay. Students must demonstrate educational and civic achievement.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 23
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.pinetreeyouth.org

Maine Difference Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamey-Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship Program
940 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 04210
Eligibility: Applicants must be either a high school senior from the state of Maine or a graduate of a Maine high school (within the past four preceding years). Students must attend a college or university also in Maine starting in the fall. Applicants must have studies aimed at the ecology and economics in Maine to help insure that Maine benefits from the education of the student.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lwshoes.com

Maine Innkeepers Association Hospitality Scholarships
Sponsor: Maine Innkeepers Association
45 Melville Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine residents and accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning with specialties in hotel administration or culinary sciences. Students must plan to begin a career in hospitality upon completion of their degrees.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 7
How to apply: Applications are available from the Maine Innkeepers Association.
Website: http://www.maineinns.com/education-foundation/

Maine Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine
5 Verti Drive
Winslow, ME 04901-0727
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Amount: $125 to $1,500
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Post.
Website: http://www.mainelegion.org

Maine State Society Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine State Society Foundation of Washington, DC
6508 Bowie Drive
Springfield, VA 22150
Eligibility: Applicants or their parent must have been born in or have been a legal resident of the state of Maine for at least four years. Applicants must be full-time students who are at least sophomores and must attend an accredited, non-profit college or university located in Maine.

Amount: At least $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by mail and online.
Website: http://mainestatesociety.org/foundation/

Maine Veterans Dependents Educational Benefits
Sponsor: Bureau of Veterans' Services
117 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0117
Eligibility: Applicants must be children whose mother or father is or was a veteran in the state of Maine. They must be at least 16 years old and be high school graduates. They must be pursuing a college degree. Benefits must be awarded prior to the dependent's 22nd birthday, unless he is serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, in which case they may be awarded until his 26th birthday.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.maine.gov/veterans/

Maine Vietnam Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Eligibility: Applicants must either have served in the United States Armed Forces in Vietnam or be descendants of someone who served in Vietnam. In some cases, children of U.S. Armed Forces veterans in general may qualify.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available at high school guidance offices or online.
Website: http://www.mainecf.org

MESPE Vernon T. Swain, P. E. / Robert E. Chute, P. E. Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Society of Professional Engineers
Colin C. Hewett, P. E.
Chairman, Scholarship Committee
PO Box 318
Winthrop, ME 04364
Eligibility: Students must be a resident of Maine. Applicants must intend to pursue a degree in engineering and ultimately, a career in the field of engineering. Students must attend an engineering program at a college or university with an accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://mespe.org/scholarship/

NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

New England FEMARA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

New England Regional Student Program
Sponsor: New England Board of Higher Education
45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.
Website: http://www.nebhe.org

Osher Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Community College System
323 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330-7131
Eligibility: Students must be Maine residents who are not currently enrolled in any college or university program and who have completed no more than 24 college credits. They must also qualify for and be accepted into the associate of arts degree program in liberal/general studies at a Maine community college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from community colleges.
Website: http://www.mccs.me.edu

Russ Casey/Maine Restaurant Associates Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Restaurant Association
Chairman, Scholarship Committee
45 Melville Street
Suite 2
Augusta, ME 04332
Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine residents. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program relating to hospitality, restaurant management, hotel management or culinary arts. Preference will be given to students who are attending school in Maine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://www.mainerestaurant.com

State of Maine Grant Program
Sponsor: Maine Education Assistance Division
Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)
5 Community Drive
P.O. Box 949
Augusta, ME 04332
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, be Maine residents and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 1. They must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,000 or less. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: $1,700
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.famemaine.com

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 870
Salem, MA 01970
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents or resident aliens who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must be enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing their first degrees. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Applicants must demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need.

Amount: $3,000-$18,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.
Website: http://phillips-scholarship.org/

Switzer Environmental Fellowship
Sponsor: The San Francisco Foundation
One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in California, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut or Rhode Island. Students must be enrolled full-time during the entire academic year of receiving the award. Master's degree and JD students must be pursuing their terminal degree. Applicants seeking their Ph.D. must have completed at least three years of doctoral work by July 1 or plan to successfully pass their qualifying exams by May 1 of the year before receiving the award. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sff.org

The Mitchell Scholarship
Sponsor: Mitchell Institute
75 Washington Avenue, Suite 2E
Portland, ME 04101
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Maine graduating from a public high school in Maine and attending a two- or four-year program at an accredited college. Scholarships are based on academic performance, community service and financial need. One scholarship is given out at every Maine public high school, with one extra scholarship per county intended for first-generation college students. While the deadline for the application is April 1, supporting materials have a deadline of May 1.

Amount: $9,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://mitchellinstitute.org/scholarship/

Thomas E. Desjardins Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section
Eligibility: Applicants must be civil engineering undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must demonstrate an interest in transportation engineering through their coursework or extracurricular activities. Selection is based on academic merit, character and extracurricular activities.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.neite.org

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
525 9th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: September 8
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://hriresearch.org/HRI/Default.aspx

Tyler/Grandmaison MELMAC Scholarship
Sponsor: MELMAC Education Foundation
188 Whitten Road
Augusta, ME 04330
Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine high school students nominated by their school's principal. They must be accepted to a college or university and demonstrate exceptional financial need. They must face challenges or obstacles in their pursuit of an education and be committed to public service.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are made on the student's behalf by his or her high school principal.
Website: http://www.melmacfoundation.org

Unitil Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Unitil
Attn.: Kristen Anderson/Scholarship Committee
6 Liberty Lane West
Hampton, NH 03842
Eligibility: Applicants must attend school and reside in one of the cities or towns in Unitil service territories and must have a declared major or concentration in science, technology, math or engineering.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://unitil.com/our-community/unitil-scholarship-fund

Vernon T. Swain, P.E./Robert E. Chute, P.E. Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Society of Professional Engineers
Colin C. Hewett, P.E.
Chairman, Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 318
Winthrop, ME 04364
Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine residents who are graduating high school seniors. They must have plans to enroll in an ABETEAC-accredited degree program in engineering and to pursue a career in engineering. Applicants have to have applied to at least one school that offers engineering degrees. These are the minimum acceptable standardized test scores: SAT Math 600, SAT Writing 500, SAT Critical Reading 500, ACT Math 29, ACT English 25, PAA Quantitative 750 and PAA Verbal 640. Selection is based on standardized test scores, GPA, personal essay, recommendations, extracurricular activities and work experience.

Amount: At least $2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement, two recommendation letters and official SAT or ACT scores are required.
Website: http://www.mespe.org

Webber Group Career Advancement Scholarship
Sponsor: Futurama Foundation
c/o Marilyn Ladd, Office Manager
103 County Road
Oakland, ME 04963
Eligibility: Applicants must be female Maine residents who are age 30 or older. They must need financial assistance to improve their skills or complete education for career advancement. They must have a definite plan to use their training to improve their chances of advancement, train for a new career or to enter or reenter the job market. Applicants must be officially accepted into their course of study or program.

Amount: $1,200
Deadline: April 13
How to apply: Applications are available from your local BPW chapter or your financial aid office.
Website: http://bpwmefoundation.org/scholarship-program/