Maine Scholarships

Maine scholarships may not be as plentiful as California or Texas scholarships, but they are out there if you look for them. You should really consider letting us find scholarships for you, though, based upon your entire profile rather than searching specifically for scholarships based on a single criterion. Scholarships.com can help you find information about scholarships especially created for those living in Maine at the same time we look for any other scholarship opportunities for which you might qualify. The college scholarships below will give you just a small sample of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Maine scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed in 1993 to provide financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. The scholarships are awarded to ice hockey, figure skating and recreational skaters. All applicants must be New England residents and skate at FMC arenas.

    Note: The postmark date is before [...] More

Guy P. Gannett Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Guy P. Gannett Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the Guy P. Gannett Foundation to provide renewable support for students majoring in journalism or a field reasonably related, including all forms of print, broadcast or electronic media. Recipients must be graduates of Maine high schools or home-schooled in a Maine community during their last year of secondary education. Students will [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg University Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students, planning to attend Heidelberg University, who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Knowlton Operator's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Knowlton Operator's Scholarship is awarded to operators for training when budgetary constraints eliminate the opportunity for some to attend training for certification, advancement or professional development.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Mainely Character Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Many scholarships for Maine high school seniors reward academic or athletic achievement. Few, however, focus on character development. Mainely Character makes character count. We reward exemplary individual behavior and make continuing education possible for deserving Maine students.

    Only half of Maine's high school graduates go on to post-secondary education. That is one of the lowest rates [...] More

Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg/Textile Study Group of New York

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY) has announced a call for entries for the Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Award.

    The winner will receive a $1,500 award, a one-year TSGNY membership and an invitation to present his/her fiber artwork at the June 17th TSGNY meeting held in New York City. Students’ entries will be juried by the TSGNY Student Award Committee.

    College students and [...] More

New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • NEEBC's Scholarship Program was established to further the aims of the Council to advance the knowledge and education of individuals in the employee benefits field, or those aspiring to careers in employee benefits. Careers in employee benefits include but are not limited to, careers in the actuarial sciences; ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits; careers in pension design and planning; [...] More

New England Regional Student Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The New England Board of Higher Education’s Tuition Break program, the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), provides a discount on tuition to New England residents when they enroll in approved degree programs at out-of-state
    public colleges and universities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

    For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Powering Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • This annual scholarship was established by Alpha One to assist people with disabilities who wish to pursue post-secondary education. The scholarship will provide up to per candidate who is accepted into post-secondary school education (e.g., after high school), including undergraduate college education as well as graduate programs.

    Applicants must have a documented disability, be [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Rainbow Business & Professional Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/19/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Rainbow Business & Professional Association Scholarship Fund, Inc. was to award is students who have worked to foster diversity, end bullying and discrimination or otherwise advocated on behalf of LGBT issues in their schools and communities. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Regis College Catholic High Schools Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. Students are notified of their eligibility by the Office of Admission at the time of their acceptance. The designation of a merit scholarship remains in effect for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided the student maintains the minimum renewal [...] More

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship honors New England high school seniors who demonstrate a humane ethic. Each award is given as payment to the college, university, or specialized training academy at which the recipient will be matriculating in fall of the upcoming academic year. Students from New England public, private, parochial and vocational schools are eligible.

    Actions meriting the [...] More

State of Maine Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The State of Maine Grant program is a need-based grant program for Maine residents. You must be enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate program at an eligible institution. Because this is a need-based grant, your expected family contribution (EFC) must not exceed the maximum EFC set in any given year. You must attend an eligible college/university in Maine. Students enrolled in NEBHE's [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2019
  • Amount: $18,000
  • The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities.

    Qualifications:
    -An entering or returning student at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States and must [...] More

The Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by the Maine Legislature and staff to annually recognize one student from each county who is currently or is planning to pursue their education at a two-or four-year degree-granting Maine college or technical school. This scholarship is available for full or part-time students.

    Eligible recipient must be a Maine resident, who is [...] More

The Maureen D. Keller Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Each year, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences awards The Maureen D. Keller Undergraduate Scholarship to a promising Maine student who intends to pursue a bachelor's degree in the biological or earth sciences. Students eligible to receive the Keller Scholarship must be a legal resident of the state of Maine, a high school senior or college freshman at the time of application; be enrolled in a [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

The Russ Casey / Maine Restaurant Associates Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Russ Casey / Maine Restaurant Associates Scholarship Fund was established to promote careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry in Maine. This scholarship honors the integrity and memory of Russell Casey, a beloved and extraordinary employee of the Jordan's Foods Corporation.

    Any student who is a resident of Maine and is, or will be attending an institution of higher education in [...] More

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Bigelow family to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The Bigelow family considers student scholarships the most important commitment the horticultural industry can make to ensure the growth and development of the nursery and landscape industry.

    Applicants must be enrolled in an [...] More

WTFI (TJX) Children's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The goal of the Warrior Thunder (TJX) Scholarship Fund is to assist a veteran's child in their educational desires to serve their nation or community and/or to provide assistance to our military or Veterans. It is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, room, board, books, and supplies. The funds may be used for any term, including the summer term, during the awarded academic school [...] More

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Last Reviewed: December 2018