Summarized List of Private Scholarship Information
Available in the Financial Aid Office

*Scholarships will never ask you for money. Scholarships are always free!*

A Better America Scholarship Program – December 31, 2017 deadline

Global English Editing awards scholarships to students intending to make a positive contribution to the country’s future. Submit a well-written 200 word entry on how you intend to change America. Winning student receives a $1000 award. Students from all colleges or universities are welcome to apply. For more information go to: https://geediting.com/about/scholarship-program/

 

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship – June 14, 2018 deadline

An award up to $1,000. Please apply and look for details at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

 

Addiction Resource Scholarship – Application period starts September 21st

Write an essay sharing your vision for an addiction-free world. Three scholarships will be awarded to winners in amounts of $2000, $700, and $300. Eligibility to all undergrad or graduate students over 18 years old. For more information go to: https://addictionresource.com/scholarship/

 

Affordable College Online

Minority students have an expansive selection of financial aid available to them, but finding and applying isn’t always easy. Through the help of affordable college online, you can find scholarships and helpful tools to get you through the experience. For more information go to www.affordablecollegesonline.org/financial-aid-for-minorities/

 

Alliance Scholars – Closed for 2017

Scholarship program to help improve Hispanic student access to high education in science, technology, engineering and math. Available to all Hispanic students in the United States, District of Columbia, U.S. territories and Puerto Rico. For more information go to http://www.alliancescholars.org/scholarships.html

 

American Business Women Association
For women who are Maine Residents, all courses of study and full time students. Contact info: 1-800-326-aauw or 1-207-872-aauw

 

American Chemical Society
For African American, Hispanic/Latino or American Indians who are US Citizens or permanent residents and full time students or a senior in High School. You must be a high academic achiever in chemistry or science and have financial need. See website for more details. http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships.html

 

American Legion

Many scholarships available for veterans, their families, and American Legion Auxiliary members. For more information on the type of scholarships go to http://www.legion.org/scholarships

 

Annie’s Homegrown – Closed for 2017

Annie’s Homegrown is offering $100,000 in scholarship funds to students studying sustainable agriculture. Please apply at http://www.annies.com/giving-back/agricultural-scholarships

 

Arthritis Foundation

For high school seniors or college undergraduates with juvenile arthritis or another rheumatic disease who are a resident of CT, ME, NH, RI, or VT.

 

Baer Reintegration Scholarship – closed for 2017

This scholarship applies to those with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. For more information visit http://www.reintegration.com/scholarship-program/

 

Bartlett Tree Foundation, Inc. – March 10th and October 10th Each Year

Any student majoring in horticulture, arboriculture, and/or urban forestry at a 2-4 year university or college is eligible. The scholarship offers four at-large scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each. To apply, submit a short narrative no longer than one page outlining your accomplishments, academic record, and aspirations http://www.bartletttreefoundation.org/arboriculture-scholarships.cfm

 

Davis Scholarship – May 22, 2018

$1000 award. All are encouraged to apply. Write an essay describing the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. For more information go to: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

 

Become an Educator Scholarship – Closed for 2017

To Become a Teacher. org wants to help a new teacher or soon to be teacher on their path to success by awarding a $1000 Scholarship. Next year’s application must be submitted by November 1st. For more information go to :  http://tobecomeateacher.org/tobecomeateacher-become-the-educator-scholarship/

 

Belfast Garden Club Scholarship

The Belfast garden club will award one $1000 scholarship to a Waldo County high school graduate currently pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in conservation, ecology, horticulture, natural resources, sustainable agricultural, or related field. Contact info: Scholarship Committee, Belfast Garden Club, P.O. Box 987 Belfast, ME 04951. Download scholarship application form at belfastgardenclub.org/category/scholarships/

 

Benjamin A. Gilman – April 15, 2018

Gilman International Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad. It provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-4 year college or university. http://www.iie.org/programs/gilman-scholarship-program

 

Best Decision Scholarship – Closed for 2017

GoodCall is awarding a $2500 to the writer of the best essay detailing one of the most important decisions you have made in your life. High school seniors, current undergrad, and current graduate students can apply. Must have minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information go to: https://www.goodcall.com/scholarship

 

Best mattress review sleep scholarship – May 19, 2018

BestMattressReviews.com are passionate about promoting sleep awareness and created a scholarship to help further that cause and help students pay for college. Submit a creative video application answering two required questions to win $1000. Minimum GPA 3.0. For more information go to: https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/

 

Big Sun – June 19, 2018 deadline

An award of $500 will be awarded to young athletes of their school or community to help in their academic pursuits. For more information go to www.bigsunathletics.com
Boulos Family Scholarship

This scholarship is for Maine Veterans who served in the Post-September 11 conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Contact info: http://www.boulosscholarship.me.edu/tribute_toveterans.html
BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation- Opens January 1st of each year

 

Annual scholarship offered by the Maine Business and Professional Women’s Futurama Foundation of $1200. Completed application must be endorsed by a local BPW Blub before consideration. For more information go to bpwmefoundation.org/scholarship-program/

 

Bradford Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Scholarship – May 1, 2018 deadline

This year the Bradford-Sullivan forest landowners association scholarship is again being presented to schools as part of an informal consortium of area organizations that have the common goal of encouraging higher education in natural resources, conservation, agriculture, waste management, and allied fields. The BSFLA, the Northern Tier Hardwood Authority represent over $4,000 in scholarship funding for area students. This organization has agreed to distribute this package to you. Contact at: www.ntha.ws or 1570-363-2388 or www.nthardwoods.org/post/_docs/BradfordSullivanForestLandowners.pdf

 

Campus Discovery

Take a quick survey about your college for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. US students enrolled at a 2 or 4 year college/university could be eligible. Application online at http://campusdiscovery.com/start

 

Caribou Parks & Recreation Department – September 1st & February 1st

This scholarship program is for students in park, recreation, and/or leisure service majors. This is a $500 scholarship for professional development. This award is based on academic success and motivation and not financial need. More information at MRPA website: http://www.merpa.org/page/946-838/trainingscholarship. You can also email Kathy Mazzuchelli with further questions Kathy@cariboumaine.org

 

Cashe for your education

This is a handout for a free on-line scholarship search web site at www.cashe.com or www.salliemae.com.

 

Chameleon John – December 15, 2017

A $2,000 annual scholarship is being offered to students in the USA. For more information go to http://www.chameleonjohn.com/scholarship

 

Chet Jordan Leadership – Closed for 2017

A renewable scholarship to graduates of Portland Area, Aroostook County, and Katahdin High Schools. Awards will go to those who exhibit family values, community service, academic or athletic excellence and plan on furthering their education through a college or technical school. For more information go to https://mcfscholarships.fluidreview.com/

 

Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship – August 1, 2018

$1000 Scholarship award to a student enrolled in University or College, minimum GPA 3.5, academic reference, and best essay explaining your life balance including education, familial, and personal goals. For more information go to: https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/

 

Clyde Russell – Opens November 1, 2017

Brochures available for full or part-time college or graduate students and college juniors, seniors or graduate students in a Teacher Preparation program. For more information go to http://www.clyderussellscholarshipfund.org/apps.htm

 

Daniel Cardillo Charitable Fund

This scholarship will go to those who have demonstrated compassion for others and have a passion for a life activity and will be seeking it through the program or educational opportunity. To apply scroll down to Daniel Cardillo Charitable Fund http://www.mainecf.org/Scholarships/Aspirational,Non-traditional,Camp.aspx

 

DialMyCalls Scholarship – November 8, 2017

Write an essay to win a $1500 or $500 scholarship. Must be high school senior or in an accredited 2-4 year college with minimum GPA of 2.0. for more information go to: https://www.dialmycalls.com/scholarship.html

 

Dig Performance Business Idea Scholarship – Closed for 2017

Scholarship will be awarded to students who have talented business ideas in their interested fields. Write an article about a creative idea that will provide a better solution to your interested field. 5 finalists and 1 winner of $1000 scholarship. For more information go to: https://www.digperformance.com/scholarship/

 

Doe Scholars Program – Closed for 2017

Eligibility: Must be a U.S. Citizen 18 years or older and undergraduate student, graduate student, or recent graduate from an accredited U.S. Institute, and must have a minimum GPA of 2.9. Program information and application online at orise.orau.gov/doescholars/.

 

Education Portal

Provides information for scholarships for undergraduates, graduates, as well as distance learning. For more information go to www.education-portal.com

 

Elie Wiesel – Opens in Summer 2018

An essay contest titles Prize in Ethics for undergraduate students and fulltime juniors and seniors of any major at an accredited four-year college/university in the United States. An entry form and detailed guidelines are available online at http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx

 

Employee Morale Scholarship – December 16, 2017

$1000 award. Write about your favorite ideas on how to boost and maintain employee morale. No GPA requirement. Must be 18 years or older. For more information go to: https://www.velvetjobs.com/scholarship/velvetjobs-scholarship-2017

 

Essential Oil Diffuser USA Scholarship – Closed for 2017

Write an essay about the uses or benefits of one of your favorite essential oils to win a $1000 scholarship. For more information go to: http://www.essentialoildiffuserusa.com/scholarship/

 

Eve’s Addiction Scholarship – Closed for 2017

The Eve’s Addiction Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the fall or spring semesters, at any accredited U.S. college or university. One student will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship for more information see http://www.evesaddiction.com/scholarship.html

 

Ezstorit “Get Ahead Scholarship”– Closed for 2017

Available annual scholarship for eligible college or university students. Minimum 2.75 GpA. Award of $500. For more information go to ezstorit.com/scholarship/

 

FAME

See binder for Scholarship Book and Search Service available or visit them online at www.famemaine.com

 

Families of Freedom – Rolling Application
The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund, was established to provide education assistance for postsecondary study to members of families impacted by events of September 11. Applicants must be dependent children or spouses of persons who were killed or are permanently disabled as a direct result of the terrorists attacks in the United States. Applicants may also be enrolled or planning to enroll in a course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States. For more info go to https://apply.familiesoffreedom.org/

 

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships

The Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships are designed to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity. To be eligible, applicants must be US citizen or national, and planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university at a pre-doctoral level. For more information go to http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_046607

 

Frugal Dad – Closed for 2017

Applicants must be 16 years of age and be enrolled in an accredited college or university. The scholarship offers $5,000 to the winner and is given out in June. For more information go to http://www.frugaldad.com/undergraduate-scholarship/

 

Garden Club Federation of Maine Inc.
This scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors or graduate students who are legal residents of the State of Maine. College sophomores are eligible, as they will be entering their junior year the following fall. The student must major in some field of horticulture. http://www.mainegardenclubs.org/content/scholarship/scholarships.asp

 

George J Mitchell Scholarship – Opens January 1st, 2018

Must be a graduate of a Maine high school or a legal resident of Maine if attending a high school outside of Maine and must plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university in Maine. For more information go to www.mitchellinstitute.org

 

Goedeker’s Appliances Scholarship – July 8, 2018

Goedeker’s is a family oriented company that has been in operation since 1951. $500 Scholarship grand prize. Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. For more information go to: www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship

 

Grasshopper – Closed for 2017

A $5,000 scholarship will be offered to current students for help paying tuition and books. For more information go to www.grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship

 

Guitar Pal Scholarship – December 1, 2017 deadline

Scholarship program for aspiring artists currently enrolled in an art program at a US college or university. $1000 Award. Must write 1000 word essay with the title “How my favorite artist inspired me”. For more information go to theguitarpal.com/scholarship/

 

Heritage Scholarship – Closed for 2017

The DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship was founded in 2011 as a way to give back to the community by offering education assistance to three outstanding students. This scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who draw upon their cultural heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value to their future employers, and serve their communities. For the 2017-2018 school year, DutchCrafters Amish Furniture will be awarding each of three outstanding students $500 to further their educational goals. For more information go to: https://www.dutchcrafters.com/heritage-scholarship

 

H&M Law Firm Scholarship

Their team of law attorneys have created a renewable, and annual, scholarship of $4000. Minimum GPA of 3.1 and submit essay about what it means to give back to society, and how you intend on accomplishing this. For more information go to: https://www.duilawyerslosangeles.com/scholarship/

 

IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest – Closed for 2017

IAPMO formed the foundation – the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) – to help provide safe access to clean water and sanitation systems. How would you promote the IWSH projects and what slogan would you use do to so? Must be current high school senior or accepted full-time college students. First, Second, and Third Place winners. For more information go to: http://www.iapmo.org/pages/essaycontest.aspx

 

Insurance Providers.com – December 1, 2017

InsuranceProviders.com is proud to introduce a new scholarship promoting motorcycle safety among students. The Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education. One applicant will be chosen who best brings awareness to motorcycle safety. The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the spring semester. Find out the requirements and how to enter go to http://www.insuranceproviders.com/look-twice-save-a-life-scholarship

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – closed deadline

Several scholarships/grants awarded to young scholars based on academic ability, financial need, motivation and the will to succeed, leadership and public service, and their accomplishments or strong interest in music, art, literature, or sports. For more information go to http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/

 

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation – March 1,2018

The scholarship offers a total of $24,000 over the period of study with no more than $12,000 for one academic year. The applicant must be a US citizen or nationality, be or plan to be a teacher of American history/government or social studies and possess or plans to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 in the year of which they are applying. http://www.jamesmadison.gov/

 

James and Marilyn Rockefeller Scholarship Fund

For residents of Knox, Waldo, or Washington Counties and are 18 years of age or older. Any major or college is acceptable. Applications are available at www.mainecf.org

 

Jeannette Rankin Foundation

The JRF will award $2000 grants to at least 50 women across the US. To be eligible, applicant must be a woman, a US Citizen, Age 35 or older, have low income and pursuing a technical/vocational education, and associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree. More information at http://www.rankinfoundation.org/students/eligibility

 

John Wright Memorial– May 15 Deadline

The purpose of this one-year scholarship is to support the arboriculture industry by helping college students for tuition. All applicants must plan to enter the commercial arboriculture industry. Write an essay describing why you are pursuing your chosen career. Must have minimum gpa 3.0. Award of $2000. For more information go to: http://www.treefund.org/scholarships/tree-fund-scholarships/wright

 

Kevin Riordan Presidential Scholarship – May 1st deadline

Eligible students include either those currently in a post-secondary education program who aspire to join the field of law enforcement upon graduation, or a high school senior who plans to study a career in law enforcement or a law enforcement related program. Scholarship amount $500

 

Lamey-Wellehan – May 30th deadline
This scholarship is only available to Maine residents for any major. For more information go to: https://www.lwshoes.com/scholarship.aspx

 

LuvMiHome Scholarship – June 30th Deadline

LuvMiHome is a start-up blog that focuses on new technologies in the home. Scholarship available to graduate and undergraduate students. Award value of $1000. Two essay submissions required. For more information go to: http://www.luvmihome.com/scholarship-information/

 

Maine Community Foundation

There are many scholarships listed in a publication received from the Maine Community Foundation. This information is on file in the financial aid office as well as available on their website, which can be accessed at www.mainecf.org

 

Maine Legislature Memorial Scholarship Fund

For Maine resident high school seniors or full or part-time post-secondary students accepted to or enrolled in Maine colleges for graduate or undergraduate degrees. Part of the criteria includes academic excellence, activities, community contributions, and financial need.

 

Maine Mid-Coast Audubon Society

Must be a resident of Maine studying in the field of Ornithology. There is no deadline. Contact info: iquilt@mint.net

 

Maine Rural Rehabilitation Fund
This scholarship is for Mainers with a farm or woods work background who have a “full-time” course load and show financial need. For more information go to http://www.maine.gov/dacf/ard/grants/rural_rehabilitation_trust_fund.shtml

 

Maine State Society-march 15, 2017 deadline
The $1,000 award will go to an outstanding applicant with strong academic performance who also demonstrates superior volunteer leadership and hard work, as well as a passion for the State of Maine. For more information go to http://mainestatesociety.org/foundation/

 

Maine Town & City Management Association – June 30 deadline

The scholarship is based on: The need for funds and proposed use of funds, Degree of participate to the field of civic leadership, public administration or community service they have shown for these fields, relative to their age, Likelihood to make a significant contribution to the course work related to these fields. For more information call 1-800-452-8786 ext. 2304 or https://www.mtcma.org/about-mtcma/scholarships/

 

Maine Vietnam Veteran

This scholarship is available to those who served in the Vietnam Theater and their descendants. Must be taking post-secondary level training. www.mainecf.org

 

Mary Lou Marks Smith Scholarship

Presented by the Garden Club Federation of Maine. This award is given to encourage and financially aid students who are majoring in horticulture, floral design, or related fields. Amount of $1000 every other year. For more information go to: http://www.mainegardenclubs.org/Assets/PDFs/Mary_Lou_Marks_Smith_Scholarship_Application.pdf

 

MASSGrant

Grant in aid for those in financial need. For more information call 617-727-9420

 

MBNA Scholarship

For this scholarship you must be from one of the following areas: Knox or Waldo counties, MSAD 1, MSAD 9, or MSAD 27. Contact info: Carolyn Fox at 1-207-236-1585

 

MELA

The Maine Educational Loan Authority offers Maine students two $2500 scholarships. Applicants sign up on the MELA website at www.mela.net and are then entered into random drawings. To be eligible, students must be current undergraduate or graduate college students or high school seniors planning to pursue a two or four year degree. The MELA scholarship is fast and easy with no long application, no essay, send recommendations or demonstrate financial need.

 

MES

MES manages six scholarships for various organizations. The Maine trade women Network Scholarship, the Maine state Legislature Memorial Scholarship, and the masonic Scholarship for Continuing Education, application materials can be obtained in the financial aid office. All applications can be filled out on-line and supplemental material mailed by the deadline to MES. For more details see the financial aid office or visit the MES website at www.mesfoundation.com

 

The Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in honor of MES founder, Dick Pierce who passed away in 2011. It was Dick’s life-long commitment to promote higher education. Win a renewable scholarship of $5000 by submitting a personal essay. For more information go to: https://mesfoundation.org/scholarships.php/scholarships-we-administer/richard-h-pierce-memorial-scholarship/

 

Minority Scholarships

This is where you can find all the scholarships for minorities that we currently have on record.

 

Asian Pacific Fund

The Asian Pacific Fund administers 12 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals. To apply go to http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/

 

Hispanic

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

To be eligible applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, be a US citizen or permanent resident, be currently enrolled part or full time at a community college. Have plans to transfer and enroll full time at a four year college and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. More information at http://hispanicfund.org

 

Italian American

National Italian American Federation
This is a handout providing information on the scholarship application procedures for Italian American Students. See binder for more details. Contact info: https://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships

 

Mitchell Institute

A $4,000 scholarship for students planning on entering a four-year degree program. The scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic potential and school and community service. For more information as well as application go to http://mitchellinstitute.org/scholarship/

 

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

Forty scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and current college students who are attending or have been accepted to an accredited four year college, university, or graduate program and have been active in community service. For more information go to www.facebook.com/citizensbank or at www.facebook.com/charterone

 

National Federation of the Blind – March 31 deadline
Applicant must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post-secondary course of study in the fall semester in the United States. Contact info: https://nfb.org/scholarships

 

National Physical Science Consortium

The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) offers two different programs. The first is a two-phase six year fellowship. The support is for two or three years. The second program is the dissertation Support Program which provides support while the graduate student conducts dissertation research. More information can be found online at http://www.npsc.org./Applicants/Applicants/fellowshipinfo.html

 

Native American Scholarship Fund

This is a handout providing information on the scholarship application procedures for Native American Students. For more information go to http://collegefund.org/student-resources/ .Contact info: LucillDine@aol.com

 

New England Employee Benefits Council

This scholarship is for any full-time college student studying in an accredited academic program leading to a degree provided the student demonstrates an interest through either course of study or work experience in a career in the benefits field. To be eligible, a student must either be a New England resident or enrolled at a college in New England. 1. Contact info: http://www.neebc.org/scholarship-program

 

Old York Garden Club – April 1st deadline

The Marion Hosmer Scholarship will be awarded to qualified college students pursuing a degree in horticulture or a related science. The applicant must be a resident of Maine and currently enrolled at an accredited school. For more information go to http://www.oldyorkgardenclub.org/scholarship.php

 

OPPU Achievers Scholarship

To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must: Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0. For more information go to: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

 

Past Presidents

Must be a member of AAHPERD, attend college in the eastern District, and major in the field of health, physical education, recreation, or dance. Contact info: www.nace-foundation.org

 

Project Paradigm – May 1 registration deadline

The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition that inspires youth to use STEM skills plus kindness, creativity, and collaboration to make a difference.  The 2016-17 Challenge aims to generate new ideas to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and around the world. Youth aged 4 to 18 (as of May 1, 2017) compete in three age divisions: Ages 4 to 8 ● Ages 9 to 13 ● Ages 14 to 18. for more information go to: http://www.projectparadigm.org/#mid=&offset=&page=&s=

 

Ralph Waning, Albert Faust Forestry & Agricultural Trust

Must reside or have lived in Kennebec or Waldo Counties a minimum of two years, completed one year of college or technical school beyond high school and furthering their education in forestry, agriculture, or natural resources in the United States and have a “C” average or above. Contact info: www.mainecf.org

 

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship – Closed for 2017

Scholarship engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Award of $2,000 and a trip for two to Washington, D.C. for more information go to bjconline.org/contest/

 

Richard H. and Scottie Pierce Family Foundation – April 15th deadline

Scholarship was founded to annually expand educational opportunities for Maine students who are planning to pursue their education at an accredited college or university worldwide. Applicant must be a Somerset county resident for a minimum of one year. For more information go to https://mesfoundation.org/scholarships

 

Rocky Mountain Elk

You must be a junior or senior with at least 1 semester remaining till graduation, who is studying a wildlife related natural resource program at a 4 year college or university in the United States or Canada. You must be enrolled full time for the following fall semester. Website: http://www.rmef.org/Conservation/HuntingHeritagePrograms/ConservationAwardsScholarships/WildlifeLeadershipAwards.aspx

For more information contact: Lands & Conservation Assistant. Phone: 1-800-225-5355, Ext. 264

E-mail: awards@rmef.org

 

 

RV Gaddis

Must be a Maine high school graduate majoring in outdoor writing or a related environmental field. Contact info: www.mainecf.org

 

Samuel Huntington
This award is for a graduating senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. http://www.nationalgridus.com/masselectric/about_us/award.asp

 

Scholarship Experts

“Do Over” Scholarship

Open to all U.S. students ages 13 years and older. Respond in 250 words or less to the question, “If you could get on do-over in life, what would it be and why?” http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx

 

“Education Matters” $5k Scholarship

Open to all U.S. student ages 13 years of age or older. Respond in 250 words or less to the question “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?” http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx

 

Superpower $1,000 Scholarship

Open to U.S. students 13 years of age or older. Respond to the question within 250 words: “If you were granted a superpower for just one day, what would it be and how would you use it?” Apply at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx

 

“Top Ten List” $1,000 Scholarship

Open U.S. students 13 years of age or older. Respond to the question in no more than 250 words: Create a “top ten list” of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship. Apply at www.scholarshipexperts.com/notes/up.jsp

 

Sleep Advisor Scholarship – December 15 deadline

Create a video for a chance to win a $1000 Scholarship. Must be full-time undergraduate or graduate program. For more information go to: https://www.sleepadvisor.org/scholarship/

 

Spread the Word on Safety Scholarship – January 6 deadline

Charlotte Chiropractor at Beyond Wellness Chiropractic Center, P.C. value the importance of safety, and the effects of auto injuries. Submit an essay on chosen topic for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship. For more information go to: https://www.beyondwellnesscc.com/scholarship-2/

 

S&T Scholarship – June 5th and December 15th Deadlines

Showboxa.com is giving a $2500 scholarship to three students who write extraordinary essays on how today’s technology inspires them. Open to all majors. Must have minimum of 3.0 GPA. for more information go to: http://showboxa.com/scholarship-program/

 

Storwell – Closed for 2017

Storwell is offering an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they wake their way forward in life. The requirements are the applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or American foster care program, be enrolled full-time at a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or USA , be 24 years of age or younger, and the winner agrees to having his/her name, photo and post-secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website. https://www.storwell.com/bursary-application

 

SunTrust – May 12th deadline

SunTrust bank is a trustee of the David S. Blount, Lonza L. Rush, Lucy E. Meiller, Herbert and Marion Bragg and Fowler W. Johnston scholarship funds. These funds provide college scholarships for needy students of select states. The scholarship award for each student is $1500 per semester. For more info go to https://www.suntrusteducation.com/Scholarshipsweepstakes/index.html

 

Sussle – Closed for 2017

By helping other students you can help yourself. Sussle provides a unique opportunity in which the student is the contributor on the Sussle webpage. The best contributor will win the scholarship. Must be a full time undergraduate or graduate students attending an accredited college or university within the United States. Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident. For more information go to www.sussle.org/scholarship

 

TractorJoe Argriculture Scholarship – June 1st deadline

For students planning to attend an agricultural college or university. Offering an annual $1000 scholarship with the best essay and the most Facebook LIKES. For more information go to: https://www.tractorjoe.com/scholarship

 

Turner Solutions Scholarship – July 1st Deadline

Personal finance scholarship provides two, one-year non-renewable scholarships to help students achieve. one $1000 scholarship to a currently enrolled undergraduate student. Minimum 3.0 GPA. for more information go to: http://scottalanturner.com/personal-finance-scholarship/

 

Unity College Centers for Academic Excellence

Applicant must meet all normal admissions requirements of Unity College, must enroll in a B.A., B.S. program with intent to graduate from UC, must maintain a satisfactory academic and social standing, and must have at least a cumulative high school GPA of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale and minimum SAT scores 1100 (verbal and math). A college transfer student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25.

 

Uponics Hydroponics/Aquaponics Scholarship – November 1 deadline

Interested in hydroponics and/or aquaponics? Students with concentrations in agriculture, business, environmental sciences, and engineering are especially encouraged to apply for a $1000 scholarship by writing a well-researched essay. Minimum GPA 2.5. For more information go to: http://uponics.com/aquaponics-scholarship/

 

US Self Storage Scholarship – July 31 Deadline

Apply for a $1000 scholarship. Eligibility: US Citizen, 18 years old, enrolled in college. For more information go to usselfstorage.com/scholarship

 

Waldo County Humane Society – May 1 Deadline

Apply for the Madeline M. King/Constance K. Barnes Scholarship. There are two $1000 awards each year to Waldo County students that are furthering their education in the fields of Veterinary Science, Animal Husbandry, or a related field. For more information please contact your school’s guidance department or Unity College Financial Aid office.

 

World Water Issues – April 30th deadline

The World Water Issue Scholarship is open to entering and current college students. You must submit an essay on the topic of the water scarcity crisis and a possible solution in order to be considered for this $1500 award. For more information go to: http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/167822t

 

Zinch

Zinch provides many opportunities for scholarships. For more information go to www.zinch.com/scholarships

 

Double Your Money is sponsored by Chegg for good. It matches the amount of any scholarship won. For more information go to www.zinch.com/scholarships/money

 

Zumper

A $1,000 scholarship is available to outstanding statements who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. For more information go to https://www.zumper.com/apartments-scholarship

 

Scholarships search engines below

AIE

http://www.aie.org

 

Campus Career Center
www.campuscareercenter.com

 

Campus Discovery

http://www.campusdiscovery.com

 

Cashe
https://www.salliemae.com/plan-for-college/scholarships/

 

Chegg

https://www.chegg.com/scholarships

 

Eco & Environmental Scholarships

http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/green-scholarships-internships-activities

 

FAME
http://www.famemaine.com

 

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Search engine for Hispanic scholarships and grants. Start here http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications

 

Learn

http://learn.org/pages/scholarship_home.html

 

Maine Community Foundation
www.mainecf.org

 

MES
https://mesfoundation.org

 

Monkeygeek

https://www.moneygeek.com/education/scholarship-search/

 

Open Education Database

http://oedb.org/

 

Resources for Minority students

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/

 

RI Foundation

http://www.rifoundation.org/WorkingTogether/ForScholarshipSeekers/ScholarshipFellowshipOpportunities.aspx

 

Scholarships.com

https://www.scholarships.com/

 

Scholarships for Women

http://oedb.org/scholarships/women/

 

 

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