Scholarship Due Dates


**** Please check scholarship paperwork or website for exact scholarship due dates. These are subject to change. School Counselors are not responsible for missed due dates and deadlines.****

• Do you know what Tuition Break for Maine residents is? Goto www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak

• Students should apply for ALL local scholarships Your chances are much greater of being selected. HS Counselors handout local scholarships. All others are online.

• Checkout MES and FAME websites for Maine scholarships! See below!

• There are MANY more scholarships out there..... you just have to find them. Start looking online or talk to people in your field of study to inquire about what is available.

Date Scholarship Notes:
September MES
- 2 Maine students (1 Jr, 1 Sr) to blog about their college search process. -If chosen, must submit min of 6 blogs starting Oct.2013 -$2,000
October Coca-Cola www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org -U.S. Citizen -Pursuing degree at accredited US institution -3.00 GPA at the end of Junior year
Wendy’s Heisman

-Excel in academics -Participate in sports -Involved in community & extracurricular activities
Horatio Alger Scholarship www.horatioalger.org/scholarships -Pursuing bachelor degree -$55,000 or lower adjusted gross income -co-curricular & community service

-2.0 GPA & US Citizen

Bridge To Hope Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Scholarship -Experienced a family member being diagnosed with cancer or if they have participated in the walk is eligible. -Application & Essay
November Prudential Spirit of Community Award
-Distinguished through volunteer work
December FAME
Scholarship Search - Due dates vary depending on the scholarship
December Elks Most Valuable Student
-H.S. Senior -Completed folder including; application, essay, transcript, test scores, counselor report, exhibits
SunEdison Scholarship Program (Formerly First Wind) - 2.75 GPA - Academic performance, work experience, school & community activities & 300 word essay - Major in Sciences and/or technology
Katahdin Federal Credit Union Parent or child has to be a member & fill out scholarship application -$300.00 x 3 students @ SACS
January BK Scholars (Online) - Seniors, employees or children of BURGER KING employees
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program -Demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship -$10,000 scholarship (renewable for 4 years)
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) - 2, $2,000 scholarships - performance @ school, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation & personal statement - Proof of enrollment in a four year ABET Civil Engineering program

- ME residents

February The USM Pioneers - 4 year scholarship covering tuition and fees for any one approved STEM major, laptop computer, paid internships, select housing, faculty mentors - Science, Technology, Engineering & Math - SAT – 650 or higher & B+ or higher in all science & math in high school
USM – Creating Maine’s Future Presidential Scholarships - 2 scholarships awarded - $5,000/year for 4 years - Scholastic achievement, leadership, exceptional personal qualities

- SAT Combined (CR & M) of 1100, 3.67 GPA or higher

- nominated by guidance or principal

Hood Good Sport Scholarship -New England Scholarship $5000 -Play varsity sport -3.0 GPA or higher

-Community Service

Elks Legacy Award Child/grandchild of a living Elk
Clyde Russell Scholarship **Post-marked by 2/1 4 year college awards & Maine community college awards -tuition, room, board, books & fees ($10,000/$2,000) -personal traits & qualities, extra-curricular activities, community activities, academic ability & motivation & personal goals & objectives.
KFC’s Colonel’s Scholars www.kfcscholars.org -2.75 GPA -Enroll in public Maine college or university -Plan to pursue bachelor’s degree

-Demonstrate financial need

A.Leigh Phillips Scholarship -Student with a disability -Going on to post-secondary education -Exceptional achievement in one of the following areas; Academics, extra-curricular, leadership, volunteerism, work ethic, ability to deal with adversity


Lou Fontana Scholarship -GPA -Work experience with people with disabilities -Resume

-“Statement of Commitment” to working with students with disabilities

Best Buy www.at15.com - Solid grades - Community Service or work experience - 1200 students will receive $1,000
March Jeffrey S. Parola Foundation -Criminal Justice -Law Enforcement
ACG of Maine -Associated General Contractors of ME -Construction, Welding - $500 - $4,000 in awards
Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars – Community Volunteer Service Award -Volunteer -Academic achievement -Work experience

-School activities

Maine Innkeepers Association - Hospitality/Hotel Administration or Culinary - $500 - $2,500 - School record, financial need, employment history, extracurricular activities and desire to go into hospitality industry
March Maine Potato Board -Agriculture/Agri-business or Natural Resources - $500.00
April Carl Robert Langley Scholarship -$2,000 – 4 year scholarship -Aroostook County -affected by catastrophic illness of family member or friend

-250 word essay

Ruffed Grouse Society Scholarship -Conservation/Forestry
Mitchell Scholarship www.mitchellinstitute.org -Academic promise/potential -Community Service -Financial Need

- $6,000

- One Senior from every public high school in Maine

- Attending college in Maine

American Society of Military Comptrollers – The Robert J. Poiesz Memorial Scholarship -Outstanding Senior -Entering college or university full time -majoring in financial/resource management, business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, accounting or finance.

-4 scholarships - $2000, $1000, $500(2)

WAGM -College in the County Scholarship ⁃ UMPI, UMFK, NMCC ⁃ $1,000/year – 4 years
MEDEA – Maine Driver Education Association -Have taken Driver Education (must have course completion card) -Clean driving record -Maine resident

-2X$500.00 scholarship

Chet Jordan Scholarship
Maine Chiefs of Police -Law Enforcement
Buick Achievers www.BUICKACHIEVERS.COM -Major in science, technology, engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or Design
MES Foundation -Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship

-Maine Chamber of Commerce

-Maine Metal Products Association

-anyone, one winner from each county $1,000

-business or technical

-machine trades or metal working

Crystal Centennial Scholarship -Crystal resident for 5 years
April Maine State Golf Association -good character, golf participation, academic performance, and financial need.
Ricker Scholarship (Post-marked no later than 4th Friday in April) -90 or higher grades (top ¼ of class) -$1500 – 4 year scholarship - Must be accepted in an area of study

- Participate in non-academic activities

- Good citizen


Maine State Grange -Agriculture -$500.00
Rachel E.Lemieux Youth Scholarship – Maine Business & Professional Women’s Club - Female Senior Students - Maine residents - Financial need

- $1500


See your school counselor for application or click here!

-5 x $500 Scholarships
-Must have played AYBL 1 year

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Renewable, 4-year scholarships – display academic excellence, sense of service, good character, strong work ethic.
Maine Masonic Scholarship Program -Leadership -Citizenship -Financial Need

-Scholastic Achievement


-We select locally

The County FCU -Become member -$1,000.00 –paid to college after 1st semester
FAME – Educators for Maine If you go to the FAME website, there are 100's of scholarships to search for based on your criteria.
FAME – Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship
American Legion, Department of Maine Children & Youth Scholarship
American Legion, Past Commander’s Club, James V. Day Scholarship -ME resident -Enrolled in an accredited college or vocational/technical school -Good character

-Believes in the American way of life

-Financial need

-Parent/grandparent a current member of an American Legion Post in ME

FAME – Quality Child Care Education Scholarship -Need based -must be enrolled in an eligible course in early childhood education at an institution. -$2,000.00
Educators for Maine -Teacher education -Education, including speech pathology or child care provider qualifications -ME resident

-3.0 GPA

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship -Animal Care
Maine Metal Products Association Education Fund www.mainemfg.com -Maine resident applied into precision machining technology, manufacturing technology, welding or engineering at a Maine college/university - up to $2,000 -positive attitude, self-motivated, seriousness of intent, demonstrated ability in above field & high school records
Maine Sports Legends Scholar Athlete -Credentials and accomplishments -$500.00 -Evidence of community service and extra-curricular participation
FANWR (Friends of the Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge) Scholarship - 1, $250 Scholarship - Attend a college as a full-time student - Special consideration – student who enters field directly related to fish and wildlife management, environmental education, conservation or related fields
FAME – ME Dental Education Loan Program -Forgivable Loan for Maine residents pursuing dental education and practice in an underserved area
Emma Milliken Memorial Hospital -2.5 GPA or higher -SACS or KHS -Medical Profession