Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund

Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund

Sixteen $1,000 awards (one per county) are made annually to students going to a two- or four-year degree granting Maine school. Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors or full/part-time post-secondary students accepted or enrolled in a Maine college. Graduate students are also eligible. Awards are based on academic excellence, school and community contributions, financial need, letters of recommendation, and a required essay. For more details, click on the scholarship title above.

 

Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship

Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship

The Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship awards are given to individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding record and overall potential to attend an institution of higher learning majoring in:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Machine Tool Technician
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Welding
  • CADCAM for Metals Industry

This scholarship is restricted to the study of metal working trades and will be used to pay tuition costs, textbooks, lab fees, supplies, room and board. For more details, click on the scholarship title above.

 

Maine State Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Maine State Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Two $1,500 scholarships are given to graduating high school seniors: one who is planning to pursue an associates degree in a technical program and one who is planning to pursue a bachelors degree in a business-related area. Preference may be given to students attending Maine colleges. Awards are based on academic excellence, student activities, financial need, letters of recommendation, and a required essay. For more details, click on the scholarship title above.

One $1,500 scholarship is given to an adult learner planning to pursue an education at a two-year degree granting college. Preference may be given to a student attending a Maine college and seeking a degree in a business- or education-related field. Awards are based on an adult being 23 years or older and having legal dependents other than a spouse.

 

Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Richard H. Pierce, the founder of MES, (2) two $2,500 scholarships are awarded. The intent of these scholarships is to assist with college retention and completion. Eligible recipients must be Maine residents, who are accepted at or enrolled in any two or four year degree-granting college or university that is accredited by the Association of Schools and Colleges, both in-state or out-of-state. Eligible recipients must have successfully completed at least one year of study (in the case of a 2-year program) or two years (in the case of a 4-year or 5-year program) at an institute of higher education and show a strong desire to complete their degree program.

 

Richard H. and Scottie Pierce Family Foundation Scholarship

Richard H. and Scottie Pierce Family Foundation Scholarship

The Richard H. and Scottie Pierce Family Foundation Scholarship Fund was created by Richard and Scottie Pierce, formerly of Waterville, ME, to annually expand educational opportunities for Maine students who are planning to pursue their education at a two-or four-year accredited degree-granting college or university worldwide. Initially, the program will be extended to Somerset County students in recognition of that being the birth place of Mr. Pierce’s parents, Henry and Bea Pierce.

Multiple $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students from Somerset county.


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What's Wrong with Double Depositing?

We are quickly approaching May 1st, the date that most colleges require students to submit their acceptance deposit securing their spot in the incoming class. It is assumed that by this point students have decided which school they will be attending. If you’re feeling unsure about your decision and need more time to decide which school to attend, you might think that it’s ok to deposit at more than one school. It’s not. In fact, it is highly frowned upon and you run the risk of losing your admission to each school.

Why? We’ll help to clarify.

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