Bay Path College Sunday, February 10
Johnson & Wales University Saturday, February 16
Seton Hall University Sunday, February 17
Bay Path College (Overnight) Tuesday, February 19 & 20
Southern NH University Friday, February 22
CHILDREN OF VETERANS
If one of your parents is a Veteran and, as a result of military service, is deceased or determined to be 100% disabled, you could be receiving over $900 each month while you attend High School. You must be at least 18 years old to receive this money. This is known as Chapter 35 of the GI Bill. These benefits are also available for education and training placements after high school graduation. For more information contact the Maine State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Programs at 207-582-2100 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lohman Animal Health International in Winslow is offering a paid internship for students interested in the scientific field who are looking to gain practical experience during the summer to strengthen their resume. The internship is linked to the scholarship but they are independent of each other. They have limited spots. See guidance for application.
The Maine Section of the American Society of Civil Engineersis pleased to announce two $2,000 scholarships available for two outstanding Maine high school seniors who plan a career in civil engineering. See guidance for more information. Deadline is January 31st.
The Clyde Russell Scholarshipsare highly competitive scholarships. There are two categories: one for students who will attend a four year college and one for students who will attend a Maine Community College. In granting these awards, the trustees may make awards to recipients who meet multifaceted and diverse criteria, as opposed to any single criteria such as financial need or scholastic achievement. Application forms may be downloaded from website at: www.clyderussellscholarshipfund.org Deadline is January 31st.
AXA Achievement Community Scholarshipis offering scholarships of $2,000 for up to 375 winners nationwide. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. Deadline is February 1st. Visit website at: www.axa-achievement.com.
Best Buyis awarding up to 1.1 million in scholarships to students in grades 9 – 12 that have good grades, commitment to community service and/or work experience. Deadline is February 15th. Apply online at http://pr.bby.com.
Buick and the GM Foundation are offering the “Buick Achievers Scholarship Program”for the 2013 – 2014 school year. This scholarship is open to include current undergraduates as well as high school seniors. It is designed to help students who are leaders in both the classroom and their communities, but who may not have the financial means to attend college. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program will award up to $25,000 per year to 100 students and $2,000 one- time awards for 1,000 students. For more information and application go to www.buickachievers.com. Deadline is February 28th.
HP Hood LLCis pleased to announce the annual Hood “Sportsmanship Scholarship” presented by Hood Milk, which will award three $5,000 scholarships to students in each of the six New England states for a total of eighteen $5,000 scholarships. They are looking for high school seniors who participated in a varsity sport and who will be attending a two or four year accredited college or university next year. Students must have earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher and performed volunteer work in the community to be eligible. To apply students will be asked to write a short essay explaining how they have demonstrated the value of sportsmanship both on and off the field. Students must apply online at Hood.com by March 1st.
MADSEC (Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities)has two scholarships available; Leigh Phillips Scholarship ($700) for students with a disability and the Lou Fontana Scholarship ($750) for students interested in pursuing a degree in Special Education from the University of Maine System. For application see guidance. Deadline is March 1st.
Taconnet Federal Credit Unionis excited to host its 4th Annual scholarship competition, Taconnet’s Trek To Success to be held April 20, 27 and May 4, 2013. This is FREE scholarship money available to high school seniors going on to college or a secondary school. They will be choosing 16 students from high schools in Kennebec and Somerset Counties. They will compete in challenges that are both physical as well as mental. They start off as teams of four and through a process of elimination, they compete as individuals in the final week. In the end, they could be the winner of $5,000, $2,500, $1,000, or $500 scholarship. Applications are available in the High School Guidance Office or online at www.taconnet.com. Deadline is March 15th
Dorothy Templeton Memorial Journalist Awardsponsored by the Town Line Newspaper is looking for applicants for a $1,000 scholarship. Students must be a senior at Erskine Academy, Cony High School, Winslow High School, Waterville High School, Lawrence High School, Messalonskee High School or any senior in the Town Line distribution area. Students must compose an essay between 700 and 800 words with at least one photo and should be geared toward newspaper readers; correct spelling and grammar are important. See guidance for topic information and other questions. Deadline is March 15th.
Lohman Animal Health Internationalis currently accepting applications for its 2013 scholarships. Student must be planning on enrolling in a four year science-related degree program, be a graduate of Erskine Academy, Lawrence High School, Messalonskee High School, Waterville High School or Winslow High School, involved in community activities and have a minimum of a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. See guidance for application. Deadline is March 31st.
Alpha One is offering a “Powering Education” Scholarshipto assist students with disabilities. This scholarship will provide awards of $2,000 each to 3 selected candidates for post-secondary school education including both undergraduate college education and graduate programs. Deadline is April 1st.
Waterville Rotary Clubhas a $1,000 Mert Rowe Memorial Scholarship for one student from each of the area high schools. Applicant needs to have been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school, have at least a B average, participated in community service and demonstrate financial need. See guidance for application. Deadline is April 5th
Maine Inkeepers Associationhas a scholarship available for students who have been accepted to fully accredited schools and are pursuing a career in the hospitality industry. See guidance for application. Deadline is April 5th.
Skowhegan Savings Bankhas a $1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior who will pursue a two or four year business degree program (accounting, business management, economics, financial management, hospitality and tourism management, marketing, real estate, retail or sports management) who may not expected to receive other financial assistance. Deadline is April 8th.
National Association of Women in Construction Chapter 329has a $500 scholarship for a high school senior, male or female who is interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry. See guidance for application. Deadline is April 15th.
Maine State Employees Associationhas scholarships available for students that are related to a dues paying MSEA member. Dependents of school teachers are not eligible. Applications are available in guidance or may be downloaded at www.mseaseiu.org. Deadline is April 19th.
Maine State Grange– has a $500 scholarship for one or more students who will be majoring in the agriculture field. Due date is April 30th. See guidance for application.
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fundoffers renewable, 4 year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic excellence, a demonstrated sense of service to those around them, good character, and a strong work ethic. Application may be downloaded at www.phillips-scholarship.org. Deadline is May 1st.
Lawrence High School Band Boostersare awarding two $250 scholarships to students who have been members of the Lawrence High School Band (Doesn’t need to be a current member). See guidance for information. Deadline is May 1st.
Waterville Area Art Societyhas a $500 scholarship for a senior who plans to continue his/her education in any field of visual arts. Student must be nominated by the art teacher or the art department head of the school. See guidance for more information. Deadline is May 1st.
Sappi Somersetis offering a $500 scholarship to a student that has been accepted to a two or four year college. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and have at least a B average and participated in community service. Deadline is May 3rd.
Student Award Search Aidhas developed a website solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. The site is free and they charge nothing for the information or application. They are awarding the “B. Davis Scholarship” for $1,000. Deadline is May 27th. Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm.
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultantsare offering a $1,000 scholarship. Students need to submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Deadline is June 14th.
Big Sun Organizationis proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits by offering a $500 scholarship. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution. Visit website to apply http://www.bigsunathletics.com. Deadline is June 21st.