Springfield College (Discover Days) Friday. April 28
Wellesley College (Junior Open Campus) Saturday, April 29
SMCC (Brunswick Campus) Thursday, May 4
THOMAS COLLEGE – FUTURE TEACHERS ACADEMY
Open to Maine high school juniors (class of 2018) the Future Teachers Academy will take place on June 19th on the Thomas College campus. Students who are interested in exploring the field of education will be able to participate in a daylong, hands-on and experimental teaching environment within a STEAM based curriculum taught by talented Thomas College Education faculty. The academy is free, and includes morning snacks and lunch. Student will get a chance to participate in workshops, create projects, and will be able to take a tour of the College after the day concludes. Thomas College’s education program is unique in that all students have exposure to STEAM curriculum. This academy will give students an insight into this – and by attending, they will receive a $1,000 visit scholarship toward their first semester if they apply, are accepted and decide to attend Thomas College upon high school graduation. Students can register online at www.thomas.edu/future-teacher-academy.
ACCUPLACER TEST PREPARATION
Students who wish to prepare for the Accuplacer may find Accuplacer Test Preparation at http://accuprep.pccc.edu.
The University of Maine in Orono offers a four day program in the summer for High School Juniors who excel in Math and Science that are interested in the Engineering field. Admissions will be offered on a competitive basis to students who have completed a three-year college prep level program in both mathematics and science. Successful applicants should also demonstrate a well-rounded high school experience as well as very good leadership and communication skills. For more information you can visit the website at www.mainepulpaper.org Deadline is May 1st.
Kennebec Federal Savings is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who reside within the KFS service area (generally a 20 mile radius of Waterville or a customer of KFS as of the scholarship program launch date) and will be graduating in 2017. Applicant must also be a student at MMTC and a have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better at MMTC and be accepted as a full-time student in the field in which they studied at MMTC. Deadline is April 28th.
The Waterville Woman’s Association has scholarships for women who are residents of the Waterville, Fairfield, Winslow or Oakland areas and plan to pursue post-secondary education in Maine for the academic year 2017 – 2018. See guidance for application. Deadline is May 1st.
WRBC Architects – Engineers has two $500 Centennial Scholarships available (one for architecture, one for engineering) for a high school senior who plans on majoring in architecture or engineering. The school that the student will be attending must be recognized as an accredited college by the appropriate licensing group. See guidance for application. Deadline is May 1st.
Lawrence High School Band Boosters are awarding two $250 scholarships to students who have been members of the LHS Band (concert, marching, color guard or pit crew). Student must be attending a full-time post-secondary program in 2017 – 2018. See guidance for application. Deadline is May 1st.
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, 4 year scholarships to students from New England with financial need who display academic achievement, service to others, good character, leadership qualities, and a willingness to work to contribute to college, personal and/or family expenses. Early application option is due April 3rd and the regular deadline is May 1st. Complete information and eligibility requirements can be found at www.phillips-scholarship.org.
The Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by the Maine Legislature and staff to annually recognize one student from each of Maine’s sixteen counties with a $1,000 award. Applicants must be Maine residents who are currently enrolled in or have been accepted to a two or four year degree granting Maine College or technical school accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Applicants must actually choose to attend the Maine institution. Both full and part-time students are encouraged to apply. Graduate students are also eligible. For more information and application to go FAMEmaine.com. Deadline is May 1st.
Moody’s Collision and Gilman Electric are teaming up to create the “Maine Blue Collar Scholarship” opportunity for students looking to pursue a career in the trades. Student can us the scholarship for community college tuition or even if they just need tools/uniforms for an apprentice job. Application is in guidance. Deadline is May 1st.
KSW Federal Credit Union will be awarding the James A. Veilleux Scholarship for $500 to a graduating senior who has been a member for 6 months or more, participated in community service and has been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school. An essay is required. See guidance for application. Deadline is May 5th
Sebasticook Lodge #146 has a $500 scholarship for a senior student from Clinton that is a child or grandchild of a mason. See guidance for application. Deadline is May 5th.
Clinton Elementary is offering a $300 Trading Looks for Books Scholarship. Any Lawrence High School senior who has been accepted to an institution of higher learning and had attended Clinton Elementary for at least one full year is eligible to apply. Application is in guidance. Deadline is May 5th.
Joel “Slink” Robinson Memorial Scholarship for $500 is for a senior planning on attending a college in Maine (preferably). Joel was a 1989 graduate of Lawrence High School who died of a brain tumor. The senior should be a well-rounded individual with a variety of interests, a strong sense of community, school spirit and a belief in academia. Application includes an essay. See guidance for application and more information. Deadline is May 5th.
Dan A Gwadosky Scholarship will award two $1,000 scholarships to seniors from Lawrence High School that will be attending a Maine Community College. Criteria for the scholarship include academic achievement, character, citizenship and community involvement. Scholarship application is available in the guidance office. Deadline is May 12th.
The Law Offices of Joe Bornstein is pleased to announce their 13th annual “Arrive Alive Creative Contest.” The contest is open to graduating seniors who wish to send a message to their peers about the dangers of drinking and driving and the dangers of distracted driving. 1st place winners receive a new laptop computer and 2nd and 3rd place winners receive a new iPad. A complete set of rules and all past winning entries can be viewed online at www.ArriveAliveCreativeContest.com. The deadline for the contest in May 12th.
St. Theresa’s Guild of Corpus Christi Parish awards two scholarships annually for $500 and $250. Please send a letter describing your academics(Transcript)/extra-curricular activities, community service and involvement in Corpus Christi Parish and any other information that you would like us to know about you to: Eileen Bolstad, 78 Oak Street, Oakland, ME 04963. Deadline is May 19th.
Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program will award up to 1,020 scholarships with a maximum award amount of $2,500. Student must have completed high school (or earned GED) by Spring 2017, be enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program in Fall of 2017 that will lead to employment, demonstrate financial need (must be Pell Grant eligible) and be under the age of 30. To apply online please visit: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/.
Deadline is June 15th.
Listed below are some websites to search for scholarships:
Fastweb - www.fastweb.com
Collegeboard - https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search
Finance Authority of Maine - www.famemaine.com
Maine Community Foundation - www.mainecf.org/scholarships.aspx