Roger R. Berube Annual Scholarship Fund

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 15

Monday
Awarded By:

Lewiston Housing Authority

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Four awards offered annually, two to public housing residents and two to Section Eight voucher holders. In the event that there are no acceptable applications in one category, the Lewiston Housing Authority may award up to four grants to applicants in the other category.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be currently assisted by the Lewiston Housing Authority, either as public housing residents or Section Eight certificate or voucher holders.
  3. Must live in one of the following areas in Maine: Lisbon, Lewiston, Wales, and Greene.
  4. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll part or full time in any accredited postsecondary education program that would lead to a profession or trade. This includes non-academic programs such as hair-styling programs or apprenticeship programs.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  6. Must be a high school graduate or have obtained a GED at time of application. Students may be enrolled at any level of undergraduate or graduate study.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is for U.S. students who live in one of the following Maine areas: Lisbon, Lewiston, Wales, and Greene. Students must be currently assisted by the Lewiston Housing Authority, either as public housing residents or Section Eight certificate or voucher holders.

Application requirements for the Roger R. Berube Annual Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Personal statement
  • Proof of Graduation
Additional Information: The scholarship is based on financial need. Academic achievement is considered, but not required. The awards are competitive, and the winners will be chosen based on the information provided in the application. It is important that students prepare a complete, informative, and presentable application. Winners will be notified in July. Applicants should be advised that the Lewiston Housing Authority wishes to announce the winners in the news media and other publicity material.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. The award will be paid in two equal installments.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, June 15, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, June 15, 2020

An interested student may obtain an application for this award by sending an application request letter to either the address provided or the following address: Lewiston Housing Authority, 77 Rideout Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Applications are also available at the guidance offices of Lisbon, Lewiston, Wales, and Turner high schools. Students may apply anytime between May 1 and the deadline date. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: proof of high school graduation or GED; a copy of his/her official college acceptance letter; a letter of character reference from an adult other than a parent, relative, or someone living at his/her same address (contact information for this reference must be provided on the application); and a statement of 250 words or less indicating his/her plans for furthering education, goals for the future, school activities, and any unusual circumstances. Completed applications must be received by 5 p.m. EST on the deadline at either of the Lewiston Housing Authority offices.
Contact: Reta Herrick
Address: 1 College St. Lewiston, Maine 04240

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