Mainely Character Scholarship

Application Information

Sign Up to View

ALREADY SIGNED UP? LOG IN

Amount
Awarded

$3,750

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Mainely Character, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Maine.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.

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

Description: U.S. students who are residents of Maine planning to enroll as college freshmen are eligible for this award.

Application requirements for the Mainely Character Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
Additional Information: The Mainely Character Scholarship was developed by a group of concerned Maine business people in 2000. It provides scholarship funds to Maine students seeking postsecondary education. The goal is to reward Maine students who have demonstrated a continuing commitment to character and self-development. The core principles of the Mainely Character Scholarship Program are: courage (taking risks and following his/her conscience with fearlessness), integrity (being truthful and trustworthy to oneself and others), responsibility (conveying an attitude of commitment and conviction), and concern (demonstrating compassion and a caring attitude towards others and helping them to achieve their best). The Mainely Character Scholarship Committee will screen all applications and select applicants for personal interviews (by phone or in person). References will be checked. All applicants will receive notification of a decision by June 1.

Award Amount: $5,000 for first place, and $2,500 for second. All awards are provided annually, and are non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,750.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Applications are available on the Mainely Character website. In addition to the completed application, the applicant must submit a 500-word essay addressing the topic on the application. The application and essay must be saved as a PDF file and sent to Mainely Character using the email address provided and must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
Address: P.O. Box 11131 Portland, Maine 04103

Save time. Let us search for you.

Narrow down over 1,000,000 scholarships with personalized results.

Get matched to scholarships that are perfect for you!

Start Your Search

Save time. Let us search for you.

Narrow down over 1,000,000 scholarships with personalized results.

Get matched to scholarships that are perfect for you!

START YOUR SEARCH