Robinhood Marine Center/Benjamin Riggs Scholarship

Application Information





Application Deadline

April 30

Awarded By:

The Georgetown Working League

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually, one as the Robinhood Marine Center Scholarship and the other as the Benjamin Riggs Scholarship.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Georgetown, Maine.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate and graduate award.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Georgetown, Maine.

Application requirements for the Robinhood Marine Center/Benjamin Riggs Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Activities list
  • College acceptance letter
Additional Information: The committee will mail letters to all applicants announcing its decisions no later than June 1.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $2,000 annually, non-renewable. Students are encouraged to apply each year, whether or not they have been given an award previously. If the student receives a scholarship and does not attend school, the scholarship money must be returned in its entirety to the scholarship committee.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, April 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, April 30

Applications are available on the Georgetown Working League (GWL) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: a copy of his/her most recent transcript; a one-page essay (may be typed) describing his/her work, school, church, and community activities, honors he/she has received, his/her career goals, and any other information he/she believes would be of interest to the scholarship committee, including a statement of why he/she should receive a scholarship; and a copy of his/her college acceptance letter (or names of schools to which he/she has applied, if notice of acceptance has not been received). *Please note: The application must be handwritten in ink. No emailed or faxed applications will be accepted. The application and all supplemental materials must be mailed to the address provided, postmarked by the deadline date.
About The Georgetown Working League:
Contact Information: Mary Swain, President
Address: P.O. Box 262 Georgetown, Maine 04548

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