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Maine Catalyst Scholarship

2 winners, $1,000 each
Application Deadline
Jun 5, 2022
Winners Announced
Jul 1, 2022
Education Level
High School, Undergraduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior or undergraduate

Abigail Adams once said that “learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”

In order to encourage low-income students to continue their education after high school, the Maine Catalyst Scholarship is providing scholarships to high school seniors or undergraduate students in Maine who are seeking higher education. Preference will be given to students from western and rural Maine and/or students majoring in the STEM field. 

To apply, write about your goals for the future and how higher education will enable you to reach them.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Profile
Published January 24, 2022
Essay Topic

What are your goals for your future, and why is pursuing a higher education important to you?

400–600 words

Winning Applications

Jenna Campbell
University of VermontFarmington, ME
Jessica Harmon
University of Wisconsin CollegesPort Wentworth, GA


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Jun 5, 2022. Winners will be announced on Jul 1, 2022.

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