Below are scholarships that are mailed to us, or brought to our attention in some other way, that we want students to have access to. Copies of the scholarships may also be found in the Guidance Office. Please check this frequently as we will update this information as it becomes available.

Scholarships for 2019-20 School Year

*National Association of Women in Construction


    • Applicant must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a construction-related program at a school in the US and must have at least one term remaining in a course of study in a construction related field.
    • Must desire a career in a construction related field.
    • Must be enrolled full time
    • Must be a resident of Maine or attend school in Maine.

*Zonta Club of Bangor Scholarships

  • Deadline: March 31, 2020
  • Amounts: Four (4) - $1000 scholarships
  • Available to young women who plan to pursue higher education at a 2- or 4- year college
  • Please click on the link for more information:  Zonta Club of Bangor 2020.pdf

*The Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Amount: 10 scholarships for $5,000, renewable for up to four years
    • Be a Maine resident entering 1st year post-secondary education.
    • Intend to enroll or be enrolled in a two (2) or four (4) year degree-granting college or university, which is accredited by the Association of Schools and Colleges.
    • Show a strong desire to complete their degree program.


    • Academic excellence demonstrated by the content of the applicant's transcript, GPA and SAT.
    • Contributions to school, community, and/or work environment.
    • Demonstrated financial need.
    • Two letters of recommendation.
    • A personal essay of 300 words or more.
  • Go to for more information and to apply

*Alpha One - Annual Powering Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • This scholarship has been established to assist people with disabilities who wish to pursue post-secondary education. Please click on the link for more info and the application.
  • Alpha One Scholarship

*2020 Cold Brook Travel Soccer Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Amount: $250
  • Graduating high school senior, entering a college, university or a technical school (2 or 4 year) as a full time student the fall of 2018.
  • Student must have participated as a rostered player (member) at least three (3) full seasonal years on a BTSC/CTSC registered youth team.
  • Student must have maintained a "B" average for the first seven (7) semesters of his/her high school career.
  • Please click on the link for more information and the application: 2020 CTSC Scholarship.pdf

*The Mitchell Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020 for initial application documents and May 1, 2020 for supporting documents(there are two deadlines)
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Mitchell Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 scholarship, and may attend two- or four-year degree programs at colleges both in- and out-of-state.The strongest applicants demonstrate financial need, academic promise, and community impact. Please encourage applications from the college-bound seniors who would benefit the most from our scholarship. We rely on your support to ensure that we reach the broadest range of students possible, and we hope to have a minimum of five applicants from your school. At times we hear that some students decide not to apply since they believe that only the students at the top of the class will be selected. The selection committee is careful to consider all available information to choose the student for whom our support would make the biggest impact.

*Penobscot County Retired Educators Association

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Amount: Three (3) - $1,000 scholarships
  • Available to Penobscot County seniors who are going to pursue a career in Education
  • Please follow this link for more details on the requirements:  Penobscot County Retired Educators.pdf

*2019 Courageous Steps Project STEP FORWARD Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 3, 2020
  • Amount: $250 - $500
  • The Courageous Steps Project's STEP FORWARD Scholarship Fund recognizes those with challenges such as Autism, Dyslexia, or even certain obstacles they had to overcome with their families. You must be enrolled at Old Town High School, Orono High School, or an Eastern Maine Region school to apply (see criteria on application) in order to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Please click on the link for the application:

*Maine Chiefs of Police Association Scholarship (In Honor of Thomas J. Landers and Charles L. Jackson)

  • Deadline: April 10, 2020
  • Amount: Three (3) for $500 each
  • Eligibility: Any graduating high school senior who intends to pursue a career or profession related to law enforcement.
  • Applicants must submit an application along with an official high school transcript and a letter describing their interest in law enforcement. Applications are available from high school Guidance Offices, on-line at  MCOPA Scholarship or by calling Maine Chiefs of Police Association at (207) 799-9318.

*George V. Soule Scholarship (Ruffed Grouse Society)

  • Deadline - April 15, 2020
  • Amount - $4,000 

The Ruffed Grouse Society of Maine is pleased to offer a $4,000 scholarship to a deserving student who will be starting their education in one of the following areas of study: Wildlife Conservation, Conservation Law Enforcement, Forest Management or a closely related field that is supportive of the broad goals of the Ruffed Grouse Society at both the regional and national level. It is imperative that applications be focused on the aforementioned areas of study. If an applicant’s career goals do not reflect Ruffed Grouse Society goals the application will not be considered. Applicants must intend to become a practitioner in one of the above-mentioned fields, preferably in the state of Maine.

Ruffed Grouse Scholarship

*Maine Savings FCU Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 17, 2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Maine Savings offers ten $1,000 scholarships to members who are college-bound graduating seniors. If you are awarded a scholarship, it will be applied to your second semester of college. Please complete the application by April 17, 2020. YOU MUST BE A MAINE SAVINGS MEMBER TO APPLY. IF YOU ARE NOT CURRENTLY A MEMBER, THERE ARE A COUPLE WAYS YOU CAN JOIN - APPLY ONLINE, CALL OR VISIT ANY OF OUR BRANCH LOCATIONS.
  • Each high school listed chooses its own scholarship winner: Bangor High School, Brewer High School, Central High School, Ellsworth High School, Hampden Academy, John Bapst Memorial High School, Old Town High School, Penquis Valley High School
  • Maine Savings Scholarship

*Maine Sports Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete

  • Deadline: April 17, 2020
  • Amount: $5000
  • Scholarship award recipients will be selected based on outstanding athletic ability and performance, academic aptitude and
    achievements, and school leadership and community service. 
  • Please click on this link for more details: MSHOF Scholar Athlete

 *2019 Maine State Employees Association Scholarships

*Acadia Federal Credit Union Scholarship

The Acadia Federal Credit Union college scholarship is available to current Maine high school seniors who meet ALL of the following criteria: 

1 - Attend an Aroostook, Piscataquis, or Penobscot County high school

2 - Plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year college or university

3 - Are an active Acadia FCU member or whose parent(s)/guardian(s) is/are active member(s).

The scholarship is $2,000!! $1,000 is payable after completion of the first semester of their Freshman year and the remaining $1,000 is payable after completion of the first semester of their Sophomore year. Students can apply for the scholarship online at this link:

Acadia FCU Scholarship

*Maine Association of Healthcare Administrative Professionals Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Amount: $500
  • Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at a college or university for the upcoming academic semester. If scholarship money is awarded, this is the only program that will receive the funds on behalf of the applicant.
  • Applicants must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States
  • Applicants must complete and submit a Scholarship Application by May 1.
  • MAHAP Scholarship

*Carmel High School Alumni Association

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Amount: $500
  • For seniors who have been accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning and who have some connection, through relatives, with the former Carmel High School.
  • Please click on this link for the application and more information: 

    Carmel High School Alumni Scholarship.pdf

*Maine Blue Collar Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Amount: 38 scholarships ranging from $500 - $2500
  • Our only criteria is that the student is pursuing a career in the trades. This scholarship can be utilized to purchase tools, uniforms, books or for tuition at a trade school.
  • Please visit for more information and to apply
  • Five of the scholarships are specific to MTEC,, a great option for a student looking for an accelerated certificate program.

*Town of Frankfort Forest Scholarship

*Emily Trussell Stupak Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Stupak Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to support graduating seniors from high schools in Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Hancock Counties who are furthering their education at an accredited college or university, and who have demonstrated a passionate dedication to, and talent, skill and a desire to excel in, a chosen athletic pursuit that the student plans to continue at the college level.

*Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Amount: $3,000 to $15,000 renewable for up to four years!
  • The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities. High school graduates or current seniors and current college students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
  • Please click on the link for more information:

*WBRC Centennial Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 15, 2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • WBRC’s annual Centennial Scholarship for high school seniors was initiated in our 100th year and has been honoring outstanding students ever since. $1,000 scholarships for architecture and engineering are awarded annually to a graduating senior who is attending a Maine or Florida high school. Students must fill out and submit a PDF application, linked below. The extended deadline for 2020 is May 15.
  • WBRC Scholarship Application

*SMA Alumni Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2019
  • Amount: Four (4) - $1,500 scholarships
  • Basic requirements are: good student; knowledge of truth, duty and honor; and acceptance by a 2- or 4- year college.
  • For more information please go to
  • Contact Kelly McGavock by phone or text (228) 547-0442.

*McDonald's Archways to Opportunity

  • Tuition reimbursement towards a college degree for all qualifying employees employed 90 days or more
  • Eligible to receive $3000 as a shift manager or $2500 as a crew-member annually
  • Can be used towards college, university, trade school, qualifying certificate and training programs.
  • Go to Archways To Opportunity

Scholarship Search Sites

The links below are scholarship search sites that will allow you to enter some information about yourself and see a list of scholarships customized to your information. Because there are so many scholarships out there, we encourage students to make a spreadsheet to keep track, in one central location, of requirements and deadlines for all scholarships.

My College Dollars

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