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Deadline
April 27
Amount
$1,000
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May 1
Amount
$500-$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New England Theatre Conference
    PMB 502
    198 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02116-4750
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
    5121 Chalk Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.
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    Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation
    103 County Road
    Oakland, ME 04963
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maine residents who have completed at least one year of college or will have done so by the end of the spring semester following application. They must be in good standing or on an approved leave of absence of one year or less at their educational institution. Financial need is required, and the student must have a definite plan to complete the program in which she is enrolled.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$500
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of Maine
    21 College Avenue
    Waterville, ME 04901
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or college students attending or planning to attend an accredited college or vocational school. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and include two letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Portland Stage Company
    P.O. Box 1458
    Portland, ME 04104
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.
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Deadline
May 1
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community Foundation
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be passionately committed to an activity outside of school, and they must show financial need for further pursuit of that activity. Applicants should also be able to show that they care deeply about other people.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of Maine
    21 College Avenue
    Waterville, ME 04901
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and be U.S. citizens. A parent or grandparent must be a veteran, verified by a copy of military discharge papers with the application. Applicants must have good character and believe in the American way of life.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community Foundation
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduates of Maine high schools. They must be currently enrolled in a school of veterinary medicine. Preference will be given to students who are in their third or fourth year of school.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$500
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.
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Deadline
Varies, set by each school
Amount
Up to $2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Early College for ME
    Maine Community College System
    323 State Street
    Augusta, ME 04330-7131
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in their junior year at one of the 74 Maine high schools participating in the program. The list of schools is online at http://www.earlycollege.me.edu/participating.html. Students must be Maine residents for at least one year prior to entering the first year of college and must have not yet made plans for college and yet be capable of succeeding at a community college. High schools may also take financial need into consideration when selecting students for the program as well as whether or not the student is the first one to attend college in their family. The program provides community college courses in the senior year of high school, as available, as well as financial aid for a one-year or two-year degree program at a Maine community college.
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Deadline
May 15
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    No
  • Offered by
    Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation
    103 County Road
    Oakland, ME 04963
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female Maine residents who are age 30 or older. They must need financial assistance to improve their skills or complete education for career advancement. They must have a definite plan to use their training to improve their chances of advancement, train for a new career or to enter or reenter the job market.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$4,000
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community Foundation
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be graduates of Maine high schools or home-schooled in Maine. Applicants are considered for the award based on their interest in journalism, financial need and academic achievement. They must also continue to demonstrate an interest in journalism in college.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of Maine
    21 College Avenue
    Waterville, ME 04901
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Maine and graduating high school seniors. They must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and provide evidence of financial need. Applicants must demonstrate good character and a belief in the American way of life.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
May 1
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community Foundation
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must currently be attending a post-secondary school. While their current school may be in any state, they must have graduated from a Maine high school or received a GED in Maine. Applicants should also be related to an ALS patient in one of the following ways: children, stepchildren, grandchildren, spouses, domestic partners or primary caregivers.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
April 13
Amount
$1,200
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    No
  • Offered by
    Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation
    103 County Road
    Oakland, ME 04963
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female Maine residents who are currently attending a college or training program.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Demolay and Pine Tree Youth Foundation
    P.O. Box 816
    Bangor, ME 04402
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must submit a short essay. Students must demonstrate financial need.
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Deadline
April 10
Amount
$500-$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Innkeepers Association
    304 US Route 1
    Freeport, ME 04032
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maine residents and accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning with specialties in hotel administration or culinary sciences. Students must plan to begin a career in hospitality upon completion of their degrees.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Education Services
    131 Presumpscot Street
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be accepted to or enrolled in a Maine college, technical school or graduate school. Applicants must be able to show academic excellence, community service or employment and financial need.
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Deadline
April 15
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Varies
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  • Offered by
    Maine Education Services
    131 Presumpscot Street
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be residents of the state of Maine, and they must be accepted or enrolled in a Maine post secondary school. They must be in school full-time with a C average. Applicants should also have plans to study one of the following metal working fields: mechanical engineering, machine tool technology, sheet metal fabrication, welding or metals industry CADCAM.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $18,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of Maine
    21 College Avenue
    Waterville, ME 04901
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Education Services
    131 Presumpscot Street
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently attending a Maine high school in order to be eligible for the high school award, and preference may be given to students who are planning to attend Maine colleges. Preference will also be given to students who are planning to major in fields related to education or business. Students applying for the adult award must have independent status and must be studying education at a two-year college.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
At least $1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine State Society Foundation of Washington, DC
    3678 Bay Drive
    Edgewater, MD 21037
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students who are at least sophomores and must attend an accredited, non-profit college or university located in Maine.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Full tuition
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    No
  • Offered by
    Bureau of Veterans' Services
    117 State House Station
    Augusta, ME 04333-0117
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children whose mother or father is or was a veteran in the state of Maine. They must be at least 16 years old and be high school graduates. They must be pursuing a college degree. Benefits must be awarded prior to the dependent's 22nd birthday, unless he is serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, in which case they may be awarded until his 26th birthday.
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Deadline
May 1
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community Foundation
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must either have served in the United States Armed Forces in Vietnam or be descendants of someone who served in Vietnam. In some cases, children of U.S. Armed Forces veterans in general may qualify.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$2,500-$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Mainely Character
    P.O. Box 11131
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maine residents who plan to attend a Title IV eligible institution of higher learning for the first time in the fall following application. They should display the characteristics of courage, integrity, responsibility and concern. A 500-word essay is required.
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.
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Deadline
January 1
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$1,000
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Varies
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$6,900
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$516
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community College System
    323 State Street
    Augusta, ME 04330-7131
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be Maine residents who are not currently enrolled in any college or university program and who have completed no more than 24 college credits. They must also qualify for and be accepted into the associate of arts degree program in liberal/general studies at a Maine community college.
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Deadline
April 13
Amount
$1,200
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    No
  • Offered by
    Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation
    103 County Road
    Oakland, ME 04963
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female Maine residents who are high school seniors or who have recently graduated from high school.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Restaurant Association
    P.O. Box 5060
    5 Wade Street
    Augusta, ME 04332
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maine residents. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program relating to hospitality, restaurant management, hotel management or culinary arts. Preference will be given to students who are attending school in Maine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Mitchell Institute
    75 Washington Avenue, Suite 2E
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be legal residents of Maine graduating from a public high school in Maine and attending a two- or four-year program at an accredited college. Scholarships are based on academic performance, community service and financial need. One scholarship is given out at every Maine public high school, with one extra scholarship per county intended for first-generation college students. While the deadline for the application is April 1, supporting materials have a deadline of May 1.
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Deadline
March 25
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Humane Society of the United States
    New England Regional Office
    P.O. Box 619
    Jacksonville, VT 05342
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Education Assistance Division
    Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)
    5 Community Drive
    P.O. Box 949
    Augusta, ME 04332
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, be Maine residents and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 1. They must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,000 or less. Selection is based on financial need.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$3,000-$18,000
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Horticultural Research Institute
    1200 G Street NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20005
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    MELMAC Education Foundation
    188 Whitten Road
    Augusta, ME 04330
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maine high school students nominated by their school's principal. They must be accepted to a college or university and demonstrate exceptional financial need. They must face challenges or obstacles in their pursuit of an education and be committed to public service.
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Deadline
March 3
Amount
At least $2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Society of Professional Engineers
    Colin C. Hewett, P.E.
    Chairman, Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 318
    Winthrop, ME 04364
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maine residents who are graduating high school seniors. They must have plans to enroll in an ABETEAC-accredited degree program in engineering and to pursue a career in engineering. Applicants have to have applied to at least one school that offers engineering degrees. These are the minimum acceptable standardized test scores: SAT Math 600, SAT Writing 500, SAT Critical Reading 500, ACT Math 29, ACT English 25, PAA Quantitative 750 and PAA Verbal 640. Selection is based on standardized test scores, GPA, personal essay, recommendations, extracurricular activities and work experience.
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