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James and Marilyn Rockefeller Scholarship

Maine Community Foundation

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for who residents of Knox, Waldo, or Washington County, Maine, who, by circumstance or design, are on a “road less traveled” and are seeking traditional or non-traditional educational experiences that will change their lives and the lives of people around them. Applicants must have encountered circumstances that required uncommon tenacity, focus, hope, and humor, and/or have plans to pursue a meaningful life change that requires additional education. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be age 18 years or older and be able to: demonstrate a passion for learning, whether in a traditional classroom setting or in a less structured environment; demonstrate uncommon tenacity, focus, hope, and humor by sharing a portion of their life story; explain their goal and plans (academic and financial) to achieve it; and demonstrate a long-term commitment to Maine and involvement in its communities.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

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Deadline: May 15
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