Majestic Scholarships for Students in Maine for 2019 – 2020

Worried about how to pay for college? Scholarships are a common form of financial support to pay those tuition bills. Many small, local scholarship funds go unclaimed each year — so don’t let that free money go to waste! At Going Merry, we bring local and statewide scholarships to you and let you fill out your applications all in one place.

Check out the below list of Maine scholarships you could apply for.

1. HospitalityMaine Scholarships

Amount: Varies

Provider: HospitalityMaine

Open to any Maine student (any age) pursuing a career in the lodging or foodservice field, including employees of HM member organizations. Applicants may be graduates of accredited high schools, high school students applying to a post-secondary program, or enrolled post-secondary students.

2. The GCFM Horticulture Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Provider: The Garden Club Federation of Maine

GCFM believes in supporting education. Horticulture-based education is supported by the Garden Club Federation of Maine, GCFM Districts and GCFM local garden clubs. It is today’s students that will be the leaders of tomorrow, ensuring the preservation of our natural resources of the planet Earth. Applicants majoring in: Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, Ecology, Land Management and other/or other garden fields.

3. Maine Island Scholarship

Amount: Up to $2,500 (renewable for up to four years)

Provider: Island Institute

This competitive scholarship supports high-achieving island students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing post-secondary education, including non-traditional students.  Applicants should demonstrate a high level of commitment to their academics, extracurriculars, communities, and development as leaders.

Still need help with financial aid and college scholarships?

We get it. Financing college tuition can challenging. Here are three steps to make your life a bit easier: 

  1. Submit your FAFSA form as soon as possible (on or around October 1). This will help determine what financial aid you might qualify for. The federal government, state government, AND universities all use FAFSA to determine their student aid packages.
  2. Check out these Maine scholarship application options:

Search for independent high school scholarships on Going Merry. The scholarship award money can go towards your college tuition. How does it work? After you sign up, you’ll answer a few questions to fill out a basic profile. From this profile, we’ll match you to scholarships you’re eligible for. Then you can select your favorites, and apply for them, right on the Going Merry site. We’ll pre-fill information you’ve already provided, so you’ll never have to enter the same information twice. Get started today. Sign up here.

Kelly Lamano

Though always a creative, Kelly's momentum into the world of writing and publishing arrived when she attended college. She quickly learned the financial value - and cost - of honing her craft, and sought scholarships that would be crucial to not only funding, but fueling her education. She wants to help new students thrive with Going Merry's easy scholarship finder. Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in Broadcast, Print and Online Media, and a minor in Spanish from Florida Southern College.

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