Scholarships available for adult learners

ELLSWORTH — Adult learners returning to school may be eligible for scholarships from the Maine Community Foundation.

Eligible scholarship recipients will receive a one- or two-year certificate or four-year degree at the end of the program and meet one of the following requirements: be over the age of 25, work full time while enrolled in school, have dependents, be financially independent, have not received a standard high school diploma, or delayed college enrollment.

In 2021, Maine Community Foundation awarded 149 adult learner scholarships totaling $556,550.

The deadline for applications is November 15. For complete guidelines and to apply, visit For more information, contact Jackie Shannon, scholarship coordinator, at 412-2004 or [email protected].

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