HANCOCK — The Leon S. and Calista B. Thorsen Education Fund is accepting applications for funds to assist Hancock students or persons of any age who will attend an accredited academic institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level, or who will pursue learning in any certified or licensed academic or vocational program.
Applicants must be permanent legal residents of the town of Hancock for at least the past three years. Requests for support beyond a first award will be judged following receipt of a continuing support application demonstrating successful completion of study during the prior award period.
Decisions are based on academic achievement, personal aspirations, contributions to community, financial need, timely submission of application and supporting documents and availability of funds.
The postmark deadline for applications is May 15.
For more information, email [email protected] or write to Thorsen Education Fund, P.O. Box 261, Hancock, ME 04640.