Scholarship Opportunities for St. George Resident Seniors
Clyde and Ina Grant Scholarship Fund
Following the death of Ina Grant in July 1989, her children set up a trust with the Town in memory of their parents. The income of the Fund shall be used to award an annual scholarship to a deserving student in order to promote his or her higher education at a college or university. Please refer to Clyde and Ina Grant Scholarship Fund
Colson Scholarship Fund
In 2010 Ralph “Bud” and Frances Colson set up a trust with the Town to help provide financial assistance to St George students seeking higher education. The income of the fund will be distributed annually. Please refer to the Colson Scholarship Fund for more information.
Lillius Gilchrest Grace Scholarship Fund-in memory of Tim Watts
The Lillius Gilchrest Grace Scholarship Fund is in memory of Tim Watts, a lifelong resident of Tenants Harbor. He cared very much about the history of St. George and the future, embodied in its young people. Details can be found here.
Marshall Point Lighthouse Scholarships
We offer two $1500.00 scholarships to graduating seniors for their first year in college and then a $500.00 stipend each year until graduation. We offer a one year scholarship of $1000.00 to a student who wants to attend a community college and/or technical training program. We award them $500.00 in their second year. If we don’t have a student who applies for technical training and have three outstanding applications for four year scholarships we usually award all three scholarships to our four year college applicants. Details can be found here.
Wilson Scholarship Fund
The Wilson Scholarship Fund was created in the fall of 2006 to provide scholarships for St. George students in memory of Ruth Wilson, Irene Wilson and James Wilson. Please refer to Wilson Scholarship Fund for criteria and procedures.
Worthington Scholarship Program
The program is meant to help students adjust to the demands of college life, connect Scholars with older Scholars on campus and around the state, provide professional development and leadership training, and help students map out a path to meet their academic and career goals. Offers 2-year and 4-year scholarships. Details can be found here.
Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 as the successor of the Gould-Michaud Scholarship Funds. The original scholarship funds began in memory of Representative Stephen Gould of Orono and House Page David Michaud, and were available to students attending the Universities in Orono and Fort Kent. Applications can be found online at Finance Authority of Maine.
St. George Business Alliance
The St. George Business Alliance is pleased to announce that it plans to award one ($1,000) scholarship to a deserving high school graduate from the Town of St. George in the spring of 2018. The student and one parent must be full-time residents of St. George for the last two full school years. At the time of application, the student must be accepted by and planning to attend an accredited college, university, business or trade school in the fall of 2018. Applications and additional info can be found online at the SGBA website. Deadline is April 30, 2018.
Thomas B. Armitage Scholarship Fund
The Thomas B. Armitage Scholarship Fund was created in the summer of 2017 to provide a scholarship for St. George students in memory of Thomas Armitage. Applications and additional info can be found online here. Deadline is April 29, 2019.