PORTLAND & 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, MaineCF awarded 149 adult learner scholarships totaling $556,550.

The deadline for applications is Nov. 15. For complete guidelines and to apply, visit www.mainecf.org/scholarships. For more information, contact Jackie Shannon, scholarship coordinator, at 207-412-2004 or jshannon@mainecf.org.

The Maine Community Foundation brings people and resources together to build a better Maine through strategic giving, community leadership, personalized service, local expertise and strong investments. To learn more about the foundation, visit www.mainecf.org.