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 2022, MaineCF awarded 267 adult learner scholarships totaling $538,459. 

The deadline to submit applications is June 15. For complete guidelines and to apply, visit 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