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5 Best Scholarships for Maine Residents

Wednesday, 01 Dec 2010 10:19 AM

The state of Maine offers several scholarships to Maine residents and scholarships for Maine students. These scholarships enable students to attend college by providing them financial assistance to meet educational expenses. The grants offer the required aid for tuition fees and for buying educational materials.

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The five best types of scholarships for Maine residents are:
The Federal Maine scholarships are for Maine residents and are offered by the federal government in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans. Students who demonstrate financial need are eligible.While some of these scholarships do not require the recipients to pay back the amount received as a grant, there are other educational loans with a low interest that must be paid back later.
Maine Scholarships offered by State are in the form of grants, loans, fee waivers, and free tuition or educational material. Some of the programs are low-income Maine scholarships programs. There are programs meant for Maine students interested in pursuing a career in teaching. The Quality Child Care Education Scholarship Program in Maine is one such program based on the financial need of students. It is meant for those students who intend to pursue a career in child care and child development areas.
Robert C Byrd Honors Maine scholarships are offered to honors students with proven academic records and achievements to their credit. These grants are offered annually with the intention of supporting bright students to pursue college studies and specialized education.
Maine scholarships from private organization and trusts are offered by several private and public organizations and community groups in order to support students’ education.  The eligibility criteria differ from one organization to another. Some of these Maine scholarships are the Maine Better Transportation Association, Maine Chapter of The Ruffed Grouse Society, Rainbow Business And Professional Association Scholarships, and the Mitchell Institute.
University scholarships are offered through universities and educational institutions across Maine. The universities offer scholarships in the form of grant programs with the assistance of the state government. These universities post the scholarship application procedure and the required forms on their respective websites. The eligibility for these scholarships and grants is based on academic achievement, enrollment for further education into a school or college, ethnic background, financial need, and the chosen field of study.

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