Knox County Scholarships

ACFO- Parker-Wheelock Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established in 2012, the ACFO - Parker-Wheelock Scholarship Endowment Fund supports the charitable or educational purposes of the Atlantic Challenge Foundation dba The Apprentice Shop and its affiliated agencies and specifically provides scholarships to youth and adult participants in the Rockland Community Sailing Program.
Contact: Atlantic Challenge Foundation [The Apprentice Shop]

Aleishas Fund

Aleisha's Fund was established to support: 1) students at Oceanside East High School and Camden Hills Regional High School in attending the Cape Eleuthera Research Expedition; 2) local educators in attending the Cape Eleuthera Institute teacher training.
Contact: Oceanside or Camden Hills High School guidance offices

Carter-Meserve Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarship assistance to Oceanside High School graduates who reside in Owls Head, South Thomaston, and Rockland and are pursuing post-secondary training or education at a publicly supported institution within the state of Maine.
Contact: Oceanside High School guidance office

Edward L. Baxter Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides financial assistance to graduating seniors at Oceanside High School East to attend a post secondary or technical college.
Contact: Oceanside High School East guidance office

Friendship Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Friendship Memorial Scholarship Fund supports graduating high school seniors who are residents of Friendship pursue post-secondary education.
Contact: Phil Pratt
P.O. Box 129
Friendship, ME 04547
207-832-4335
davisloop100@gmail.com

George Stewart Trust Fund

The George Stewart Trust Fund was established in 2012 to to support residents of (in order of priority): Town of Lincolnville, Waldo County, Knox County, who are pursuing secondary education, with preference for students in the field of horticulture. If no eligible applicants in that field apply, preference may be waived. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and a record of scholarship adequate for te educational program they have undertaken.
Contact: Camden Hills Regional High School guidance office

Howard Tribou Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by the estate of Howard Tribou to provide scholarship support to Rockport and Camden residents who are graduates of Camden Hills Regional High School.
Contact: Camden Hills Regional High School guidance office

James Warner Atwood Memorial Scholarship Fund

The James Warner Atwood Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 to support graduating seniors at Oceanside High School East pursuing a degree in English at a four-year college or university. Eligible applicants are residents of (in order of preference) 1. South Thomaston, 2. Rockland, and 3. Thomaston and St. George (equal weight).
Contact: Oceanside High School East guidance office

Joseph & Dorothy Headley Scholarship Fund

The Joseph and Dorothy Headley Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance for students who have been residents of Vinalhaven for at least three years who are pursuing post-secondary education at a college, university, community college or vocational school. The following criteria will be used in the selection: good character, good citizenship, financial need, and ambition. Any resident of Vinalhaven who is 35 or younger is eligible to apply.
Application Deadline: May 13
To Apply: Link to online application

Knute and Jane Holmsen Scholarship Fund

The Knute and Jane Holmsen Scholarship Fund was established by their children to continue the legacy of giving their parents instilled in them. The Fund supports graduating seniors at Oceanside High School East who are pursuing post-secondary studies in teaching/education.
Contact: Oceanside High School East guidance office

Lucy French Brown Scholarship Fund

The Lucy French Brown Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarship support for individuals working within the health care arena who are returning to school to complete their nursing degree.
Contact: Rockland District Nursing Association (RDNA)

M. Alton French Scholarship Fund

This renewable scholarship assists deserving young people who are residents of Lincolnville, Camden, Hope, Appleton, Rockport, Northport, and Islesboro (in that order of priority) pursuing post-secondary education at a college or university or other post-secondary course of study that is determined to be the equivalent. The grants shall be made on the basis of financial need, record of scholarship and promise of leadership.
Application Deadline: June 1
To Apply: Link to online application

Marion Weidman Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by the estate of Marion Weidman to provide scholarship support to high school graduates who are residents of Rockport.
Contact: Camden Hills Regional High School guidance office

Partners in Island Education Fund

The Maine Community Foundation partners with Partners in Island Education to offer several scholarship opportunities to students at Vinalhaven School.
Contact: Sarah Crossman, Partners in Island Education

Rockport Alumni Association Fund

The Rockport Alumni Fund provides scholarship support to students who are descendants of someone who attended Rockport High School up to and including the class of 1965, or if no descendants remain, to a student who lives in the Town of Rockport, Maine and who has lived in the Town of Rockport, Maine for at least 10 years.
Contact: Camden Hills High School guidance office

SSZ Trekkers Scholarship Fund

The SSZ Trekkers Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 by friends and family to honor a St. George resident on a special day. It supports scholarships for students who would like to participate in Trekkers' programs. There is no application for this scholarship. Recipients will be chosen annually from the pool of eligible students.
Contact: Trekkers (207) 594-5095

Thomas E. Watkinson Scholarship Fund

The Watkinson Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 to provide renewable, post-secondary education scholarship support to graduating seniors from Oceanside High School East who have been residents of the Town of Owls Head from the 8th grade though graduation from Oceanside HS East, and who will be attending any type of post-secondary school.
Contact: Oceanside High School East guidance office

Worthington Scholarship Fund

The Worthington Scholarship Fund was established to benefit graduating seniors of Oceanside High School East and Camden Hills Regional High School. Eligible students will have a cumulative average of “B” and plan to attend any campus of the University of Maine system, Maine Maritime Academy, Husson University, or Thomas College OR have a cumulative average of “C” (2.0) and plan to attend any campus of the Maine Community College System or University College at Rockland. Students must be enrolled in a full-time course of study. Before they can receive funding, Worthington Scholarship recipients must attend a financial literacy course intended to help them plan for the financial challenges of college. This course will consist of three sessions and associated self-study activities, with individual assistance provided on an as-needed basis. Awards will be $2,000 per semester. Awards are renewable at $2,000 per semester, up to a maximum of $4,000 per year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater.
Contact: Guidance office at Oceanside High School East or Camden Hill Regional High School