Oxford County Scholarships

Challenger Memorial Fund

The Challenger Memorial Scholarship Fund provides renewable scholarship resources for exceptionally talented public elementary school graduates who reside in Maine and are in need of financial assistance to pursue their academic, artistic, or vocational education, and who are entering Gould Academy or Kents Hill School as boarding students (either full-time or five-day).
Contact: Gould Academy and Kents Hill School

Denmark Lions Scholarship Fund

The Denmark Lions Scholarship Fund provides scholarship assistance to deserving high school graduates who are residents of Denmark.
Contact: Denmark Town Office
To Apply: Link to paper application

Edwin and Eleanor Swain Scholarship Fund

Established in 2012, the Swain Fund supports graduating seniors in Oxford County and Franklin County, Maine regions in their pursuit of post-secondary education. Eligible applicants will be, in priority order, 1) residents of Bethel or graduating students of Telstar High School who are residents of Oxford County; 2) residents of Rangeley; or 3) residents of Oxford or Franklin County. Selection will be made on both academic merit and financial need, with preference for the latter. Students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited, nonprofit college or university. Preference is given to students pursuing studies in the sciences, engineering, or computer science and for students pursuing a four-year degree.
Application Deadline: May 1
To Apply: Link to online application

Elvira A. Davis Scholarship Fund

The Elvira A. Davis Scholarship Fund provides renewable support to residents of Denmark who are pursuing a college or university education or other post-secondary course of study determined to be the equivalent of a college or university education.

Contact: Denmark Town Office
The deadline for this scholarship has passed. Please take a look throughout our website for other scholarship opportunities.

Janet Davidson Hammond Medical Scholarship of the Molly Ockett Chapter, DAR

This fund supports graduating seniors from Fryeburg Academy, Lake Region High School, and Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School who plan to pursue studies in a medical field at a two- or four-year college or university. Preference will be given to applicants majoring in nursing or physical therapy.
The deadline for this scholarship has passed. Please take a look throughout our website for other scholarship opportunities.

Jean Randall Memorial Scholarship Fund

Jean Randall was an artist and printmaker who made her home in Otisfield. The Jean Randall Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by a group of her friends in 1984 to provide scholarship assistance to a graduating senior at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School who plans to pursue a career in the arts, theater, music, or dance. There is a preference for residents of Otisfield.
Contact: Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School guidance office

Mountain Valley High School Scholarship Funds

The Maine Community Foundation partners with Mountain Valley High School to make a number of scholarship funds available to its graduating seniors. Please contact the guidance office for information concerning these opportunities.
Contact: Mountain Valley High School guidance office

Rumford High School Class of 1971 Scholarship Fund

The Rumford High School Class of 1971 Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors of Mountain Valley High School who are pursuing post-secondary education at a college or community college.
Contact: Mountain Valley High School guidance office