Description:

The Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund was created by the Maine Education Association through a trust established by the late Audrey Lewis.  Award categories include Full or Part-Time College or Graduate Students and Junior, Senior, or Graduate Students in a Teacher Preparation Program.

To be eligible for these scholarships, you must be a Maine resident, meet the specific requirements for the scholarship (as outlined on the application), and exhibit desirable qualities as determined by the scholarship committee.

Award:

Any award granted for Individuals in a Teacher Preparation Program will be to cover tuition, room, board, books and fees, not to exceed $10,000.  The award will be made directly to the applicant.  One half-will be paid upon presentation of evidence of enrollment in the first semester of school and one-half upon presentation of evidence of enrollment in the second semester of school.

Any award granted for Full or Part-Time College or Graduate Students will be to cover tuition, room, board, books and fees, not to exceed $10,000.  The award will be made directly to the applicant.  One-half will be paid upon presentation of evidence of enrollment in the first semester of school and one-half upon presentation of evidence of enrollment in the second semester of school.

How to apply:

Applications for this scholarship can be picked up at the Merrill Center or at www.clyderussellscholarshipfund.org/.  The completed application will include a personal letter of intent, three letters of recommendation (detailed on the application), and a current transcript.  A personal interview will be required of any finalist prior to the granting of the award.

Deadline:

Completed applications must be postmarked by February 2, 2016 at the following address:

Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 2457
Augusta, ME 04338