ELLSWORTH – The Maine Community Foundation has scholarships available for high school students interested in attending college. The following scholarship funds are open to Androscoggin County residents:

The Leeds Scholarship Fund supports a graduating senior at Leavitt Area High School who resides in Leeds, to pursue post-secondary education at a college, university or community college. Contact the Leavitt Area High School guidance office for details.

The Donald W. Webber Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 to provide scholarship support for graduates of Edward Little High School who are attending four-year colleges. Contact the Edward Little High School guidance office in Auburn for more information.

The Paul Stephen Friedler Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 by his family and friends in his memory. Friedler was a member of Lewiston High School class of 1955, who lost his life while serving in Vietnam. Eligible applicants are graduating seniors of Lewiston High School who are pursuing post-secondary education, preferably in music, philosophy, mathematics or physics. Contact the Lewiston High School guidance office for details.

For information on scholarships available to students on a statewide basis, visit the foundation’s Web site at www.mainecf.org or call toll free 877-700-6800.

A statewide public foundation with offices in Ellsworth and Portland, the foundation partners with donors and community groups to strengthen Maine communities.


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