STATE — Adult learners returning to school may be eligible for scholarships from the Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF).

Eligible scholarship recipients will receive a one or two-year certificate or four-year degree at the end of the program and meet one of the following requirements: be over the age of 25, work full time while enrolled in school, have dependents, be financially independent, have not received a standard high school diploma, or delayed college enrollment.

In 2022, MaineCF awarded 267 adult learner scholarships, totaling nearly $540,000.

The deadline for applications is Nov. 15. For complete guidelines and to apply, visit

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