MaineCF scholarships available for adult learners

Thursday, September 14, 2023

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

The Maine Community Foundation brings people and resources together to build a better Maine through strategic giving, community leadership, personalized service, local expertise and strong investments. To learn more about the foundation, visit