Scholarship deadline for Mainers over 18 on ‘road less traveled’ is Dec. 1

ELLSWORTH — Residents over the age of 18 who are on a “road less traveled” and are seeking educational experiences that will change their life and the lives of people around them are invited by the Maine Community Foundation to apply for a James and Marilyn Rockefeller Transition Scholarship.

The next application deadline for the James and Marilyn Rockefeller Transition Scholarship is Saturday, Dec. 1. Guidelines and application forms are available at Eligible applicants must have completed a College Transitions program through a state adult education program within the last year and be pursuing post-secondary education.
The selection committee is looking for applicants who have exhibited uncommon tenacity, focus, hope, and humor in the face of adversity, and/or are pursuing a meaningful life change that requires additional education, traditional or nontraditional. Applicants should be determined to succeed, be serious about learning, and have an academic and financial plan to achieve their goal.
Headquartered in Ellsworth, with additional personnel in Portland, Dover-Foxcroft, and Mars Hill, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more about the foundation, visit