Mid-Maine Chamber taking applications for Ezhaya Scholarship

WATERVILLE — The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce has announced the opening of the Joe B. Ezhaya Scholarship applicaiton period.
Ezhaya was a community leader who distinguished himself with his warmth, enthusiasm, generosity and particularly, his friendships. Successful candidates for this scholarship should share his interest in citizenship, community service and exemplify his spirit and vitality.
Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all eligible students to apply for the $750, which is awarded annually for all four years to a recipient upon successful completion of his or her first semester of college with a 2.0 GPA or better.
All applications must be received before 5 p.m. April 17.
Criteria for application are:
* Must demonstrate an invested interest in citizenship and community service
* Must be attending a Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce area high school: Lawrence (Fairfield), Winslow, Mount View (Thorndike), Waterville, Messalonskee (Oakland), MCI (Pittsfield), Erskine (South China), Calvary Temple (Waterville), Maine Arts Academy (Sidney) or the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences (Fairfield).
* Must maintain an academic average of a “C” or better in high school
* Must complete a required essay on citizenship * Must show evidence of community service and involvement
* Must be enrolled in an accredited New EnglandCollege or University
Visit www.midmainechamber.com/cms/joseph-b-ezhaya-memorial-scholarship for more information or call the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce at 207-873-3315.