Adult learners scholarship available to Franklin County residents

ELLSWORTH — Adult learners from Franklin County who are returning to school for post-secondary education are eligible to apply for the Hugh and Elizabeth Montgomery Scholarship.
The deadline for applications is Dec. 10. Guidelines and application form are available through the Maine Community Foundation,
Betty Montgomery was born in Phillips and attended school there, and Hugh Montgomery spent summers there. Both pursued careers as librarians. Preference for the scholarship is given to students for whom it would make a significant difference in their ability to attend school. First-time applicants need not be enrolled in a degree-granting program, but are encouraged to make that commitment before applying for renewal consideration.