Post-Secondary Scholarship

The Waldo County Extension Association in cooperation with the Maine 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of a $1500 scholarship for Waldo County residents entering their first or second year of post-secondary education.

Applicants must be pursuing a career in a field that supports the Cooperative Extension’s mission “to help Maine people improve their lives through an educational process that uses research-based knowledge.”  Examples of eligible fields of study include, but are not limited to agriculture, horticulture, crop science, animal sciences, natural resource conservation, environmental sciences, home economics, nutrition, food systems, preventative health, youth development, and education.

Students who apply for this scholarship must complete the application and a 500-600-word essay discussing their future career goals and how this scholarship will help them achieve these goals. Applications must be returned to the Waldo County Cooperative Extension office by April 1st.

A single scholarship recipient will be announced by May 1st, with funds awarded following completion of a successful first semester.

For more information, contact Sadee Mehuren at sadee.mehuren@maine.edu or call 207.342.5971 or 1-800-287-1426 (toll free in Maine).

 


2020 Waldo County Cooperative Extension Association Scholarship Winner!

Noah

The Waldo County Extension Association is happy to announce Noah Jacobs as the 2020 WCEA scholarship recipient. Having grown up on a farm, Noah is passionate about healthy living and environmental preservation. He has attended training programs and participated in job shadowing to further his education in wildlife, forestry, botany, and sports medicine.

Noah graduated from Mount View High School and will be attending the University of Maine Farmington this fall to study community health and athletic coaching.