Post-Secondary Scholarship

2022 Waldo County Cooperative Extension Association Scholarship Winner!

WCEA post-secondary scholarship winner

The Waldo County Cooperative Extension Association is proud to announce Kairi P. as the recipient of the 2022 WCEA post-secondary scholarship .

Kairi is passionate about providing nutritious and accessible food for people with dietary restrictions and will be studying culinary arts at Eastern Maine Community College this fall. In the future, Kairi hopes to be able to provide dining options to those with dietary restrictions and to educate others about how to cook non-allergenic meals.





The Waldo County Extension Association in cooperation with the Maine 4-H Foundation offers 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 or call 207.342.5971 or 1-800-287-1426 (toll free in Maine).

WCEA Scholarship Application 2022 (PDF)

WCEA Scholarship Application 2022 (Word)