Post-Secondary Scholarship

2021 Waldo County Cooperative Extension Association Scholarship Winner!

2021 WCEA Scholarship winner photo of Hailey H.The Waldo County Cooperative Extension Association is proud to announce Hailey H. as the recipient of the 2021 WCEA Scholarship for a Sustainable Future.

Hailey is planning on attending the University of Maine at Farmington to pursue her goal of becoming a teacher. Hailey aims to be an educator who can “think outside the box” and help youth develop a love for learning.





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).