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Carl Dachs Family Scholarship Fund

Scholarship aid for undergraduate students with high financial need who are graduates of high schools in the State of Maine. A preference shall be given to students who are orphans, who were raised by a single parent or who are from a town in Maine that has suffered a mill closure or other major economic closure (such as Brunswick’s base closure).

  • Amount: $0.00
  • Awards: 0
  • Deadline: Nov 30, -1

TopProducts Single Mother Scholarship

As strong advocates of both higher education and family values, we are pleased to help single moms who have shown strong scholastic ability throughout their high school or college years get the financial help they need to create a secure future for their children.

  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Awards: 0
  • Deadline: Aug 17, 2017

This scholarship is available to all single mothers who meet the following criteria:

Are a single parent
Custodial care of one or more children under 18
Do not have a college degree from a 4-year institution
Are enrolled in a 4-year institution or have a high school diploma

Please submit a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay in PDF or Word Doc format to the attached submission form along with your full name, address and contact details. We also require an unofficial copy of your high school transcript or college transcript.

The essay topic is as follows:

We want to hear your story. Therefore, we request you write a personal narrative describing yourself, your family and what education means to you. Why do you want to obtain a college degree? And how will this scholarship help you achieve your goals?

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