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Joseph W. Mayo ALS Scholarship

Offered by Maine Community Foundation, Inc.

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 3, 2023
Multiple awards worth

Varies

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

May 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Joseph W. Mayo ALS Scholarship is a beacon of hope for those who have been affected by ALS, or have a loved one who has been affected by ALS. It provides financial assistance to the children, stepchildren, grandchildren, spouses, domestic partners, or primary caregivers of people with ALS who are graduates of Maine high schools or GED programs. Applicants must be students who are attending post-secondary educational institutions, including both four-year colleges and two-year associate programs. Applications can be submitted through mail and are awarded annually.

About Maine Community Foundation, Inc.

The Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) seeks to promote respect for all people. Through its scholarships, the community foundation supports all students regardless of their race, age, ancestry or national origin, sexual orientation, gender, physical or mental disability, religion, or geographical region within the state of Maine.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students

Other Category

Adult

State

Maine

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Joseph W. Mayo ALS Scholarship winner will be announced: June 1, 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Maine Community Foundation, Inc. at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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