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    Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by MES Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 22, 2024
    10 awards worth

    $5,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship annually grants $5,000 each to ten Maine residents who will be entering their first year of post-secondary education. These scholarships are renewable for up to four years, meaning that recipients can earn up to $20,000 over the course of a four-year degree. To apply, interested students must submit two letters of recommendation along with their application. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About MES Foundation

    Since 2015, MES Foundation has focused its efforts to expand access to higher learning to all Maine students by providing valuable multi-year scholarships.

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Other Category

    Low Income

    State

    Maine

    Application information

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

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

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

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

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

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship is renewable.

    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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