Scholarship Overview


Worthington scholarships are awarded annually to graduates of partner high schools who plan to enroll full-time at one of our partner colleges or universities (see list below). Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need and are renewable up to eight semesters (dependent on program enrollment and eligibility criteria). Applications for the Worthington scholarship are to be completed from the link on our website when it goes live in January. Check back here for more updates.

4-Year College Path Scholarship Details

  •     Scholarships valued up to $16,500 over 8 semesters of eligibility
  •     Applicant must:
    • be enrolled as a full-time student
    • have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $15,000 or less.
    • meet GPA requirements 3.0 or higher from a partner high school
    • Click for full eligibility guidelines [Four-year college PDF]

2-Year Community College Path Scholarship Details

  • Scholarships valued up to $6,000 total for the first two years at a partner community college.
  • If a student chooses to go beyond the two years at a college or university from our partner schools, they are eligible for an additional two years of support up to $8,000.
  • A student who is enrolled in a 3-year program (example: nursing), they would get a total of $10,000 in support. If that student chooses to go onto an additional year for their Bachelor’s degree, they would get another $4,000 in support.
  • Applicant must:
    • High School GPA 2.2+ from a partner school
    • be enrolled as a full-time student
    • have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $15,000 or less.
    • meet GPA requirements (program dependent)
    • Click for full eligibility guidelines [Community College PDF]

How to Apply 

  1. File FAFSA: Must have an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of $15,000 or less
  2. Apply & be accepted to an eligible in-state college or university in our network
  3. Follow the steps online to apply for our scholarship
  4. Enroll in an eligible in-state college or university in our network
  5. You will be notified via email if you’ve been selected for a scholarship
  6. Meet our ongoing semester-by-semester eligibility requirements

Participating High Schools include:

Hancock County

  • Bucksport
  • Ellsworth
  • Deer Isle-Stonington
  • George Stevens Academy
  • Mt. Desert
  • Sumner Memorial

Knox County

  • Camden Hills
  • Oceanside

Lincoln County

  • Boothbay Region
  • Lincoln Academy
  • Medomak Valley
  • Wiscasset

Waldo County

  • Belfast
  • Mt. View
  • Searsport

Washington County

  • Calais
  • East Grand
  • Jonesport-Beals
  • Machias Memorial
  • Narraguagus
  • Shead
  • Washington Academy
  • Woodland

Oxford County

  • Buckfield Jr-Sr High School
  • Dirigo High School
  • Mountain Valley High School
  • Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School
  • Sacopee Valley High School
  • Telstar High School

Somerset County

  • Carrabec High School
  • Forest Hills Consolidated School
  • Lawrence High School
  • Madison Area Memorial High School
  • Skowhegan Area High School
  • Upper Kennebec Valley High School

Piscataquis County

  • Greenville Consolidated School
  • Penquis Valley Middle/High School
  • Piscataquis Community School

Penobscot County

  • Bangor High School
  • Brewer High School
  • Central High School
  • Dexter High School
  • Hampden Academy
  • Hermon High School
  • Katahdin Middle/High School
  • Mattanawcook Academy 
  • Nokomis Regional High School
  • Old Town High School
  • Orono High School
  • Penobscot Valley High School
  • Schenck High School
  • Stearns Jr-Sr High School

Franklin County

  • Mount Abram Regional High School
  • Mount Blue High School
  • Rangeley Lakes Regional High School
  • Spruce Mountain High School

Sagadahoc County

  • Morse High School
  • Mt Ararat High School
  • Richmond High School

Participating Colleges include:

  • Bates College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Colby College
  • Husson University
  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • Thomas College
  • University of Maine System
    • UMaine (Orono)
    • Augusta
    • Farmington
    • Fort Kent
    • Machias
    • Presque Isle
    • University of Southern Maine
  • Maine Community College System
    • Central Maine
    • Eastern Maine
    • Kennebec Valley
    • Northern Maine
    • Southern Maine
    • Washington
    • York County




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