Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship

$1,500Award Amount
1Number of Awards
4/13/2023Submission Deadline

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The Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a woman, who is a Maine resident, with demonstrated financial need, to obtain an undergraduate degree or certification on at least a part-time basis.

The Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship was named in memory of Jeanne L. Hammond who was a member of BPW for over 50 years. She worked tirelessly with the Futurama Foundation scholarship program, Waterville BPW, BPW/Maine, and the Maine Women’s Hall of Fame.

The BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation awards this scholarship of $1,500 to assist a female student in meeting educational expenses for the second semester of the first year of post-secondary study.

Key Information of Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Any

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

Undergraduate

Award Amount

$1,500

Number of Awards

1

Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship Timeline

January 1, 2023

Application Open Date

Application opens for the submission of entries

April 13, 2023

Submission Deadline

Applications will no longer be accepted from this date.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: All
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Maine
  • Gender: Women
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Recommendation letters
  • Grade transcript
  • School Verification

How to ace the Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship

1

Submit all transcripts and relevant documents

In addition to submitting your complete application form with a statement of financial need completed by a Financial Aid Official or Guidance Counselor, attach your official transcript from high school(s) or college(s) as well as verification of acceptance from the college or school.

2

Submit two recommendation letters

You are expected to submit at least two letters of recommendation on your application. These letters may be from teachers, school officials, employers, or other persons not related to you.

3

Highlight all your personal and educational goals

Submit a hand-signed statement describing educational and personal goals. This should include your financial need and your family's financial situation.

4

Highlight your involvement in different extracurricular activities

You can also use an additional sheet to show your community involvement, leadership qualities, and non-traditional or stellar activities. Also, show how heavily involved you are in high school/community activities if you are a high school senior.

How the Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship is Judged

Applications will be assessed on the level of financial need demonstrated to complete an educational program as well as a realistic goal relating to educational plans. Another main criterion is that applicants must be Maine resident who will graduate or have graduated from high school and who will enroll as a freshman in an accredited college or post-secondary education this year.

Why We Love the Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship

1

A huge support to female students

The Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship assists at least one female student residing in Maine achieve a dream of enrolling in an accredited college or training program in the fall.

2

The scholarship offers a decent reward

The scholarship program makes a direct payment of $1,500 scholarship reward to the school the recipient is enrolled in. The reward helps cover educational expenses for the first year of post-secondary study.

3

The scholarship offers special consideration

The scholarship gives secondary preference to women seeking a journalism degree; members or former members or their female dependents of BPW/Maine; members or their female dependents of the American Association of University Women.

5 Facts About the Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship

01.

It is a memorial scholarship

The Maine Futurama Foundation awards a scholarship of $1,500 in memory of Jeanne L. Hammond who was a member of the foundation for over fifty years.

02.

It is an annual scholarship for women

The Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to female Maine residents, with demonstrated financial need, to obtain an undergraduate degree or certification on at least a half-time basis.

03.

Preference given to applicants interested in journalism

The foundation gives a secondary preference to women seeking a journalism degree; members or former members or their female dependents of BPW/Maine; members or their female dependents of the American Association of University Women.

04.

The scholarship is a huge support for women

The scholarship is aimed at assisting a female student in meeting educational expenses for the second semester of the first year of post-secondary study.

05.

It’s paid directly to the recipient's school

The Futurama Foundation makes the scholarship payment directly to the school to be applied to the second academic term.

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